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The Zimbabwean cricket team is the team that represents Zimbabwe in international cricket. It is administered by Zimbabwean Cricket (formerly known as the Zimbabwean Cricket Union or ZCU). Zimbabw is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International status.
As of 15 August 2016, Zimbabwean team is ranked tenth in Tests, eleventh in ODIs and twelfth in Twenty20 Internationals by the ICC.
Zimbabwe’s first World Cup campaign in 1983 ended in the group stage, as they lost five of their six matches. However, they threw a surprise against Australia. Batting first, Zimbabwean reached a total of 239 for 6 in the allotted 60 overs, with skipper Duncan Fletcher top-scoring with 69 not out. Fletcher then produced career-best figures of 4 for 42 to restrict Australia to 226 for 7, thereby recording a stunning upset in cricket history.