CHESTER-LE-STREET: England beat Australia by four wickets to win the seventh one-day international at Riverside here on Sunday, although the tourists clinched the seven-match series 6-1.

Brief scores: Australia - 176 all out, 45.5 overs (R. Ponting 53, G. Swann 5-28); England - 177-6 in 40 overs (J. Denly 53).