England beat Ireland by 6 wickets with 22.1 overs to spare in the 1st ODI in Southampton on Thursday.
A five-wicket haul for David Willey, which included a searing opening spell in which he took four wickets in his first four overs, helped England dismiss Ireland for 172. Debutant Curtis Campher hung on for Ireland and managed a 51-run stand with Kevin O'Brien and later a 66-run stand with Andy McBrine to take Ireland beyond the 150-run mark. Campher took his time with getting runs though, ending the innings unbeaten on 59 off 118 balls.
In reply, England were 78/4 at one stage. However, Billings (67*) and Morgan (36*) put on a 96-run stand to take the home team to victory.
Ireland - 172 in 44.4 overs (Campher 59*, McBrine 40; Willey 5/30)
England - 174/4 in 27.5 overs (Sam Billings 67*, Eoin Morgan 36*; Craig Young 2/56)