At Pallekele International Stadium in Pallekele, Sri Lanka will play Australia in the first ODI of a five-match ODI series. The Australian squad will like to win the ODIs after winning the T20Is. Australia has already named their starting lineup for the opening ODI match. Check Pallekele International Stadium ODI record
The first two matches of the ODI series will be held in Pallekele, with the next three matches taking place at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Pallekele International Stadium ODI record
Pallekele Cricket Stadium in Pallekele has historically been a good pitch to bat on, and this year it hosted a three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe. There have been 28 One-Day International games played here, with an average first-inning score of 253 runs. The teams batting second have won 16 of the 28 games.
Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka has the greatest score of any player on this field, with 939 runs at 78.25. He has five centuries on this ground, putting him far ahead of the rest of the players. With 429 runs at 39.00, Kumar Sangakkara is in second place at his home stadium, thanks to one century and two half-centuries.
Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga, and Thisara Perera round out the top five run scorers on this pitch. Sri Lanka’s skipper, Dasun Shanaka, has a stellar record in this format.
Pallekele International Stadium ODI Batting Records
In Pallekele, Lasith Malinga has taken the most wickets. He has 24 wickets in 16 matches at an economy rate of 5.45, with a top spell of 4/24. Sri Lankan all-rounder Akila Dananjaya is in second place with 18 wickets at a 6.29 economy rate.
With 13 wickets apiece, Sri Lanka’s spin trio of Akila Dananjaya, Ajantha Mendis, and Tillakaratne Dilshan are in third, fourth, and fifth place.
Pallekele International Stadium ODI Bowling Records
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