Coetzer wants Scotland to enjoy the moment after their victory over England

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       Chris and Tom Sole are bullish about Scotland's chances of beating England on home turf this Sunday

The world's top-ranked ODI team, who play the first of five matches against the Aussies at the Oval in London on Wednesday, were beaten by the Scots by six runs for the very first time in Edinburgh on Sunday.

England one-day captain Morgan has agreed to the request, but only for the opening game of the five-match series.

Scotland's victory will send out a powerful message to the ICC, which voted to restrict the 2019 World Cup to 10 teams from the previous 14, which makes it far more hard for second-tier sides to qualify.

All signs suggest England will continue to play high-wire one-day cricket - they did, after all, almost complete the joint-second highest ODI chase on Sunday - but they have had a painful reminder that the trapeze act comes with inherent risk.

"I hit it nicely".

Asked if England will have suffered a setback, spinner Agar replied: 'I hope so.

The world No 1 one-day worldwide side were embarrassed in Edinburgh but, ahead of a series against Australia which starts
on Wednesday, Morgan chose to view it as
valuable preparation.

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Many cricketing legends and pundits took to social media to support Scotland and the rise of Associate Nations.

Scotland saw captain Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross share a century stand after Morgan won the toss.

Coetzer, who scored 58 in 49 balls and added 103 for the first wicket with Matt Cross, was pleased with the outcome, saying, "It means a lot to the guys".

But they lost both openers in quick succession to be 107 for two. It was the highest score in Scotland's ODI career, and the highest total England have ever had to chase, but Johnny Bairstow soon had the Scottish fans anxious.

However, England were undermined by a succession of soft dismissals after Bairstow holed out in the 18th over. But careless departures of Jason Roy (34), Eoin Morgan (20) and Alex Hales (52) and Joe Root (29) proved costly for the side. Mark Watt finished on 3-55 off 10 overs.

Victory completed a notable double over England for the Sole family.

The sight of Scotland's Safyaan Sharif running in and reverse swinging the old ball at the Grange on Sunday was a little reminder of just what England are missing with a year to go until the World Cup.

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