The moments that mattered in the final

Mixed fortunes for World Cup skippers as New Zealand learn the Starc reality of final pressure

I've been absolutely blessed: Clarke

Michael Clarke lauds his players and the opportunity to retire from ODI cricket on a high after Australia's World Cup win

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Nice to see bat dominate ball: Starc

Mitchell Starc and James Faulkner speak to the media after Australia's World Cup final win over New Zealand

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McCullum magnanimous in defeat

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum capped an impressive World Cup with a humble and gracious press conference after the final, foreshadowing some retirements but pledging to continue their entertaining brand of cricket

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Clarke bows out as world champion

Michael Clarke was instrumental in his final ODI match, as Australia cruised to victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final

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Starc named player of the World Cup

Mitchell Starc picked up 22 wickets, including two in the final, to seal the Cricket World Cup player of the tournament award

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Celebrations kick off at the MCG

The party has begun for Michael Clarke and his charges following Australia comfortable victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final

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Australia win fifth World Cup crown

Michael Clarke hit 74 off 72 deliveries and James Faulkner picked up three wickets as Australia defeated New Zealand at the MCG

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Stumps hit again, bails stay on again

Steve Smith became the latest batsman to reap the benefit of heavier bails when he survived the closest of calls in the World Cup final

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Maxwell magic finishes off Black Caps

A superb piece of fielding from Glenn Maxwell has run Tim Southee out and ended the New Zealand innings on 183

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Brad Haddin takes another classic

Brad Haddin has added another brilliant catch to his glowing resume, holding on to remove Ross Taylor in the World Cup final

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Elliott implements DRS to perfection

Grant Elliott has pulled off one of the reviews of the World Cup as New Zealand look to fight back from a rocky start in the final

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Black Caps all out for 183

Mitchell Johnson and James Faulkner picked up three wickets apiece as New Zealand we bowled out for 183 in the World Cup final

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