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JAMES Faulkner was man of the match while some big name Kiwis went missing in a one-sided World Cup final. See how every player rated.
MITCHELL Starc gave Australia a dream start to the World Cup final, removing Brendon McCullum in the first over. Spinner Glenn Maxwell then clean-bowled Martin Guptill to leave New Zealand 2-133. FOLLOW IT LIVE
MITCHELL Starc capped an incredible World Cup after he was named Player of the Tournament in a series dominated by batsmen.
FOR the Australian cricket team a long and trying season scarred by real-life tragedy would end with sporting triumph when they won the World Cup for the fifth time.
STEVE Smith hit the winning runs after getting a massive stroke of luck courtesy of the Zing Bails, while Mitchell Starc gave Australia a dream start.