Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014 Highlights

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 Sports Club, Harare in 31st August 2014.

Zimbabwe vs Australia 4th Match Triangular Series 2014 Highlights
Elton Chigumbura celebrates after winning a match © Getty Images / AFP / AP

Bowlers attack before Elton Chigumbura's unbeaten half-century and Prosper Utseya's superb unbeaten 30 helped to Zimbabwe pulled off a famous three-wicket victory over Australia in a low-scoring thriller of the fourth match of a triangular series.

Match Stats :
  • 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.
  • Australia's 209 was their lowest total against Zimbabwe in the batting first in One-day international, previous lowest was 225 at Sydney in 2004.
  • 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.
  • 55* : Elton Chigumbura and Prosper Utseya set up the record eighth-wicket partnership for Zimbabwe against Australia in One-day internationals, previously held by the 49-run stand between Graeme Cremer and Prosper Utseya at Ahmedabad in the 2011 World Cup.

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 including 3-sixes & 2-fours and Ben Cutting scored 26.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Sean Williams, Donald Tiripano, Prosper Utseya each took 2-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 unbeaten 30 off 28-balls including 2-fours & a six.

Australia best bowler by Nathan Lyon claimed a 4-wickets for 44-runs in 10-overs, Mitchell Starc took 2-wickets and one for Glenn Maxwell.

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

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