Former asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed is among three new faces in the Australian squad for the Ashes series in the UK starting in July.

Cricket's new world champions have been cheered on by adoring fans at Federation Square. Michael Scanlan reports.

Thousands of cricket fans turned out in Melbourne to congratulate Australia's World Cup champions.

The champion cricketers are meeting fans in Melbourne's Federation Square, to parade their trophy win.

Our cricketers are the kings of the world after beating New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup.

Shane Warne's focus on drinking has caused a stir online.

Australia are World Cup champions for the fifth time after dominating New Zealand in last night's final.

Australia has claimed its fifth Cricket World Cup title in spectacular style with a win over New Zealand at the MCG overnight.