The Sri Lankan cricket team led by Angelo Mathews, will begin its campaign at the 2018 Asia Cup, to be held in the UAE from September 15-28, against Bangladesh in the tournament opener on Saturday, September 18.

Sri Lanka are placed in Group B of the Asia Cup along with Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Mathews s team will play Afghanistan on September 17. The top two teams from each group will enter the Super Four, from which the final two will meet in Dubai for the final on September 28.

Here s a look at Sri Lanka s strengths and weaknesses ahead of the Asia Cup.