Australia v New ZealandWhere: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
When: Mar 28, 2015 03:30 GMT, 23:30 EDT, 09:00 IST
New Zealand 183 (45.0 ov) lost to Australia 186/3 (33.1 ov) by 7 wickets.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first. Australia put together an outstanding performance to lift the world cup. New Zealand three early wickets which really affected the scoring rate. New Zealand were 3/39 in 13th over when Eliott joined Taylor. They put together 111 runs for the 4th wicket but once Taylor fell in the 35th over, it was all over for New Zealand, rest of the batsmen kept throwing away their wicket rounding up at 183 in 45 overs. Australia did not have much problem reaching the target even though they lost Finch in the second over itself. It was a professional and dominating performance by the young Australian team.
New Zealand vs Australia - Match Highlights
PreviewNew Zealand and Australia face each other for the title. Australia have won their last six matches at the MCG, going back to 2012. New Zealand beat Australia at MCG in 2009. New Zealand is inform team of this world cup, however Australia has home ground advantage.
"New Zealand have been the form team of the competition. New Zealand have beaten us once in this tournament. But I'm confident if we play our best, we can beat them tomorrow." - Michael Clarke