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SL vs IND: All Details About The R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo – History, Records, Pitch

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Sri Lankan cricket team will take on India in an ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series, starting from July 18. Three ODIs and as many T20Is will take place between the two sides at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

The Sri Lankan cricket team suffered a humiliating loss in the limited-overs series against England, recently. On the other hand, the Indian team hasn’t played any white-ball international game since March.

The last time India and Sri Lanka locked horns against each other was in the 2019 ICC World Cup. India emerged as the winner in that match. Out of the 159 matches in which these two teams faced each other, India has won 91 matches compared to Sri Lanka’s 56.

Let’s take a look at the details about the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium usually suits the batsmen. But as the game progresses, the bowlers, especially the spinners come into the play. Teams batting second find the conditions a bit challenging to chase down the targets.

ODI Statistics at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Total Matches Played: 131

Average first innings total: 235

Average second innings total: 195

Matches won by Team batting first: 71

Matches won by Team batting second: 50

ODI Team Records at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Highest total: 375/5 by India vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, 2017

Lowest total: 86/10 by the Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, 2002

Highest score chased: 288/5 by India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, 2012

Lowest score defended: 204/7 by Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd ODI, 1993

ODI Player Records at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Highest individual score: 169 by Kumar Sangakkara vs South Africa, 1st ODI, 2013

Most wickets in an innings: 6 wickets by Angelo Matthews vs India, 3rd ODI, 2009


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