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Srilanka vs Zimbabwe World Cup 2011

As Srilanka take on the Zimbabwe Cricket Team on the 26th match of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, we have brought to you all the updates on the Srilanka vs Zimbabwe World Cup 2011 match. To be held on Thursday, 10th March 2011, the World Cup 2011 Srilanka vs Zimbabwe match would be a day and night match. DD National and ESPNStar Network would televise this match in India.

Match Timing and Venue

The World Cup 2011 Zimbabwe vs Srilanka is a Group A match, to take place on 10th March 2011, Thursady at 09:00 GMT, 14:30 local and 14:00 PKT. The venue for Zimbabwe vs Srilanka World Cup 2011 match would be the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Srilanka.

How to Reach Pallekele International Stadium

Situated in Pallekele in the Kandy District of Srilanka, one can reach the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium by first reaching Colombo. From Colombo, buses and cabs would take you to Kandy. As you reach Kandy, there are several traveling options that wopuld reach you to the venue. Bus services in Kandy, offered by the Srilankan Government make traveling withing the region very easy. Apart from this many highways also connect Kandy to important cities and places such as A1 highway connecting it to Columbo, Highway A9 connecting it to Jaffna and A26 and A10 connecting to Padiyathalawa and Kurunegala respectively.

  • Total Distance from Sri Dalada Veediya: 10.6 km
    Total Time: 09 minutes

  • Total Distance from Vejayanta Pasada Polonnaruwa: 132 Km
    Time Required: 1 hr 45 minutes

Strength of Srilanka and Team Zimbabwe

The Srilankan Cricket Team has an excellent batting line up with players like Jayawardena, Tillakeratne Dilshan, excellent captaincy by Kumar Sangakkara, and some experienced bowlers like Muttiah Muralidaran along with the young talent Ajantha Mendis. With such key players in the team and a brilliant spin attack, the team stands a great chance this time at the World Cup.

Known for creating upsets in the World Cup tournament, as it did earlier in 1993 against Australia and 1992 against England and in 1999 against South Africa and India, the Zimbabwe Cricket Team is expected to deliver some more shocks this time. While Ray Price is featuring as a talented bowler, for runs the team would depend on Tatenda Taibu and Charles Coventry.

All the very best to the Zimbabwe and the Srilankan Team for their journey in the Cricket World Cup 2011


Tickets for the Srilanka vs Zimbabwe World Cup 2011 match can be purchased from Pallekele International Stadium. You can also go online and book the tickets.

Live Score

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Last Updated on 01 April 2011

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