Galle

Trip Start Nov 21, 2007
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Trip End Dec 20, 2007


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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Two days before the start of the match and the stadium is still in a bit of a state. This will be the first test match to be held at Galle since the tsunami in 2003. The ground has been rebuilt and a new pitch laid and the locals are pulling out all the stops to get everything ready on time. All around you can see reminders of the disaster that struck 4 years ago;  derelict homes, roadside graveyards, abandoned boats etc. It's a big occasion for the locals no question.

Took a wander around the old fort from where you can watch the mach for free. Famously, the cheapest seat in international cricket.
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