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Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium

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Match day

really awesome architecture and design and its surroundings are spectacular. The view from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
meet p
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Lovely cricket ground in wrong place

wonderful cricket ground. ground structure will remind you lords cricket ground. nice looking... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
ricshanshibly1986
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2 days ago
“Match day”
10 Aug 2018
“Lovely cricket ground in wrong place”
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Sooriyawewa Rd, Hambantota, Tangalle 82000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

really awesome architecture and design and its surroundings are spectacular. The view from the upper levels of grand-stand are enough to set you at awe. only down side and con is that it's filthy and undermaintained. The place us literally covered with pigeon-poop. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank meet p
Reviewed 10 August 2018

wonderful cricket ground. ground structure will remind you lords cricket ground. nice looking pavilion. unfortunately we did not have any international cricket matches in this ground. Ground located very far from Hambantota city. If this ground would have been built in city area, this will...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Opened for Internatinal cricket, this stadium is worth a look. The ground looks well maintained. Not much activity except when the cricket season starts

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium is the best cricket stadium in sri lanka. but dont know how to use it there people, its a future part of the heart in hambantota

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank harischandra100
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A magnificent cricket stadium built to perfection is decaying. We were all sad to see the absolute waste in public property. The stadium is closed we could enter through a side gate. Although the stadium is built to play international cricket it has not being...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ariya650
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people. Excellent venue for International class cricket. Good facilities too.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

The proposal for a new International Cricket Stadium at Sooriyawewa was part of the government's programme to develop sports in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka as part of the government's plan to transform Hambantota into the second major urban hub of Sri Lanka, away...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Chris66471
Reviewed 6 June 2015

large cricket ground. good to cricket lovers. very rarely raining.35000 pax can accommodate.huge and nice.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank 460kismet
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium Migahajandura Suriyaweva Hambantota Sri Lanka. which has hosted 23 international ICC matches so far. The next match due is on the 26th of July 2015 with Pakistan and Sri Lanka which is scheduled to start at 0230pm Sri Lanka Time....More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Response from Ariya650 | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain whether there is a secure place to stay very close to the stadium. It is not too far from Hambanthota. There are many Hotels around Hambantota, the best that has just spung up is the SangrLa Hotel and Spa.
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