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Australian cricketer and Captain of the team, Michael Clarke has announced his retirement from One Day Internationals (ODI) cricket format. He had made this announcement prior to playing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 finals against New Zealand. He will continue to represent Australia in the Test matches. His last match was the World Cup Final match against New Zealand. Other than Michael Clarke, the World Cup Winning Captains of Australia are Allan Border, Steve Waugh, and Ricky Ponting (2 times).

Clarke’s ODI Career

  • Matches – 245
  • Runs – 7981 runs.
  • Highest score – 130 runs.
  • Bowled in 106 innings.
  • Wickets Taken – 57

New Zealand cricketer and former captain Daniel Vettori has announced his retirement from international cricket. He made this announcement after losing the ICC World Cup 2015 Final match against Australia. In 2011, he had retired from Tests and Twenty-20s cricket format.

Vettori started his international cricket career in 1996–97 at the age of 18. He was the youngest player to represent New Zealand in Test cricket.

Vettori’s ODI career

  • Matches – 295 matches and had batted in 187 innings.
  • Runs Scored – 2253 runs in ODIs.
  • Wickets Taken – 305 wickets.

Vettor’s Test career

  • Matches – 113
  • Runs scored – 4531 runs.
  • Highest score – 140.
  • Wickets Taken – 362 wickets.