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Eyes on the ball: Angelo Mathews balances a ball with his floppy hat

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Mathews sidelined from Nidahas Trophy

Dinesh Chandimal, who had led Sri Lanka in six limited-overs matches during the tour of Bangladesh, is likely to take charge in the T20I tri-series, also involving India and Bangladesh

Dinesh Chandimal celebrates Sri Lanka's win with Thisara Perera

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation series final, Mirpur

We knew 220-230 would be enough - Chandimal

While the stand-in captain praised Sri Lanka for their series turnaround, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said his team could not execute their plans despite doing 'some homework' before the final

Sri Lanka's head coach Chandika Hathurusingha at a practice session

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-series final, Mirpur

Sri Lanka put their faith in Hathurusingha

Riding on the confidence gained from two massive wins, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal is hopeful his team can continue what has been a bright start under the new coach in the tri-series final

Dinesh Chandimal steered Sri Lanka to their maiden win of the series

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-nation series 2018, Mirpur

Bangladesh seniors boosting their side - Chandimal

While the likes of Shakib, Tamim and Mushfiqur are taking up responsibility, Mathews keeps getting injured, Chandimal himself is often not in good form and Thisara hasn't quite racked up the best numbers in the tri-series

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Injuries have dogged Angelo Mathews' career of late

Bangladesh tri-series

Injury sidelines Mathews for two ODIs

Mathews suffered a right hamstring tightness while he was batting against Zimbabwe earlier in the series. Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in his absence