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Zimbabwe defeated Australia in one-day cricket match for first time in 31 years

Sep 1, 2014 16:16 IST

Zimbabwe on 31 August 2014 defeated Australia for the first time in 31 years in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club. This was the first win for Zimbabwe since 1983 World Cup of Cricket in Trent Bridge.

It defeated Australia by 3 wickets in the fourth match of the tri-nation series that also features South Africa.

in the match, Australia batted first and posted 209 runs for 9 in 50 over. In reply, the Zimbabwe overhauled the target with 2 overs to spare and 3 wickets in hand.

Man of the match was given to Zimbabwean captain Elton Chigumbura who scored 52 not out and helped the team to win the match.

Zimbabwe's international record against Australia

Match Format


Australia won

Zimbabwe won


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Zimbabwe won the Twenty20 internationals against Australia at the inaugural ICC World T20 in 2007.

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