2004
President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
20,000
Yes
North End, Pavilion End
00:13, Mon Jan 18, 2021 (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
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
India v Pakistan - Apr 18, 2006 Scorecard
United Arab Emirates v Ireland - Jan 8, 2021 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
Afghanistan v Scotland - Feb 10, 2010 Scorecard
United Arab Emirates v Canada - Oct 27, 2019 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 Jan 18 (50 ovs)
09:30 local | 05:30 GMT
00:30 EST | 23:30 CST | 21:30 PST
2nd ODI - United Arab Emirates v Ireland
Thu Jan 21 (50 ovs)
09:30 local | 05:30 GMT
00:30 EST | 23:30 CST | 21:30 PST
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League
1st ODI - Afghanistan v Ireland
Sun Jan 24 (50 ovs)
09:30 local | 05:30 GMT
00:30 EST | 23:30 CST | 21:30 PST
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League
2nd ODI - Afghanistan v Ireland
Tue Jan 26 (50 ovs)
09:30 local | 05:30 GMT
00:30 EST | 23:30 CST | 21:30 PST
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League
3rd ODI - Afghanistan v Ireland
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Marcus Stoinis looks on after playing one onto the off side, Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2020, 2nd Eliminator, Abu Dhabi, November 8, 2020
Marcus Stoinis looks on after playing one onto the off side
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A view of the IPL 2020 trophy on display at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2020, 2nd Eliminator, Abu Dhabi, November 8, 2020
A view of the IPL 2020 trophy on display at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium
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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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