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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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England tail-enders Ryan Sidebottom and Stuart Broad celebrate a dramatic victory in Dambulla.
It looks like the final two matches in Colombo could be washed out with a monsoon on its way, so England must make the most of their final game in Dambulla tomorrow if they are to claim a historic series win.
Durham's Paul Collingwood was facing a lone battle to pull England back from the brink of an embarrassing defeat in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Dambulla today.
His place has further been pressurised in the build-up to tomorrow's opening day-nighter against the Sri Lankans in Dambulla by the form of Andrew Strauss, the Middlesex captain.
His place has been put in doubt before tomorrow's opening daynighter in Dambulla by the form of Andrew Strauss, the Middlesex captain.
The series begins with an inaugural international at the newly built ground in Dambulla on Friday, continues in a day-night match in Colombo on Sunday and then finishes with a return to the scene of England's final Test triumph next Tuesday.
Summary: Dambulla [Sri Lanka], August 18 (ANI): Middle-order batsman Manish Pandey, who has been recalled to the national side for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, is all ready to perform and cement his place.
H Lenadora also an instructor of the controversial Leadership Training programme for University Students at the Rantambe camp had passed away last night in the Manampitiya area in Dambulla due to suspicious circumstances.
ONLY an Indian supremacy line of 0-10 was available last night with Sporting for tomorrow's first ODI with Sri Lanka in Dambulla, writes Max Oram.
A MYSTERY mutt now known as the Dambulla dog has breached security twice to invade the arena during the England v Sri Lanka one-day series.
Three consecutive seven-wicket wins against a Bangladesh team that have failed to win in their own back yard in 40-odd attempts will have done much for confidence but it did not strain the sinews sufficiently for what the tourists might expect starting in the day-nighter at Dambulla next Tuesday.
Muttiah Muralitharan took five wickets as Sri Lanka snatched a dramatic 12-run victory over Pakistan in the fourth match of the tri-nation one-day series in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, yesterday.