EMI vs DUB ILT20 2024: Sheikh Zayed Stadium Pitch Report and T20 Records & Stats- EMI vs DUB Abu Dhabi Stadium Today Match

EMI vs DUB ILT20 2024: Sheikh Zayed Stadium Pitch Report and T20 Records & Stats- EMI vs DUB Abu Dhabi Stadium Today Match

Get ready for an electrifying clash as MI Emirates (EMI) go head-to-head against Dubai Capitals (DUB) in Match 29 of the International League T20 2024 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Dubai Capitals hold a slight advantage with a 1-0 lead over MI Emirates this season in their head-to-head matchups. However, MI Emirates are currently in a stronger position in the tournament, winning six out of nine matches, while Dubai Capitals have secured victories in four out of their nine matches.

In their previous game, MI Emirates suffered a narrow defeat against Gulf Giants, falling short by just 5 runs. Despite notable efforts from Kieron Pollard, who scored 40 runs, and Kusal Perera, who contributed 34 runs, they couldn’t chase down the target of 158 runs set by Gulf Giants. Waqar Salamkheil was the standout bowler for MI Emirates, claiming three crucial wickets.

Meanwhile, Dubai Capitals registered a convincing five-wicket win over Desert Vipers in their recent encounter. Chasing a target of 171 runs, they achieved victory with an over to spare. Sam Billings played a pivotal role with a knock of 57 runs, supported by Sikandar Raza’s crucial 64 runs and a wicket contribution. Olly Stone was impressive with the ball, picking up two wickets to restrict Desert Vipers’ scoring.

EMI vs DUB ILT20 2024: Sheikh Zayed Stadium Pitch Report Today Match

The pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium is expected to provide a balanced contest, catering to both pacers and batters, with chasing being the favored strategy.

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EMI vs DUB ILT20 2024: Sheikh Zayed Stadium T20 Records & Stats

The Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has hosted a total of 66 T20 International matches from 2010 to 2023. In these matches, the home side has won 9 games (13.64%), while touring sides have won 5 matches (7.58%). Most matches, however, have been won by neutral teams, totaling 52 victories (78.79%).

In terms of batting preferences, teams batting second have had a slight advantage, winning 38 matches (57.58%) compared to 28 matches (42.42%) won by teams batting first. Interestingly, winning the toss hasn’t been a significant factor, as both winning and losing the toss have resulted in almost an equal number of victories.

Notably, there have been no tied matches or matches with no result recorded at this venue in T20 Internationals. The highest individual innings at the stadium was 117* by Shaiman Anwar from the UAE, achieved against Papua New Guinea on 14th April 2017. The best bowling performance was by C A Young from Ireland, with figures of 4/13 against Nigeria on 26th October 2019.

The highest team innings recorded at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium was 225/7 by Ireland against Afghanistan on 30th November 2013, while the lowest team innings was 84 by Bangladesh against South Africa on 2nd November 2021. The highest successful run chase at the stadium was 167/5 by New Zealand against England on 10th November 2021.

Overall, the average runs per wicket at the stadium stands at 22.21, with an average of 7.17 runs per over. The average score batting first is 142 runs.

CityAbu Dhabi
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
First T20 Match10/02/2010
Last T20 Match19/02/2023
Matches Played66
Matches Won by Home Side9 (13.64%)
Matches Won by Touring Side5 (7.58%)
Matches Won by Neutral Side52 (78.79%)
Matches Won Batting First28 (42.42%)
Matches Won Batting Second38 (57.58%)
Matches Won Winning Toss34 (51.52%)
Matches Won Losing Toss32 (48.48%)
Matches Tied0 (0.00%)
Matches with No Result0 (0.00%)
Highest Individual Innings117*Shaiman Anwar (United Arab Emirates)14/04/2017 v Papua New Guinea
Best Bowling4/13C A Young (Ireland)26/10/2019 v Nigeria
Highest Team Innings225/7 (Ireland)30/11/2013 v Afghanistan
Lowest Team Innings84 (Bangladesh)02/11/2021 v South Africa
Highest Run Chase Achieved167/5 (New Zealand)10/11/2021 v England
Average Runs per Wicket22.21
Average Runs per Over7.17
Average Score Batting First142
IPL 2024

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