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Last Updated: Sunday September 20 2009 16:23 GMT

At last! England cricket team win

Graeme Swann celebrates a wicket

England have finally won a one-day match against Australia, but still ended up losing the series 6-1.

And the home side nearly threw this match away too, losing six wickets on the way to chasing a small victory target of 177 at the Riverside.

England did manage to get there in the end though, with the winning runs coming from an Australian no-ball.

Earlier some brilliant bowling from spinner Graeme Swann helped England bowled out Australia for just 176.

He took five wickets for only 28 runs as Australia struggled to score for the first time in the seven-match series.

England started well, reaching 106 without losing a wicket, but then fell apart until Paul Collingwood and Tim Bresnan made sure they finally earned a victory.

And there's no rest for England now as they play again on Friday, but this time the match is against Sri Lanka and is in the Champions Trophy in South Africa.