Tour of Zimbabwe
Fans guide to Zimbabwe tri-series
Read our viewers' for the ODI tri-series
25 August 2014, 03:47 PM AEST
Australia will play their first international match in 147 days tonight when they take on Zimbabwe in the first match of a one-day international tri-series in Zimbabwe.
The series, which also includes South Africa, signals the start of Australia's preparation for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Quick Single: All the latest news from Zimbabwe
Wondering how you can follow all the action? Here’s everything you need to know about the two-week series:
How does it work? Australia, South Africa and Zimbabwe will play each other twice in a round-robin format before the final on Saturday September 6. Every match will be played at the Harare Sports Ground in Zimbabwe.
How can I watch? Every round robin match featuring Australia, plus the final, will be shown live on Fox Sports. The matches between Zimbabwe and South Africa will be shown on delay.
How else can I follow it? Cricket.com.au will provide live coverage of each Australia match, including a live blog and video highlights. Our team on the ground in Zimbabwe, led by senior writer Andrew Ramsey, will also provide exclusive news and video content throughout the tour.
You can also follow the series live on social media:
Follow @CricketAus on Twitter here
Like Cricket Australia on Facebook here
Follow @cricketcomau on Instagram here
Australia squad: Michael Clarke (c), George Bailey, Ben Cutting, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin (wk), Phil Hughes, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc
South Africa squad: AB de Villiers (c), Hashim Amla (vc), Kyle Abbott, Quinton de Kock (wk), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Rilee Rossouw, Mthokozisi Shezi, Dale Steyn
Zimbabwe squad: Elton Chigumbura (c), Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Neville Madziva, Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Shingi Masakadza, Tino Mawoyo, Natsai M’shangwe, Cuthbert Musoko, Richmond Mutumbami, John Nyumbu, Tinahe Panyangara, Vusi Sibanda, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Prosper Utseya, Brian Vitori, Malcolm Waller, Sean Williams
What's the schedule?
Mon 25 August: Zimbabwe v Australia (live from 5.25pm on Fox Sports 2HD) Wed 27 August: Australia v South Africa (live from 5.25pm on Fox Sports 2HD) Fri 29 August: Zimbabwe v South Africa (match will be shown on delay on Fox Sports) Sun 31 August: Zimbabwe v Australia (live from 5.25pm on Fox Sports 2HD) Tue 2 September: Australia v South Africa (live from 5.25pm Fox Sports 3HD) Thurs 4 September: Zimbabwe v South Africa (match will be shown on delay on Fox Sports) Sat 6 September: FINAL (live from 5.25pm on Fox Sports 3HD)