Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan and Phil Salt notched up centuries while Liam Livingstone scored England’s fastest ODI fifty. The previous record was England’s 481 against Australia in 2018.
Incredible.We break our own World Record with a score of 4️⃣9️⃣8️⃣🇳🇱 #NEDvENG 🏴 https://t.co/oWtcfh2nsv
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) 1655471536000
Malan (125) and Salt (122) laid the foundation for England’s record score with a 222-run partnership before Buttler (162 not out) came in and accelerated the scoring in what was a brutal onslaught on the Dutch bowlers.
In all, Buttler smashed seven boundaries and cleared the ropes 14 times while Livingstone, who reached his fifty in 17 balls, finished unbeaten on 66 off just 22 deliveries.
🚨 RECORD ALERT 🚨 England end their innings on 498/4, the highest team total in men’s ODI history 👏 📝 Scorecard:… https://t.co/qMEYPCix39
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England now have the three highest scores in ODI history, having also scored 444 against Pakistan in 2016.