Starc backed to carry form into Tests

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc was the player of the World Cup, with his 22 wickets the top of the pile and an average under 11, and his team-mates feel he'll take that for into Test cricket soon.

Ponting: Smith must take over from Clarke

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says that while George Bailey is a wonderful cricketer, the next ODI captain should be Steve Smith, in order to groom him to take over the Test side from Michael Clarke.

Haddin: I'm not playing another one-dayer

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has confirmed, in an off-hand way, that he has effectively retired from ODI cricket in the wake of his side's World Cup win, joining skipper Michael Clarke in walking into the sunset.

Fast streakers and other World Cup lessons

While people will talk about the result, the most important thing that we need to take from this tournament is the lessons we have learnt.

Clarke dedicates World Cup win to Hughes

Australia captain Michael Clarke has dedicated his side's World Cup victory to deceased team-mate and best friend Phillip Hughes, saying he had been the 16th member of the squad all through their campaign.