Australia are inching towards a 5-0 whitewash after hammering Pakistan by 135 runs in the fourth ODI at Perth. Fast bowler Ryan Harris took his second consecutive five-wicket haul and also the Man of the Match award.
Australia despite an average start went onto put 277 for 8. Michael Hussey top scored with 67 while Nathan Hauritz made the difference with a rapid unbeaten 53 from 39 balls which included four sixes. Mohammad Asif picked up 3 for 42 for the tourists.
Pakistan in their chase slipped to 39 for 4 making it no contest at all. They were in the end bowled out for 142 inside 40 overs. Ryan Harris finished with mean figures of 9.5-3-19-5.