Updated Trends: The Australia vs Zimbabwe ICC World 2011 match is scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad on the 21st of February. This will be the first match for Australia and Zimbabwe during the world cup and the Aussies are looking ahead to have a flying start. This also happens to be defending champions Australia’s first match of the World Cup 2011.
One of the main reasons the Australian fans are flooding to see the World Cup, is they want their team to life the title for the fourth consecutive time. Team Zimbabwe too has entered into the tournament with great enthusiasm, as they have been out of the cricketing scene for almost half a decade. Ricky Ponting would like to have a fresh start in the tournament, especially after the loss against India during the practice game.
India and Srilanka, being the major hosts of the tournament have had an exceptional start, as they easily crossed the run mount of 300 runs in their respective matches. Australia who has gripped the World Cup three times consecutively during the last decade are strong contenders in the tournament.