Australia won the first ODI by 19 runs at Old Trafford, Manchester. This was the third victory of Aussies against England in 14 ODIs.
England won the toss and elected to field. Batting first Australia set the target of 295 with England managing only to reach 275-9 wickets.
– Batting: G. Maxwell 77, M. Marsh 73
-Bowling: M. Wood 3-54, J. Archer 3-57
-Bowling: S. Billings 118, J. Bairstow 84
-Bowling: A. Zampa 4-55, J. Hazlewood 3-26)
-Result: Australia won by 19 runs
-3 Match Series: Australia lead 1-0