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Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014

Watch the Highlights of Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014 - Zimbabwe Triangular Series of the 4th ODI match played between Australia and Zimbabwe at Harare in 31st August 2014.

Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014 Highlights
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Bowlers attack before Elton Chigumbura's fifty helped to Zimbabwe famous three-wicket victory over Australia in the low-scoring thriller of the fourth match of a triangular series.

* Australia slumps to just its second ever defeat to Zimbabwe and the first since 1983.

* Zimbabwe beat Australia after 31 years in the 30th ODI meeting between these sides.

* 11,406 Number of days since Zimbabwe's last and only other ODI-win against Australia. They had beat Australia at Trent Bridge in the 1983 World Cup.

* 209 Runs scored by Australia in this match - their lowest total against Zimbabwe when batting first. Australia's previous lowest against them was 225.

* 11 Number of fifty-plus scores by Elton Chigumbura batting at No. 7 in ODIs, the most by any batsman at that position since his debut.

* 7 Number of fifty-plus scores Zimbabwe's No. 7 has hit in wins, including Chigumbura's unbeaten 52 in this match. The last time a Zimbabwe No. 7 hit a fifty in a win was when Chigumbura made an unbeaten 60 against Bangladesh in Dhaka in 2009. Four of these seven fifties have been by Elton Chigumbura.

* 6 Number of fifty-plus partnerships in wins by Zimbabwe's eighth wicket, including the one between Elton Chigumbura and Prosper Utseya in this match. The last such partnership was between Graeme Cremer and Stuart Matsikenyeri against Kenya in 2009 at the same venue. Overall there have been 18 fifty-plus partnerships for Zimbabwe's eighth wicket in ODIs.

* 133 Australia's score by the 40th over of their innings - the second lowest by any team other than Bangladesh against Zimbabwe in ODIs since 2000. Sri Lanka were 101 after 40 overs in an ODI in 2008 at the same venue. Including Bangladesh, it is the seventh lowest a team has scored against Zimbabwe in the first-40 overs since 2000.

Australia scored 209-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Michael Clarke scored a unbeaten 68 off 102-balls including two boundaries, Brad Haddin 49 off 66-balls who fell one-run short of his half-century included two-fours and three-sixes, Ben Cutting scored 26.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano, Prosper Utseya each took two-wickets and one for Malcolm Waller - John Nyumbu.

Zimbabwe chased 211-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Elton Chigumbura 52 not out, Brendan Taylor struck 32 off 26-balls including five boundaries, Prosper Utseya scored a 30 not out off 28-balls including two-fours and a six.

Australia best bowler by Nathan Lyon claimed four-wickets for 44-runs from 10-overs, Mitchell Starc took two-wickets and one for Glenn Maxwell.

Elton Chigumbura named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 52-runs knocked off facing 68-balls including four boundaries.

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