Sri Lanka have struggled to make a World Cup impact with poor form and bad weather frustrating them.
Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the space of five days.
Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says World Cup victory over England has lifted a “huge weight” ahead of Friday’s clash with Sri Lanka.
Martin Guptill believes New Zealand are capable of building the momentum that can turn them into genuine World Cup contenders.
Dark horses New Zealand underlined their potential to stay the World Cup course with a crushing 10-wicket victory of Sri Lanka in Cardiff.
New Zealand showed the value of winning a good toss by bowling out Sri Lanka for 136 in their World Cup clash at Cardiff.