Pallekele cricket ground is newly stadium. There's no international venue other than a mud slug ground at Pallekele, but they host world cup 2011 matches.
The stadium has been renamed as the Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium. In July 2010, The Central Provincial Council in Kandy unanimously made the renaming decision to honor the legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.
Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium became the 104 Test venue in the world in December 2010. The first Test was played between Sri Lanka and the West Indies from 1–5 December.