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To all of the 90s children of India, the Sharjah Cricket Stadium brings again lots of bittersweet recollections.

No one can overlook Sachin Tendulkar’s heroics within the 1998 Sharjah Cup, back-to-back centuries towards Australia, the primary of which is popularly generally known as ‘Desert Storm.’Then there are just a few dangerous recollections, particularly the losses India suffered towards arch-rivals Pakistan. Not to overlook, match-fixing scandals started to emerge within the late Nineteen Nineties, and in 2001 the Indian authorities banned the nationwide aspect from taking part in there.Come October 22, Sharjah Cricket Stadium will host its first World Cup match when Ireland will tackle Namibia within the first spherical of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup for the fitting to succeed in the Super 12 stage.Opened: 1982Capacity: 16,000Known as: Sharjah Cricket StadiumEnds: Pavilion End, Sharjah Club EndLocation: Sharjah, United Arab EmiratesICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 matches scheduled at this venueOctober 22, Friday, 3:30 PM IST: Ireland vs Namibia; Match 11October 22, Friday, 7:30 PM IST: Netherlands vs Sri Lanka; Match 12October 24, Sunday, 3:30 PM IST: TBC vs TBC; Match 15October 25, Monday, 7:30 PM IST: Afghanistan vs TBC; Match 17October 26, Tuesday, 7:30 PM IST: Pakistan vs New Zealand; Match 19October 29, Friday, 3:30 PM IST: West Indies vs TBC; Match 23October 30, Saturday, 3:30 PM IST: South Africa vs TBC; Match 25November 1, Monday, 7:30 PM IST: England vs TBC; Match 29November 5, Friday, 7:30 PM IST: New Zealand vs TBA; Match 36November 6, Saturday, 7:30 PM IST: England vs South Africa; Match 39November 7, Sunday, 7:30 PM IST: Pakistan vs TBA; Match 41STATS T20ITotal matches: 13Matches received batting first: 9Matches received bowling first: 4Average 1st Inns rating: 149Average 2nd Inns rating: 131Highest complete recorded: 215/6 (20 Ov) by AFG vs ZIMLowest complete recorded: 90/10 (19.1 Ov) by AFG vs NEDHighest rating chased: 140/3 (17.3 Ov) by AFG vs SCOLowest rating defended: 154/8 (20 Ov) by ENG vs PAK