Tag: United Arab Emirates


Cyclone loom large over Oman Twenty20 games

UAE T20 World Cup at 70 per cent capacity

Stadiums in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate at 70 percent capacity for the Twenty20 World Cup, although conditions in Oman – where preliminary rounds are due to be played – are still to be fully assessed following a cyclone. The ‘sky sports’ stated that Tropical Cyclone... » Read more


Touch-up to Sharjah Cricket Stadium for IPL

Major upgrades for Sharjah Cricket Stadium

The Sharjah Cricket Stadium, which will host 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches before the T20 World Cup, has announced major upgrades in the run-up to the conclusion of the IPL, which will be played from September 19th in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ‘Gulf News’ stated that the... » Read more


UAE Premier League T20 team to debut in 2022

UAE inaugural Premier League T20 schedule and logo unveiled

UAE’s inaugural Premier League T20 (PLT20) will be played across United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January and February 2022. The new six-team franchise-style league has been sanctioned by the Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Emirates Cricket Board Chairman, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al... » Read more


UAE lands ICC showcase as Delta drowns India

Twenty20 World Cup to be moved to the UAE

The venue for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman due to the deadly COVID-19 second wave in India (Delta variant) which has taken a huge toll on lives. The vaccination program is on in India to tame the... » Read more


UAE to stage IPL 2021 remaining matches

Indian Premier League to continue in the UAE

The remaining matchups of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in September- October this year, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on May 29th. The IPL 2021 was suspended in May this year as BCCI didn’t want to... » Read more


COVID jab must to attend UAE live events

UAE covid vaccine mandatory for attending live events

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said vaccinations against COVID-19 will be must for people attending all “live events” from June 6th as the country pushes a vaccination campaign which has consistently been one of the fastest in the world. ‘Reuters’ quoted a spokeswoman for the Ministry... » Read more


China move FIFA fixtures over COVID cases

World Cup qualifiers move to Dubai

COVID-19 has again shaken and stirred the world of football forcing China to move Group A qualifiers to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ‘Doha News’ stated that Dubai will now stage the remaining three FIFA World Cup™ Qatar 2022 qualifying games instead of Suzhou (China), the Chinese Football... » Read more


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