Sri Lanka in India 2009-10

Sri Lanka need not panic

Sangakkara's men cannot afford to go into survival mode. They need their core to step up drive the team forward with an eye on the World Cup

Sri Lanka in good shape despite injuries

A balanced selection for the second ODI allowed the team to bounce back from the defeat in Rajkot; their debutant bowlers impressed, as did the middle order

Sri Lanka need to be mentally stronger

If Sri Lanka aspire to be No.1, they need to be stronger in the mind and maintain high standards when the going gets tough

Murali and Mendis need to attack

The defining aspect of Sri Lanka's performance in the series has been the defensive mindset of their lead spinners, both of whom seem to have a confidence problem