<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/_7xISJukYCw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true"></iframe><br/>Rain played spoilsport by washing out the first One-Day International (ODI) between <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/England/post" target="_blank">England</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/Australia/post" target="_blank">Australia</a> at Headingley on Friday.<br /> <br /> After both the teams won a T20 each, they were looking to carry that form into the ODIs. England rested five&nbsp; key players and gave opportunity to the youngsters. They came into the match after winning a one-off ODI clash against neighbours <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/Ireland/post" target="_blank">Ireland</a>.<br /> <br /> Australia, on the other hand, were at full strength with <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/Michael-Clarke/post" target="_blank">Michael Clarke</a> returning to lead them. They beat Scotland in a one-off ODI coming into the series.<br /> <br /> It was expected to be an evenly-fought encounter as both teams are well balanced 50-over sides. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/Eoin-Morgan/post" target="_blank">Eoin Morgan</a> was set to lead England in the absence of senior players.