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Friday, March 20, 2020

Australia vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2015 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2015

Watch the highlights of Australia vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2015 - The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final ODI match played between New Zealand and Australia at Melbourne (MCG) in 29th March 2015.

Magestic Australia returned the their World Cup title at home Ground by 7-wicket victory over New Zealand, Australia skipper Michael Clarke steady innings with half-century and another World Cup.

Australia vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2015 Highlights
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Michael Clarke leading Australia to a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over first time World Cup final finalist New Zealand, in front of crowd of over 93,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Michael Clarke played captain innings, He was scored a 74 off facing 72 deliveries including 10 fours and a six and Steve Smith scoring a unbeaten 56 off consuming 71 deliveries in the 137 minutes.

While Australia chasing, they losing only 3 wickets to chase the winning target of 186 in 33.1 overs to Australia captain Michael Clarke lift the fifth World Cup in Cricket history.

Michael Clarke, who played in the winning team in 2007, Clarke bowled out by Matt Henry in 32nd over and Just 9-runs short of the target, Michael Clarke played his 245th and last one-day international match of his career.

Earlier, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to batting first, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum bowled out (0) in the first over of the match off Mitchell Starc's fifth ball of the match.

After McCullum exit, New Zealand lost two quick wickets with Martin Guptill (15) and Kane Williamson (12) caught and bowled by Mitchell Johnson in the 13th over at that stage scoreboard 3-39.

Ross Taylor and Grant Elliott played the responsible innings both built the 111-runs stand for fourth wicket, Ross Taylor caught out by behind the stumps Bradd Haddin off James Faulkner in the first ball of 36th over, at that stage New Zealand were 4-150.

After Taylor exit, New Zealand falling their wickets consistently, they lost 33 for last 6 wickets and match goes to Australia favour but Grant Elliott batted well. He was scored a magnificent 83 helped to co-host New Zealand set up 183 for all-out in 45-overs.

Australia's left-arm pacemen did the damage early, Mitchell Starc 2-20, Mitchell Johnson 3-30 and James Faulkner 3-36 helped to New Zealand restricted to 183.

James Faulkner named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance against set New Zealand middle order line-up wickets took quickly and Mitchell Starc named player of the Series.

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