Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
(3.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I have been visiting this venue for the last 4 Pakistan home series. The cricket ground it self and actual,seating etc and excellent. Naturally not lot of polple,come to watch cricket in Abu Dhabi apa...  more »
  • For fans of sports and spectator llkerkit here are held regularly matches pretty unrivaled enthusiasm where lies the passion and watch the winning ceremony
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  • I watched the match there which was worth to see we really enjoyed the place to watch the matches of 
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  • It's amazing place if you really like sports. Specially for Cricket lovers
  • Nice place, and good stadium.
  • That's awesome view pls come and enjoying the time of the most popular programs you see pakistan vs England cricket match ☺
  • Afghanistan is really going to win this match and lreland is going to lose.
  • Nice academy and experienced coaches. Wonderful venue and spacious facility for beginners and top class players