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SL vs AFG 2nd ODI 2024: Pallekele International Stadium Pitch Report and T20 Records & Stats

SL vs AFG 2nd ODI 2024: Pallekele International Stadium Pitch Report and T20 Records & Stats

SL vs AFG 2nd ODI 2024: Pallekele International Stadium Pitch Report and T20 Records & Stats

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd ODI is going to be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka on 11 February 2024.

SL vs AFG 2nd ODI 2024: Pallekele International Stadium Pitch Report Today Match

The Pallekele Cricket Stadium is famous for its exceptional batting track, offering little assistance to fast bowlers. This creates an environment conducive to elegant stroke-making and an enjoyable batting experience. Once batsmen find their rhythm, they can exploit numerous scoring opportunities. Additionally, as the match progresses, the pitch tends to become more favorable for spinners. Hence, winning the toss is advantageous, as captains often prefer to bat first to fully utilize these favorable playing conditions.

SL vs AFG 2nd ODI 2024: Pallekele International Stadium T20 Records & Stats

The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, situated in Pallekele, Kandy, Sri Lanka, has hosted 37 One Day International matches from March 8, 2011, to February 9, 2024. In these matches, the home side has emerged victorious in 17 games (45.95%), while touring sides have won 15 matches (40.54%). Neutral teams have won 3 matches (8.11%).

Teams batting second have a slight edge at this venue, winning 20 matches (52.63%) compared to 15 matches (39.47%) won by teams batting first. Winning the toss has been evenly split, with both winning and losing the toss resulting in a similar number of victories.

No matches have ended in a tie, but there have been 2 matches (5.41%) with no result recorded. The highest individual innings at the stadium was an impressive 210* by P Nissanka from Sri Lanka against Afghanistan on February 9, 2024. The best bowling performance was by M G Johnson from Australia, who took 6/31 against Sri Lanka on August 10, 2011.

The highest team innings recorded at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium was 381/3 by Sri Lanka against Afghanistan on February 9, 2024, while the lowest team innings was 70 by Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka on January 21, 2022. The highest successful run chase at the stadium was 314/6 by Sri Lanka against Afghanistan on November 30, 2022.

On average, there have been 31.79 runs scored per wicket at the stadium, with an average of 5.47 runs per over. The average score batting first is 249 runs.

Also read: AUS vs WI Head To Head T20 Records & Stats- Australia vs West Indies 2nd T20 Today Match 2024

CityPallekele, Kandy
CountrySri Lanka
First ODI Match08/03/2011
Last ODI Match09/02/2024
Matches Played37
Matches Won by Home Side17 (45.95%)
Matches Won by Touring Side15 (40.54%)
Matches Won by Neutral Side3 (8.11%)
Matches Won Batting First15 (39.47%)
Matches Won Batting Second20 (52.63%)
Matches Won Winning Toss17 (44.74%)
Matches Won Losing Toss18 (47.37%)
Matches Tied0 (0.00%)
Matches with No Result2 (5.41%)
Highest Individual Innings210*P Nissanka (Sri Lanka)09/02/2024 v Afghanistan
Best Bowling6/31M G Johnson (Australia)10/08/2011 v Sri Lanka
Highest Team Innings381/3 (Sri Lanka)09/02/2024 v Afghanistan
Lowest Team Innings70 (Zimbabwe)21/01/2022 v Sri Lanka
Highest Run Chase Achieved314/6 (Sri Lanka)30/11/2022 v Afghanistan
Average Runs per Wicket31.79
Average Runs per Over5.47
Average Score Batting First249
IPL 2024

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