Pakistan-New Zealand T20I Series Schedule Unveiled:

Pakistan-New Zealand T20I Series Schedule Unveiled:

News by “Sana Ullah”

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has unveiled the itinerary for the New Zealand men’s cricket team’s upcoming tour, featuring a five-match T20I series set to kick off on 18 April.

The Blackcaps are scheduled to land in the capital city on 14 April and will compete in three T20Is at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on 18, 20, and 21 April.

Subsequently, both teams will shift to Lahore, where they will contest the remaining two T20Is of the series on 25 and 27 April, respectively.

All matches in the T20I series are slated to commence at 7 pm PKT. Ticket prices for the series will be kept affordable to ensure fans can enjoy watching their favorite players in action.

This forthcoming tour by the Blackcaps marks their third visit to Pakistan within a span of 17 months.

Previously, they toured Pakistan in December 2022/January 2023, participating in two Tests and three ODIs as part of the ICC Men’s Championship.

Later that same year, in April, they journeyed to Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Karachi for a series of 10 white-ball matches.

Usman Wahla, Director of International Cricket, remarked, “In a testament to the unwavering camaraderie between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC), we are delighted to present the schedule for the New Zealand men’s team tour to Pakistan 2024.”

“This tour symbolizes the deep-rooted ties and mutual respect that define the relationship between our two cricketing nations. Our avid cricket fans and the people of Pakistan will welcome the New Zealand team once again, and we hope to have yet another competitive series, which is a key part of our buildup to this year’s ICC T20 World Cup.”

Series Schedule:

14 April – New Zealand arrival in Pakistan

16-17 April – Training/practice

18 April – 1st T20I, Rawalpindi

20 April – 2nd T20I, Rawalpindi

21 April – 3rd T20I, Rawalpindi

25 April – 4th T20I, Lahore

27 April – 5th T20I, Lahore

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