Abu Dhabi T20

The Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy was a cricket tournament with 20 overs for each team. It was played in the United Arab Emirates at a stadium named after Sheikh Zayed. Six teams from different countries joined the first edition. The ICC, which is the main organization for cricket, approved the tournament in June 2018.

Two teams, Lahore Qalandars from Pakistan and Titans from South Africa, won all their games in their groups and reached the final. Lahore Qalandars became the champions, after they scored fifteen runs more than Titans in the final.

Teams and squads

The tournament announced the following teams:

  • Boost Defenders – Shpageeza Cricket League, Afghanistan
  • Hobart Hurricanes – Big Bash League, Australia
  • Lahore Qalandars – Pakistan Super League
  • Titans – Ram Slam T20 Challenge, South Africa
  • Yorkshire Vikings – Twenty20 Cup, England
  • Auckland Aces – Super Smash, New Zealand


Whether you’re a die-hard cricket fan, want something fun and entertaining to do on a nice October night, or are looking for something new to take the kids to, the ADT20 is sure to be a hit with everyone!

You can bring your whole family and enjoy a variety of food and drinks. You can pick from the different food truck options that offer delicious dishes. You can relax and have dinner on the hill while watching the amazing skills of the players on the field. You can also inspire your kids to become the next cricket superstars of the world!


Secure the best seats in the stadium with our exclusive ‘Big Hitter’ VIP package. Make it an unforgettable weekend for you, your clients and guests with our premium hospitality food and beverage offering whilst enjoying some exhilarating and entertaining first-class cricket.


With the brunch season well under way, Abu Dhabi Cricket introduces a new experience ‘Brunch at the Cricket’ a different hospitality experience for those interested in watching the inaugural Abu Dhabi T20 – where six of the world’s best T20 teams will battle it out over the weekend of 4-6 October at Zayed Cricket Stadium.

  • Access to the premium Century Lounge with relaxed and social seating areas where you can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options whilst watching the action happening outside on the big screen
  • Dedicated and supervised kids area with activities, face painting and a special kid-friendly menu
  • Unlimited hops, grapes and bubbles until 9pm
  • A Q&A session with cricket legends Brian Lara and Mahela Jayawardena
  • Tapas and live food stations
  • Live acoustic music and DJs

Official Contact Details

Location: Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Contact Number: +971 (0) 2 558 8331
Official Email: info@abudhabicricket.af
Mail Address: PO Box 31523