Cricket Stadiums In UAE | Cricket Grounds In UAE | IPL 2020 Venues

List Of All Cricket Stadiums In UAE, IPL 2020 Venues, Dubai International Stadium, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Cricket Grounds In UAE, cricket stadiums in dubai

Cricket Stadiums In UAE: IPL Governing Council President Brijesh Patel said last week that the IPL 2020 will be held in the United Arab Emirates from 19 September to 8 November. IPL was postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus epidemic in March 2020.

Due to the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, the initial matches of the IPL were played in UAE and now due to Corona, the IPL is happening in UAE this year. All the matches of IPL 2014 (UAE leg) took place in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

List Of Cricket Stadiums In UAE | IPL 2020 Venues

1. Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Dubai International Stadium | IPL 2020: Cricket Stadiums In UAE | Cricket Grounds In UAE
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The Dubai International Cricket Stadium is one of the UAE’s Three-Test venues. It was established in 2009 and has a capacity of 25000 which can be increased to 30000. The first match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium was played between Pakistan and Australia on 22 April 2009 and Pakistan had a spectacular win in this match.

Dubai International Cricket Stadium Details

  • Name: Dubai International Cricket Stadium
  • Capacity: 25,000(can be increased to 30000)
  • Owner: Dubai Properties
  • Official Website: www.dsc.ae/stadium
  • Home Ground: Pakistan national cricket team, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans,

IPL 2020 All Matches At Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Date Match Time (IST)
September 20, Sunday Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab 7:30 PM
September 21, Monday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM
September 24, Thursday Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM
September 25, Friday Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals 7:30 PM
September 28, Monday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians 7:30 PM
September 30, Wednesday Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7:30 PM
October 2, Friday Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7:30 PM
October 4, Sunday Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM
October 5, Monday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM
October 8, Thursday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab 7.30 PM
October 10, Saturday Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7.30 PM
October 11, Sunday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals 3.30 PM
October 13, Tuesday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM
October 14, Wednesday Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM
October 17, Saturday Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 3.30 PM
October 18, Sunday Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab 7.30 PM
October 20, Tuesday Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM
October 22, Thursday Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7.30 PM
October 24, Saturday Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7.30 PM
October 25, Sunday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings 3.30 PM
October 27, Tuesday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM
October 29, Thursday Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM
October 31, Saturday Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians 3.30 PM
November 1, Sunday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM

IPL 2014 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium

The first leg of IPL 2014 was played in the UAE and 20 matches were played in the UAE and 7 of them were played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.IPL 2014 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium


2. Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

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Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is UAE’s 2nd Test venue, it was established in 2004 and has a viewer capacity of 20000. The most memorable match played here was the Friendship ODI Series between India and Pakistan following the massive earthquake in the latter nation.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Details

  • Capacity: 20,000
  • Operator: Pakistan Cricket Board
  • Official Website: www.abudhabicricket.ae
  • Home Ground: Pakistan national cricket team

IPL 2020 All Matches At Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi

Date Match Time (IST)
September 19, Saturday Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings 7:30 PM
September 23, Wednesday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians 7:30 PM
September 26, Saturday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7:30 PM
September 29, Tuesday Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7:30 PM
October 1, Thursday Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians 7:30 PM
October 3, Saturday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals 3:30 PM
October 6, Tuesday Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM
October 7, Wednesday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM
October 10, Saturday Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders 3.30 PM
October 11, Sunday Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM
October 16, Friday Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM
October 18, Sunday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders 3.30 PM
October 19, Monday Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM
October 21, Wednesday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7.30 PM
October 24, Saturday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals 3.30 PM
October 25, Sunday Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians 7.30 PM
October 28, Wednesday Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7.30 PM
October 30, Friday Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM
November 1, Sunday Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab 3.30 PM
November 2, Monday Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7.30 PM

IPL 2014 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium(Total 7 Matches Were Played Here)IPL 2014 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium


3.Sharjah Cricket Stadium

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Sharjah Cricket Stadium is the oldest cricket stadium of UAE and its 3rd & final test venue of UAE. it was established in 1982 and has a viewer capacity of 17000. The first match of this ground was played between Srilanka and Pakistan on 6th April 1986.

Sharjah Cricket Stadium Details

  • Name: Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
  • Capacity: 17,000
  • Owner: Sharjah Cricket Association
  • Official Website: www.sharjahcricket.ae
  • Home Ground: UAE, Afghanistan, Pakistan Men, Islamabad United, Lahore Qalandars, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, Pakistan Women.

IPL 2020 All Matches At Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Date Match Time (IST)
September 22, Tuesday Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings 7:30 PM
September 27, Sunday Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab 7:30 PM
October 3, Saturday Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM
October 4, Sunday Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 3.30 PM
October 9, Friday Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM
October 12, Monday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM
October 15, Thursday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab 7.30 PM
October 17, Saturday Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM
October 23, Friday Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians 7.30 PM
October 26, Monday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab 7.30 PM
October 31, Saturday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7.30 PM
November 3, Tuesday Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians 7.30 PM

IPL 2014 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Total 6 Matches Were Played Here)IPL 2014 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

All Other Cricket Stadiums In UAE

Ajman Oval Cricket Stadium

Location:  Emirates City, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Establishment:  2014
Capacity n/a
Home Ground: United Arab Emirates national cricket team
First Match:  United Arab Emirates v Oman(Nov 2015)


ICC Academy Ground

Location: Dubai Sports City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Establishment:  2009
Capacity n/a
Home Ground: United Arab Emirates national cricket team
First Match:  Canada vs Kenya(11 March 2013)

Also See: Top 10 Cricket Grounds In Australia


Some FaQ About Cricket Stadiums In UAE

How many cricket stadiums are there in UAE?

There are mainly 3 cricket stadiums in the UAE, Dubai International Stadium, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.

How many stadiums are in Dubai?

One, Its Dubai International Cricket Stadium