The Pakistan team will take on New Zealand in a series of three ODIs and five T20s later, the first match is scheduled to be on September 17. Pakistan left arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz has tested Covid positive ahead of this series and he is sent to quarantine as per the PCB's pandemic protocols. All other Pakistan squad members have tested negative.
The Black caps are not playing with full strength and they have travelled without Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson and Lockie Ferguson, who will all be attending the second half of IPL 2021 in the UAE. Black caps are being led by Tom Latham with Williamson absent.
Match : PAK vs NZ 1st ODI
Venue : Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
Date : Friday, September 17, 2021
Time : 2.00 PM Local
Live Stream : Pakistan, Rawalpindi
New Zealand : Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls , Colin de Grandhomme , Matt Henry
Pakistan : Babar Azam , Fakhar Zaman , Imam-ul-Haq , Shaheen Afridi
Colin de Grandhomme, Rachin Ravindra, Scott Kuggeleijn, Will Young, Jacob Duffy, Cole Mcconchie
Tom Latham (Captain), Finn Allen, Tom Blundell
Hamish Bennett, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner
Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam (Captain), Khushdil Shah
Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf
Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris
Usman Qadir, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Zahid Mahamood