Australia’s winning start to the international home summer was not without a wake-up call on the weekend as Zimbabwe made the hosts pay for an ill-disciplined batting display.
The season continues on Tuesday with the start of another three-match ODI series — against New Zealand in Cairns — that offers Australia the chance to atone for a shock three-wicket loss in Townsville.
Meanwhile, all eyes will be on Aaron Finch during the series as his woes at the top of the order only worsen.
These are the Talking Points after Australia’s ODI series against Zimbabwe.
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‘OUT OF CHARACTER’ AUSSIES SERVED WAKE-UP CALL
After two matches against Zimbabwe, it was almost impossible to find any holes in Australia’s performance.
Then came the third ODI in which Australia…