Australia, the finest team who truly deserve to make this far, have been impressive throughout the tournament, as always. Struggling with issues from the start of competition, like side strain that ruled James Faulkner out and Captain Michael Clarke’s vulnerable injury troubles; besides these ‘go wrongs’ the team maintained the uppermost spirit to remain the conqueror it is popular to be.
An impressive victory against India in the semi finals in Sydney will make them confident enough to start off a strong battle against New Zealand at Melbourne Cricket Stadium; Sunday 29th of March will be the Cricket World Cup Final.
Excited! Hell yeah, we all can’t wait to see the best teams collide, and the match will be ball-to-ball worth watching.
New Zealand has surely astonished everyone by remaining invincible throughout the tournament. No loss, none tied, highest run rate; all that describes New Zealand’s 100% record on-top position over ICC’s points table. This team has made themselves a legend in World Cup 2015. At start, it was not everyone’s favorite to have come up this far though; they surely have worked on their playing strategy and practiced hard to become the strong team they now are.
Australia, on the other hand, has only lost once in a breath-taking one wicket loss to its neighbor Auckland.
Seems like the Cricket World Cup will now remain in the Continent, no matter who wins. New Zealand will continue to play without any preparation and warm-ups. Mostly, the swing of new-ball pro, to bowlers, like Trent Boult and Tim Southee is observed as a match winning factor for New Zealand. The Melbourne ground is bigger, pitch is different, and it will be a concern for New Zealand if the ball didn’t swing.
Captains of both teams are head strong; Clarke and his counter-part McCullum are extensively appreciated as the best captains in the game. Both know how to play and make most out of their teams. The Strive to overcome each other will make an unusual encounter for the cricket fans. Clarke is generously flexible alleged to be under pressure situations, whereas McCullum is an illuminative batsman, perceptive and aggressive on impulse.
Big games like the finals are often won by those who best deal with the height of pressure exerted by the hype created by the worldwide nerve vibes. The batting side is strongest on both ends. Australia has a home ground advantage and greater depth till number eight where Brad Haddin is all set to make bowlers furious.
New Zealand has big players too who have shown brilliant performances throughout competition. For Finals, Australia is all’s favorite for this match, however you never know how New Zealand will turn tables to attain the cup back to their home remaining as the underdog champions for the upcoming years! Set the #AusVsNZ hash tag on fire shall we!