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Pakistan-New Zealand ODI, T20 Series 2018 Schedule and Timing

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Pakistan will play five One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three T20Is in New Zealand from January 6, 2018 to January 28, 2018 during the upcoming tour.

Pakistan-New Zealand Series 2018 Schedule;

ODI Series   Date                           Venue                                               Time

1st ODI          January 6                 Basin Reserve, Wellington            03:00 am (PST)

2nd ODI        January 9                  Saxton Oval, Nelson                    03:00 am (PST)

3rd ODI         January 13               University Oval, Dunedin              03:00 am (PST)

4th ODI         January 16               Seddon Park, Hamilton                 06:00 am (PST)

5th ODI         January 19               Basin Reserve, Wellington             03:00 am (PST)

T20 Series    Date                           Venue                                               Time

1st T20I         January 22               Westpac Stadium, Wellington       08:00 am (PST)

2nd T20I       January 25                Eden Park, Auckland                   11:00 am (PST)

3rd T20I        January 28               Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui         11:00 am (PST)

Prior to the official commencement of bilateral series between the two Countries on January 6, Pakistan will also play a 50-over Tour Match against New Zealand XI at Saxton Oval, Nelson on January 3.

Meanwhile, a 15-member Pakistan’s ODI squad led by Sarfraz Ahmed has already been announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the five-match ODI series against New Zealand.

Pakistan’s ODI Squad for New Zealand Tour includes;

Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imamul Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Haris Sohail, Faheem Ashraf, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Hassan Ali, Aamir Yamin and Ruman Raees.

Sarfraz Ahmed

Talking to media on Tuesday after a short training camp held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for New Zealand series, Sarfraz Ahmed said that all players were motivated and optimistic to perform well in New Zealand. He hoped that the Pakistan’s battling will also perform up to the mark on New Zealand’s surfaces which primarily suit fast bowling.

Sarfraz Ahmed said that a well balanced team has been selected for New Zealand Tour; though recent injuries have caused a bit worry for them. He said that fast bowlers Junaid Khan and Usman Shinwari will be missed in New Zealand; however, decision will be taken as per the condition that whether to play with four bowlers or five.

Mati
Mati-Ullah is the Online Editor For DND. He is the real man to handle the team around the Country and get news from them and provide to you instantly.

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