Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota /

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Sri Lanka news

Nishantha Ranatunga defends SL's new stadiums

Dec 24, 2013: The construction of new stadiums for the 2011 World Cup left the SLC in massive debt, but the board's secretary has said these developments will attract investment

Andrew Fidel Fernando

If you build it, they might come

Jul 21, 2012: Hambantota's shiny new stadium may have been built at great cost but getting to it and finding accommodation in the vicinity is a struggle for the fans

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lankan military takes over three stadiums

Nov 3, 2011: The cash-strapped Sri Lanka Cricket has handed over three international stadiums to the military

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in Sri Lanka 2011

Australia to play three Tests, five ODIs in Sri Lanka

Jun 13, 2011: Australia will play three Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals when they tour Sri Lanka in August and September this year

ESPNcricinfo staff

The story of Hambantota

Feb 23, 2011: How politics influences cricket in the subcontinent, and particularly in Sri Lanka

Osman Samiuddin

Sri Lanka news

Hambantota pitch not to blame for low scores - Curator

Sep 19, 2010: The pitch at Hambantota, one of Sri Lanka's new venues for the 2011 World Cup, was not to blame for the low scores in the second unofficial Test between Sri Lanka A and Pakistan A, Sri Lanka's head curator has said

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

2011 World Cup news

ICC happy with state of progress of Sri Lanka venues

Feb 13, 2010: The ICC's three-member delegation in Sri Lanka has expressed satisfaction at the work being done at the three venues which will host the World Cup games

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

2011 World Cup news

Sri Lanka World Cup venues on track - ICC

Dec 14, 2009: The ICC's two-member delegation in Sri Lanka has expressed satisfaction at the work being done at the three venues which will host the World Cup games

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

2011 World Cup news

How Sri Lanka's World Cup venues were chosen

Nov 13, 2009: Why were little-known stadiums Hambantota and Pallakele given the nod ahead of SSC, Galle and Dambulla for the 2011 World Cup?

Interview by Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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