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Zimbabwe shocks Australia

by Sports reporter
31 Aug 2014 at 18:00hrs | Views
Harare - Elton Chigumbura hit an unbeaten half-century as Zimbabwe pulled off a shock three wicket win over Australia in a one-day triangular series match on Sunday.

Chigumbura finished on 52 not out as Zimbabwe chased down a target of 210 to win with two overs to spare to record just their second ever victory over Australia.

Zimbabwe's only previous win over the Australians was at Trent Bridge in the 1983 World Cup.

AUSTRALIA:

A. Finch b Nyumbu 11
P. Hughes c Nyumbu b Utseya 10
M. Clarke not out 68
G. Bailey b Williams 1
G. Maxwell b Waller 13
M. Marsh c Utseya b Tiripano 15
B. Haddin c Waller b Tiripano 49
J. Faulkner c Nyumbu b Utseya 0
M. Starc b Williams 3
B. Cutting run out 26
N. Lyon not out 8
Extras (2lb, 3w) 5
Total (9 wkts, 50 overs) 209

Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Finch), 2-38 (Hughes), 3-39 (Bailey), 4-57 (Maxwell), 5-97 (Marsh), 5-147 (Clarke, retired not out), 6-147 (Faulkner), 7-150 (Starc), 8-201 (Cutting), 9-202 (Haddin).

Bowling: Chatara 8-0-56-0, Nyumbu 10-1-30-1, Utseya 10-0-45-2, Tiripano 6-1-34-2, Williams 10-2-21-2, Waller 6-0-21-1.

ZIMBABWE:

T. Mawoyo b Lyon 15
Sikandar Raza c sub (Smith) b Lyon 22
H. Masakadza b Starc 18
B. Taylor b Lyon 32
M. Waller c & b Maxwell 11
S. Williams c Clarke b Lyon 4
E. Chigumbura not out 52
D. Tiripano b Starc 3
P. Utseya not out 30
Extras (2b, 3lb, 18w, 1nb) 24
Total (7 wkts, 48 overs) 211

Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Sikandar Raza), 2-44 (Mawoyo), 3-100 (Masakadza), 4-102 (Taylor), 5-106 (Williams), 6-142 (Waller), 7-156 (Tiripano).

Bowling: Starc 10-3-41-2, Marsh 4-2-13-0, Cutting 6-0-18-0, Faulkner 7-0-28-0, Lyon 10-1-44-4, Finch 2-0-19-0, Maxwell 8-0-41-1, Clarke 1-0-2-0.

Toss: Australia

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Owen Chirombe (ZIM)
TV umpire: Russell Tiffin (ZIM)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)
Result: Zimbabwe won by 3 wickets.
Points: Zimbabwe 4, Australia 0.

Source - AFP

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