In pictures: Cricket World Cup 2015

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A selection of Press Association images from the Cricket World Cup 2015, won by co-hosts Australia.

  • Australia captain Michael Clarke holds the trophy aloft as he celebrates their seven wicket victory over New Zealand to win the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia. A record crowd of 93,000 turned out for the showpiece. Photo: Rob Griffith/PA Images.
  • Australia's Clarke and his Kiwi counterpart Brendon McCullum pose for a photo at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ahead of their highly anticipated final. Photo: Rick Rycroft/PA Images.
  • Indian fans watch their country's semi-final defeat to Australia on a television at a fire cracker shop in Hyderabad. As ever, India provides the lion's share of the tournament's TV audience. Photo: Mahesh Kumar A/PA Images.
  • Fans take in a match from a KFC-sponsored platform suspended from a crane overlooking the Sydney Cricket Ground. Photo: Rick Rycroft/PA Images.
  • Indian batsman Virat Kohli, ranked by SportsPro as the world's second most marketable athlete in 2014, greets fans ahead of a semi-final showdown with Australia. Photo: Rob Griffith/PA Images.
  • Ireland's captain William Porterfield, left, celebrates his century with team mate Gary Wilson during their Pool B match against Pakistan in Adelaide. Despite a string of impressive performances at the tournament, Ireland are among a number of 'associate' nations set to miss out on the 2019 edition in England due to the ICC's decision to restrict qualification to just ten teams. Photo: James Elsby/PA Images.
  • The Afghanistan team stands for their national anthem during their Pool A match against England in Sydney. Photo: Rick Rycroft/PA Images.
  • New Zealand fans cheered their team, arguably the most exciting in the tournament, all the way to the final. Photo: Andy Brownbill/PA Images.

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