1st ODI: Zimbabwe v Australia, Statistical Highlights  October-23 (Rajneesh Gupta)
It was the first ever Test match between these two sides. Australia became seventh team to play against all other Test playing nations.Now only WestIndies and Zimbabwe have not played against all other 8 Test playing nations.Interes- tingly these two have not appeared against each other.
Zimbabwe v Australia - CricInfo Report  October-21 (John Ward) As expected on current form, Australia beat Zimbabwe in the first of three one-day internationals, by 83 runs. A powerful batting performance by the tourists was challenged only by Neil Johnson of Zimbabwe, who scored another century to add to that in the World Cup final.
Australia set Zimbabwe 304 for victory  October-21 (John Ward) With a weak bowling line-up, Zimbabwe decided their best option was to field on winning the toss.