Cricket followers from the UK and different international locations might be heading to the United Arab Emirates this month to see England and Pakistan compete in Check Matches and different occasions in Dubai’s world-leading cricket grounds. Go to the UAE between 17 January and seven February to catch the sporting motion at Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium and Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, and stick round to get pleasure from extra of what these emirates have to supply.
The upcoming Check sequence options three Check Matches (17 to 21 January, 25 to 29 January and three to 7 February respectively), adopted by 4 One Day Internationals (ODIs) from 13 to 21 February and three T20 matches from 23 to 27 February 2012. The primary Check Match begins at midnight sharp, and the bilateral sequence is predicted to be a fierce and shut competitors between the 2 very totally different groups – England being famous for its versatility and Pakistan for its extra mercurial type.
England captain Andrew Strauss lately revealed that England was feeling ‘refreshed’ and able to take part in its first Check sequence since beating India Four-Zero in August, reclaiming their place as world leaders in cricket. Pakistan’s dwelling video games had been relocated to the UAE as a result of safety considerations within the group’s nation, and brought about minor controversy by that includes Wahab Riaz, Umar Akmal and Imran Farhat within the squad regardless of their involvement within the spot-fixing debacle of the 2010 Lord’s Check match prediction.in.
The final time England and Pakistan went head-to-head, England achieved a Three-1 victory at Nottingham, The Oval and Lord’s, however Strauss predicts an in depth battle between the perimeters in 2012 – significantly following Pakistan’s successes in opposition to New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and their draw within the West Indies.
Individuals taking flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi from their dwelling international locations to see the matches in particular person can benefit from numerous promotions and flight offers being organised by teams such because the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) in addition to main flight carriers and tour operators. Dubai is a well-liked vacation spot for luxurious holidays all yr spherical, and the Check sequence is a good excuse to go to this tourism paradise.
A few of Dubai’s most notable options embody the towering Burj Al Arab – the world’s first seven-star lodge – in addition to its man-made islands, such because the Palm Jumeirah. Dubai can be a well-liked vacation spot for water sports activities and different outside actions, equivalent to camel excursions and dune buggy driving.