RESULT
Only ODI, Melbourne, January 05, 1971, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
(34.6/40 ov, T:191) 191/5

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
82 (119)
john-edrich
Bill Lawry c Alan Knott b Ray Illingworth 27 in the very first ODI game, Melbourne, January 5, 1971
Ray Illingworth gets the better of Bill Lawry in the first-ever ODI, at MCG on January 5, 1971Getty Images
The opening credits of the first-ever one-day international, Australia v England, Melbourne, January 5, 1971
The opening credits of the first-ever one-day internationalESPNcricinfo Ltd
The scoreboard at the start of the first-ever one-day international, Australia v England, Melbourne, January 5, 1971
The scoreboard at the start of the first-ever one-day internationalESPNcricinfo Ltd