England hit a world record one-day international score of 5-498 to crush the Netherlands by 232 runs in Amstelveen on Friday, with three men scoring centuries.
Eoin Morgan’s side beat their own mark of 6-481 set against Australia at Trent Bridge in 2018, in the first match of the three-game series.
Jos Buttler, who finished on 162 not out, plundered his ton off just 47 balls — missing his own record for the fastest England century by just one ball — while Phil Salt and Dawid Malan also made three figures.
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“This is a really exciting time for us,” man of the match Buttler said after the match, played under blue skies at the VRA cricket ground just outside Amsterdam.
“I have certainly tried to back my…