Cricket World Cup: Australia Beat New Zealand By 7 Wickets, Become World Champion Fifth Time
Melbourne: Congrats Kangaroos, Australia has defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in final, lifted the world cup and became world champion once again.
In the final match of World Cup which has been played at Melbourne Cricket Stadium Kangaroos has titled another World Cup by beating New Zealand and lifted their fifth World Cup in history, won the final contest by seven wickets.
Australian team has chased a quiet low target of only 184 runs very comfortably at loss of only three wickets with 101 balls remaining and left Kiwis empty handed one again, named the World Cup becoming the winner of fifth world cup since 1975.
New Zealand has elected to bat after winning the toss first but unfortunately the decision went wrong when they lose three wickets in early 12overs, the skipper Brendon McCullum gone without opening any account while Martin Guptill and KS Williamson went to pavilion by adding 15 and 12 runs to total respectively. Grant Elliott and Ross Taylor was significant players from batting end who contributed 83 and 40 runs in New Zealand’s total.
Australian bowling end has done amazing job and their astonishing spells limited New Zealand to only 183 on scoreboard on loss of all wickets, Mitchell Johnson Johnson and JP Faulkner have excellent innings today victimized 3, 3 players while MA Starc also extremely well with economy of 2.50 sent back two of Kiwis.
To chase the target of 184 runs when Kangaroos came to start their batting inning, they look very relaxed and in ease following low required run rate, although AJ Finch got out in second over.
but David Warner and captain Michael Clarke have played well and scored 45 and 74 while the Steven Smith has put 56 runs on scoreboard and left unbeaten lead its team to stunning victory.