Below, a guide to the Emirates T20 cricket tournament being held at The Sevens in Dubai on Friday, March 18:
The Emirates Airline Twenty20
The tournament, being held in Dubai for a seventh successive year, precedes the four-day English county season curtain-raiser between the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the defending county champions in Abu Dhabi. This year, Yorkshire are the defending county champions as well as the Emirates Airline T20 champs.
Friday, March 18
10am Lancashire v UAE (semi-final 1)
1.30pm Yorkshire v the MCC (semi-final 2)
5.30pm The final
The Sevens Cricket Ground, on the Duba-Al Ain Road, on E66 where it meets E77 some 16km (15 minutes by car) past Dubai Outlet Mall.
*See the bottom of this page for a map
Tickets for the general section are Dh35, while children under 12 will be allowed free entry into the general section. There are two premium brunch categories for adults, and one for U12s. For further details, please visit www.emiratest20.com. All paid tickets will be eligible to enter the draw to win two tickets for the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20 in India.
The Star Attraction
Ian Bell – One of only a handful of batsman to have scored a Test century against all current Test-playing nations with the exception of Zimbabwe. The English veteran has been given the honour of leading the MCC team, which includes three other players with England experience: James Tredwell, Rikki Clarke and Graham Onions.
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