Liam Cromar

Whistle-stop World Cup

Taking cross-country trains across Australia to watch cricket's top tournament? Who does that?

The Ghan winds its way through the outback north of the Finke river in Australia's Northern Territory

Advantage batsmen, game to bowlers

In a tournament that gave the appearance of being dominated by the bat, the ball had the last word and it was Australia's attack that provided a degree of redemption

Mitchell Starc takes off after bowling Brendon McCullum

Australia news

Australia plan for overseas success

Selection chairman Rod Marsh and Cricket Australia are extremely eager to ensure that the glow of home victories does not allow the team to take their eyes off the main game of sustained success away from home

Michael Clarke with the ICC's Test mace

Clarke's fairy tale

The last few weeks and days have been about being loved at last for Australia's World Cup-winning captain

Michael Clarke walks back after playing his last ODI innings

Come fly with me

Our correspondent finds Hamilton's laid-back charm hard to resist, and summons up the courage to leap off the tallest building in the hemisphere

Statue of All Black Michael Jones at Eden Park