KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of the Test and T20 series in New Zealand. The Cricket Board has announced the schedule and venues for the two-Test, three-match T20 series between Pakistan and New Zealand in the ICC World Test Championship, with two Test matches to be played at Mount Mangnoi and Christchurch.
The series between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played in the presence of spectators. Ticket sales have started. The first international series in New Zealand after the coronavirus will be in November in which the West Indies will play 3 T20 and 2 Test matches, followed by the Pakistan team on December 18, 20, and 22. Pak vs NZ two Tests after three T20 matches, the first on December 26 and the second on January 3, 2021.
Confirming the tour of New Zealand, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that the Boxing Day Test match at Mount Mangnoi will continue from December 26 to 30, after which the two teams will meet in Christchurch where the second Test match of the series will be played on January 3،2021. A series of three T20 matches will also be played between Pakistan and New Zealand before the 2 Test matches. The first match of the T20 series will be played on 18th December 2020, in Auckland, the second on 20th December 2020 in Hamilton, and the third on 22nd December 2020 in Napier.
Pakistan vs New Zealand Test and T20 Series 2020-21
|04||26-30 Dec||Sat-Wed||1st Test||Mount Mangnoi|
|05||3rd Jan-8th||Sun-Thur||2nd Test||Christchurch|
Name of the team Winner of the Series
The Pakistan squad will leave Lahore for New Zealand on 23rd November 2020. The national squad will complete its 14-day quarantine in Lincoln. In the meantime, the squad will have to live in a biosecure bubble while they will not be able to participate in any cricket activities, but after 14 days of quarantine, this bubble will end. Before flying to New Zealand, the national players and support staff will take 19 Tests in Lahore.