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Cricket: Australia want 10-0 whitewash after sewing up ODI series

Published on Jan 19, 2014 8:28 PM

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia sprinted to an effortless seven-wicket win over England on Sunday and set their sights on a 10-0 sweep after sealing the one-day cricket series with two matches still to go.

Victory in the third ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground was all too easy for a side riding a wave of confidence from their 5-0 Ashes whitewash and successive victories in the 50-over tournament.

Skipper Michael Clarke is targeting the world No.1 ranking for Australia in both the one-day and Test formats.

"Obviously we want to win 5-0 now we are in this position," he said after leading Australia to their eighth consecutive win over England.

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