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R. Premadasa Stadium

R. Premadasa Stadium

india Updated: May 10, 2003 17:34 IST
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Name: R. Premadasa Stadium

Also or formerly known as: Khettarama Stadium

End names: Khettarama End, Scoreboard End


In the centre of Colombo's commercial heartland, Premadasa International cricket stadium was renamed in the honour of former Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa. It has a capacity of around 40,000 people.

The ground is quite new, with the first One Day International being played here being Sri Lanka vs New Zealand in 1986. Before the World Cup of 1996, it had hosted 16 ODIs.




Highest Innings Totals
Runs
Teams
Year
319-5
Pakistan vs Bangladesh
1997/98
316-5
South Africa vs Kenya
2002/03
307-6
India vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
302-4
Sri Lanka vs India
1997/98
301-10
Sri Lanka vs India
1997/98
300-7
India vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
298-8
England vs Zimbabwe
2002/03
295-5
Sri Lanka vs India
2001
294-7
Sri Lanka vs South Africa
2000/01
292-6
Sri Lanka vs Holland
2002/03
288-6
India vs Zimbabwe
2002/03
274-8
Zimbabwe vs India
2002/03
272-7
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
2001/02
271-2
India vs England
2002/03
269-7
England vs India
2002/03
264-9
South Africa vs Sri Lanka
2000/01
263-7
Australia vs Zimbabwe
1996/97
262-6
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand
1992/93
261-9
India vs South Africa
2002/03
258-6
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
2002
253-8
Sri Lanka vs West Indies
2001/02
251-6
South Africa vs India
2002/03
250-5
Sri Lanka vs England
1992/93
250-8
West Indies vs Sri Lanka
2001/02


Lowest Innings Totals
Runs
Teams
Year
86-10
Holland vs Sri Lanka
2002/03
98-10
Sri Lanka vs South Africa
1993/94
127-10
India vs New Zealand
2001
133-10
India vs New Zealand
2001
138-10
Zimbabwe vs Australia
1996/97
140-10
Kenya vs South Africa
2002/03
(Compiled by Kumud Mehta)

First Published: May 10, 2003 10:19 IST