29,March Melbourne,,AUS v/s NZ, Finale
Australia created history as they won the title.it is 5 time when AUS became the world champion.
In the final of ICC World Cup 2015, Australia crushed New Zealand by 7 wickets at Melbourne Cricket ground. This contest watched by a record 93,013 spectators at the stadium. New Zealand were bowled out for a paltry 183 and Australia romped home to victory with captain Michael Clarke top-scoring with 74 off 72 in his final ODI innings.
That is the end of a long journey 44-day tournament. It began on February 14. 49 matches were played. Both Australia and New Zealand played on the opening day and won but on the final day, only one could end on the right side. The Kiwis were unbeaten till the final with 8 straight wins but could not make it 9.
During the tournament we got some outstanding matches, remarkable batting, bowling, fielding.In the end of tournament we witnessed a emotional drama when NZ defeated South Africa.’
We are also going to miss some Cricket stars such as Jyawardne (SL), Sangakkara (SL),Brendon Taylor (ZIM),Shahid Afridi (PAK),Mishbah-ul-haq (PAK),Micheal Clark (AUS), and Daniell Vittori (NZ) (rumour around the MCG ).
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Match summary: New Zealand 183 all out in 45 overs (Elliott 83, Taylor 40; Faulkner 3/36, Johnson 3/30) lose to Australia 186/3 (Clarke 74, Smith 56*; Henry 2/46) in 33.1 overs by seven wickets.
Man of the match- Jamaes faulkner.
Man of the tournament- Mitchell Starc.