Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winning start to their World Cup campaign at a packed Liverpool Arena.
The game took place in a surreal atmosphere on an adjacent court to England's opening 64-32 win against Uganda - giving the Scots a taste of the kind of atmosphere they can expect when they return to the court.
The first day of competition saw the curtain officially come up on the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019, with event partner Culture Liverpool showcasing some of the most iconic aspects of the host city to a global audience during the opening ceremony.
Dunn maintained her superb percentage accuracy as England stretched the lead to 35-20 at half-time, with Lynsey Gallagher once again the Scottish star with 10 goals as her team struggled to make much impression.
For England, who have now beaten Uganda in all of the two sides' last 5 meetings, they were as impressive as they would have dreamed, shooting over 87%.
"It's definitely a driving force behind it, knowing we have players to know how to go out and do it, and hopefully we can combine with them to try to get another gold for the team".
Not even Vincent Kiwanuka's switch in defense in which he introduced Stella Nanfuka for Sylvia Nanyonga at wing defense, Muhayimina Namuwaya at goalkeeper with Nampungu going to goal defense could change the tide of the game as She Cranes were outscored 13-8 in the third quarter.
Zimbabwe's Ndaizivei Madzikangava said:"As a team we played very well. They played very well". "So overall a good performance".
England are expected to cruise through their final group game against Samoa on Sunday while Scotland face an intriguing test against world number six-ranked Uganda, who beat the Samoans 69-48 on Court Two.