Australian cricket team in Zimbabwe in 1999–2000

The Australian national cricket team visited Zimbabwe in October 1999. They played a one Test and three One Day Internationals (ODIs) against the Zimbabwean national cricket team. Australia won the Test series 1–0 and the ODI series 3–0. Australia were captained by Steve Waugh and Zimbabwe by Alistair Campbell.[1] The match was the last of Ian Healy's 119 Tests for Australia.

Test series summaryEdit

14–17 October 1999
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
194 (85 overs)
NC Johnson 75 (186)
GD McGrath 3/44 (23 overs)
422 (139.4 overs)
SR Waugh 151* (351)
HH Streak 5/93 (34 overs)
232 (122.1 overs)
MW Goodwin 91 (263)
GD McGrath 3/46 (31 overs)
5/0 (0.4 overs)
GS Blewett 4* (3)
Australia won by 10 wickets
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: ID Robinson (ZIM) and G Sharp (ENG)
Player of the match: SR Waugh (AUS)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • TR Gripper (ZIM) made his Test debut.

ODI seriesEdit

1st ODIEdit

21 October 1999
Scorecard
Australia  
303/6 (50 overs)
v
  Zimbabwe
220 (43.4 overs)
ME Waugh 106 (97)
GB Brent 2/63 (10 overs)
NC Johnson 110 (124)
DW Fleming 3/33 (8 overs)
Australia won by 83 runs
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
Umpires: GR Evans (ZIM) and RB Tiffin (ZIM)
Player of the match: ME Waugh (AUS)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.

2nd ODIEdit

23 October 1999
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
116 (37.3 overs)
v
  Australia
179/1 (28.3 overs)
TN Madondo 29 (54)
DW Fleming 3/14 (10 overs)
ME Waugh 54* (95)
AM Blignaut 1/24 (6 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: KC Barbour (ZIM) and ID Robinson (ZIM)
Player of the match: DW Fleming (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

3rd ODIEdit

24 October 1999
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
200/9 (50 overs)
v
  Australia
201/1 (39 overs)
A Flower 99* (111)
GD McGrath 2/18 (10 overs)
RT Ponting 87* (110)
DT Mutendera 1/42 (6 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: ID Robinson (ZIM) and RB Tiffin (ZIM)
Player of the match: A Flower (ZIM)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Australia in Zimbabwe 1999". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 June 2014.

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