Michael Clarke says he will savour Australia's World Cup success before deciding whether he will play in the Big Bash League and other Twenty20 competitions following his retirement.
Jesse Hogan One-day cricket is primarily dominated by bat, but departing Australia captain Michael Clarke says it's thanks to his bowlers that he is ending his one-day career as part of a World Cup-winning team.
Greg Baum The World Cup final was over almost the instant it began.
Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke believes none of his players overstepped the mark with their treatment of dismissed New Zealand batsmen in Sunday's World Cup victory at the MCG.
Andrew Wu It is not in Brendon McCullum's DNA to defend. He believes there is no such thing as too much aggression, that it would have been silly to change his style this late.
Tom Decent Australia has won their fifth Cricket World Cup, but Shane Warne's interogation of winning players about their post-match drinking plans has caused a stir and generated some laughs on social media.
Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Michael Cheika's first big test of man management has begun with 15 Waratahs and 12 Brumbies players converging on Brisbane for the first formal gathering of the Test squad in a World Cup year.
Fairfax cricket writers pick their teams of the World Cup.
Malcolm Knox In Michael Clarke and Steven Smith, two generations of Australian cricket steered their team through the final leg of their long trek to a fifth World Cup.
Jesse Hogan Australia overwhelms New Zealand on the biggest stage. winning a fifth World Cup title by seven wickets.
Protecting this western Sydney "green jewel in the crown" has become a priority for environmentalists.