Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bowl at the Harare Sports Club, Harare this morning against Australia in their Tri Series T20I match.
Australia 229-2 (Aaron Finch 172, D'Arcy Short 46; Blessing Muzarabani 2-38)
Zimbabwe 129-9 (Solomon Mire 28; Andrew Tye 3-12)
Result Australia won by 100 runs
Aaron Finch 172 and D'Arcy Short 46 set about the Zimbabwe bowlers with relish. In particular, Aaron Finch blitzed the Zimbabwe attack hitting 16x4s and 10x6s in his 76 ball innings of 172.
Australia eventually scored 229-2 off their 20 overs with Blessing Muzarabani 2-38 picking up 2 late wickets for Zimbabwe.
In reply, Zimbabwe started on a positive note and was 42-0 after just 3.3 overs. However, once CJ Chibhabha and Solomon Mire were out, wickets fell regularly and Zimbabwe go to only 129-9 after their 20 overs. Andrew Tye 3-12 was the pick of the Australian bowlers.
Tomorrow, Zimbabwe take on Pakistan again at the Harare Sports Club Harare 09:00 AM
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