2004
President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
20,000
Yes
North End, Pavilion End
21:33, Thu Nov 14, 2019 (UTC +0400)
Sheikh Zayed Stadium
 

Records and statistics

Pakistan v South Africa - Nov 20-24, 2010 Scorecard
New Zealand v Pakistan - Dec 3-7, 2018 Scorecard
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Profile

The Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi cost $22 million to build and is arguably one of the world's finest cricket grounds. It was opened in May 2004 and staged its first first-class match when Scotland played Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup that November.

The ground is dominated by two large stands at either end, with the areas square of the wicket offering large grass banking for spectators to sit, although during the daylight hours that might be less than appealing as there is no shade. There is no pavilion as such, with the large changing rooms under one of the stands, and teams watch from inside air-conditioned glass rooms.

The venue is about 30 minutes drive from the city centre and is located in a remote area.
Martin Williamson

Fixtures

2019
Fri Nov 15 (10 ovs)          
16:30 local | 12:30 GMT
07:30 EST | 06:30 CST | 04:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
1st Match, Group B - Maratha Arabians v Northern Warriors
Fri Nov 15 (10 ovs)          
18:45 local | 14:45 GMT
09:45 EST | 08:45 CST | 06:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
2nd Match, Group A - Deccan Gladiators v Delhi Bulls
Fri Nov 15 (10 ovs)          
21:00 local | 17:00 GMT
12:00 EST | 11:00 CST | 09:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
3rd Match, Group B - Qalandars (Sprite) v Team Abu Dhabi
Sat Nov 16 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
4th Match, Group A - Bangla Tigers v Deccan Gladiators
Sat Nov 16 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
5th Match, Group A - Delhi Bulls v Karnataka Tuskers
Sat Nov 16 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
6th Match, Group B - Northern Warriors v Qalandars (Sprite)
Sun Nov 17 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
7th Match, Group B - Northern Warriors v Team Abu Dhabi
Sun Nov 17 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
8th Match, Group A - Bangla Tigers v Karnataka Tuskers
Sun Nov 17 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
9th Match, Group B - Maratha Arabians v Qalandars (Sprite)
Mon Nov 18 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
10th Match, Group A - Deccan Gladiators v Karnataka Tuskers
Mon Nov 18 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
11th Match, Group B - Maratha Arabians v Team Abu Dhabi
Mon Nov 18 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
12th Match, Group A - Bangla Tigers v Delhi Bulls
Tue Nov 19 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
13th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Tue Nov 19 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
14th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Tue Nov 19 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
15th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Wed Nov 20 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
16th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Wed Nov 20 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
17th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Wed Nov 20 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
18th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Thu Nov 21 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
19th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Thu Nov 21 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
20th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Thu Nov 21 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
21st Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Fri Nov 22 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
22nd Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Fri Nov 22 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
23rd Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Fri Nov 22 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
24th Match, Super League - TBC v TBC
Sat Nov 23 (10 ovs)
15:30 local | 11:30 GMT
06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
Qualifier 1 - TBC v TBC
Sat Nov 23 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
Eliminator - TBC v TBC
Sat Nov 23 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
Qualifier 2 - TBC v TBC
Sun Nov 24 (10 ovs)          
17:45 local | 13:45 GMT
08:45 EST | 07:45 CST | 05:45 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
3rd Place Play-off - TBC v TBC
Sun Nov 24 (10 ovs)          
20:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
Abu Dhabi T10
Final - TBC v TBC
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Latest Photos

All eyes on Pakistan, in this crowded stand, Pakistan v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Abu Dhabi, September 27, 2016
All eyes on Pakistan, in this crowded stand
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The third T20I in progress at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Pakistan v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Abu Dhabi, September 27, 2016
The third T20I in progress at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium
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James Anderson bowls in a virtually empty Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Pakistan v England, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day, October 14, 2015
James Anderson bowls in a virtually empty Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
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The Champion County match between MCC and Yorkshire under lights in Abu Dhabi, MCC v Champion County, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day, March 23, 2015
The Champion County match between MCC and Yorkshire under lights in Abu Dhabi
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