Kangaroo’s will play against their Kiwis at their home for World cup 2015 final.There will be lot of sledging expected at MCG.Unlike the semifinal at SCG,Mcg will be filled with Baggy green on Sunday.Aussies Skipper Michael Clarke has already announced his retirement and going to play his last match against New Zealand.Both the nations are divided by Tasmania river and share good friendship.But it isn’t the case in cricket after the under arm ball by Aussies.Usually Aussies dominate in cricket and Kiwis in rugby.
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Aussies are clearly favourites for the tittle but New Zealand are in Sublime form and unbeaten in this tournament.New Zealand grounds are very small but Aussie grounds are huge especially Melbourne.Kiwis have played all their game at their home till semifinal.This is the first time they are coming out of their nation in this tournament.
Mitchel starc is key for Aussies by picking up 20 wickets at an average of 10 .Trent boult has done analogous job for New Zealand by picking up 21 scalps at 15 per wicket.
Toss will be vital for final as both the teams would like to avoid chase in crunch situation.
Both teams have faced each other in this tournament earlier which was won by Kiwis at their Home .Aussies have lost only one game in this year which was against kiwis.
Michael Clarke who played 244 matches for Australia will play his last game.Aussies Skipper who Micheal clarke would not only like to dedicate this cup to nation but also dedicate to his little brother Phill Hughes.
Reports suggest that NZ has got most of the support across the globe than Australia.
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Mccullumn VS Starc
Maxwell Vs vettori
Melbourne has been batting friendly through out the tournament and is expected to do so.Aussies will definitely have home advantage and one would wonder how Kiwils will adjust to dimensions of MCG
Australia (probable): 1 Aaron Finch, 2 David Warner, 3 Steven Smith, 4 Michael Clarke (capt), 5 Shane Watson, 6 Glenn Maxwell, 7 Brad Haddin (wk), 8 James Faulkner, 9 Mitchell Johnson, 10 Mitchell Starc, 11 Josh Hazlewood
New Zealand (probable): 1 Brendon McCullum (capt), 2 Martin Guptill, 3 Kane Williamson, 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Grant Elliott, 6 Corey Anderson, 7 Luke Ronchi (wk), 8 Daniel Vettori, 9 Tim Southee, 10 Trent Boult, 11 Matt Henry