Three Lions continue to fight back late in their Australian tour.
Improving England restricted Australia to 217 for nine wickets with a tight bowling display in the final one-day tie against Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.
Stuart Broad led the charge taking three key wickets for 31 runs off his 10 overs, two of them maidens.
George Bailey topscored for Australia with 56 off 74 balls while opener Shaun Marsh made 36.
But England controlled the game picking up regular wickets, keeping the run rate down to 4.3 on a slow pitch.
All-rounder Ben Stokes also picked up three wickets for 43 off 10 overs.
Scoreboard after Australia’s innings in the fifth and final ODI against England at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.
A. Finch b Broad 7
S. Marsh c Cook b Stokes 36
S. Watson c Buttler b Broad 0
M. Clarke b Bresnan 8
G. Bailey c Broad b Stokes 56
G. Maxwell c Buttler b Stokes 22
M. Wade b Broad 31
J. Faulkner c Morgan b Jordan 27
N. Coulter-Nile lbw Jordan 15
C. McKay not out 1
X. Doherty not out 1
Extras (w4, lb9) 13
Total (for 9 wickets, 50 overs) 217
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Finch), 2-22 (Watson), 3-43 (Clarke), 4-64 (Marsh), 5-112 (Maxwel), 6-167 (Bailey), 7-176 (Wade), 8-215 (Faulkner), 9-215 Coulter-Nile
Bowling: Broad 10-2-31-3, Jordan 10-0-37-2, Bresnan 10-0-51-1, Tredwell 7-0-28-0, Stokes 10-0-43-3, Bopara 3-0-18-0
Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI), Simon Fry, (AUS).
Third Umpire: Kumar Dharmasena, (SRI).
Match Referee: Andrew Pycroft (ZIM)