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England vs Australia: England win by three wickets

England beat Australia in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Oval in London.

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England beat Australia by three wickets. (Reuters Photo)

England beat Australia in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Oval in London. Put into bat first Australia could only manage to score 215. In reply, England chased down the score with six overs to spare. What should have been a comfortable chase became a tricky one as England lost quick wickets in the middle overs hurting their chase. But half-centuries from Joe Root and Eoin Morgan and a quick 35 from David Willey was enough to see them home. For Australia, it was a disappointing start under Justin Langer as they simply did not get enough runs on the board. They need to score more runs to put pressure on the English side in the coming matches.

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England vs Australia 1st ODI: Highlights

England win by 3 wickets

David Willey deposits the ball over long-on for a six and England win the match by three wickets. It was a tame end to a contest which should have ended before. But the loss of quick wickets in the middle overs hurt England's chase. Disappointing start for the new Australian side under Justin Langer. They simply did not get enough runs on the board. They need to score more runs to put pressure on the English side in the coming matches.

England move closer to victory

England lost some wickets in the middle overs but they are back on track, courtesy David Willey and Moeen Ali. This has been a good effort from Australian bowlers too

England in trouble

England have lost three wickets in quick succession. First, it was Eoin Morgan who departed, next Jos Buttler and now it's Joe Root who is gone. Australia are very much back in this match

WICKET!

Australia finally have a wicket as Eoin Morgan departs for a well-played 69. He tried to cut an outside off-stump delivery from Andrew Tye and got to hit the under edge of the bat. England are 153/4

Morgan on a roll

Eoin Morgan has played some brilliant strokes here. Joe Root has given good support to him but the skipper is leading from the fespecially after they lost three early wickets

Morgan, Root resist

Both Eoin Morgan and Joe Root have shown good character here in this run-chase. They need to stay at the crease to get a positive result. A 70-80 odd runs partnership will do for England from this stage

England struggling

England have their limited over skipper Eoin Morgan and Test captain Joe ROot out in the middle. They are struggling right now as they need a partnership to get back in the game

Hales departs

Debutant Nesser strikes and he has the big fish. Alex Hales has been trapped in front of the stumps and Australia get the second English wicket

GONE!

Billy Stanlake sends Jason Roy packing for a two-ball duck in the 215-run chase. England lose their first wicket without any score on the board. It was a quick delivery that came into the right-hander and went past his defense

Australia bundled out for 214 against England

Australia have been bowled out for 214 against England in this first ODI. Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali did the trick for England as they picked early wickets but Glenn Maxwell held the nerves and scored a fine half-century

SIX!

Andrew Tye goes aerial this time and smashes the ball out of the park. He was hit on the helmet on the previous delivery but returned well this time. Plunkett pulled the length of the ball slightly and Tye was ready for it. Australia have given themselves something to defend

Australia in trouble

Australia have lost wickets quickly and this time it is the debutant Nesser who is gone. Glenn Maxwell looked good for a big score but he got out and AUstralia are struggling

WICKET!

England finally get the breakthrough and it's Glenn Maxwell who is gone for 62. Liam Plunkett gets his first wicket and Australia lose their sixth

Maxwell scores 50

Glenn Maxwell has shown great character as he gets to a fifty against England. Australia were reeling at one stage but this has been a terrific knock from him

Maxwell on a roll

Glenn Maxwell begins to accelerate against Moeen Ali. He has hit him for a couple of boundaries and a maximum in this over. He needs to get some runs for Australia from here on

WICKET!

Another one bites the dust and this time it is Marcus Stoinis who has been sent packing by Adil Rashid for 22. He failed to read a wrong-un from Rashid and tried to cut the delivery but edged the ball and gave a catch to the wicket-keeper

WICKET!

Australia continue to lose wickets and it's skipper Tim Paine who has to depart for 12. He tried to play a reverse sweep off Moeen Ali but didn't time it well. Australia are in a spot of bother now

WICKET!

Moeen Ali gets his second wicket as he cleans up Shaun Marsh for 24 and Australia are in a spot of bother at 52/3. Marsh missed the line of the ball completely

GONE!

Moeen Ali gets the important wicket of Aaron Finch who is gone for 19 and Australia are 47/2. Change of bowling has worked for England. Finch tried to slash a tossed up delivery from Ali but didn't time it and it went  straight into the hands of Mark Wood at short third man

AUS vs ENG

Australia lost an early wicket but they have resisted well in these overs. Both Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh are maintaining a good strike rate and have also kept the wickets intact

BOUNDARIES

Back to back boundaries for Shaun Marsh. Willey had a good first over after he scalped an early wicket but Marsh gets going

WICKET!

England have an early breakthrough as David Willey removes Travis Head who tried to drive a swinging delivery away from him.. Aus are 7/1. Shaun MArsh is the new man in

WICKET!

England have an early breakthrough as David Willey removes Travis Head who tried to drive a swinging delivery away from him.. Aus are 7/1. Shaun MArsh is the new man in

Australia begin innings

Aaron Finch has Travis Head as his opening partner. David Warner who has opened the innings for Australia for quite some time is not in the team after he was banned for an year by CA after ball-tampering controversy

England vs Australia

Players walk out in the middle. England would be looking to rub-off their performance against Scotland. They did show some character while batting but the bowers need to stick to the line and length

PLAYING XI

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

Australia: Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim Paine(w/c), Ashton Agar, Michael Neser, Andrew Tye, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake

Sam Billings and Jake Ball have been released to play for Kent and Nottinghamshire respectively in Royal London Cup quarter-final

Neser debuts

Michael Neser will debut for Australia and he has received his ODI cap from former Australia wicketkeeper batsman Brad Haddin

Australia bat first

Australia win the toss and elect to bat against England at the Oval. Neser will debut for Australia in the first ODI at the Oval

England vs Australia at the Oval

England and Australia are ready to begin the five-match ODI series with the first game to be played at the Oval on Wednesday. England are coming into this game after a shock loss to Scotland at home. Australia are also playing their first international game after the ball-tampering controversy. Big game for both the teams

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England vs Australia 1st ODI Live Streaming: England and Australia play 1st ODI at The Oval. (AP Photo)

England vs Australia Live Cricket Score 1st ODI Live Streaming: Australia will be eager to perform in the first ODI against England, a match that is their first international game after the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa. Australia will play a five-match ODI series and the first match will be played at the Oval on Wednesday. England too will be looking to get back to winning ways after they suffered a shock six-run defeat at the hands of Scotland recently. Eoin Morgan has a lot of work to do with his bowling unit as England are preparing some of the most flat tracks that cricket has seen recently.