Newly appointed captain Michael Clarke finished the series with a clean-sweep to his name in his first series. Miachel Hussey century and in form Shane Watson fifty helped Australia to set a total of 361/8.
Former captain Ricky Ponting who was promoted as an opener scored 47, while Clarke also scored 47.
In reply, Bangladesh was in full to mode to chase the target. At one time Bangladesh was 221-3 after 38 overs. Unlike the first ODI, Bangladesh batsman performed up to the mark as Imrul Kayes scored 93; Shahriar Nafees scored another fifty of the series.
ODI no. 3151
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
13 April 2011 – day/night (50-over match)
Australia in Bangladesh ODI Series - 3rd ODI
Bangladesh v Australia
Australia won by 66 runs
Australia 361/8 (Miachel Hussey 108, Shane Watson 72, Ponting 47, Clarke 47 & Mortaza 3/80)
Bangladesh 295-6 (Imrul Kayes 93, Shahriar Nafees 60, Mahmudullah 68* & Johnson 3/67)