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  1. England complete series win
  2. Finch 62, Stoinis 56, Marsh 55
  3. Smith 45 - controversially ct behind
  4. Eng 302-6: Buttler 100*, Woakes 53*
  5. England lead 3-0 in five-match series

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By Jack Skelton and Jamie Lillywhite

All times stated are UK

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  1. Farewell

    That next match in Adelaide is another 03:20 GMT start so please join the team for that one from 03:00 GMT on Friday.

    In the meantime Jack Skelton's account of another highly impressive England victory is available for your perusal.

    England's series then - and this time next week in Perth they could be bidding to seal a 5-0 whitewash.

    Let's see. Safe travels, cheerio now.

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    So three changes for Australia for the second match, four more changes today. What side will they decide upon for the next match in Adelaide?

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    Chris Woakes hit Michell Starc for four and six from successive deliveries in the final over, as England added 76 from the final six overs. The Buttler-Woakes partnership was 113 in 11.5 overs.

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    Let's just have a quick look back at the England innings. Jos Buttler was on 12 at the end of the 27th over.

    After surviving a difficult chance in the deep to Zampa in the 48th over when on 70 Buttler hit three fours and two sixes from the next eight balls he faced.

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    Aaron Finch would be top of most averages after two centuries. The powerful opener was dismissed for 62 today, another wicket for Rashid and a key breakthrough in the 21st over. Finch has an average of 91 for the series and a strike-rate of 96.

    Mitchell Starc is the most successful Australian bowler with six wickets in the three matches but he was wicketless today and went for 63 from his 10 overs.

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    Six wickets in the series now for leg-spinner Adil Rashid at a cost of 32 runs each, with an economy rate of 6.50. He played the most recent of his 10 Tests (he has a record of 38 wickets at 42 apiece) in December 2016 - will there be a recall?

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    Joe Root's dismissal for 27 today finally gives him a series average, following two not-outs in the first two matches. So 164 runs, one dismissal - average 164. What will he finish the series with?

  8. 'England have so many bases covered'

    James Taylor

    Ex-England batsman on Test Match Special

    England are such a dynamic side. They have so many bases covered with bat and ball - and don't forget they're still missing Ben Stokes.

    Chris Woakes
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    Joel Coady: Obviously we were just using the Ashes as a warm-up for the real series...

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    SMS Message: Re. Chris from Reading. That would put Australia on 22 points and England on 8 points. from Connor from Folkestone
    Connor from Folkestone

    Don't extinguish his fireworks quite so soon Connor....

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    Before today, Australia had won nine of their last 10 matches against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground - and each of the last four at the venue.

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    Katya Witney: I want those hands from the Test series to be on display next Sunday. It’s only fair.

    Australia v England

    They might need five digits on display, Katya.

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    England captain Eoin Morgan on the final two ODIs: "We're certainly going to be playing our strongest possible XI, and hopefully it's good enough for us to put in winning performances."

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    Greg Boon: I hope Rashid goes full Nathan Lyon and talks about a career ending series for the Aussies.

  15. 'I'm so proud of how we fought back'

    England captain Eoin Morgan: "Losing one of our quicks (Plunkett) hurt us quite a lot but I'm so proud of the way the guys fought back. The amount of character we showed at the end was great.

    "It was required for everybody to give a bit extra. We weren't at our best in the field but with the ball we were excellent.

    "It has probably been our best win as a group to date."

  16. 'It's the best win we've ever had'

    Man of the match Jos Buttler, who made 100 not out off 83 balls: "Very special. It's the best win we've ever had - the way we were challenged throughout, Plunkett getting injured, Joe sticking his hand up to bowl the overs, and still fighting, and to win the series."

  17. 'Our one-day cricket hasn't been up to scratch'

    Australia skipper Steve Smith: "For 45 overs our bowling was pretty good. Obviously Jos played exceptionally well and Woakes but I didn't think we bowled as well as we could have.

    "We were probably chasing 30 too many and tonight we couldn't get that momentum going. We probably batted better than in the first two games but it wasn't enough."

    On his controversial dismissal caught behind:"I was given out so I had to get off the field. I wasn't batting very well anyway so it gave someone else a chance.

    "We've got a lot to learn. Our ODI cricket hasn't been up to scratch for a while so we have to find a way of winning games of cricket against quality opposition."

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    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    What a time to be an England one-day fan.