Galle International Stadium, Galle

  • CountrySri Lanka
  • CityGalle
  • Capacity35000
  • Flooditno
  • Established1876
  • EndsCity End and Fort End

Previously known as the Esplanade, the Galle International Stadium was one of the most picturesque stadiums in the world before tsunami destroyed it completely in 2004. Many international organizations and individuals are pushing towards the rebuilding of this once beautiful stadium. Shane Warne, who achieved his 500th wicket here, has been instrumental in seeing the relief work go through. The ground is situated near the Galle Fort and the venue has the Indian Ocean visible on both sides of the ground. After being rebuilt, the ground reopened for the Third Test of England's tour of Sri Lanka in October 2007. The Galle Stadium has been a happy hunting ground for the hosts and Muttiah Muralidaran has an outstanding record at this venue.

Upcoming Matches on Galle International Stadium, Galle

VENUE TRACKER

Matches
32
Home Team Wins
18
Away Team Wins
8
Wins batting 1st
19
Wins batting 2nd
7
No Results
6
Neutral Team Wins
0
Matches Tied
0
Most Prolific Batsman
Mahela Jayawardene
2382
Runs
Most Prolific Bowler
Muttiah Muralitharan
111
Wickets
Highest Innings Score
638/10
by Bangladesh on March 8, 2013 - Sri Lanka drew with Bangladesh
Lowest Innings Score
73/10
by South Africa on July 12, 2018 - Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs
Highest Score by an Individual
333
by Chris Gayle v Sri Lanka on November 15, 2010 - Sri Lanka drew with West Indies
Best Bowling Figures by an Individual
7/46
by Muttiah Muralitharan v England on December 2, 2003 - Sri Lanka drew with England
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