The likes of Cam Smith, Talor Gooch and Anirban Lahiri were on display for the over 90,000 fans who attended.
It was so succesful, the SA government secured the rights to the event for the next three years.
2. Australia stun India to win World Cup
Travis Head belted one of the greatest centuries in ODI World Cup history to lead Australia to a 137-run win against India.
The best part? The Aussies’ sixth ODI trophy was won against the home team, which up until the final, remained unbeaten.
1. The Matildas capture our hearts
The Matildas became the first national Australian team to make it to the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup.
The Tillies’ home-soil performance broke attendance, television, and merchandise sale records.
The side was so influential, that it led to the Australian National Dictionary Centre selecting “Matilda” as the country’s word of the year.
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