Cricket the most popular sport in Sri Lanka is more than just a sport. It will be a highlight to experience atleast one game of international Cricket in Sri Lanka before you leave. Sri Lanka brings its own attributes to […]
Cricket the most popular sport in Sri Lanka is more than just a sport.
It will be a highlight to experience atleast one game of international Cricket in Sri Lanka before you leave. Sri Lanka brings its own attributes to watch the game. The famous ‘Papare bands’ will be played throughout the game in almost every pavilion around the ground. The loyal Cricket fans are set in a festive mood enjoying snacks and the local Lion Beer ( popular among tourists) enjoying every ball of the game.
The most popular international Cricket Venues are, Sinhalese Sports Club and R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, the Galle Cricket stadium overlooking the Galle Fort, Pallekele and Asgiriya Stadiums in Kandy and Dambulla International Cricket stadium. These are also located in the most popular tourist destinations of within Sri Lanka.
The school Cricket in Sri Lanka is also played as well as followed quite passionately. Schools celebrates its ‘Cricket big match’ season during March-April meeting their arch rivals in an international venue ( i.e. SSC , R Premadasa Cricket grounds) with great engagement from school boys as well as many adults who fill the pavilions.
If there aren’t any international games are one you could still enjoy watching game of Cricket which maybe played by the beach or on a street as intensely passionate as anywhere else.
Sri Lankans enjoy the game of Cricket peacefully and take its wins or losses calmly.
Let us know your interests when you tailor-make your holiday to Sri Lanka with us to see the possibility of including a game of Cricket in this Cricket crazy island.