Sri Lanka is also taking part in the Asia Cup 2018 and they are one of the major teams that are participating in this event. Sri Lankan team is also called “The Lions” and they really are The Lions. They have some great performances and they have some games that nobody could imagine winning them.
They have won 376 ODI games out of 819 ODI games that they have played. Sri Lankan team is playing in the captaincy of Angelo Mathews. He has led the team with his extraordinary leadership skills. The performance of Sri Lankan team has never been extraordinary but they are performing well in his captaincy.
They have Upul Tharanga and Danushka Gunathilaka in their opening position. Both the players are experienced and know how to handle the pressure of the game. Their wicket-keeper batsman, Niroshan Dickwella, has been performing well on the crease and behind the wickets as well.
Jeevan Mendis and Thisara Perrera are two of their main all-rounders. Both the players are good with the bat and bowl. Sri Lankan bowling and batting depends upon these two players and they are likely to be part of Asia Cup 2018 squad.
Rangana Herath is a key player when it comes to spin attack of the team. With his experience and skills, Sri Lankan becomes much stronger. Their pace attack mainly depends upon 3 players, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando and Suranga Lakmal.
They can give a tough time to other teams and try to claim the title. They have never been on 1st place in the ODI ranking but this doesn’t matter. A single over can change the whole scenario of the game.