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World Cup 2015: Final - Australia vs New Zealand: Venue, date, records and predicted line-ups

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Michael Clarke Brendon McCullum
Australia and New Zealand will go head-to-head for the World Cup trophy

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Date and Time: Sunday, 28th March, 2015, 9:00 IST (14.30 local)

All time head-head records: 

Matches: 126

Won: Australia – 85; New Zealand – 35

Tied: 0

No Result: 6

Last 5 results:

Australia – WWWWW

New Zealand – WWWWW

Last 5 head-to-head results:

28th February, 2015 – Auckland: New Zealand won by 1 wicket

12th June, 2013 – Birmingham: No result

25th February, 2011 – Nagpur: Australia won by 7 wickets

13th March, 2010 – Wellington: New Zealand won by 51 runs

11th March, 2010 – Auckland: Australia won by 6 wickets

All time top run-scorers:

Australia – Ricky Ponting (13589 runs)

New Zealand – Stephen Fleming (8007 runs)

All time highest wicket-takers:

Australia – Glenn McGrath (55 wickets)

New Zealand – Daniel Vettori (297 wickets)

Top run scorers in WC ’15:

Australia - Steve Smith (346 runs)

New Zealand – Martin Guptill (532 runs)

Highest wicket-takers in WC ’15:

Australia - Mitchell Starc (20 wickets)

New Zealand – Trent Boult (21 wickets)

*Data updated till 28th March, 2015

Predicted line-up

Australia – David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, Michael Clarke (C), Shane Watson, Glenn Maxwell, Brad Haddin (wk), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (C), Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), Daniel Vettori, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

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