The 25,000 capacity Sheikh Zayed Stadium and adjoining ovals – Tolerance Oval and Mohan’s Oval, form the nucleus of the Abu Dhabi Cricket complex. The eye-catching grounds have welcomed numerous prestigious teams and events over the years, recently playing host to the VIVO Indian Premier League 2021, the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup along with the HBL Pakistan Super League 6 and the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10. The stadium has proudly served as a “home away from home” for Pakistan and Afghanistan’s national cricket teams since 2009 and 2021 respectively.
Our current international flagship event is the Abu Dhabi T10. Bringing together over 120 of the biggest names in world cricket to compete in the fastest format of the game, the 2021 covid secure edition saw over 50,000 fans walk through the gates across the 15-day event. The 2022 edition which will take place in the fourth quarter promises to be another spectacular advertisement for Abu Dhabi and the thrilling game of T10 cricket.
In addition to international fixtures and tournaments, Abu Dhabi Cricket also regularly serves as a leading training venue for international clubs and associations from across the globe. The likes of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) England Lions, the Afghanistan National Team, and numerous English County Cricket Clubs have all graced the turf for training camps over recent years.