Cricket World Cup 2015 final LIVE: Australia vs New Zealand - Australia become world champions with 7 wicket win

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

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Latest news and final talking points:


  • Australia win by seven wickets

  • New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first

  • New Zealand all out for 183

  • Elliot and Taylor put 100 partnership together

  • New Zealand 93/3 after 25 overs

  • Two wickets in two overs leave New Zealand reeling at 40/3

  • Brendan McCullum out for 0 in the first over

  • Finch out for 0, but Australia make 56/1 from first 10 over in pursuit of 184

  • Clarke out for 74

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