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

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

Aus v NZ, Final, MCG

New Zealand drown in duck nightmare

Too many ducks spoil the, innings? New Zealand's challenge was hampered by too many of their batsman failing to trouble the scorer. A record they could have done without on the biggest stage

James Faulkner sent Corey Anderson back without scoring

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

New Zealand's greatest almost

Led by their fearless captain, New Zealand threw themselves at this World Cup and came as close as they ever have done to greatness

Mitchell Starc races away after bowling Brendon McCullum