result
1st Match, Harare, Jun 29 2011, Zimbabwe A Team Tri-Series
(39/50 ov, target 233)142
Australia A won by 90 runs
player of the match
Nathan Lyon
Australia A
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Australia A off to winning start

Australia A surged to a 90-run win over Zimbabwe XI in the opening match of the A Team Tri-Series on a bright, sunny day at Harare Sports Club

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Scorecard summary
Australia A232/8(50 overs)
Zimbabwe XI142/10(39 overs)
end of over 392 runs • 2 wickets
ZimXI: 142/10CRR: 3.64 • RRR: 8.27 • Need 91 from 11 overs
Chris Mpofu0 (2)
Mitchell Starc9-1-26-2
Nathan Lyon7-0-22-4
38.6
W
Starc to Price, OUT
Ray Price b Starc 4 (7m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100
38.5
Starc to Price, no run
38.4
1lb
Starc to Mpofu, 1 leg bye
38.4
1w
Starc to Mpofu, 1 wide
38.3
Starc to Mpofu, no run
38.2
W
Starc to Masakadza, OUT
Hamilton Masakadza c O'Keefe b Starc 57 (124m 87b 4x4 0x6) SR: 65.52
38.1
Starc to Masakadza, no run
end of over 386 runs • 1 wicket
ZimXI: 140/8CRR: 3.68 • RRR: 7.75 • Need 93 from 12 overs
Ray Price4 (2)
Hamilton Masakadza57 (85)
Nathan Lyon7-0-22-4
Mitchell Starc8-1-25-0
37.6
Lyon to Price, no run
37.5
4
Lyon to Price, FOUR runs
37.4
W
Lyon to Meth, OUT
Keegan Meth c Finch b Lyon 6 (19m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
37.3
Lyon to Meth, no run
37.2
1
Lyon to Masakadza, 1 run
37.1
1
Lyon to Meth, 1 run
end of over 372 runs
ZimXI: 134/7CRR: 3.62 • RRR: 7.62 • Need 99 from 13 overs
Hamilton Masakadza56 (84)
Keegan Meth5 (9)
Mitchell Starc8-1-25-0
John Hastings9-0-22-3

Match State: Drinks

36.6
Starc to Masakadza, no run
36.5
1
Starc to Meth, 1 run
36.4
1
Starc to Masakadza, 1 run
36.3
Starc to Masakadza, no run
36.2
Starc to Masakadza, no run
36.1
Starc to Masakadza, no run
end of over 366 runs
ZimXI: 132/7CRR: 3.66 • RRR: 7.21 • Need 101 from 14 overs
Keegan Meth4 (8)
Hamilton Masakadza55 (79)
John Hastings9-0-22-3
Mitchell Starc7-1-23-0
35.6
Hastings to Meth, no run
Match details
Harare Sports Club
TossAustralia A, elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe A Team Tri-SeriesAustralia A tour of Zimbabwe
Season2011
Player Of The Match
Nathan Lyon
Nathan Lyon
Hours of play (local time)09.00 start, First Session 09.00-12.30, Interval 12.30-13.15, Second Session 13.15-16.45
Match days29 June 2011 - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Jeremiah Matibiri
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Owen Chirombe
Reserve Umpire
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Iknow Chabi
Match Referee
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Nicholas Singo
PointsAustralia A 5, Zimbabwe XI 0