Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is the second oldest cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates after Sharjah. The stadium was established in 2004 and the build cost was $23 million.
Scotland and Kenya played the inaugural first-class match in November 2004. The stadium also has a smaller ground called Nursery 1(also known as Tolerance Oval) and Nursery 2.
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium History
Sheikh Zayed Stadium hosted the first test match between Pakistan vs South Africa on 22-24 November 2010.
The first ODI hosted here was played between Pakistan vs India on 18th April 2006 and the first T20 was played between Afghanistan vs Scotland on 10th February 2010.
|Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium|
|Known as||President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan|
|Owner||Emirates Cricket Board|
|Ends||Pavilion End, North End|
|Time Zone||UTC + 04:00|
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Stats & Records
|Match won batting first||9|
|Match won batting second||2|
|First Test||Pakistan vs South Africa- 20-24 Nov 2010|
|Last Test||Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe- 10-14 March 2021|
|Highest Total||598/9 (206 Ov) by ENG vs PAK|
|Lowest total||72/10 (36.1 Ov) by ENG vs PAK|
One day International
|Match won batting first||33|
|Match won batting second||18|
|First ODI||Pakistan vs India- 18 April 2006|
|Last ODI||Afghanistan vs Ireland- 26 January 2021|
|Highest total||313/9 (50 Ov) by PAK vs SL|
|Lowest Total||63/10 (18.3 Ov) by AFG vs SCO|
|Match won batting first||23|
|Match won batting second||31|
|First T20||Afghanistan vs Scotland- 10 February 2010|
|Last T20||Scotland vs Namibia – 27 October 2021|
|Highest total||225/7 (20 Ov) by IRE vs AFG|
|Lowest Total||87/10 (18.3 Ov) by HK vs OMAN|
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