Abu Dhabi is the venue for the International League T20, played between six teams with 34 matches for a race to win the title. Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi has been the most exciting cricket venue for the last decade. Moreover, it is part of three cricket arenas in the UAE and a prominent venue for the first edition of DP World ILT20.
Why is Zayed Cricket Stadium famous in the world?
This stadium has hosted world-class tournaments across all three formats of cricket. It’s an interesting fact that more than 128 international matches took place for men’s cricket. These matches include 63 T20Is, 50 ODIs, and 15 Tests. This venue also hosted the matches of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
This international cricket stadium also was a venue for world-class T20 leagues such as IPL and PSL. Cricket fans are ready to experience dazzling cricket matches of the exciting format of T20 from 13th January.
What are the best records at Zayed Cricket Stadium?
Knowing about the famous records at this popular cricket venue, where six teams are ready for head-to-head competitions, is crucial.
Team Highest T20 Total
Islamabad United scored the highest 247 against Peshawar Zalmi in June 2021 as a part of the PSL edition. Moreover, Peshawar Zalmi responded with 232 runs. Therefore, it is the highest aggregate of 479 runs at this stadium.
Team Lowest T20 Total
Nigeria’s men’s team scored 66 runs against Ireland in ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.
Individual Highest T20 Score
William Porterfield of Ireland scored 127 runs off 69 balls against the USA in 2013, the highest individual score at this venue.
Most Sixes by Player
Chris Gayle and LP van der Westhuizen hit eight sixes and hold a joint record for the most sixes at this stadium.
Best Bowling Figure
Aftab Ahmed of Denmark took six wickets against the PNG in 2012, which is the best bowling figure at this venue.
Worst Bowling Figure
Zafar Gohar of Islamabad United conceded 65 runs against Peshawar Zalmi in a PSL match at Zayed Stadium.
Three hat-tricks were done by Gareth Berg of Italy, Faheem Ashraf of Pakistan, and Curtis Campher.
Victory by a Massive Margin of Runs
Multan Sultans beat Quetta Gladiators at Zayed Cricket Stadium with a massive margin of 110 runs.
Sanju Samson and Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals made a partnership of 152 runs against Mumbai Indians at Zayed Stadium.
UAE ILT20 has become the most popular league worldwide because of IPL teams’ involvement. Moreover, UAE is also the best venue, which has played a key factor in the popularity of this league. The management of this league also introduced a great offer of AED12 tickets. Let’s enjoy this league with your close ones at three cricket venues in UAE.