BBC Sport - Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia thrash New Zealand in Melbourne final
Australia thrash NZ in World Cup final
- From the section Cricket
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the key facts and figures from the World Cup final as Australia get their hands on the trophy for a fifth time after beating co-hosts New Zealand by seven wickets.
A record cricket crowd of 93,013 people at Melbourne Cricket Ground saw New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum become the first batsman to make a duck in the opening over of a World Cup final.
Departing Australia skipper Michael Clarke top-scored for his side with 74 in his final ODI appearance, while Mitchell Starc's two wickets saw him end the tournament with the best ever World Cup bowling average (22 wickets at 10.18).