| GEO Sports|
| Australia beats South Africa by 47 runs in ODI|
| Updated at: 0918 PST, Saturday, April 18, 2009|
JOHANNESBURG: Australia bounced back to finish the one-day international series against South Africa with a convincing 47-run victory at the Wanderers on Friday.
South Africa still won the series 3-2 and retained the No.1 spot in the world ODI rankings Australia's total of 303-7 initially looked like it could be reached on a good wicket, but the Proteas dropped from 150-1 to be all out for 256 less than 20 overs later.
South Africa lost captain Graeme Smith for 20 with the score on 46. His opening partner Herschelle Gibbs, who hit a century in the last match, hit 10 fours and a six in the101 balls he faced, before falling for 86. Going for a sweep shot, he was trapped in front by off-spinner Nathan Hauritz