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Updated: 03 September 2023

Asia Cup 2023 IND vs PAK: ODI Stats And Records At Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy. Pallekele International Cricket Stadium located in Kandy city of Sri Lanka has been in the limelight for the past few days, mainly because the most awaited game of Asia Cup 2023 India vs Pakistan to be held on 2nd September at this stadium. This will be the Men in Blue’s first match against India while host Pakistan will face India in the second match of the league stage.

The Men in Green have played two matches of the 2011 World Cup on this ground. Pakistan and New Zealand faced each other in the first match, in which New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 110 runs, while in the second match, Pakistan won by seven wickets against Zimbabwe. A total of 3 matches (including Ind vs. Pak) will be played at this stadium.

About Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

The legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan, who is regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers in the sport’s history, is honored by having the stadium bear his name.

The Pallekele pitch is renowned for being pace-friendly and providing fast bowlers with good bounce and carry. As the game progresses, it can also help spin bowlers.

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Spectator Capacity35,000
End NamesHunnasgiriya End, Rikillagaskada End
Flood LightsInstalled
CuratorAsitha Wijesinghe

Pallekele Stadium, ODI Stats and Records

This cricket stadium has hosted 37 ODI games in total. wherein the team has batted in the first innings of 15 victories. And in 20 games, the team batting second has triumphed. Two matches abandoned.

  • Average first innings score – 250 runs
  • Average score in the second innings – 201 runs
  • Highest score – 363/7 (50 overs) made by South Africa against Sri Lanka
  • Minimum Score – 70/10 (24.4 overs) by Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka
  • Most ODI Runs – Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)- 939
  • Most Wickets- Lasith Malinga – 24

Also Read: Asia Cup 2023: Most Runs, Most Wickets In The Tournament

Score Pattern at Kandy

Score below 200: 6
Score between 200 and 249: 8
Score between 250 and 299: 11
Score above 300: 10