Australia vs England on Australia Day in Adelaide | PHOTOS

The Australia team celebrates after Australia defeats England during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty

The Australia team celebrates after Australia defeats England during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty

The England players look on during the Australian team celebration after game five of the One Day International Series. Picture: Getty

The England players look on during the Australian team celebration after game five of the One Day International Series. Picture: Getty

Man of the match Aaron Finch of Australia. Picture: Getty

Man of the match Aaron Finch of Australia. Picture: Getty

The Australia team celebrates after Australia defeats England during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty

The Australia team celebrates after Australia defeats England during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty

Shane Watson of Australia celebrates after Australia defeats England. Picture: Getty

Shane Watson of Australia celebrates after Australia defeats England. Picture: Getty

Ravi Bopara of England is stumped by Matthew Wade of Australia and given out after an umpire review during game five of the One Day International Series. Picture: Getty

Ravi Bopara of England is stumped by Matthew Wade of Australia and given out after an umpire review during game five of the One Day International Series. Picture: Getty

Michael Clarke of Australia and Alastair Cook of England are seen at the coin toss prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Michael Clarke of Australia and Alastair Cook of England are seen at the coin toss prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Australia won the toss and elected to bat in the fifth ODI against England at Adelaide Oval.

Skipper Michael Clarke returned to the side, watched on by thousands of eager Australia Day supporters determined not to have their national day ruined by England.

And it wasn't.

AUS 9/217 – ENG 212 all out

Following the match, Alastair Cook said England should have gotten over the line. He said he felt England were in winning position throughout the game but gave credit to Australia for the win. 

Winning captain Michael Clarke gave credit to the bowlers. He said both teams deserved credit for bowling well in a low-scoring game. 

Aaron Finch was awarded the player of the series for his 258 runs in the five-match series. His 258 included two centuries for Australia. 

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

A general view of the Australian citizenship ceremony prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

A general view of the Australian citizenship ceremony prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Michael Clarke of Australia and Alastair Cook of England shake hands at the coin toss prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Michael Clarke of Australia and Alastair Cook of England shake hands at the coin toss prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

The Australian team line up prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

The Australian team line up prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

The Qantas choir sing prior game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

The Qantas choir sing prior game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England celebrates taking the wicket of Aaron Finch of Australia during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England celebrates taking the wicket of Aaron Finch of Australia during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England celebrates taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England celebrates taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England bowls during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

Stuart Broad of England bowls during game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.

Fans arrive Matthew Prior to game five of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on Australia Day. Picture: Getty.