Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

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The Sheikh Zayed Stadium is a cricket ground located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The stadium cost $23 million to build and was opened in May 2004, with its inaugural first-class match being an Intercontinental Cup fixture between Scotland and Kenya in November of that year.The stadium is dominated by two large stands at either end, with the areas square of the wicket offering grass banks for additional seating. It can hold 20,000 people.International fixturesIPL (Indian Premier League)The first half of the 2014 Indian Premier League was held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.Friendship Series (Pakistan vs India)Among the stadium's most memorable events were the back-to-back charity matches between rivals Pakistan and India in April 2006. These matches were significant as the arch-rivals put aside their differences to support the victims of the 2005 Pakistan earthquake. The series was expected to raise $10 million for earthquake relief. B.R. Shetty, of the Abu Dhabi Cricket Council, said: "Of the total money raised, 75 percent will go to Pakistan and the rest to India".
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  • We went for an ODI game between India and Pakistan in April 2006. The atmosphere was jampacked and electric because the stadium was filled with Indian and Pakistani fans. Obviously a great feeling for...  more »
  • Kritekki is not for myself, not very familiar with, but it was great to see how the power of money to build a fine setting for type.
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  • It is a stadium and FIFA Youth World Cup and Asian Cup held in the multi-purpose stadium located in Abu Dhabi, 2017, and 2018 FIFA Club World Cup to be held. Walking in to watch the game, can hold 40000 people a beautiful Stadium and other sports facilities and a grocery store near you, you recommend Hilton Hotel in 10 minutes.
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