Ireland will play four One Day International matches against the United Arab Emirates Cricket team from 8 to 14 January 2021. UAE vs Ireland matches will serve as preparation for Ireland's three-match series against Afghanistan in the latter part of the month.
The series against Afghanistan will form part of the inaugural 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, making these four matches crucial for the Irish team.
All the matches of the Ireland tour of UAE 2021 will be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The matches will be played on alternate dates starting from 8 January 2021. All the fixtures will take place from 9:30 AM local time or 11:00 AM IST.
Check the full UAE vs Ireland 2021 schedule here.
The Ireland squad for the series was announced on 6 January 2021. Emirates Cricket Board has announced a 19-men training squad in late December 2020.