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Sri Lanka drops plans to build country’s biggest cricket stadium

Sri Lanka's Shehan Jayasuriya plays a shot as West Indies' Nicholas Pooran looks on (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP via Getty Images)

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the suspension of a project to build a major new cricket stadium in Homoagama, Colombo District, just days after the plans were first revealed