Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi has been really supportive towards the batters in the shortest format of the game. The average first innings score in T20 cricket here has been 162 runs. The team batting second have been the most successful at this venue.
MI Emirates and Sharjah Warriors will face each other in the second game of the International League T20 2023 on Saturday (January 14) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Reliance Industries, the owners of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League and MI Cape Town in the SA20 own the Emirates-based franchise. Kieron Pollard, who announced his retirement from the IPL last year, has been appointed the skipper of the Emirates. The Sharjah Warriors are owned by Capri Global Capital Limited, a Non-Banking Financial Company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. English all-rounder Moeen Ali is the captain of the side. He left an opportunity to play in the SA20 to lead the Warriors.
Najibullah Zadran, BFW de Leede, ADS Fletcher, Waseem Muhammad, Kieron Pollard(C), SR Patel, Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Zahoor Khan
DJ Malan, Evin Lewis, MM Ali(C), Mohammad Nabi, Chris Woakes, PI Walter, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, K Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique