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Opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score to support England a comfortable five-wicket victory against Australia in the opening match of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Australia v England 2017 1st ODI Sun 14 January, MCG, Melbourne, Australia

Results: England won by 5 wickets

England 5 for 308 (Roy 180, Root 91*) | Australia 304 All out (Finch 107, Stoinis 60, Marsh 50, Plunkett 3-71)

Player of the Match: Jason Roy – 180(151 balls)

Australia – David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith (capt), Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye.

England – Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood.

Toss: England, who chose to field
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Simon Fry, Christopher Gaffaney, Handunnettige Dharmasena, Sam Nogajski
Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle

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