Steven Finn was on a hat-trick twice as his world-class fast bowling set up England's victory at Chester-le-Street, which clinched the NatWest Series and also posted a national one-day record of nine successive wins.
Australia rarely had realistic prospects of a fightback in this fourth match of five, despite a sterling 70 from David Hussey, after lurching to six for two this morning.
They eventually mustered 200 for nine. But as conditions eased, and Australia's pace attack paled in comparison to England's, Ian Bell (69) and Jonathan Trott (64no) engineered a routine chase which was completed with 13 balls and eight wickets to spare.
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