- Zimbabwe registered a historic win over Australia
- Cricket world praises Zimbabwe
- Many great records made in the match
Zimbabwe beat Australia: Zimbabwe beat Australia by three wickets in the third ODI. He made history by registering this victory in Townsville. Seeing this historic victory, the entire cricketing world was in awe.
Zimbabwe won the toss in this match and invited Australia to bat first. The bowlers of the visiting team got on with their work as soon as they landed on the field. He all-out the Kangaroo team for 141 runs. Ryan Burle became a hero with the ball. He picked up five wickets and packed the hosts into the pavilion in just 31 overs.
Chasing a small target, Zimbabwe’s batsmen failed to keep their pulse on several occasions. But captain Regis Chakabwa carried out his work calmly at the crease. He scored 37 not out and Zimbabwe won the match in 39 overs.
This is Zimbabwe’s third win over Australia in 33 ODIs and their first against the hosts on Australian soil. With this win, Zimbabwe collected important points in the Cricket World Cup Super League while the Kangaroos won the series 3-1.
After this victory, the cricket world praised Zimbabwe’s exploits. Every veteran called it a big achievement and a historic victory.
Zimbabwe’s praise on social media went like this:
Of course, this victory will give a new flight to Zimbabwe’s spirits. After this performance, he can get a lot of support in the preparations for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. At the same time, this defeat for Australia can force them to go to the drawing board.
Some highlights of the Australia-Zimbabwe match
- Australia scored 141 runs in this match, which is their lowest total against Zimbabwe. His previous lowest score was 209 in Harare in 2014.
- Ryan Burle completed his five-wicket haul off 18 balls. This is the second best performance in One Day Internationals after 2001. Chaminda Vaas completed the five-wicket haul off 16 balls in the 2003 World Cup.
- David Warner, who scored 94 runs in this match, scored 66.66 percent of the team total, which is the second highest contribution by a batsman in One Day International.
- Mitchell Starc broke Saqlain Mushtaq’s record of 104 matches by taking the fastest 200 ODI wickets in 102 matches.
- Burle is the first Zimbabwean spinner to take a five-wicket haul against Australia.
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