This stadium serves as the centrepiece, since it was inaugurated and has maintained strong ties with Sri Lanka cricket and has hosted many Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day Internationals and Inter-Schools Big Matches.
This stadium has a capacity for 35,000 spectators and also has floodlights for matches and practices, indoor cricket pitch, and a swimming pool.
There is also a gymnasium and staying facilities for 25 and all what cricket needs and all this is maintained at the highest level.
This stadium became the 104th Test venue in the World and the country’s eighth Test venue. The first Test was played between Sri Lanka and the West Indies from December 1 to 5, 2010.