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As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI

After Ashes whitewash, the English team ended the ODI series as well on a sorry note - failing to chase a paltry 217 to lose the game by five runs.

Cricketnext Staff |January 26, 2014, 8:43 AM IST
As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI

(For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.)

TOSS: Australia win the toss and decide to bat.

TEAM NEWS: Australia have benched Daniel Christian, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Steve Smith. England have brought in Joe Root for Ballance.

PLAYING XIs:

AUSTRALIA: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (capt), George Bailey, James Maxwell, Mathew Wade (wk), James Faulkner, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty

ENGLAND: Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell

Australia lead the series 3-1

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4659 119
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3270 99
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 9349 260
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