In pics: the World T20 venues

Updated: February 28, 2015, 11:52 AM IST
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  • The Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele will host nine matches. Its crowd capacity is 34,000. (AFP)

    The Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele will host nine matches. Its crowd capacity is 34,000. (AFP)

  • Rains are very much a fixture at the Premadasa. Since it's monsoon time in the island nation, there are fears over the completion of matches here. (Getty Images)

    Rains are very much a fixture at the Premadasa. Since it's monsoon time in the island nation, there are fears over the completion of matches here. (Getty Images)

  • The Premadasa hosted its first match in 1992 - a Test against Australia. The Colombo venue will host the maximum number of matches i.e. 15, including the final on Oct. 7. (Getty Images)

    The Premadasa hosted its first match in 1992 - a Test against Australia. The Colombo venue will host the maximum number of matches i.e. 15, including the final on Oct. 7. (Getty Images)

  • The original capacity at Hambantota was 34,000, which has reportedly been increased to 64,000 for the T20 extravaganza. (Getty Images)

    The original capacity at Hambantota was 34,000, which has reportedly been increased to 64,000 for the T20 extravaganza. (Getty Images)

  • The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium at Hambantota came into being with the hosting of the Sri Lanka-Canada tie during the World Cup last year. It will host three matches, including the tournament opener between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. (Getty Images)

    The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium at Hambantota came into being with the hosting of the Sri Lanka-Canada tie during the World Cup last year. It will host three matches, including the tournament opener between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. (Getty Images)

First Published: September 13, 2012, 10:49 AM IST
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