Eoin Morgan's brilliant unbeaten 89 led England to a 15-run victory over Australia in an entertaining first one-day international at Lord's on Friday.
Morgan struck 89 off 63 balls to lift the hosts to a total of 272 for five and the touring side always threatened to reach their target thanks to fluent half-centuries from David Warner and captain Michael Clarke.
Clarke won the toss on a rainy morning and England's innings was built around a solid opening partnership of 74 between Alastair Cook and Ian Bell in tricky conditions.
The players were forced off three times due to rain but Cook made 40 and Bell 41 to give their team a good platform.
Jonathan Trott contributed a useful 54 off 70 balls before the fireworks were provided by Morgan.
The diminutive left-hander struck four sixes and five fours in a fierce late assault on the Australian bowlers to lift England to an imposing total.
Australia lost the wicket of Shane Watson early in their chase but Warner made 56 off 61 balls to give them momentum.