The captain of Kandurata Kites is Kumar Sangakkara and it was founded in 1990. Its home ground is Pallekele International Cricket Stadium having a capacity of 10,300. Its first class debut was under Western Province in 1990 at Sinhalese sports club ground. Its match wins include in Inter Provincial First Class, 2 wins ( 2003-2004, 2004-2005 ) ; in Inter Provincial Limited Over, 2 wins ( 2007-2008, 2009-2010 ); and no wins till now is Inter Provincial T20 tournaments.
From the starting of Inter provincial first class tournament the team under central province was known as central province team. Later in 2007-2008 seasons, it was renamed as Kandurata team which is a Sinhalese word known as “Hill country” as the hilly regions of Sri Lanka lie in the Central province. With the origination of Twenty20 cricket in 2003, in came to Sri Lanka in 2004 as the form of Twenty20 Tournament, however it was replaced by the Inter Provincial T20 Tournament in 2008. Wayamba won the first season of the 2007-2008 Inter provincial Twenty20 tournaments.
The various matches for Kandurata Kites that are to be conducted in the Sri Lanka Premier League of 2011:
- Kandurata kites vs basnahira bears, tue jul 19
- kandurata kites vs nagenahira nagas, thu jul 21
- kandurata kites vs ruhuna rhinos, sun jul 24
- kandurata kites vs uthura oryxes, tue jul 26
- kandurata kites vs wayamba wolves, fri jul 29
- kandurata kites vs uva unicorns, sat jul 30