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

David Astbury was back at Punt Road this morning, where the popular Richmond Defender spoke exclusively to Seven News about his run-in with a stingray last Wednesday. Tom Browne reports.

A record crowd has packed the Melbourne Cricket Ground to see Australia face off against New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup.

Sydney FC dealt Wellington Phoenix their first loss since early February, dismantling the A-League leaders 3-0.

Sydney Roosters have destroyed the Raiders, while the Broncos held off a late Warriors comeback.

Jamie Whincup's 11th race win at Symmons Plains means Red Bull Racing teammate Craig Lowndes will have to wait for an historic 100th V8 Supercars win.

Australia's bowlers starred with the ball, skittling New Zealand for a total of 183 in the World Cup final at the MCG.

Daniel Ricciardo will start from fourth on the grid in tonight's Malaysian Grand Prix, following a rain-affected qualifying session.

Perth Glory has kept alive their hopes of claiming the A-League Premier's Plate with a 3-2 comeback win over the Western Sydney Wanderers.

The Waratahs have moved back into Super Rugby's top six with a 23-11 victory over the Blues at Allianz Stadium.