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Mitchell Starc celebrates his 17th wicket of the tournament

ICC news

Starc becomes top-ranked ODI bowler

Mitchell Starc has soared to No.1 in the ICC bowlers' rankings in ODIs following a stellar World Cup campaign, where he was the leading wicket-taker and player of the tournament

Brad Haddin was in a chatty mood at the final

Australia news

Haddin to join Clarke in retirement

Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin revealed he will be joining the captain Michael Clarke in ODI retirement amidst raucous celebrations of the team's World Cup final victory over New Zealand in Melbourne

Mitchell Starc is gung ho after bowling Stuart Broad for a golden duck

Australia news

Starc backed to come good in Tests

Mitchell Starc's team-mates are confident he can transfer his incredible white-ball form to Test cricket after a World Cup in which he was named Player of the Tournament

Australia's players give Michael Clarke a guard of honour

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

Clarke speaks of emotional toll

At the end of a tumultuous summer, Michael Clarke admitted he spoke of a World Cup victory based on skill over emotion as a way of convincing himself that he could endure the toll of this most draining season

New Zealand fans make their way to the MCG, ahead of the World Cup final

Aus v NZ, Final, MCG

Gracious McCullum hopes run will leave legacy

If a prize existed for Captain of the Tournament, Brendon McCullum would have been the only possible winner. His aggressive style responsible for dragging the whole of New Zealand on a memorable journey

Steven Smith acknowledges the cheers as he walks back

Australia v New Zealand, final, Melbourne

Ponting endorses Smith as next ODI captain

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes there is "no doubt at all" that Steven Smith should take over from Michael Clarke as the team's next ODI leader