The 2012 ICC Twenty20 World Cup will be the fourth Twenty20 world cup competition to take place in Sri Lanka between 18 September 2012 and 7 October 2012. It will be the first Twenty20 World Cup held in an Asian country as the last three were held in South Africa, England and the West Indies. The 2012 T20 Series will host a total of 27 matches. These matches will be played in these three stadiums and Colombo will host the semi-finals as well as Final.
2012 Twenty20 World Cup venues in Sri Lanka:
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota - It is a newly constructed cricket stadium in Sri Lanka. Established in 2011, it is located in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota District, Southern Province and has a capacity of 60,000 spectators.
Pallekele international Cricket Stadium in Kandy - The stadium declared open in November 2009 and is recently renamed as the Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium to honor the legendary Sri Lankan spinner. The stadium is located in Pallekele, Kandy District, Central Province and has a capacity of 35,000 spectators.
R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo - Established in 1986 the stadium has hosted more than 100 one day international matches and is one of the famous cricket stadiums in Sri Lanka. It is located in Maligawatta, Colombo and has a capacity of 35,000 spectators.
Last Updated on 9/27/2012
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