England host Sri Lanka in the first game of the five-match One Day International (ODI) series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham today.
Sri Lanka whitewashed Ireland in the two-match One-Day International (ODI) series at Dublin. Angelo Mathews and his team routed Ireland in both the occasions winning comprehensively and giving their low-on confidence batsmen much needed time in the middle.
Sri Lankan Skipper captain will be hoping that his team continue in the same vein and will look to overcome the absence of seamer Shaminda Eranga who has been banned from bowling by the International Cricket Council (ICC) over illegal bowling action.
Cricket experts say that Sri Lanka is expected to show glimpse of their cricket potential with the talents of youngsters like opener Kusal Janith Perera and Dasun Shanaka amidst of visible weaknesses of Sri Lankan fast bowling squad.