Australia vs Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe cricket team led by Regis Chakabwa defeated Australia in the last match of the three-match ODI series at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Saturday. This win will be remembered for a long time in the history of Zimbabwean cricket as for the first time ever, Zimbabwe defeated Australia at their home. Zimbabwe, bowling first, bundled out the hosts for 141 runs and then chased down the target with 11 overs and three wickets remaining. However, Zimbabwe lost the series 1-2.
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Meanwhile, a video has gone viral on social media in which Zimbabwe players can be seen dancing on the team bus floor to celebrate their win over Australia. Check below the viral video posted by Zimbabwe cricket on Twitter.
#3rdODI | Castle Corner, see what you’ve done? But who can blame us! Thanks for the support and inspiration, home or away! @CastleCornerZW #AUSvZIM | #VisitZimbabwe pic.twitter.com/Vp6VYRWSXU
— Zimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) September 3, 2022
Regis Chakabwa invited Australia to bat first after winning the toss. Captain Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, and Alex Carey returned to the pavilion in the first 10 overs. Stoinis and Green also returned to the dressing room before 100 runs.
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Wickets were falling continuously from one end, while David Warner was steady on one end. Warner played an innings of 94 runs in 96 balls with the help of 14 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from Warner, Glenn Maxwell scored 22 runs. The other 9 Aussie players of the team could not even score in double figures. Ryan Burley emerged as the star player for Zimbabwe, taking 5 wickets.