result
Final (D/N), Melbourne, Mar 29 2015, ICC Cricket World Cup
(33.1/50 ov, target 184)186/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 101 balls remaining)
player of the series
New Zealand INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Martin Guptill  b Maxwell1534481144.12
Brendon McCullum (c) b Starc033000.00
Kane Williamson c & b Johnson1233521036.36
Ross Taylor c †Haddin b Faulkner40721042055.56
Grant Elliott c †Haddin b Faulkner838213371101.22
Corey Anderson  b Faulkner023000.00
Luke Ronchi c Clarke b Starc046000.00
Daniel Vettori  b Johnson921231042.86
Tim Southee run out (Maxwell)11112101100.00
Matt Henry c Starc b Johnson0714000.00
Trent Boult not out 013000.00
Extras(lb 7, w 6)13
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 4.06, 204 Mts)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
Mitchell Starc802022.50401110
Josh Hazlewood823003.75332100
Mitchell Johnson903033.33340120
Glenn Maxwell703715.29162010
James Faulkner913634.00365000
Shane Watson402305.75132020
Australia INNINGS (target: 184 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
David Warner c Elliott b Henry4546517097.83
Aaron Finch c & b Boult057000.00
Steven Smith not out 56711373078.87
Michael Clarke (c) b Henry747284101102.78
Shane Watson not out 25100040.00
Extras(lb 3, w 6)9
TOTAL(33.1 Ov, RR: 5.60, 144 Mts)186/3
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
Tim Southee806508.13209030
Trent Boult1004014.00405000
Daniel Vettori502505.00140100
Matt Henry9.104625.02356020
Corey Anderson10707.0030010
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesICC Cricket World Cup
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
James Faulkner
James Faulkner
Player Of The Series
Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc
Series resultAustralia won the 2014/15 ICC Cricket World Cup
Match numberODI No. 3646
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 - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Kumar Dharmasena
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Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
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Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
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Ian Gould
Match Referee
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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