Shortly before the start of the first ODI against England, Australia suffered a major setback. Veteran batsman Steven Smith was ruled out of the match due to a head injury sustained during training on Thursday. Excluded from the XI.
According to Australian captain Aaron Finch, Marcus Stevens has been replaced, Mitchell Marsh will bat in the middle and Alex Carey will be behind the wicket.
At Old Trafford, Manchester, England have played one-day internationals for the first time since last year against Jose Butler, Mark Wood and Joffrey Archer. Ben is playing in place of Stokes.
England captain Owen Morgan won the toss and elected to field first. Australia scored 294 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Maxwell 77 and Marsh 73 were prominent players in the innings. Mark Stevens also scored 43 runs. Labushen is playing at 10. Joffrey Archer took three wickets and Mark Wood also took three wickets.