Australia vs Zimbabwe 4th Match ICC World T20 2007 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs Zimbabwe 4th Match ICC World T20 2007 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament of the 4th T20I match first time played between Zimbabwe and Australia at Newlands, Cape Town in 12th September 2007.

Australia vs Zimbabwe 4th Match ICC World T20 2007 Highlights
Ricky Ponting watches on as Brendan Taylor and Elton Chigumbura celebrate their shock victory © Getty Images

A superb unbeaten 60 from Brendan Taylor led to Zimbabwe pulled off a their historic first-ever T20I win over Limited-overs world champions Australia by five-wickets in a low-scoring thriller of the fourth match of a World Twenty20.

Match Stats :
  • Brendan Taylor became the first Zimbabwean batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.
  • Zimbabwe's 139 was their highest score ever in T20 internationals.
  • Australia's 138 was their second lowest score in T20 internationals.

Australia were 19-3 to scored 138-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Debutant Brad Hodge - who blasted a unbeaten 35 off 22-balls on his debut T20I match including 2-sixes and 2-fours with strike rate of 159.09.

Andrew Symonds struck 33 off 25-balls including 4-fours with strike rate of 132 and Michael Hussey 13.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Elton Chigumbura picked up 3-wickets for 20-runs in 3-overs, Gary Brent took 2-wickets and one for Hamilton Masakadza - Prosper Utseya.

Zimbabwe chased 139-5 in 19.5 overs with top scorer by Brendan Taylor 60 not out, Hamilton Masakadza struck 27 off 28-balls including two-fours.

debutant Vusi Sibanda - who scored 23 off 15-balls on his debut T20I match - including five boundaries and Chamu Chibhabha 15.

Australia best bowler by Stuart Clark took 2-wickets, Nathan Bracken, Brett Lee both takes one-wickets and debutant Mitchell Johnson - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Brendan Taylor named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 60-runs knocked off facing 45-balls including 4-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 133.33.