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R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Formerly known as Khettarama Stadium, but changed to the name of a former Sri Lankan president, this venue holds as many as 35,000 spectators within its walls. It is well-equipped by international standards and possesses floodlights as well. The ground will hosts five World Cup 2011 match in all, starting with the 10th match of the tournament, between hosts Sri Lanka and Pakistan from Group A on Feb 26. It's next encounter will be the 14th match, between Sri Lanka and Kenya on Mar 1.

Then Canada plays Pakistan (Group A) here in the 17th match, on Mar 3 followed by the tournament's 40th fixture, between Australia and Pakistan (Group A) on Mar 19 and finally, the quarterfinal between the fourth team of Group A and the first team of Group B. The stadium has witness Sri Lanka make the highest Test total of 952/6 declared, against India in 1997-98.

  Ground Information
Location : Maligawatta, Colombo

Established : 1986

Capacity : 35,000

Owner : Sri Lanka Cricket

Tenants : Sri Lanka Cricket

 
  International information
First Test : 28 August 1992: Sri Lanka v Australia

First Test : 12 September 2005: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

First ODI : 9 March 1986: Sri Lanka v Pakistan

First ODI : 8 February 2009: Sri Lanka v India

 
  
     R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  Events Location Date Time Result
Group Matches , Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 26 Feb 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Sri Lanka Vs Kenya R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 01 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Pakistan Vs Canada R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 03 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Australia Vs Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 05 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Australia Vs Pakistan R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 19 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Quarter Finals , TBA 7 Vs TBA 8 R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 26 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Semi Finals , Semi Final 1 Vs Semi Final 2 R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 29 Mar 2011 14:30 -

 
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