Against New Zealand they battled hard but were ultimately outclassed. A late Kiwi wobble flattered them. And then they ran into England on a belter of a batting wicket and had no answers. Only Shakib-al-Hasan stepped up with a second-innings half-century.
They are reliant on Lasith Malinga's magic at the death, muscle from Thisara Perera and the mercurial talents of Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis. The batting has serious issues. Against Afghanistan they collapsed from 144 for one to 201 all out.