New Delhi. Zimbabwe’s women’s team landed on Tuesday to play the ODI match (ZIMW vs IREW) for the first time. With this the team also created history. The country’s men’s team has been playing ODIs since 1983. The men’s team has also defeated all the 6 world champion teams of ODIs. But the women’s team had to wait for 38 years to play the first ODI. Batting first in this match, Ireland scored 253 runs for 8 wickets.
Talking about the 12 teams that got full membership towards the ICC, now 11 teams have played both Test and ODI matches. Only Afghanistan’s women’s team has not done so yet. The Zimbabwe women’s team, however, has been playing T20 matches since 2019. The performance of the team has also been good in this format. The team has won 22 matches out of 24 T20s played so far.
10-10 times to India and West Indies
Talking about the ODI record of the men’s team, 6 countries India, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies and England have won the World Cup title. Zimbabwe has won matches against all countries. He has defeated Sri Lanka the most 11 times. Have defeated India and West Indies 10-10 times. Apart from this, he has defeated Pakistan 4 times, Australia 2 times and England 8 times. However, the performance of the team has not been good for some time now.
Got full membership in 1992
Zimbabwe got full membership in 1992. That is, he got permission from the International Cricket Body to play in all three formats. However, due to a domestic dispute, the ICC banned him from entering the major tournament in July 2019. Due to this the team could not participate in many tournaments. However, the ban on him was lifted in October 2019. The team is also not participating in the T20 World Cup to be held from October 17.