| GEO Sports|
| 1st ODI between England and SA today|
| Updated at: 1812 PST, Friday, November 20, 2009|
JOHANNESBURG: The first One-day International of the five-match series between South Africa and England will be played here today.
Both teams hoping for success in the first ODI of the series.
The English team is already suffering from injury problems before the series as two of their key players Graeme Swann and Stewart Broad are out of the first two matches.
However, England captain Andrew Strauss has expressed hope that his team would perform well in the one-day series despite injuries.
Meanwhile, South African coach Micky Arther said that the Protease would give tough fight to England in the series.
He said that his team after giving the best performance in the second Twenty20 International would display good game in the ODI series also.
The T20 series between the two teams was leveled 1-1.