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Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi - General view
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Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Abu Dhabi

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The second most used venue in men’s T20I history, Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium has hosted 48 matches in the format.

Opened in 2004, the ground hosted its inaugural first-class match later that year, with Scotland taking on Kenya. The ground’s first official international fixture came two years later, when India played Pakistan in an ODI.

Alongside the ICC Academy and Dubai International Stadium, it hosted the qualifying tournament in 2019.