March 29th Down the years,5th World Cup title for Australia

March 29th Down the years,5th World Cup title for Australia

On this day in 2015,Australia beat New Zealand in Finals

A fifth World Cup title for Australia, made sweeter because they gained it at home, in front of a 93,000-robust MCG crowd. New Zealand faltered in their first ever World Cup final (that they had made the semi-finals six instances before). They and Aussies have been arguably the two strongest teams in the 2015 worldcup, however the final lacked a aggressive area from the start, whilst Mitchell Starc bowled the dangerous Brendon McCullum for a duck. Save for Grant Elliott, who scored eighty three, the remaining batsmen succumbed to the stranglehold of Australia’s left-arm seamers (Mitchell Johnson and Starc took ¬†apiece). The modest 183 become without problems chased down in 33.1 overs with contributions from David Warner, Steven Smith and Michael Clarke, who became playing his final ODI.

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