Watch the thrilling tournament final for free and see international cricket stars
The final of the Expo 2020 Dubai Cricket Tournament is being held on 31 January at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, where CoEx Project Team (representing the Dubai Exhibition Centre) will face off against last year’s runners-up Laing O’Rourke. You can get free tickets to be there and see cricket greats Yuvraj Singh and Shahid Afridi, who are both attending the match, interacting with the crowd and participating in the closing ceremony.
Gates open at 15:00 for an afternoon of entertainment, including the opening ceremony, and appearances by the celebrity cricketers before the match starts at 17:00.
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is the son of former fast bowler and Bollywood actor Yograj Singh. He was Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, where India triumphed, and in 2007 became the first-ever batsman to hit six sixes from one over during a T20 International match.
Popularly known as ‘Boom Boom’, Shahid Afridi is a former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He was world record holder for the fastest One Day International (ODI) century in 37 deliveries and has hit the most sixes in ODI cricket.
The annual Expo 2020 Dubai Cricket Tournament focuses on the importance of collaboration and working in partnership in line with Expo’s Better Together strategy. This year, 32 teams from Expo’s consultants and contractors battled it out for a chance to take home the trophy. The tournament celebrates the hard work of everyone working to deliver the facilities and services needed to make an amazing Expo 2020 for visitors.