Pak-Lanka Test starts this Thursday in Abu Dhabi

By Rajive Singh

Tickets go on sale for Zayed Cricket Stadium matches

ABU DHABI 25 September 2017: Zayed Cricket Stadium will host five out of the total 11 upcoming matches between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. These will take place over the months of September and October – and tickets for the games are now on sale.

One test match, two ODI’s and two T20’s will take place at Zayed Cricket Stadium. The test match will start next Thursday on September 28th, the two ODI’s on 16th and 18th October respectively and the T20’s on 26th October and 27th October.

As well as being online, tickets will also be available to purchase from Abu Dhabi Cricket reception at Zayed Cricket Stadium as well selected outlets to be announced shortly.

Tickets prices start from Dh25 for General Seating and Dh50 for limited South Premium Stand seating.

The 18,000-seater capacity stadium has regularly hosted international matches including Pakistan’s home series’ as well as Indian Premier League matches in 2014. Abu Dhabi Cricket Acting CEO Matthew Boucher commented, “This upcoming series is perfect for all cricket fans in Abu Dhabi as we aim to create a community hub where all supporters can enjoy spectacular world-class cricket at affordable prices.”

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium was opened in 2004, with the inaugural international match being an ODI, taking place in April 2006 when Pakistan played India in a friendly series, in an effort to raise funds to help the victims of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. Pakistan won the match by six wickets.