Kingston (Jamaica): Skipper Angelo Mathews says Sri Lanka will have to raise their game if they are to win the Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-series in the Caribbean which starts in Jamaica from Friday.

The Sri Lankan cricketers arrived in Kingston on Monday for the tournament that also includes West Indies and India.

Mathews says his team is on a high after beating England and Australia to reach the semifinals of the Champions Trophy.

"We have played some really good cricket in the Champions Trophy, beating England and Australia to reach the semifinals and so the confidence is pretty high," Mathews said.

"The West Indies and India are two very good teams in shorter format of the game and I think that we really need to play some really good cricket to win against them,” the skipper added.

Sri Lanka's cricket selectors have made two changes to their team which competed in the Champions Trophy in England last week.

Batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is out with a calf injury suffered in last Thursday's semifinal defeat to India, while all-rounder Thisara Perera was dropped from the 15-member squad.

Sri Lanka squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal (vice-captain), Kusal Janith, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Shaminda Eranga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dilhara Lokuhetti, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake and Ajantha Mendis.

(Agencies)

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