Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium

Hambantota, Sri Lanka
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The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium was especially built for the mega event, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. The stadium is located in Hambantota, and boasts of a capacity of nearly 35,000. It hosted the first One Day International in 2011, when Sri Lanka played Canada in a World Cup fixture. It was also declared as one of the home grounds for Sri Lanka in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, with an expected expansion of 60,000 seats.


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In:
Matches Played:
12
Matches Tied:
0
No Result:
1
Most Successful Team:
Sri Lanka
Wins by Team Batting First:
4
Wins by Team Batting Second:
5
Most Prolific Batsman:
Kumar Sangakkara (586 Runs)
Highest Individual Score:
133 by Kumar Sangakkara
Most Prolific Bowler:
Nuwan Kulasekara (13 Wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis:
5/16 by Shahid Afridi
Matches Played:
7
Matches Tied:
0
No Result:
0
Most Successful Team:
South Africa
Wins by Team Batting First:
5
Wins by Team Batting Second:
2
Most Prolific Batsman:
Tillakaratne Dilshan (136 Runs)
Highest Individual Score:
85 by Faf du Plessis
Most Prolific Bowler:
Nuwan Kulasekara (8 Wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis:
6/8 by Ajantha Mendis

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