New Zealand have confirmed their tour to Pakistan for the first time in 18 years and they will play three ODIs and five T20Is against the home side.
As per the announced schedule, the Black Caps will arrive in Islamabad on September 11 followed by their quarantine period. They will play three ODIs in Rawalpindi on September 17, 19 and 21. These ODIs will be part of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League.
The five T20Is will be played between September 25 and October 3 in Lahore. The tourists will comeback next year to play Test series.
Meanwhile, fans were over the moon with the arrival of this news. New Zealand will be the first high-profile team who will visit Pakistan after the complete revival of international cricket in the country.
Looking forward #pakvsnz
— Arham Qaisar (@qaisar_arham) August 5, 2021
— Ukkasha kalanchwi (@UKalanchwi) August 5, 2021
Exciting and mouth-watering. Cannot wait for these highly-competitive games of cricket to start. Hats off to PCB and security agencies for making sure the smooth return of international cricket to this country. 🏏🇵🇰🇳🇿#PakvsNz #HarHaalMeinCricket https://t.co/3LMynO6wnD
— Fahad Saleem Hashmi (@FahadSays) August 5, 2021
New Zealand to tour Pakistan for first time in 18 years The tour starts with three ODIs in Rawalpindi on September 17 and culminates with five T20Is in Lahore.#PAKvsNZ #TalhaSpeaks #NewZealandTourToPakistan
— Talha 🏏 (@_TalhaSpeaks) August 5, 2021
— Javed Iqbal (@JavedIqbalReal) August 5, 2021
— Ahtisham Ahmed Qaim khani (@Ahtahsamtaj) August 5, 2021
— 💚مجاہد عباس خان تبسم💚 (@MujahidAbbasta1) August 5, 2021
— Rana Shahbaz (@Muhamma93932113) August 5, 2021
— Arzak Khan (@arzakkhan) August 5, 2021
After New Zealand, England team will visit Pakistan to play two T20Is on October 14 and 15. West Indies will tour Pakistan in December for white-ball series whereas Australia will come next year in February-March to play a full-flesh series in the country.