Pakistan vs Sri Lanka UAE series 2013-2014
Pakistan will host Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between December 2013 and January 2014 for a bilateral series that include Two T20s, five ODIs and three tests. The Series, the second bilateral contest between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the UAE, will be Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium and Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Sri Lanka, who arrive in the UAE on December 3, will play a three-day practice match to prepare for the first t20 in Dubai International Cricket Stadium. After playing two T20s matches both the teams will move to Sharjah Cricket Stadium for the 1st One Day International Cricket match on December 18 before switching to colored clothing in December. Sharjah will host the first and third ODIs and last test match of this series. while Abu Dhabi also gets three games with Dubai hosting the remaining One Day, two T20s and two Tests.
Sri Lanka Cricket team at 4th position in ICC ODI Champion table. Sri Lanka had played 49 matches but his points is 5435 and his rating is 111. On the other hand Pakistan Cricket team in ICC ODI Champions table at 6th position. Pakistan played 42 matches his points is 4294 while his rating is 102.
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
Dubai cricket stadium is known as Dubai sports city cricket ground. It is mainly used for Cricket and is one of the 3 Stadium in the country, th other 2 being Sharjah Cricket ground and Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed cricket Stadium. Dubai Sports City has a capacity of 25000 peoples. It was established in 2009 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs Australia on 22 April 2009. Pakistan was first team that won the first ODI match in Dubai cricket Stadium. In the same match the stadium saw the first player take a five wickets haul with Shahid Afridi taking 6/38 which were his career best figures at the time. Last odi game which was played here Pakistan vs Sri Lanka on 18th November 2011.
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
The Sharjah cricket Ground is in the emirate of Sharja in th United Arab Emirates. Between 1984 and 2003 the Sharjah ground was the venue for 206 One Day International held as part of commercially sponsored one day tournaments involving three international teams. Sharjah was a popular venue attracting good crowds mostly from the South Asian population of the United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Cricket Ground has a capacity of 27000 peoples. It was established in 1982 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs Sri Lanka on 06 April 1984 and last ODI game which was played here Pakistan vs Australia on 28th August 2012. In Sharjah ground Pakistan was played first test against West Indies on 31 January 2002.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s newest cricket grounds. It was opened in May 2004 and staged its first-class match when Scotland played Kenya in the International Cup that November. Sheikh Zayed cricket Ground has a capacity of 20000 peoples.
It was established in 2006 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs India on 18th April 2008 and last ODI game which was played here Pakistan vs Australia on 31st August 2012. In Sheikh Zayed ground Pakistan was played first test match against South Africa on 20th November 2010. As of 2009, many international series are held here, since Pakistan is not able to host any more matches at home due to the security after match of the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team. Pakistan has hosted against Australia, West Indies, New Zealand and South Africa on this ground.
|11 Dec||1st T20||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||16:00 GMT|20:00 Local|21:00 PKT|
|13 Dec||2nd T20||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||16:00 GMT|20:00 Local|21:00 PKT|
|18 Dec||1st ODI||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||11:00 GMT|15:00 Local|16:00 PKT|
|20 Dec||2nd ODI||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||11:00 GMT|15:00 Local|16:00 PKT|
|22Dec||3rd ODI||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||11:00 GMT|15:00 Local|16:00 PKT|
|25 Dec||4th ODI||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||11:00 gmt|15:00 local|16:00 pkt|
|27 Dec||5th ODI||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||11:00 gmt|15:00 local|16:00 pkt|
|31 Dec||1st Test||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||06:00 gmt|10:00 local|11:00 pkt|
|8 Jan||2nd Test||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabis||06:00 gmt|10:00 local|11:00 pkt|
|16 Jan||3rd Test||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||06:00 gmt|10:00 local|11:00 pkt|