Sri Lanka have lost six out of the eight One-Day Internationals that they have played this year. They were whitewashed by South Africa and their solitary win came against Bangladesh at home. As a team that is not the kind of record that earns the tag of favourites going into a tournament that features only the top eight in the world. But Angelo Mathews looks at the brighter side of things. The Sri Lankan captain is happy to enter the tournament as 'the underdogs'.
"All the teams are quite even, I think in the past few months we have had a few lapses here and there. Nobody will give us a chance, to be really honest, but we are happy to enter the tournament as underdogs," Mathews said in his pre-tournament presser on Thursday.
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