Construction work on the International Cricket Stadium in Pallakelle has reached the final stage.
It is equipped with all facilities that a Grade-1 international cricket stadium should possess. Work on this scheme is now in progress. It will be ready for opening in early next year. Arrangements have been made to hold the first international Cricket match at the stadium on 8th March next year. It will be between Pakistan and New Zealand. Sri Lanka will play its first match at this stadium on the 10th of March next year. They will be facing Zimbabwe.