World Cup 2015 Australia Team: The 11th edition of the ODI World Cup held in 2015. Australia and New Zealand were hosts. Team India, led by MS Dhoni, came in as champions from the previous year. In 2015, there were 14 groups in the tournament, playing 49 matches in total. The world cup 2015 matches were held in 14 different venues. The last match took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Afghanistan played in the World Cup for the first time. The United Arab Emirates took part for only the second time since 1996. The 14 teams were split into two groups of seven. Similar to the previous event in 2011, the hosts won the tournament again in 2015. Australia won the championship, which was their fifth title. Michael Clarke led his team to this victory.
In this article we will talk about ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Australia Team Squad, Most Runs, and Most Wickets. Also read, World Cup 2019 England Team.
World Cup 2015 Australia Team journey
Here are the complete details on Australia Cricket Team in World Cup 2015.
Australia vs England World Cup 2015
Michael Clarke and his team kicked off the tournament in a fantastic manner. They convincingly defeated their rivals, England, in the first game at MCG with a lead of 111 runs. Australia, led by Aaron Finch’s strong performance (115), scored 342/9. They managed to bowl out England for 231, securing a victory.
Australia vs Bangladesh World Cup 2015
However, their following match against Bangladesh was affected by rain and ended in a draw, giving each team one point.
Australia vs New Zealand World Cup 2015
The third group match for Australia brought a loss at the hands of co-host New Zealand in a closely contested match. Australia batted first but only managed to score 151 runs before getting all out. New Zealand narrowly achieved victory with just one wicket in hand, making 152/9.
The standout players were Trent Boult (5/27) and Mitchell Starc (6/28). After winning one, losing one, and drawing one in the initial three games, Australia had to win all their remaining matches, and they accomplished just that.
Australia vs Afghanistan World Cup 2015
They started by achieving a record-breaking victory against Afghanistan, winning by a massive 275 runs. This still stands as the largest World Cup victory. Australia posted 417/6 on the scoreboard, with David Warner scoring a century (178), and then they bowled out Afghanistan for 142.
Australia vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2015
The next match saw them defeating Sri Lanka by 64 runs. Australia set a target of 376/9 and restricted Sri Lanka to 312. Glenn Maxwell’s explosive innings of 102 off 53 balls was a highlight.
Australia vs Scotland World Cup 2015
The following match for the Australian team was more one-sided. They secured a straightforward seven-wicket victory against Scotland.
Australia vs Pakistan World Cup 2015
Finishing second in their group, Australia proceeded to the quarterfinals against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. They limited Pakistan to 213 runs and chased the target by making 216/4, winning by six wickets.
Australia vs India World Cup 2015, Semi-Final
Australia advanced to the semi-finals, where they squared off against India in a highly anticipated showdown. Australia put up a score of 328/7, led by Steve Smith’s century (105). In response, India’s innings were concluded at 233, resulting in a 95-run victory for Australia.
Australia vs New Zealand World Cup 2015 Final
The tournament’s final took place at the Melbourne Cricket Stadium between Australia and New Zealand. These two teams had faced each other before in the group stage, where New Zealand narrowly won by one wicket.
However, in the final match, Australia showcased their prowess. They managed to bowl out New Zealand for a mere 183 runs in 45 overs and then scored 186/3, securing a comprehensive seven-wicket victory.
With this triumph, Australia secured their fifth World title, creating a historic moment. In addition to the glory, Australia also earned a prize of USD 3,975,000 for their championship win.
Australia Squad for the World Cup 2015
World Cup 2015 Australia Squad: Michael Clarke (c), George Bailey (vc), Pat Cummins, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Shane Watson.
Most Runs in World Cup 2015 for Australia
Here are the Top Batsman Who Socred Most Runs for Australia in World Cup 2015.
Most Wickets in World Cup 2015 for Australia
Here are the Top Bowlers with Most Wickets for Australia in World Cup 2015.
The Path of Australia to the 2015 World Cup Final
|Group A||England||Melbourne||Feb 14, Sat||won by 111 runs|
|Group A||Bangladesh||Brisbane||Feb 21, Sat||Match abandoned due to Rain|
|Group A||New Zealand||Auckland||Feb 28, Sat||Lost by 1 wkt|
|Group A||Afghanistan||Perth||Mar 04, Wed||won by 275 runs|
|Group A||Sri Lanka||Sydney||Mar 08, Sun||won by 64 runs|
|Group A||Scotland||Hobart||Mar 14, Sat||won by 7 wkts|
|Quarter-Final||Pakistan||Adelaide||Mar 20, Fri||won by 6 wkts|
|Semi-Final||India||Sydney||Mar 26, Thu||won by 95 runs|
|Final||New Zealand||Melbourne||Mar 29, Sun||won by 7 wkts|
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