Bangladesh all-rounder Mossadek Hossain said on Thursday that he believes Tigers will be favorite against Sri Lanka in the upcoming three-match ODI’s series, scheduled from July 28-31.

Bangladesh are yet to win any series against Sri Lanka at their own den but tourist seemed to be confident considering their recent rise in the 50-over format while the instability existing in around their opponent's squad.

Bangladesh have played seven bilateral series against Sri Lanka only managed to draw against the Islanders on two occasions while losing the remaining five against their Asian neighbors.

‘’I think we are favorites against Sri Lanka,’’ Mossadek told reporters at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium where they are taking preparation for their upcoming international assignment.

‘’You see we are in a better position than them in both batting and bowling department and if you talk about experience then we are in a better position in that area too,’’ he said.

The Bangladesh team members are divided into two groups and will fly on July 20 and 22 respectively for the three-match series that will be played on July 26, 28 and 31 in Colombo.

All the matches will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.

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