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Scotland-England a sell-out

England’s Royal London one-day international versus Scotland on May 9 at Mannofield, Aberdeen, has sold out.

The day game, to be broadcast live on Sky Sports, will be the first time the two teams will have met since 2010. The next time they face one anther is set to be next February at Christchurch, New Zealand, in the group stage of the World Cup.

Scotland chief executive Roddy Smith said: “I’m thrilled that next month’s match is a sell-out.

“We have a strong team who are going onto the field with a positive attitude and fighting spirit, and we have fantastic support from both the cricketing public and the corporate community across the country.

Scotland and England's next one-day international after May 9 is due to be at next year's World Cup in Christchurch, New Zealand

“We’re also delighted that Aberdeen, which has a strong cricketing base both in the city and surrounding areas, is playing host to this exciting match.”

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer said: “World Cup qualification has been a huge boost to the team and we intend to go into this match fighting to win.  

“We’ve had a huge amount of support from the Scottish public all through the World Cup qualifiers and we’re pleased that so many fans are turning out for this match.  

“I’m sure it’ll be an amazing atmosphere. But make no bones about it – we’re playing to win and we won’t pull any punches.”

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