Ellyse Perry scored an important 56 and also picked three wickets as Australia Women completed a 4-0 series win by virtue of their 46-run victory in the fifth One-Day International against South Africa Women in Coffs Harbour.
After the Australian seamers bowled out South Africa for 250 in their second innings, the batsmen chased down the target of 127 runs with seven wickets in hand to register a consolation win for the home side.
Faf du Plessis scored a fabulous unbeaten century as South Africa recovered from 161 for seven to 259 for nine before they declared their innings to have a crack at Australia on day one of the third Test in Adelaide.
Meg Lanning and Nicole Bolton scored brilliant unbeaten knocks of 80 and 77 respectively as Australia Women chased down 174 runs in just 27.1 overs with nine wickets in hand to win the third One-Day International in Sydney thereby claiming the series 3-0.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been docked 100 percent of his match fees after he was found guilty of ball tampering in an independent hearing conducted by the International Cricket Council in Adelaide on Tuesday.
A 122-ball knock of 134 from Meg Lanning powered Australia Women to 278 for four following which the bowlers restricted South Africa Women to 119 for five in 31.2 overs after which persistent rain did not allow any further play thereby securing a 60-run victory to the home side by D/L method in the second One-Day International in Canberra.
Ellyse Perry held her nerve with an unbeaten 93 as she helped Australia Women chase down 227 runs in the penultimate delivery with just two wickets in hand in the first One-Day International against South Africa Women in Canberra.