2004
President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
20,000
Yes
North End, Pavilion End
00:10, Mon Aug 02, 2021 (UTC +0400)
Sheikh Zayed Stadium
 

Records and statistics

Pakistan v South Africa - Nov 20-24, 2010 Scorecard
Afghanistan v Zimbabwe - Mar 10-14, 2021 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
India v Pakistan - Apr 18, 2006 Scorecard
Afghanistan v Ireland - Jan 26, 2021 Scorecard
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Afghanistan v Scotland - Feb 10, 2010 Scorecard
Afghanistan v Zimbabwe - Mar 20, 2021 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
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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

2021
Mon Sep 20 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 14:00 GMT
10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore
Thu Sep 23 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 14:00 GMT
10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders
Sat Sep 25 (20 ovs)
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Delhi Capitals v Rajasthan Royals
Sun Sep 26 (20 ovs)
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders
Tue Sep 28 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 14:00 GMT
10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Mumbai Indians v Punjab Kings
Sat Oct 2 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 14:00 GMT
10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings
Wed Oct 6 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 14:00 GMT
10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad
Fri Oct 8 (20 ovs)
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Indian Premier League
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Mumbai Indians
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The sun sets on the third Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan vs Ireland, 3rd ODI, Abu Dhabi, January 26, 2021
The sun sets on the third Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI in Abu Dhabi
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Groundstaff prepare the Abu Dhabi pitch, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, January 20, 2021
Groundstaff prepare the Abu Dhabi pitch
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Groundstaff prepare the Abu Dhabi pitch, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, January 20, 2021
Groundstaff prepare the Abu Dhabi pitch
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