Pakistan's shocking triumph over World Cup top choices England has facilitated the weight on Sarfaraz Ahmed's squad before Friday's conceivably dubious test against Sri Lanka at Bristol, batting mentor Grant Flower said on Thursday. 

After a devastating seven-wicket rout by West Indies in their competition opener, previous heroes Pakistan beat has England by 14 keeps running in a high-scoring challenge at Trent Bridge on Monday to recover their battle on track. 

Having appeared on the scene Cup on the back of a 4-0 arrangement pounding by England, which was trailed by a warm-up annihilation by minnows Afghanistan, Flower said that bringing down Eoin Morgan's men had helped settle the nerves in the changing area. 

"I unquestionably do detect a touch of certainty ... since we've won. It removed a ton of the weight certainly, having experienced that series of thrashings," Flower told a news meeting. 

"Mentally, that lifts a weight from their shoulders. Also, to score (near) 350 against an awesome England assault, the folks are mitigated. 

"We didn't adjust well to conditions against West Indies ... there were nerves ... the folks got over that against England and demonstrated their legitimate abilities. It was a genuine trial of character and they came through without a hitch in the second game." 

Sri Lanka have made an also inconsistent begin, giving in to New Zealand before observing off a decided Afghanistan in a spine chiller. Bloom said Dimuth Karunaratne's group can't be trifled with. 

"You have dependably got the opportunity to be deferential and they have great bowlers. I have quite recently left a batting meeting to see their aptitudes. What's more, it ought to be a decent game," previous Zimbabwe batsman Flower included. 

"Ideally the climate remains away. It's somewhat poor, the conjecture. Yet, I don't think we'd focus on any one individual however they have some great seamers and a few spinners with awesome abilities."

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