Zimbabwe Beat Australia in the 3rd ODI Match of the Series 2022
Zimbabwe won the last ODI of the three-match series 2022 against Australia. The Zimbabwean cricket team triumphed by three wickets after Ryan Burl’s bowling restricted Australia to a low score. It was Zimbabwe’s first victory versus Australia in three cricket tournaments.
With the ball, Ryan Burl contributed to Zimbabwe’s record innings. After bowling three overs, he grabbed five wickets with only ten runs scored. Consequently, before the final ball of the 31st over, Australia’s score was 141 runs. Zimbabwe responded and won by 3 wickets with 66 balls remaining. Zimbabwe previously won the toss and choose to field first.
After limiting Australia to 141 runs, Zimbabwe’s confidence was high when they stepped up to bat. 38 runs were scored by the starting duo. The duo consisted of two openers, Takudzwanashe Kaitano and Taduwanashe Marumani. Zimbabwe was in jeopardy despite its first success when Kaitano scored 19 and Marumari scored 35. Due to Wesley Madhav (2), Shaun Williams (0), and Sikandar (8)’s swift batting returns.
After an opening partnership of 38 runs, the visitors were in jeopardy after losing 5 wickets for 77 runs, putting them in a perilous position. Nonetheless, skipper Chakava led by example with the bat. Zimbabwe arrived at the port of triumph alongside the skipper Tony Munyonga and Ryan Burl.
After Zimbabwe’s pacers put Australia under early strain, leg-spinner Ryan Burle achieved an unexpected result. He grabbed 5 wickets for 10 runs while holding the ball. As a result, Australia’s formidable batting order scored only 141 runs. David Warner, the opener, scored the most runs with the bat, 94. Except for Glenn Maxwell’s 19 runs, no one else reached double figures.