Besides the 90,000 plus fans at Melbourne Cricket Ground New Zealand faces off against Australia, most of the players have support in the form of their families and spouses.
Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann believes that a happy high-heeled WAGs (wife and girlfriend) makes a happy cricketer.
They do not just act as ornamental decorative pieces but also ease the on-field pressures of their men.
Australia's explosive batsman David Warner has credited his partner for helping him mature as a person, but more importantly, as a batsman. With iron woman Candice Falzon by his side, the dashing opener set the tone of the tournament.
Wives and partners of team members have spoken of how they'll be cheering on their men.
There were few irritants in the form of pitch invader who tried to gatecrash the biggest cricketing show.
Sadly, what a way to waste your World Cup final ticket.