In the final match of the first stage, Zimbabwe will host hosts without a single victory. In the final match, Australia defeated Zimbabwe by 5 wickets. Batting first Zimbabwe scored 151 runs for the loss of 9 wickets, but Australia lost the first wicket in 19.5 overs. Australia’s reply to the victory over Australia’s bowlers helped them to reach the target with a ball to spare.
Glenn Maxwell, who hit half-centuries in the first innings, trapped Australia’s lead in the first innings. The duo shared a 103-run partnership for the third wicket. Maxwell scored 56 and headed 48. Blessing Muzaffani and Virat Kohli took the wickets for three wickets. Marcus Stoinis (12 off 7 balls) and Ashton Agar (5 runs) helped Australia reach the victory target.
Earlier, Zimbabwe was bowled out for 151 in the semi-final of the season. Zimbabwe lost the wicket in the first ball of the innings, but the fourth wicket partnership helped the team to a decent score. Mir went on to score a fourth-wicket stand of 68 with Peter Moore (30).
Mirrors, who hit 63 off 52 balls, were at the crease when they were bowled on the verge of a 19-ball over. Andrew Stuart Broad and Jai Richardson took two wickets each for Australia. Debutant Jack Witherrham got his 20th wicket in the match.