–> This was the 400th match of World Cup history. 

–> The lowest target defended in a WC final or any WC knockout game is 184- India (183) v WI (140) in the finals of the 1983 World Cup.

–> As many as four Kiwi batsmen were dismissed for a duck, the second hisgest in a World Cup Final. England had 5 ducks in the finals of 1979 World Cup Finals and in the same match, West Indies had 3.

–> Brad Haddin (37 years and 157 days) is oldest Australian to play World Cup Final. Previous oldest was Glenn McGrath (37 years and 78 days) in 2007.

–> Grant Elliot is first South Africa born player to score 50 in WC Final.

–> Just the second time in Grant Elliott’s ODI career,  he’s made two consecutive fifties.

–> Grant Elliott is second South Africa born player to play World Cup Final. First was Allan Lamb in the 1987 Finals for England against Australia at the MCG.

–> 31-1 is New Zealand’s lowest mandatory Power Play score in this World Cup.

–> 15-3 is New Zealand’s lowest batting Power Play score in this World Cup.

–> Brendon McCullum is the first captain ever score DUCK in World Cup Final.

–> Steven Smith became the first batsman in World Cup history make five consecutive 50+ scores (95, 72, 65, 105, 56*). 

–> The home team wins the World Cup final in consecutive World Cups- India at Wankhede in 2011 and Australia at MCG in 2015. 

–> Darren Lehmann became the first person ever to win World Cups as coach and as player. 




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