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Sharjah Cricket Stadium: Know the average scores and highest scores by teams at the venue

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The Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE is one of the most historic and popular cricket stadiums in the world. Established in 1982, the stadium has a seating capacity of over 16,000. The Sharjah Cricket Stadium has hosted the most number of ODI matches (240) in the history of international cricket. 

The venue has previously served as a home ground for teams like Afghanistan and Pakistan besides also hosting matches for franchise league tournaments like Pakistan Super League, Indian T20 League and Abu Dhabi T10 League. The 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup final was also played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.  

The iconic venue is set to stage 11 matches in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021

Sharjah Cricket Stadium average T20I score

The average T20I score for the team batting first at Sharjah Cricket Stadium is 149 runs. Out of the 15 international matches played at Sharjah, nine have been won by the team batting first while six have been won by the team batting second.

Highest and lowest T20I score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium 

Afghanistan’s 215/6 against Zimbabwe in January 2016 is the highest T20I score at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Netherland’s 44 against Sri Lanka in October 2021 is the lowest T20I score recorded at the venue.

140/3 by Afghanistan against Zimbabwe back in March 2013 is the highest successful chase at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in T20I cricket. 

Top T20I totals at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

The ground has already witnessed totals in excess of 170 crossed four times in the limited number of T20Is played at the venue. Batting-friendly pitch and smaller boundaries on either side of the wicket usually make for a run-scoring fest at Sharjah.

Team

Opposition

Score

Match Date

Afghanistan

Zimbabwe

215/6

January 2016

Afghanistan

Zimbabwe

187/7

January 2016

Zimbabwe

Afghanistan

182/7

January 2016

Afghanistan

Scotland

171/6

November 2013

Afghanistan

Kenya

162/6

September 2013

Sharjah Cricket Stadium average score in Indian T20 League 

The average score for teams batting first at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the Indian T20 League is 171 runs. Up to 61.10 percent of the matches have been won by teams chasing as opposed to 38.90 percent by sides batting first in the league. The 2020 edition of the Indian T20 League saw 178 as the average first innings score for teams batting first at Sharjah. 

Rajasthan's 90/9 against Mumbai in October 2021 is the lowest score recorded at Sharjah in the Indian T20 League. 

In the 2020 edition of the Indian T20 League, 228/2 by Delhi against Chennai was the highest score at the venue. Meanwhile, Rajasthan’s 226/6 against Punjab is the highest successful run-chase at Sharjah in the Indian T20 League. 

Highest totals in Indian T20 League at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Sharjah’s witnessed scores in excess of 200 attained on as many as five different occasions in the 2020 edition of the Indian T20 League. Here are the list of mammoth totals put up by the teams on the board in the cash-rich league. 

Team

Opposition

Score

Match Date

Delhi

Kolkata

228/4

October 2020

Rajasthan

Punjab

226/6

October 2020

Punjab

Rajasthan

223/2

October 2020

Kolkata

Delhi

210/8

October 2020

Mumbai

Hyderabad

208/5

October 2020

Featured photo: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP

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