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Steve Smith celebrates after hitting the winning run

Clarke has his detractors but no one, surely, would deny him this very proud moment

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Players form a guard of honour for Michael Clarke of Australia as he leaves the field

COMMENT: English cricket’s supposed saviour Kevin Pietersen will only be 38 by the time the next World Cup starts

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Australia's batsman Michael Clarke (R) shakes hands with New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum in his last cricket one-day international as Australia close in on a World Cup final victory

Australia won by seven wickets at the MCG

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Australia lift the Cricket World Cup

Australia won by seven wickets at the MCG

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Australian cricketer Mitchell Starc (R) celebrates the wicket off New Zealand batsman Luke Ronchi during the final

The 25-year-old left-arm quick finished with 22 wickets in the tournament

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James Faulkner of Australia celebrates getting the wicket of Corey Anderson

 

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New Zealand crumbled under the pressure

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Australia lift the Cricket World Cup

Over-by-over coverage of the 2015 Cricket World Cup final

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Glenn Maxwell’s 102 off 53 balls against England epitomised why this World Cup has been such a big hit

Aussie captain Michael Clarke says the five-day game has a big future - but most fans here disagree...

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... and everyone except Australia is hoping they can do it

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COLUMN: It will be a memorable final if group game was anything to go by

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New Zealand are free from a fear of failure in the World Cup final

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Michael Clarke and Steve Smith laugh after a question from BBC reporter Stephen Shemilt

Clarke was in a good mood after leading Australia to the Cricket World Cup final

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Taylor (left) has signed for Nottinghamshire, while Pietersen has re-joined Surrey

KP aims to play for England again as Taylor bids international cricket farewell

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Grant Elliott celebrates hitting a six to win the Cricket World Cup semi-final against South Africa

COMMENT: Don’t be alarmed about all this fighting talk, we New Zealanders don’t hate our neighbours from across the ditch

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Umesh Yadav is hit in the head by a Mitchell Starc bouncer

The death of Phillip Hughes last year remains a haunting memory any time a player is hit in the head

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A close-up of Wade's tattoo of Phillip Hughes

Wade's tribute to Hughes was seen during Victoria's Sheffield Shield title triumph on Wednesday

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Australian batsman Steve Smith celebrates his century against India

Australia 328-7 (50 overs), India 233 all-out (46.5 overs)

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The fan named Kartik responds by telling Stefanovic he might be out of a job pretty soon

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Grant Elliott celebrates after hitting the winning runs to take New Zealand to the final

The manner in which the match was played and its immediate aftermath enacted were as important as the deeds it contained

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Glenn Maxwell’s 102 off 53 balls against England epitomised why this World Cup has been such a big hit
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