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Australia lauded for World Cup win

Australia lauded for World Cup win

Australia lauded its World Cup winning team Monday for a "fairytale" victory on home soil over New Zealand, with praise heaped on retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke after a dream farewell..

Published: 30 Mar 2015 03:31

Warne ribbed for 'thirsty' World Cup questions

Warne ribbed for 'thirsty' World Cup questions

Cricket legend Shane Warne has come under fire for questioning Australian players on whether they were "thirsty" and how long their celebratory drinking session would last after they won the World Cup..

Published: 30 Mar 2015 02:16

6 reasons why WC2015 final is Australia vs Rest of the World

6 reasons why WC2015 final is Australia vs Rest of the World

Australia's composed and New Zealand's thrilling entry into the Cricket World Cup 2015 final has generated a lot of interest globally..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 11:28

Kiwis descend on MCG to cheer on Black Caps in World Cup final

Kiwis descend on MCG to cheer on Black Caps in World Cup final

Kiwi fans daubed in black came out in droves on Saturday to support New Zealand on the eve of their team's first World Cup final, against fierce rivals Australia in Melbourne..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 06:16

Aussies play their best, they'll win final, says Clarke

Aussies play their best, they'll win final, says Clarke

Michael Clarke is adamant about Australia's chances of winning a record fifth World Cup, claiming on Saturday: "I believe if we play our best, we can beat New Zealand tomorrow..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 05:46

Test cricket the pinnacle - Clarke

Test cricket the pinnacle - Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke accepted he may be running against the tide of public opinion but insisted he had no regrets about putting Test cricket above one-day and Twenty20 in his list of priorities in order to prolong his playing career..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 05:01

'Ultimate game' excites New Zealand skipper McCullum

'Ultimate game' excites New Zealand skipper McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he was excited, not intimidated, at the prospect of leading his country in their first World Cup final when they face old foes Australia at the gigantic Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 04:46

Clarke quits, who's next? Three contenders

Clarke quits, who's next? Three contenders

AFP Sports looks at the main contenders to be Australia's next one-day captain following Michael Clarke's decision to retire from ODIs after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand:Steve SmithThe favourite following his role as stand-in skipper in Clarke's injury absence for the last three Tests against India this season..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 04:16

Starc, Boult in World Cup swing to the left

Starc, Boult in World Cup swing to the left

For the second time at this World Cup, Australia's Mitchell Starc and New Zealand's Trent Boult will be asked to deliver a killer blow that could determine their team's fate in the final on Sunday..

Published: 28 Mar 2015 03:46