|Pakistan to host New Zealand for 2 Tests, three ODIs from December 26|
Pakistan vs New Zealand collection to begin on 26 December (Reuters)
By India Today Web Desk: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) introduced on Tuesday that it had moved the beginning date of its house collection in opposition to New Zealand ahead by someday, to December 26.
According to the itinerary launched by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday, the Test collection will begin in Karachi on December 26 whereas the second match shall be performed in Multan from January 3.
The ODIs are scheduled on the National Stadium in Karachi on January 10, 12 and 14.
New Zealand had been attributable to play an ODI and T20I collection final 12 months however returned from Rawalpindi with out taking part in any match on the directions of their authorities attributable to an unknown safety menace to them.
This 12 months has confirmed to be a bonanza for Pakistan cricket as they’ve already hosted Australia, whereas England, after taking part in a seven-match T20I collection in October, at the moment are taking part in a Test collection within the nation.
Pakistan didn’t host any Test or worldwide collection between 2009 and 2019 attributable to safety issues of overseas groups after militants attacked the Sri Lankan crew in Lahore in March 2009.
The collection in opposition to New Zealand has been introduced ahead by a day with the consent of each boards. New Zealand final performed a Test match in Pakistan in 2003. New Zealand may even tour Pakistan in April subsequent 12 months for an additional mixed white-ball collection.
Schedule of New Zealand’s tour of Pakistan:
First Test – December 26-30 at National Bank Cricket Arena Karachi
Second Test – January 3-7 at Multan Cricket Stadium
First ODI –January 10 at National Bank Cricket Arena Karachi
Second ODI –January 12 at National Bank Cricket Arena Karachi
Third ODI – January 14 at National Bank Cricket Arena Karachi