Where to watch the Cricket World Cup in Abu Dhabi

Your guide to where to see all the action on screens across the capital

Where to watch the Cricket World Cup in Abu Dhabi

The football season may be over but there’s no shortage of live sport coming our way this summer.

First up is the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Starting the tournament England will face South Africa at The Oval on May 30 with the match starting at 1.30pm.

There’s plenty more top matches to come after that including New Zealand v Sri Lanka on June 1 and India v Australia on June 9.

Want to get involved and watch it all live here in the capital? We hear you.
Here are the venues showing the matches this year.

Abu Dhabi Golf Club
See all the games live on three large screens at the Cricket Fan Zone. When you’re watching the game you can also play games, check out the cricket history wall and take advantage of a range of offers.
12.30pm-11pm. Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Sas Al Nakhl (056 536 2230).

Blu Sky Lounge and Grill
This inviting sports venue is a good place to watch any live sport. With 14 HD screens placed everywhere that your head can turn and a relaxed atmosphere you can easily spend a few hours watching the action.
Sun-Thus 3pm-3am, Fri and Sat noon-3am. Blu Sky Lounge and Grill, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiayh (02 818 4888).

Cooper’s
This popular venue will have all the live games being shown on loads of screens. Settle in to watch two games a day or take your pick of the matches you want to see and join other fans watching the action. With daily deals on, too, it’s a great spot to catch a game.
Noon-2.30am. Park Rotana, Khalifa Park Area (02 657 3325).

NRG Sports Café
This a great place to see some live sport. Take your seats around the screens and watch as the action unfolds and enjoy a few games of pool in between games. What’s not to like?
4pm-2am. NRG Sports Café, Le Meridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 4382).

Velocity
It’s impossible not see the action with all the screens in this downtown venue. Wherever you sit in the bar you’ll be able to get a great view of the matches and relax in the chilled atmosphere. Plus, with a range of promotions, you can make a day of it too.
Sun-Wed 4pm-2am, Thu and Fri noon-3am and Sat noon-2am. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).

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