Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed the appointment of two new members it the ODI team backroom staff in preparation for the World Cup.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews dismissed the idea that lack of preparation saw them lose the ODI series to India, saying they had failed to play their own style of cricket and kept making the same mistakes.
India made light work of the third ODI against Sri Lanka, winning by six wickets in Hyderabad to also win the series, but with two games to play the Sri Lankans were left at risk of a whitewash.
India made light work of a sluggish Sri Lanka for a second game in a row on Thursday, winning the second ODI by six wickets thanks to an unbeaten maiden century by Ambhati Rayudu.
Veteran Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan was concerned about how the top order performed in the first ODI against India, saying they needed to be more attacking in the power play overs when batting.