Final: Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Mar 29, 2015

Australia steamrolled their way past New Zealand by seven wickets to their fifth World Cup title at the MCG , ICC Cricket World Cup, Final: Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Mar 29, 2015

Hours of play (local time) 14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Australia steamrolled their way past New Zealand by seven wickets to their fifth World Cup title at the MCG © Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Australia steamrolled their way past New Zealand by seven wickets to their fifth World Cup title at the MCG © Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin and Steven Smith relish the victory, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin and Steven Smith relish the victory, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Brendon McCullum congratulates Michael Clarke after his innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Brendon McCullum congratulates Michael Clarke after his innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

No looking back: Michael Clarke packs his gear for the last time in ODIs, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015 ©Ryan Pierse

No looking back: Michael Clarke packs his gear for the last time in ODIs, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015 ©Ryan Pierse

Michael Clarke and his wife Kyly pose with the World Cup trophy, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Michael Clarke and his wife Kyly pose with the World Cup trophy, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Glenn Maxwell checks out the World Cup trophy, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Glenn Maxwell checks out the World Cup trophy, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Australia's players give Michael Clarke a guard of honour, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Australia’s players give Michael Clarke a guard of honour, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Golden glory: The Australia team celebrate under a shower of confetti, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 201

Golden glory: The Australia team celebrate under a shower of confetti, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 201

Mitchell Starc receives the Man-of-the-Series award from Sachin Tendulkar, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Mitchell Starc receives the Man-of-the-Series award from Sachin Tendulkar, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Michael Clarke walks back after playing his last ODI innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 201

Michael Clarke walks back after playing his last ODI innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 201

Michael Clarke gets in the middle of celebrations, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Michael Clarke gets in the middle of celebrations, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

James Faulkner derailed New Zealand's fightback at the MCG, with a double-wicket maiden in the batting Powerplay

James Faulkner derailed New Zealand’s fightback at the MCG, with a double-wicket maiden in the batting Powerplay

Michael Clarke got to 50 off 56 balls in his last ODI innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Michael Clarke got to 50 off 56 balls in his last ODI innings, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015

Michael Clarke and Brendon McCullum with the World Cup trophy on the eve of the final at the MCG

Michael Clarke and Brendon McCullum with the World Cup trophy on the eve of the final at the MCG