The Dubai International Stadium, formerly known as the Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is mainly used for cricket and is one of three stadiums in the country, the other two being Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium and Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. It has a capacity of 25,000 spectators, but is expandable to 30,000 spectators. It is a part of the Dubai Sports City in Dubai.A visit to Dubai International Stadium represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dubai route maker website to plot your vacation.
The first ODI cricket match played here was between Australia and Pakistan on April 22, 2009; it was won by Pakistan. The stadium's first player to take a five-wicket haul was Shahid Afridi with 6/38, which was his career best figures at the time. The top score at this stadium is 302* is held by Azhar Ali against West Indies in 2016.
The stadium hosted its first Test match when Pakistan played South Africa on 12–16 November 2010; the match resulted in a draw.
The November 2010 ODI series between Pakistan and South Africa ended with a 3-2 series win for South Africa. South Africa sealed the series with a 57 run win against Pakistan.
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We have been visiting the stadium every PSL T20 season and have always enjoyed our experience there. A few things that I have noticed; *. Parking is improved by organization but too expansive. AED20.... more »
The Dubai International Stadium is also known as the Ring of Fire and a look at it from outside will show just why. The stadium has an attractive design, with its roof shaped like sails and a gap... more »
A perfect place for all Cricket Lovers. World class facilities with amazing view from all corners. A Perfect Stadium with Built In Class Facilities. A must visit for all cricket loving enthusiasts.
A very decent stadium. If you are going to go I recommend it as a very spaced and big stadium. The seats aren't that bad but can be improved. If you are going to go there I recommend taking a decent amount of cash because the rates there for food and snacks are a bit high other than that it's a perfect open aired stadium
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