Result
Final (D/N), ICC Cricket World Cup at Melbourne, Mar 29 2015
33.1/50 ov, target 184
186/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 101 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MJ Guptill  b Maxwell1534481144.11
BB McCullum (c) b Starc033000.00
KS Williamson c & b Johnson1233521036.36
LRPL Taylor c †Haddin b Faulkner40721042055.55
GD Elliott c †Haddin b Faulkner838213371101.21
CJ Anderson  b Faulkner023000.00
L Ronchi c Clarke b Starc046000.00
DL Vettori  b Johnson921231042.85
TG Southee run out (Maxwell)11112101100.00
MJ Henry c Starc b Johnson0714000.00
TA Boult not out013000.00
Extras(lb 7, w 6)13
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 4.06)183
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Brendon McCullum, 0.5 ov), 2-33 (Martin Guptill, 11.2 ov), 3-39 (Kane Williamson, 12.2 ov), 4-150 (Ross Taylor, 35.1 ov), 5-150 (Corey Anderson, 35.3 ov), 6-151 (Luke Ronchi, 36.2 ov), 7-167 (Daniel Vettori, 40.6 ov), 8-171 (Grant Elliott, 41.5 ov), 9-182 (Matt Henry, 44.5 ov), 10-183 (Tim Southee, 44.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc802022.50401110
JR Hazlewood823003.75332100
MG Johnson903033.33340120
GJ Maxwell703715.28162010
JP Faulkner913634.00365000
SR Watson402305.75132020
Australia Innings (target: 184 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
DA Warner c Elliott b Henry4546517097.82
AJ Finch c & b Boult057000.00
SPD Smith not out56711373078.87
MJ Clarke (c) b Henry747284101102.77
SR Watson not out25100040.00
Extras(lb 3, w 6)9
TOTAL(33.1 Ov, RR: 5.6)186/3
Did not bat: GJ Maxwell, JP Faulkner, BJ Haddin, MG Johnson, MA Starc, JR Hazlewood 
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Aaron Finch, 1.4 ov), 2-63 (David Warner, 12.2 ov), 3-175 (Michael Clarke, 31.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TG Southee806508.12209030
TA Boult1004014.00405000
DL Vettori502505.00140100
MJ Henry9.104625.01356020
CJ Anderson10707.0030010
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
James Faulkner
Player Of The Series
Mitchell Starc
Series resultAustralia won the 2014/15 ICC Cricket World Cup
Match numberODI no. 3646
Season2014/15
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days29 March 2015 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Richard Kettleborough
Kumar Dharmasena
TV Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
Ian Gould
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
New Zealand innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 31 runs, 1 wicket)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (93 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 51/3 in 16.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 13, GD Elliott 5)
  • Over 19.6: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - GD Elliott (Upheld)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 69 balls (LRPL Taylor 14, GD Elliott 35, Ex 1)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 26.2 overs (158 balls), Extras 7
  • GD Elliott: 50 off 51 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 134/3 in 33.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 35, GD Elliott 62)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (LRPL Taylor 29, GD Elliott 67, Ex 4)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 34.5 overs (209 balls), Extras 11
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 15 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Over 39.1: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - GD Elliott (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 183/10 in 45.0 overs (TA Boult 0)
Australia innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 56 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (DA Warner 35, SPD Smith 13, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 74/2 in 16.0 overs (SPD Smith 19, MJ Clarke 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (125 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (SPD Smith 16, MJ Clarke 30, Ex 4)
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 56 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 28.6 overs (174 balls), Extras 8
  • Attendance: 93,013
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (SPD Smith 33, MJ Clarke 65, Ex 4)
  • SPD Smith: 50 off 66 balls (2 x 4)
  • Attendance: 93,013