Some facts and figures in Dambulla
On 25th of March, 2017, in Rangiri International Stadium Dambulla, Bangladesh is to face host Sri Lanka in first one day international match of the three match series. In its sixteen years as an international venue, Rangiri Stadium witnessed 48 one day international matches the first among those was held between Sri Lanka and England back in 2001. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ পরিসংখ্যানে ডাম্বুলায় একদিনের আন্তর্জাতিক ম্যাচ]
The highest score made in Dambulla was by Pakistan who scored 385 runs and the highest individual score was created by Pakistan’s hard hitter all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi. He scored 124 runs.
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Sri Lankan run machine Mahela Jayawardene’s run tally in Dambulla Rangiri Stadium is highest among all others. A total of 1148 runs Jayawardene scored in Rangiri wickets. Legendary Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan captured highest 42 wickets in the particular venue whereas his fellow countrymen pacer Farveej Maharoof took the second highest of 23 wickets and Lasith Malinga is in the third position with 21 wickets. The best bowling figure goes to John Hastings of Australia claiming 6 for 45 runs.