Zimbabwe defeated Australia for the first time in an ODI match. Zimbabwe’s cricket team created history by defeating Australia for the first time in an ODI match at its home ground. The final match of the three-match ODI series was played in Townsville on Friday. The host team had a two-nil lead in the series. Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to field. On behalf of Australia, opener David Warner played an innings of 94 runs. Apart from him, no other Australian batsman could play a big innings.
Zimbabwe defeated Australia for the first time in an ODI match | Asia Cup 2022
Ryan Brill took 5 wickets for Zimbabwe. The hosts were bowled out for 141 runs in the 31st over. This was the first time that the Australian team was all out against Zimbabwe in an ODI match. The visiting team achieved the set target in 39 overs at the loss of 7 wickets. Josh Hazlewood dismissed 3 players. With this win, the Zimbabwean team got 10 points in the Super League. Ryan Burrell was adjudged the man of the match. After the match, the Zimbabwean spectators in the ground celebrated and applauded the team’s excellent performance.