AB de Villiers returns to captain the Standard Bank Proteas in the first One-Day International (ODI) against England at Headingley in Leeds on Wednesday. De Villiers missed the two warm-up matches due to a respiratory tract infection, but has made a satisfactory recovery for the series-opener. The 33-year-old says the three-match series signals the start of the journey towards the ICC Champions Trophy final, and is the perfect opportunity to set the tone for the next four weeks. Both teams are known to play a positive and expressive brand of cricket, which could set up an entertaining contest between bat and ball.The Proteas have extended their condolences and sympathy to the victims and families of those affected by the bombing incident in Manchester.

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