Australia to tour Zimbabwe

11 Apr 2014


Australia will tour Zimbabwe for the first time in a decade, set to take on hosts and South Africa in an ODI tri-series in August.

All the matches of the triangular series will be played at the Harare Sports Club, with the first between Zimbabwe and Australia scheduled for August 25.

Australia will play two ODIs against each nation, with a potential fifth should Australia reach the final on September 6.

Australia last toured Zimbabwe in May 2004, winning the three-match series three-nil.
The two countries have not met on the field since the group stages of the 2011 World Cup in Ahmedabad, India, and have not played a Test since October 2003 in Sydney.

Australia Tour Schedule:

Monday, Aug 25 - 1st ODI: Zimbabwe v Australia
Wednesday, Aug 27 - 2nd ODI: South Africa v Australia
Friday, Aug 29 - 3rd ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa
Sunday, Aug 31 - 4th ODI: Zimbabwe v Australia
Tuesday Sept 2 - 5th ODI: South Africa v Australia
Thursday Sept 4 - 6th ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa
Saturday Sept 6 - Final