Highlanders boss, Ndumiso Gumede, told journalists the harsh decision to punish the players was taken to show that nobody is bigger than the club.
This follows their good performance in the just-ended Triangular Series which also saw disappointing Zimbabwean batsman failing to make any impact on the rankings.
The win enabled Dembare to maintain its top position on top of the premiership log with 42 points
For Zimbabwean cricket fans what happens now will no longer count as they are overjoyed by the victory over the Aussies.
In another match Bulawayo soccer giants, Highlanders, beat Triangle 1-0
Lovegate says they are currently waiting for a post-mortem report following an autopsy that was conducted sometime this week.
Otis Manyuchi, who won the Zimbabwe middleweight during his heydays, says he believed that boxing had no future in Zimbabwe.
As Germany continues to celebrate their fourth World Cup title, Zimbabwean football, on the other hand, is in a crisis
The Netherlands move up a hefty 12 rungs on the ladder to third after their impressive World Cup third-place finish
No European team has ever won a World Cup championship in the seven times the tournament has been played in the Americas
The match has been fairly balanced with defenders taking turns to shut out Argentinian danger man, Lionel Messi, and Robin Van Perse of the Netherlands