And other lessons from the World Cup - specifically from the final
High-octane dancing and banter in the stands almost made up for a one-sided contest on the field during the World Cup final at the MCG
Australia might have re-asserted their dominance by winning their World Cup, but their boorish behaviour left a sour taste says Greg Baum in the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i>
Australia dominated a one-sided final, but Michael Clarke's batting and an electrifying stadium atmosphere made it a memorable day
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
Number of World Cups won by Australia, by far the most for any team. No other team has won more than two.
NZ's opening partnership in the Final, their lowest this World Cup. NZ's opening pair averaged 56.5 in the World Cup prior to the Final.