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It was a rough night for Brendon McCullum and the Black Caps. Photo / Brett Phibbs

Cricket: The dream is over

Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to win the World Cup for the fifth time and send their retiring captain Michael Clarke out as a winner.

Cricket: Windies keep hopes alive

Johnson Charles and Jonathan Carter scored half centuries as West Indies kept alive their hopes of securing a World Cup quarter-finals berth with a six-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates at McLean Park in Napier on Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: Indians strong at the death

Cricket World Cup: Indians strong at the death

A tournament favourite receives what appears a welcome challenge, almost ends up on the wrong end of an upset, but eventually chases down a testing total to progress from pool play unbeaten.

Cricket: Aussies ease to win over Scots

Australia finished second in Pool A after Mitchell Starc bowled the World Cup co-hosts to a seven-wicket victory against Scotland in a match that lasted just 41 overs at the Bellerive Oval on Saturday.

Cricket: North Otago battles

The North Otago bowling attack faces a big challenge today, the second day of the Hawke Cup challenge being played at Rangiora.

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