MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM, HAMBANTOTA

MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM(HAMBANTOTA)

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium better known as Sooriyawewa International Cricket Stadium and abbreviately as MRIC Stadium, is an international cricket stadium in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. It was built for the 2011 Cricket World Cup and hosted two matches, the first being Sri Lanka against Canada, on 20 February 2011. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people making It the second largest stadium in Sri Lanka.

MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM(HAMBANTOTA) Pitch Report

The surface in the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium has been slowing down. Pitch is favourable for batting.

MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM(HAMBANTOTA) Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

This is high scoring ground. Batsman get lots of benefit from this pitch the records say that the highest total ever chased here is 310. In last 10 years, Out of the total 18 matches played here, the teams batting first have won 8 matches whereas the teams batting 2nd have won 10 matches.

Here are last 5 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at MAHINDA RAJPAKSA grounds:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 306 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 225 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM(HAMBANTOTA) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The dew factor is a big deciding factor in teams wanting to bat second on this ground. The stadium has played host to 6 T20I matches in last 10 year so far, The pitch at this venue assists the batsmen. In the 6 T20Is played on this ground, the team batting first has won the match 5 times and  chasing team won 1 times.

Here are last 5 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at MAHINDA RAJPAKSA grounds:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 158 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 106 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

LANKA PREMIER LEAGUE Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

In the 23 T20Is played on this ground, the team batting first has won the match 10 times and  chasing team won 12 times. This is run chasing ground.

Here are last 5 T20 matches average scores of both Innings at MAHINDA RAJPAKSA grounds:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 168 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 150 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

 

ODI Stats

  • Total matches
    18
  • Matches won batting first
    8
  • Matches won bowling first
    10
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    267.50
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    210.10
  • Highest total recorded
    368
  • Lowest total recorded
    93
  • Highest score chased
    319
  • Lowest score defended
    286

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    33
  • Matches won batting first
    18
  • Matches won bowling first
    14
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    162.10
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    139.60
  • Highest total recorded
    219
  • Lowest total recorded
    46
  • Highest score chased
    203
  • Lowest score defended
    122