Kandy is the capital of the hill country and lies 500 metres above sea level. It feels cooler to touring teams after the heat and humidity of Galle and the west coast.
The Wicket:Pitches here traditionally turn.
It Happened At The Asgiriya Stadium:
Australia holds the highest score at the ground with 514-4d against Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka holds the lowest score at the ground with 71 all out against Pakistan.Sri Lankan M Atapattu holds the highest individual score at the ground with 223 against Zimbabwe.The best bowling at Galle is by M Muralitharan with 13/115 against Zimbabwe in 2001/2.