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Dambulla

(dämbo͝ol`ə), town, central Sri Lanka. A place of Buddhist pilgrimage, it has a well-preserved cave temple complex at Dambulla Rock that dates to the 1st cent. B.C. There is a recumbent Buddha figure 47 ft (14 m) long. Nearby is Kandalama reservoir and a tourist hotel complex.
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Mohammad Hafeez had an incredible match at Dambulla.
DAMBULLA -- First-innings scoreboard in the first one-day international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Saturday:
The Outer Colombo Circular Road, constructed from Enderamulla will connect to the Northern Expressway to Dambulla covering the main towns of Meerigama, Pothuhera, Kurunegala, Melsiripura and Galewela, under the first phase.
Dhammika Prasad chipped in with two wickets as the hosts bowled Pakistan out for 102 and then surpassed the Duckworth-Lewis target of 101 in the 19th over of a one-sided game in Dambulla.
England's previous lowest ODI totals were 86: v Australia, Manchester, 2001; 88: v Sri Lanka, Dambulla, 2003; 89: v New Zealand, Wellington, 2002; 93: v Australia, Leeds, 1975 and 94: v Australia, Melbourne, 1979.
The highlights of Sri Lanka tour with Virgin Holidays Worldwide Journeys, including return flights from London Heathrow to Sri Lanka via Dubai, accommodation and sightseeing encompassing Habarana, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Habarana, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Yala National Park, Tangalle and Colombo.
However, the forecast is for more showers in Dambulla so no bet appeals.
CRICKET: Saltires star Tom Latham stepped up his bid for a Kiwi Test cap after hitting an unbeaten 77 to help a New Zealand A-team reach 224-4 against Sri Lanka in Dambulla.
Along the way, guests will visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, a World Heritage Site; Dambulla market, the largest vegetable and fruit market in Sri Lanka; and the spice gardens and batik factory in Matale.
Sri Lankan expatriates in the Kingdom yesterday condemned a protest at a mosque in the Sri Lankan city of Dambulla where worshippers were barred from performing their Jumma prayers.
The Somerset player cruised to an unbeaten 112 off 99 balls as England scored 293-3 in Dambulla and their hosts were well off the pace to fall short by 67 runs.
SUMMARIES: First Test Match, Napier New Zealand 392-5 (L R P L Taylor 122, B B McCullum 83, B J Watling 52 no, M J Guptill 51) v Zimbabwe Fourth Test Match, Adelaide Australia 604-7 dec (R T Ponting 221, M J Clarke 210) & 167-5 dec (R T Ponting 60 no) v India 272 (V Kohli 116, P M Siddle 5-49) & 166-6 (V Sehwag 62) Second Test Match, Abu Dhabi Pakistan 257 (Misbah-ul-Haq 84, Asad Shafiq 58, S C J Broad 4-47) & 125-4 v England 327 (A N Cook 94, I J L Trott 74, S C J Broad 58 no, Saeed Ajmal 4-108) Tour Match Dambulla England Lions 335-5 (J C Buttler 102 no, A D Hales 94, C Kieswetter 53) v Sri Lanka A 267 (S H T Kandamby 54, N L Buck 4-39) England Lions beat Sri Lanka A by 68 runs.