What’s On has details of how you can meet the captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma, at Mirdif City Centre in Dubai.

Dubai and the rest of the UAE has got cricket fever thanks to two swashbuckling weeks of IPL across the region. Sold out matches and stunning action have made the temporary arrangement a rip-roaring success.

And now fans are being given the chance to meet one of the stars. Rohit Sharma, who has hit almost 100 runs at a rate of more than a run a ball in his three games for the Mumbai Indians, will host an adidas sponsored event at Mirdif City Centre on Monday April 28 between 12pm and 1pm.

Those in attendance will also be given the chance to win two tickets for Mumbai Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium, which takes place on April 30 at Dubai International Stadium.

The UAE is hosting the IPL, which is regarded as the most exciting form of cricket and regularly features the best players in the world, due to elections are being held in India, with polling stations expected to close before May 1. After that, the tournament will return ‘home’, or will switch to Bangladesh until May 13. The concluding two weeks will play out in India, with the final on June 1.

The general elections are scheduled to be held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12. As a result, the government refused to provide security for the sports spectacular. This is the second time that the event has had to be forced out of the country due to elections after the entire tournament was switched to South Africa five years ago.