Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

797dThe Report by Firdose Moonda

Zimbabwe fold after Marsh, Maxwell blitz

A blistering 109-run stand in nine overs between Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell saw Australia rack up the highest ODI total at the Harare Sports Club and leave Zimbabwe in the dust in the tri-series opener

797dLiam Brickhill in Harare

Marsh looks to build on 'special' knock

It remains to be seen whether Marsh's top-order promotion will continue in the long term and he can emulate his cricketing hero, Jacques Kallis, but his productive start in the position will not have hurt his efforts.

797dLiam Brickhill in Harare

Unforgiving Australia expose Zimbabwe's cracks

Helmed by an overburdened head coach and weighed down by inconsistent selection, Zimbabwe's faults were glaringly obvious in their heaviest-ever defeat to Australia

795dESPNcricinfo staff

Hughes left out despite Clarke injury

Phillip Hughes has been surprisingly left out of Australia's side for their first one-day international against Zimbabwe despite captain Michael Clarke being ruled out with a hamstring injury

A solitary victory


Number of times in 28 ODIs that Zimbabwe have beaten Australia - in the 1983 World Cup, their first ever ODI

A rare occurrence


This is only the fifth instance of a team scoring 350 without a batsman making a hundred