Few teams have played with the kind of effervescence that Sri Lanka bring to the party.
At their best, the Sri Lankans are a delight to watch, with cavalier batting, mesmerising bowlers and dynamic fieldsmen.
Their shock World Cup triumph in 1996 revolutionised the one-day game, and Sanath Jayasuriya is still thrilling fans with his scintillating strokeplay in the early stages of an innings.
We look at some of their key figures as they begin another quest for glory.
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