The match is booked to start at 9:00 pm Pakistan Standard Time (Pst).ptv Sports Live Cricket Streaming Pakistan versus New Zealand first T20
The Pakistani side will be headed by Shahid Afridi while KS Williamson will lead the New Zealand side.
The two sides have committed the trophy for their two Twenty20 matches in memory of the 25-year-old Australian Test batsman Philip Hughes who passed away on Thursday as an issue of the head damage he managed when struck by a bouncer two days back.
Hughes was hit by a bouncer while playing for South Australia against New South Wales in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday.ptv Sports Live Cricket Streaming Pakistan versus New Zealand first T20
In past nine Twenty20 matches played between the two nations, Pakistan beat New Zealand in six times while lost in three diversions.
The second and the last T20 match will be played in Dubai on Friday. Both groups will likewise play five one-day internationals (Odis).
Pakistan T20 Squad
Shahid Afridi*, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Awais Zia, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Irfan, Raza Hasan, Saad Nasim, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz
New Zealand T20 Squad
KS Williamson*, CJ Anderson, DG Brownlie, AP Devcich, MJ Guptill, MJ Henry, TWM Latham, MJ Mcclenaghan, NL Mccullum, KD Mills, AF Milne, JDS Neesham, L Ronchi†, LRPL Taylor, DL Vet