The ground has a large stand at one end, with a grass bank completing the rest of the bowl. The two ends are known as the Hunnasgiriya End and Rikillagaskada End.
Tenants: Sri Lanka Cricket
Location & Travel to Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
The ground is located in Pallekele, a suburb of the city of Kandy, approximately 15km east, with a taxi or tuk-tuk the easiest way to access.
Airport: The closest international airport is in Colombo, 116km away from Pallekelle.
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Bus: Buses go from Kandy to Pallekele, with the BOI bus stop a 10 minute walk from the stadium. The Goods Shed bus station is the main port of calls for buses in Kandy, with other services to Colombo (4 hours), Negombo (4 hours) and Nuwara Eliya (2 hours).
Train: The closest station is in Kandy, which is a station along the way between the scenic Colombo to Badulla journey, with stops at Nanu Oya for Nuwara Eliya and Ella.
Where to Stay in Kandy
Although not the most central in Kandy, My City Hotel was a very modern hotel and was close to the bus and train station.
Where to eat/drink
I can’t recommend anywhere for breakfast or dinner, but if you fancy an ice cream check out Cool Corner which offers the refreshing desert freshly made.
Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist