"We showed we were capable of this a year ago against Sri Lanka and then to take the step up to beat a full England side, number one-ranked in the world, is a massive statement from Scottish cricket".
While Scotland broke records for fun during the one-off contest, England made a game out of the chase thanks to the brilliant 59-ball 105 from Jonny Bairstow who became the first England batsman to register three successive centuries in the 50-over format but his side lost the plot despite some enterprising cameos from the lower order.
Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at the reaction on social media to Scotland's stunning win.
England may have been missing Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes but there was a worrying lack of penetration while their bowlers were not skilful enough to contain the Scots on a surface that offered them nothing.
"This does not take away what happened in Zimbabwe and everyone's feelings about the ten team World Cup but this was a special day".
It has been four months since I made the decision to focus exclusively on white-ball cricket, it is early days but, personally, I think it has gone OK so far.
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Calum MacLeod on Sunday (June 10) described Scotland's maiden win over England as "a great day in Scottish cricket history".
Kyle Coetzer (58) and Matthew Cross (48) had got the innings off to a strong start with an opening partnership of 103 and George Munsey weighed in with 55.
The only possible criticism that can be levelled at Scotland is their failure to score even more as, at 200 for three after 30 overs, they should have been aiming at getting even nearer to 400 than their eventual 371 for five. It is a decision I made and one I have to live, I don't have any regrets.
But Jason Roy (34), Eoin Morgan (20) and Alex Hales (52) departed to careless shots while Joe Root (29) was needlessly run out. Another in David Willey quickly followed.
Scotland's Safyaan Sharif sparked a pitch invasion when he trapped Mark Wood lbw with an inswinging yorker in the 49th over just when England looked like they might avoid an infamous defeat that ranks alongside their loss to Ireland at the 2011 World Cup.
And to think this was meant to be a warm-up.
Captain Eoin Morgan said that the defeat will act as ideal preparation for the series, and Bairstow agreed that it will be a completely different challenge to face an Australia side going through an uncertain period following the suspension of two key players and a change in leadership. It can not possibly be any tougher than this.