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Will Sri Lanka's most iconic cricket ground be demolished?

Stumped explores why the Galle cricket stadium may have to be knocked down and relocated
Galle cricket stadium is famed for its stunning views of the Indian Ocean and the 17th century Dutch fort that overlooks it.

But the redevelopment of the ground - including a new pavilion and stand - is threatening the world heritage status of the fort - leading to calls for the ground to be knocked down and relocated.

The BBC’s Anbarasan Ethirajan has been finding out what the locals think of these plans. 

Photo: Galle cricket ground (Getty Images)