NZ v PAK 2020

Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand to go as planned

Enthusiasts are going to see return of cricket to the their TV screens as Pakistan cricket team is touring New Zealand for 3 Twenty20 Internationals and 2 tests match series. The series was first put into suspicion as some members of Pakistan cricket team tested positive for Corona virus.

However, on December 7th, it was announced by New Zealand’s health ministry that all members’ tests have came out negative meaning it was a green signal and the series would go on as planned.

Series Schedule

The schedule for the T20I series is as followed:

1st T20I – Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: 18th December 2020
Time: 11 am PKT
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

2nd T20I – Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: 20th December 2020
Time: 11 am PKT
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

3rd T20I – Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: 22nd December 2020
Time: 11 am PKT
Venue: McLean Park, Napier

The schedule for Test series is as followed:

1st Test – Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: 26th December 2020
Time: 3 am PKT
Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

2nd Test – Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: 3rd January 2021
Time: 3 am PKT
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Squads

On December 06, Pakistan announced their 18 men squad for the Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.

  1. Babar Azam (captain)
  2. Shadab Khan (vice captain)
  3. Abdullah Shafique
  4. Faheem Ashraf
  5. Haider Ali
  6. Haris Rauf
  7. Hussain Talat
  8. Iftikhar Ahmed
  9. Imad Waseem
  10. Khushdil Shah
  11. Mohammad Hafeez
  12. Mohammad Hasnain
  13. Mohammad Rizwan
  14. Musa Khan
  15. Sarfraz Ahmed
  16. Shaheen Shah
  17. Usman Qadir
  18. Wahab Riaz

In addition, they also announced their 16 men squad for Shaheens against New Zealand A for four day match.

  1. Rohail Nazir (captain)
  2. Abid Ali
  3. Amad Butt
  4. Azhar Ali
  5. Danish Aziz
  6. Fawad Alam
  7. Haris Sohail
  8. Imam ul-Haq
  9. Imran Butt
  10. Mohammad Abbas
  11. Naseem Shah
  12. Shan Masood
  13. Sohail Khan
  14. Yasir Shah
  15. Zafar Gohar
  16. Zeeshan Malik

Also Read: Misbah-ul-Haq worried about series against New Zealand

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