Zimbabwe First ODI win in 1983

Zimbabwe First ODI win in 1983

1983, Zimbabwe First ODI win

On this day on June 09, 1983, Zimbabwe win their very first ODI against Australia in World Cup at Nottingham. It was one of the biggest shocks in cricket history.

Zimbabwe scored 239 runs for 6 wickets in 60 overs and Australia scored only 226 runs for 7 wickets in their 60 overs. Zimbabwe won their first one-day cricket international by 13 runs.

Zimbabwe captain Duncan Fletcher became Player of The Match on his debut match. Fletcher scored 69* runs for 84 balls and It was his very first half-century in ODI’s.

After his amazing batting, he took 4 wickets for 42 runs and It was his best bowling figure in ODI’s.