Ryan Harris coming into the place of Peter Siddle captured five wickets as Pakistan crashed to its third straight defeat in the 5-ODI Series. Chasing a target of 287, Pakistan was bowled out for 246 at the Adelaide Oval. The top order failed them yet again on this tour and the middle order could only provide respectability to the score. Young Umar Akmal was the top scorer with 59 from 76 balls. Apart from Harris, Clint McKay was once again amongst the wickets taking three.
Australia winning the toss and batting first blaster 286 for 6. Opener Shaun Marsh came good with 83 from 113 balls and Michael Clarke scored 80 from 90 balls. Michael Hussey scored a breezy 49 from 28 balls in the final overs. Ryan Harris picked up the Man of the Match.