Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium- Capacity, Location and Records


The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium and the cricket stadium is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Zayed stadium building cost is approximately $23 million dollars. The cricket ground is opened in May 2004, with its inaugural first-class match being an Intercontinental Cup fixture between Kenya vs Scotland in November 2014. The Sheikh Zayed Stadium will be one of the dedicated venues for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.


Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Capacity

The Sheikh stadium has a large stand at either end, with the areas square of the wicket offering grass banks for additional seating. The Ground capacity of 20,000 Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose training facility that has hosted numerous international tournaments and matches.


Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Who is the owner of this stadium

  • Owner: Mubadala Development Company
  • Zayed Sports City Stadium
  • Location: Saif Ghobash Street, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Operator: Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Location

The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is a cricket ground located in Near Khalifa City A - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

ICC 2021 T20 World Cup at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 is the 1st ICC T20 tournament to be hosted by the UAE. It began on 17-Oct and will run on 14-Nov-21. Four first-round cricket matches were hosted in the stadium is located in Abu Dhabi, with 10 Super 12 matches and a semi-final also being held at the stadium.

Ground information

  • Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Coordinates: 24°23′47″N 54°32′26″ECoordinates: 24°23′47″N 54°32′26″E
  • Establishment: 2004
  • Ground Capacity: 20,000
  • Operator: Emirates Cricket Board


Tenants: 

  • UAE national cricket team
  • Afghanistan national cricket team


End names

  • North end
  • Pavilion End

Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi Cricket Records

  • First Test: 20–24 November 2010: Pakistan vs South Africa
  • Last Test: 10–14 March 2021: Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe
  • First ODI: 18 April 2006: Pakistan vs  India
  • Last ODI: 26 January 2021: Afghanistan vs  Ireland
  • First T20I: 10 February 2010: Afghanistan vs  Scotland
  • Last T20I: 02-Nov-2021: Pakistan v  Namibia


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