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Old Yesterday, 06:11 AM
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Default Zimbabwe Triangular Series (Aus, SA, Zim ODIs)

Zimbabwe's performance in last couple of matches (bowling mainly) has prompted me to open this thread. They have been giving the top 2 ODI teams good run for their money. SA and AUS have been restricted for 235 and 209 respectably in last two matches. Zimbabwe has always performed better in their home conditions than us. Let's see how they fare in chasing 209 today.
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Old Yesterday, 06:34 AM
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How come Zimbabwe dont field the best players against strong teams, and are not in good form. But when they take on Bangladesh they have a full strength side with all their guys in peak form.
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Old Yesterday, 06:42 AM
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I think their current coach thinks and works bit differently.
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Australia losing it here.
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Zim looking comfortable for a historic win.

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With the kind of experience that ZIM is getting here playing top ODI teams such as SA and AUS, it will do wonders to develop their players and cricket. They could perhaps with the experience be the best underdog team around. I feel sorry for WI and BD.
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Congratulations to Zimbabwe on the win. Makes our encounter in October even spicier.
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Old Yesterday, 10:16 AM
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Well done Zimbabwe. Australia will be very disappointed with their performances in last two matches.
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Old Yesterday, 10:21 AM
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good on ya zim!
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Old Yesterday, 10:28 AM
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Great win Zim! last two performances will certainly boost their confidence levels
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Very good result from Zimbabwe following up their impressive showing in the SA Test.

Hopefully we bring our A game against them.
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Well done to Zimbabwe. Watched the game live and felt good for the players and the supporters. They deserved the win

You'd have to say that they'll be the favorite when they play against us. Our boys have to be very ready because right now their batting and bowling is ahead of ours
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This just shows how low we have fallen. Losing to teams like Honk kong, Afghanistan, getting all out under 100, failing to get 10 wickets of the opposition, not learning anything. Our team's really worthless
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This just shows how low we have fallen. Losing to teams like Honk kong, Afghanistan, getting all out under 100, failing to get 10 wickets of the opposition, not learning anything. Our team's really worthless
It's mental, BD team has more talent but zim are stronger mentally and have more fight in them.
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Well done Zimbabwe. The series against us will be interesting.
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It's mental, BD team has more talent but zim are stronger mentally and have more fight in them.
We're more talented and while I won't say we are mentally strong, we're mentally less weak. I say this because you cant just be mentally strong in the comfort of your own home and in that regard we have done better away from home. They do have way more fight, something we totally lack under Mushfiqs safety first leadership.

The upcoming series will be a humdinger because ZIM aren't the same pushover side they were from 2004-2010.
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