Australia vs New Zealand Final at Melbourne, 29 Mar, 2015

Toss: New Zealand, who chose to bat first
New Zealand 183/10 (45)
Australia 186/3 (33.1)
Australia won by 7 wickets
Man of the Match: James Faulkner
  • SR Watson 2 * (5)
  • Steven Smith 56 * (71)

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of World Cup Final 2015, Australia take on New Zealand at Melbourne.Both teams are playing with unchanged squad and it seems like an intresting battle.

New Zealand have won the toss and have opted to bat

Both teams are walking out for the National Anthems

Over 0.3 Mitchell Starc bowls a pitched up delivery to BB McCullum, no runs, gets forward and goes for a big booming drive through the line and the ball beats the inside edge of the bat and goes through to the keeper.

Over 0.4 Mitchell Starc bowls it short of length to BB McCullum, no runs, backs away, comes down the track and goes for a big heave but misses.

Over 0.5 Mitchell Starc to BB McCullum, out Bowled!!  McCullum out for duck. New Zealand lose their first wicket very early.Inswinging fuller length delivery, nearly a yorker, Brendon McCullum stood rooted to the crease and was beaten for pace. The ball cannonned into the base of off-stummp Brendon McCullum b Starc 0(3)