6 Tips for New Zealand to beat Australia in the Final

6 Tips for New Zealand to beat Australia in the World Cup 2015 Final

6 Tips for New Zealand to beat Australia in the World Cup 2015 Final: After 49 matches and 43 days of high quality cricket in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, it all boils down to the one last match ‘THE FINAL’. It is the most significant match, where the two best teams in the competition, also the co-hosts New Zealand and Australia are in the final and since the defending champions are out, we will have a new World Champion in a day’s time. The four times champion Australia start as favorites for the contest, but here are the five tips for Brendon McCullum & Co. to defeat Australia and lift their maiden World Cup title.

1. Win the Toss and Bat first:

Final New Zealand vs Australia
Michael Clarke and Brendon McCullum, both the skippers will want to bat first if they win the toss.(© Getty Images)

Out of 10 World Cup finals so far, only three have been won by the team chasing the target. All the matches played at MCG in this World Cup have been won by the team batting first, telling us how vital the toss is going to be in the final.
If New Zealand bats first and put up a score anywhere close to 300, then it won’t be easy for Australians to chase that total down under immense pressure.