Pallekele International Cricket Stadium Kandy pitch report today, weather, ODI records, average score Asia Cup 2023

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium Kandy pitch report today, weather, ODI records, average score Asia Cup 2023

The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy is set to be one of the venues for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023, check out its ODI stats and records, stadium details, weather, and pitch report below

The Asia Cup 2023 is a 50-over tournament featuring six teams from across the Asian continent.

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium Kandy pitch report today, weather, ODI records, capacity, average score Asia Cup 2023

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The Asia Cup will begin on Wednesday, August 30, with the Pakistan vs Nepal clash at the Multan Cricket Stadium.

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Pallekele International Cricket Stadium Asia Cup 2023 matches

Given below are the matches set to take place at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium during the Asia Cup 2023:

Fixture Date Stage
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka August 31 Group stage
India vs Pakistan September 2 Group stage
India vs Nepal September 4 Group stage

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium pitch report

The pitches at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, generally favors teams batting first. However, the spinners also get some advantage during the second innings. Teams who get the chance should choose to bat first. The last ODI match at this venue was a 3-match series between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan back in November 2022.

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Pallekele International Cricket Stadium details

  • Year established – 2009
  • Total seating capacity – 35,000
  • Ends – Hunnasgiriya End & Rikillagaskada End
  • Internationals matches hosted so far – 9 Tests, 23 T20Is and 33 ODIs

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium ODI Stats and Records

Stats Records
Matches 33
Sri Lanka Won 15
Visiting Team Won 15
Neutral Team Won 2
No Result 1
Won Batting First 14
Won Chasing 18
Highest match total 363/7 by South Africa vs Sri Lanka in 2018
Highest Successful Chase 314/6 in 49.4 overs by Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan in 2022
Average First Innings Score 248
Lowest match total 70 All Out by Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka in 2022
Lowest Total Defended 220/9 by Sri Lanka vs Australia in 2022
Highest Score by a single player Ibrahim Zadran (Afghanistan) – 162 off 138 balls vs Sri Lanka in 2022
Best Bowling Innings by a single player Mitchell Johnson (Australia) – 6 for 31 in 10 overs vs Sri Lanka in 2011
Most Runs Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) – 939 runs in 15 innings
Most Wickets by a single player Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) – 24 wickets in 16 matches
Total Sixes 206 sixes
Most Sixes by a single player Dasun Shanaka (Sri Lanka) – 16 sixes
Total Fours 1363 fours
Most Fours by a single player Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) – 107 fours
Total Fifties 78 Fifties
Most 50s Pathum Nissanka (Sri Lanka) – 4 fifties
Total 100s 18 Hundreds
Most 100s Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) – 5 Hundreds
Highest Partnership 282 by Upul Tharanga & Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) vs Zimbabwe in 2011
Most Dismissals Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) – 24 Dismissals (21 catches & 3 stumpings)
Most Stumpings (Wicketkeeper) Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) & Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 3 stumpings
Most Catches (Wicketkeeper) Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) – 21 catches
Most Catches (Fielder) Dhananjaya de Silva (Sri Lanka) & Thisira Perera – 7 catches each

Sri Lanka ODI Record in Kandy

Stats Record
Matches 31
Won 15
Lost 15
No Result 1
Won Batting First 8
Won Chasing 7
Highest Total 327
Lowest Total 167

India ODI Record in Kandy

Stats Record
Matches 3
Won 3
Lost 0
Won Batting First 1
Won Chasing 2
Highest Total 294
Lowest Total NA

Pakistan ODI Record in Kandy

Stats Record
Matches 5
Won 2
Lost 3
Won Batting First 0
Won Chasing 2
Highest Total 287
Lowest Total 192

Bangladesh ODI Record in Kandy

Stats Record
Matches 1
Won 1
Lost 0
Won Batting First 0
Won Chasing 1
Highest Total 184 (Rain Reduced Overs To 27)
Lowest Total NA

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