In pics: Zimbabwe's famous ODI victories | GoCricket.com
 
Please wait while updating view...

Please wait while updating view...

prevSlideshows
nextSlideshows
Start SlideshowShow Block

In pics: Zimbabwe's famous ODI victories

Zimbabwe triangular series 2014 - Zimbabwe defeated Australia by three wickets in the fourth match of the series at Harare to record their first win over the former world champions in 31 years. Elton Chigumbura scored an unbeaten 52 to anchor the chase of 210.
© AFP
Pakistan in Zimbabwe 2013 - The opening pair of Hamilton Masakadza (85) and Vusi Sibanda (54) recorded a stand of 107 runs in the first match of the three-ODI series to help Zimbabwe chase down 245 runs in 48.2 overs. The three-wicket win was their first over Pakistan in 15 years.
© AFP
Zimbabwe in India 2001/02 - In the opening match of the five-ODI series, Zimbabwe were sliding towards defeat in their chase of 274 after being reduced to 210/8 in 44.2 overs. It was then when Douglas Marillier unleashed "Marillier scoop" over the Indians on his way to an unbeaten match-winning knock of 56 off 24 deliveries. Zimbabwe won the encounter by one wicket and with two balls to spare.
© Getty Images
Zimbabwe in New Zealand 2001 - Thanks to an all-round performance from captain Heath Streak who took two wickets and then scored an unbeaten 79 to help Zimbabwe recover from 64/5 to chase down 274 in the third match of the three-ODI series at Eden Park. Zimbabwe won the match by one wicket and the series 2-1 which was their first ever ODI series win.
© Getty Images
South Africa tri-series 1999/00 - South Africa batted first in the sixth game of the tournament and posted 222. Thanks to Andy Flower's half-century and his seventh wicket partnership with Guy Whittal that was worth 91 runs, Zimbabwe recorded a last-ball victory by two wickets to go level on points with South Africa and England.
© AFP
England in Zimbabwe 1997 - Zimbabwe completed a 3-0 whitewash of England in Harare with a dominating 131-run victory in the third ODI. Eddo Brandes took a hat-trick on his way to a five-wicket haul as England were bundled for 118 in 30 overs while chasing 250 to win.
© Getty Images
ICC World Cup 1999 in England - Chasing 253 in the absence of Sachin Tendulkar, India looked all set for their first win of the event. They were comfortable in the chase with 246/7 in 44.1 overs, when Henry Olonga shocked the former world champions picking three wickets in five deliveries. India were bowled out for 249, losing by three runs.
© Getty Images
ICC World Cup 1999 in England - Zimbabwe caused a major upset in the 26th match of the event when they beat South Africa by 48 runs to cruise to the second stage. Neil Johnson was the chief architect of the victory as he first scored 76 to help his side post 233/6 and then destroyed the Proteas top-order reducing them to 40/6. Late efforts from Shaun Pollock and Lance Klusener, who scored 52 each, could only reduce the margin of defeat.
© Getty Images
Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe 1994 - Opening batsman Alistair Campbell recorded his maiden century, scoring 131 not out, to set Sri Lanka 291 to win the second match of the three-ODI series. The visitors were well-placed in the chase but lost quick wickets late in their innings. With seven needed off the last ball, Aravinda de Silva scored a boundary as Zimbabwe won by two runs, recording their first ever international victory at home.
© Getty Images
ICC World Cup 1992 in Australia - On a bowler friendly track at Albury, Zimbabwe batted first and were skittled for 134 in 46.1 overs.England fancied an easy win having already made it to the semis but for Eddo Brandes who helped his side script a major upset. He collected four scalps that included the wicket of opener Graham Gooch off the first ball of the innings as England were bowled out for 125.
© Getty Images
ICC World Cup 1983 in England - Zimbabwe's entry into international cricket was a memorable affair. Their first assignment was the 1983 World Cup. They were put into bat by Australia and reduced to 94/5. However, captain Duncan Fletcher led the recovery forging important partnerships down the order, ending unbeaten on 69. Australia were eventually set 240 to win and looked comfortable with 114/2 at one stage. Fletcher sparkled with the ball as well picking four wickets in 11 overs as Australia were restricted to 226/7 in 60 overs.
© Getty Images
Zimbabwe triangular series 2014 - Zimbabwe defeated Australia by three wickets in the fourth match of the series at Harare to record their first win over the former world champions in 31 years. Elton Chigumbura scored an unbeaten 52 to anchor the chase of 210.