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

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Hamid Hassan had Alex Hales nicking behind for 37

ICC news

ICC chiefs voice support for Associates

ICC chairman N Srinivasan has said cricket's governing body was committed to spending $300 million on Associate countries

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

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Steven Smith is congratulated after running out Ravindra Jadeja

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

Flawless Australia's World Cup fifer

In their seventh World Cup final, in front of a packed MCG, Australia stamped their dominance against New Zealand, claiming their fifth World Cup title

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