Scotland aim to build on historic win over Bangladesh

Centurion Richie Berrington hopes Scotland can build on their achievement after securing a first competitive win over an ICC full member nation.

The 25-year-old became only the seventh batsman in international T20s to score a century as Scotland beat Bangladesh.

"It has been one of our goals for a year or two and we had great belief going into today's game that we could do it," Berrington told BBC Scotland.

"We will definitely look to build on it now at Glamorgan on Sunday."

Bangladesh are one of 10 full member nations of the ICC, cricket's world governing body, competing in Test, one-day international and international Twenty20 cricket.

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That was an outstanding knock by Richie

Peter Steindl Scotland coach

Berrington scored exactly 100 off 56 balls in Scotland's 162-7 as Bangladesh were beaten by 34 runs in the Hague but stressed the role of his team-mates in restricting their opponents' response.

"I am absolutely delighted to get my 100, my first in T20 cricket for Scotland," he said.

"But it was an absolutely fantastic team performance.

"We haven't had the greatest month or so, we haven't had a lot of cricket and we've had a few disappointing results in the CB40.

"And Bangladesh are a very dangerous side with some top-quality players."

Scotland head coach Peter Steindl was not surprised by the victory, stressing that recent inconsistency was the result of building a youthful side.

"We've set our sights at beating a full member and we haven't done that in a bona fide international before, either ODI and T20 internationals," he said.

"We know we are capable of challenging teams that are above us.

"We had a polished performance, we worked hard and got that result we were looking for.

"We've got a young team who are hungry for success but realise we have a long way to go."

Steindl was full of praise for Berrington's achievement.

"That was an outstanding knock by Richie," he added. "He's had a couple of really good knocks for Scotland over the last two years, but today the composure that he had, his shot selection and decision making was outstanding and he deserved to get a hundred.

"But Richie would say himself that it was made even more special by the result."