Cricinfoscores Big Picture
Aussies have clinched world cup against Kiwis on Sunday at MCG.This is their 5th tittle and took Championship title which they lost in 2011 to India.Australian skipper Michael Clarke couldn’t get better farewell than this.Australia played like champions and deserved the victory against their little brother New Zealand.Australia have won the tittle on all the continents where cricket is being played.They have dedicated this tournament to Phil Hughes.
Where Aussies Conquered
2007-West Indies(United States)
Australia started this tournament annihilating England in their first match.Their second game against Bangladesh was abonded due to rain .Two weeks of hiatus after the rain effected game didn’t let Aussies grab attention.Their third game against Kiwis was a well fought defeat for team,It was one of the most intriguing games of the tournament.They are undefeated since then.Their position in the groups isn’t certain till they had played their last game.Australia have won all knock their knock outs comprehensively to grab the trophy.All their matches in the later half are one sided.
Pace bowling had played a pivotal role in Australia triumph.All their bowlers have performed fabulously on their home ground.Even playing on spin pitches didn’t dent their bowling performance.Mitchell Starc.especially has emerged in to one of the best swing Bowlers Aussies has produced.The delivery which he dismissed Mccullumn for a duck will be remembered in infamy.He was awarded man of the series for the tournament.
New Zealand has top scorer and top wicket takers of the tournament in their but couldn’t win the trophy.They came into the final unbeatable but couldn’t handle the pressure.They have found a new charismatic Leader Brendon McCullum who grabbed everybody’s attention with his bold captaincy.
They Started 2013 champions trophy as defending champions.They were eliminated before reaching Semifinals.They were placed after srilanka,England and New Zealand in the group stage of that tournament.At that juncture Cricket Australia has appointed as the coach of Australia.He made significant changes and infused young blood in the squad.He played a pivotal role in bringing back lost glory to Australia.