England will not sledge about ball-tampering, says captain Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan scored a 69-ball hundred for Middlesex against Gloucestershire on Wednesday

"So we get an automatic look at five players we wouldn't have got a look at and we use that to build towards the World Cup in 12 months' time".

England will be keen to bounce back from the defeat when they begin their five-match ODI series against Australia on Wednesday.

Scotland's total was their highest at this level, surpassing their 341 for nine against fellow non-Test nation Canada at Christchurch four years ago.

The other side (Scotland) is comprising with Kyle Coetzer (captain), Richie Berrington, Dylan Budge, Matt Cross, Alasdair Evans, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Hamza Tahir, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal, Stuart Whittingham. The addition of Sam Billings and Jake Ball as replacements for the injured Stokes and Woakes respectively should provide England with a good pool of players to choose from for the first encounter. "I think it's going to be a good series".

"The way we played, we didn't deserve to win it".

"I thought the way we played today we didn't deserve to win it, we might have scraped past and won but there are still quite a few mistakes made that we need to rectify".

First Scotland impressed the cricketing world with their performance in Zimbabwe at the qualifiers, where they missed out of a successful result after a controversial Duckworth-Lewis loss to the West Indies in March, and on Sunday, once again they proved they have the potential to produce competitive cricket. "We didn't do enough to win".

"It does not take away what happened in the World Cup qualifiers and everyone's feelings about the 10-team tournament".

"They are trying to turn around the image of the game in their country, and we're all for that". That is the bigger shop window rather than the personal side.

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.

"If the ICC and other worldwide teams look at this game they will see we are not an add on". This should be a catalyst for more games.

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