IND vs SL Asia Cup 2023 Final: R Premadasa Stadium Colombo Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Sep 16, 2023 3:28 pm IST

R Premadasa Stadium Colombo

India and Sri Lanka will face each other second time in the tournament as they lock horns in the final of the Asia Cup 2023 on Sunday. The game will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo and it will begin at 3:00 PM IST.

India defeated Sri Lanka by 41 runs in their earlier meeting during the Super Fours but the Lankan Lions roared back in style by defeating pre-tournament favourites Pakistan by 2 wickets in their next game to book their berth in the final.

India have been in fine form despite the jitters against Bangladesh in their last game. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have displayed a gritty attitude throughout the tournament and they will like to push themselves one more time to defend their Asia Cup crown.

Meanwhile, in this post, we will talk about the R Premadasa Stadium Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score for the Asia Cup 2023 final between India and Sri Lanka.

R Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report

The wicket is on the sluggish side and the batting is not easy on this surface. The pacers are getting some swing in the air with the new ball, while the spinners are getting zip off the wicket. The team winning the toss is likely to bat first.

Last three results at the venue

  • Bangladesh (265/8 in 50 overs) defeated India (259/10 in 49.5 overs) by 6 runs – 15 September 2023
  • Pakistan (252/7 in 42 overs) lost to Sri Lanka (252/8 in 42 overs) by 2 wickets (DLS method) – 14 September 2023
  • India (213/10 in 49.1 overs) defeated Sri Lanka (172/10 in 41.3 overs) by 41 runs – 12 September 2023

India ODI record in R Premadasa Stadium

India have played 49 ODI matches at this venue so far. They have won 25 ODIs and lost 20. Meanwhile, four ODI matches have ended without any result.

India’s Highest Total at the venue: 375/5 vs Sri Lanka in 2017
India’s Lowest Total at the venue: 103/10 vs Sri Lanka in 2008

SRI Lanka ODI record in R Premadasa Stadium

Sri Lanka have played a total of 123 ODI games at the RPS, Colombo. They have won 76 ODI games and lost 40. Meanwhile, 7 ODI matches ended without any result.

Sri Lanka’s Highest Total at the venue: 366/6 vs England in 2018
Sri Lanka’s Lowest Total at the venue: 98/10 vs South Africa in 1993

India vs Sri Lanka ODI Head-to-Head

Matches: 166
India Won: 97
Sri Lanka Won: 57
No Result: 11
Tied: 1
Highest Total For India: 414/7 in 2009
Lowest Total For India: 54/10 in 2000
Highest Total For Sri Lanka: 411/8 in 2009
Lowest Total For Sri Lanka: 73/10 in 2023

R Premadasa Stadium Info

Seating Capacity: 35,000
Number of matches hosted: 9 Tests, 146 ODIs and 44 T20Is

R Premadasa Stadium ODI Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 146
Home Team (Sri Lanka) Won: 78
Visiting Team Won: 40
Neutral Side Won: 20
No Result: 8

Average 1st Innings Score: 226
Matches Won Batting 1st: 80
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 56
Highest Team Total: 375/5 by India vs Sri Lanka in 2017
Lowest Team Total: 86 All Out by Netherlands vs Sri Lanka in 2002
Highest Run Chase: 292/4 by Sri Lanka vs Australia in 2022
Lowest Total Defended: 184 by Pakistan vs Canada in 2011

Highest Individual Score: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) – 169 vs South Africa in 2013
Best Bowling Figures: Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka) – 6 for 20 vs India in 2009
Most Runs: Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) – 2514 runs in 70 innings
Most Wickets: Mutiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) – 75 wickets in 57 matches

Total Sixes in ODIs at R Premadasa Stadium: 518
Total Fours in ODIs at R Premadasa Stadium: 4508
Most Sixes in ODIs at R Premadasa Stadium: Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) – 30
Most Fours in ODIs at R Premadasa Stadium: Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) – 274

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