Australia v New Zealand, final, Melbourne

Australia look to heal an old wound

In 1992, they were completely underprepared and had to face the ignominy of an early exit at home. A win on Sunday would go a long way towards removing the scars of that failure

The Australians celebrate a wicket

A tale of two coaches

Their playing careers were vastly different, and so are their personalities, but the road to the World Cup final for Hesson and Lehmann has been similar

Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann walk arm in arm after the victory over New Zealand

Australia news

Clarke sees writing on the wall

The Australia players would have heard of Michael Clarke's retirement many times before. But the knowledge that they are hearing it from Clarke for the final time should provide a these words with plenty of meaning

Helping hand: Michael Clarke and Steve Smith adjust fields

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Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne

The best of the finalists

Up, up and away: Glenn Maxwell hoists the ball over the on side

Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG

A sublime knock from Steven Smith, soaking in a sunset in the SCG members' pavilion and groovy music made the semi-final clash between Australia and India a memorable one

India and Australia fans set the mood ahead of the semi-final

Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

India swept away by Australia's depth

India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan

James Faulkner flicks one away