3 Popular International Cricket Stadiums of UAE (Stadiums for IPL 2020)
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The United Arab Emirates(UAE) is a federation of seven states that has grown from a quiet backwater to one of the Middle East’s most important economic centres.

Sport in the United Arab Emirates is widely practiced by the people of the UAE. Football is the most popular sport in the UAE whereas the second most popular sport is Cricket in the UAE, largely due to the expatriate population from Southern Asia. There are many cricket stadiums in the country, but the top 3 cricket stadiums of UAE are the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium and the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 

UAE is also known as the second home of the IPL league. As 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 2020 are going to take place in these in three popular stadiums. 

 

Let’s know some more about these popular stadiums and the IPL 2020 match schedule in these stadiums:-

Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium :-

Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium

The iconic stadium of cricket history Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium is in Sharjah and was constructed in the year 1980. First time international matches at this stadium were hosted in April 1984 year, in the Asia Cup. The capacity of this stadium is 17,000. And up to 11th Dec 2019 total 241 ODIs have been played in this stadium.

List of IPL matches in Sharjah Cricket Stadium

September 22  –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

September 27 –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

October 3 –  DELHI CAPITALS vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 4 –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

October 9 –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 12 –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 15 –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

October 17 –  DELHI CAPITALS vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

October 23 –  CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs MUMBAI INDIANS

October 26 –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

October 31 –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS vs BANGALORE SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

November 3 –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs MUMBAI INDIANS

 

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium:- 

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is in Abu Dhabi. The first international match at this stadium was played in November of the year 2004 between Scotland and Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup. The capacity of this stadium is 20,000.

List of IPL matches in Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

September 19  –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

September 23 –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs MUMBAI INDIANS

September 26 –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

September 29 –  DELHI CAPITALS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

October 1 –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs MUMBAI INDIANS

October 3 –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

October 6 –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

October 10 –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 11 –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 16 –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 18 –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 21 –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

October 24 –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 25 –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs MUMBAI INDIANS

October 28 –  MUMBAI INDIANS ROYAL vs CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

October 30 –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

November 1 –  CHENNAI SUPER vs KINGS KINGS XI PUNJAB

November 2 –  DELHI CAPITALS ROYAL vs CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

 

Dubai International Cricket Stadium:-

Dubai International Cricket Stadium

The Dubai International Cricket Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dubai. The first ODI cricket match played here was between Australia and Pakistan on April 22, 2009. The capacity of this stadium was 25,000, but is expandable now to 30,000.

List of IPL matches in Dubai International Cricket Stadium

September 20  –  DELHI CAPITALS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

September 21  –  DUBAI SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

September 24  –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

September 25  –  CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs DELHI CAPITALS

September 28  –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS vs BANGALORE MUMBAI INDIANS

October 4  –  KINGS XI PUNJAB CHENNAI vs SUPER KINGS

October 5  –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 8  –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

October 10  –  CHENNAI SUPER KINGS ROYAL vs CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

October 11  –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

October 13  –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

October 14  –  DELHI CAPITALS vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

October 17  –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

October 18  –  MUMBAI INDIANS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB

October 20  –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 22  –  RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

October 24  –  KINGS XI PUNJAB vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

October 25  –  ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

October 27  –  SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs DELHI CAPITALS

October 29  –  CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

October 31  –  DELHI CAPITALS vs MUMBAI INDIANS

November 1  –  KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS

 

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