ICC Champions Trophy: Angelo Mathews upbeat despite Sri Lankans' IPL struggles

Sri Lanka begin the tournament against New Zealand in Cardiff on June 9 before facing hosts England and Australia in their two group fixtures at The Oval in south London.

updated: May 30, 2013 12:29 IST
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Birmingham: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is confident his side can impress during the upcoming Champions Trophy tournament in the United Kingdom.

Sri Lankan players taking part in the latest edition of the 20-overs per side Indian Premier League tournament have largely struggled for form, with Mathews himself even giving up the captaincy of Pune Warriors.

Now they must adjust quickly to the very different conditions that will greet them in England and Wales when the Champions Trophy -- a 'mini World Cup' featuring the world's top eight teams in 50 overs per side one-day international cricket -- gets underway next month.

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