UAE Cricket to play Cricket Ireland in a 4-match ODI series at Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi in January 2021

Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced the UAE National (Men’s) team will play Cricket Ireland in a 4-match ODI series in January 2021.

Matches will be played January 8th, 10th, 12th and 14th (2021) at Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi (UAE) with all matches live streamed by joint partner ITW Consulting. 

Khalid Al Zarooni, Vice Chairman, Emirates Cricket Board said; “We are thrilled to be in a position to announce this fixture against ICC Full Member Ireland. Collectively, our management teams have been working tirelessly to bring this series to fruition in Abu Dhabi, and one we extend our sincere gratitude to all involved. We are extremely thankful to Cricket Ireland for their commitment to this series and to Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and the UAE authorities for supporting this tournament.”

Mubashshir Usmani, General Secretary, Emirates Cricket said; “This is a great opportunity for our Men’s side to play against a Full Member, one we have a very competitive history with. Both Boards understand the importance of providing opportunities for our players to maintain their competitive edge, at an international level, as we move through these times and prepare for the re-start of our international calendars.” “We are delighted that our joint partner, ITW Consulting, will be taking the game to the global cricket loving audience through their coverage and live streaming services.” “All CoVid safety protocols will be strictly adhered to and we will review spectator attendance as we move closer to the tournament.” added Usmani.

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