Can Brendon McCullum led New Zealand to victory? © Getty Images
Can Brendon McCullum led New Zealand to victory? © Getty Images

Melbourne: New Zealand will bring an unchanged line-up into Sunday’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final against co-hosts Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), captain Brendon McCullum confirmed on Saturday.  PREVIEW: Australia (AUS) vs New Zealand (NZ) ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 FINAL

New Zealand head into the match at the MCG after defeating South Africa by four wickets in Auckland in the first semi-final while Australia saw off defending champions India by 95 runs in the second-semi-final at Sydney, reports The Sydney Morning HeraldSCORECARD: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final Australia (AUS) vs New Zealand (NZ) at Melbourne

Meanwhile the New Zealand skipper believes Indians fans, who will be in attendance in large numbers at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the cricket World Cup final on Sunday, will be rooting for his team and not Australia, adding that this support is needed in a game of such magnitude.

The New Zealand team:

Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (c), Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), Daniel Vettori, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.