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New Zealand Tour Of Pakistan 2023

PAK vs NZ: New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2023 is commencing on Monday, April 11, 2023. This tour of New Zealand consists of two series of T20 and ODI formats. New Zealand is currently on top of the table of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League. Whereas, Pakistan is in the fifth position behind England, India, and Bangladesh. Currently, New Zealand is playing a T20I series against Sri Lanka in the last days of Sri Lanka’s tour of New Zealand.

New Zealand Tour Of Pakistan 2023: Matches

However, the New Zealand squad will fly to Pakistan after the last match of the NZ vs SL T20I series 2023 on Saturday, April 8. New Zealand’s tour of Pakistan has the following series scheduled:

  • 5-match T20I series starting from April 14, 2023
  • 5-match ODI series scheduled to start from April 26, 2023

PAK vs NZ T20I Series 2023

T20I series 2023 consisting of five matches will start on Friday, April 14. The first three matches will be played at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium, Lahore. Whereas, Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi will host the remaining two matches. The last T20I match of this series will be played on Monday, April 24. Moreover, all the T20I matches will start at 7:30 PM according to the Pakistan Standard Time.

T20IDateVenueStarts at
1(Friday) 14-04-2023Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore7:30 PM
2(Saturday) 15-04-2023Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore7:30 PM
3(Monday) 17-04-2023Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore7:30 PM
4(Thursday) 20-04-2023Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi7:30 PM
5(Monday) 24-04-2023Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi7:30 PM

Squads for PAK v NZ T20I Series 2023

New Zealand has already announced its squad for the T20I series 2023 against Pakistan. In contrast, Pakistan has not yet announced their squad but they will announce it this week of April. (Update: Pakistan have announced their squads for PAK vs NZ 2023 T20I series and ODI series as well.

However, there have been lots of rumors about the placement of new young players who have performed well in the PSL 8. Some of these players including Saim Ayub, Mohammad Haris, Tayyab Tahir, and Ihsanullah made their T20I debut in PAK vs AFG T20I series 2023 in UAE.

Pakistan’s top cricketers like Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Shadab Khan will also be part of the team.

New Zealand SquadPakistan
Chad Bowes Babar Azam (C)
Mark ChapmanFakhar Zaman
Will YoungSaim Ayub
Cole McConchieFaheem Ashraf
Daryl MitchellIftikhar Ahmed
Henry ShipleyImad Wasim
James NeeshamMohammad Nawaz
Rachin RavindraShadab Khan
Dane CleaverMohammad Haris
Tom Latham (C)Mohammad Rizwan
Adam MilneHaris Ruaf
Benjamin ListerIhsanullah
Blair TicknerNaseem Shah
Ish SodhiShaheen Shah Afridi
Matt HenryZaman Khan

Tickets

Tickets are currently on sale at the Bookme App for the first three T20I matches of Pakistan vs New Zealand. Additionally, booking for the rest of the two matches at the Pindi Cricket Stadium will commence from the second week of April 2023.

Furthermore, the tickets’ prices range from as high as PKR 2000 to PKR 250. Box prices on weekends and weekdays are PKR 600,000 and PKR 500,000 respectively. Moreover, spectators can have a view from the PCB gallery (WA) in PKR 4000 only. Whereas, a single seat in the Wasim Akram Enclosure of VVIP category ticket costs PKR 3500.

Tickets Price for first three T20I matches of PAK vs NZ Image
Courtesy: Official PCB website

PAK vs NZ ODI Series 2023

After the T20 series of five matches, another five-match series of the ODI format will begin on April 26. The first ODI will be played in Rawalpindi while Karachi will host the rest of the four ODI matches. All ODI matches of this series will start at 2:30 PM according to Pakistan Standard Time.

ODIDateVenueStarts at
1(Wednesday) 26-04-2023Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi2:30 PM
2(Sunday) 30-04-2023Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi2:30 PM
3(Wednesday) 03-05-2023National Cricket Stadium, Karachi2:30 PM
4(Friday) 05-05-2023National Cricket Stadium, Karachi2:30 PM
5(Sunday) 07-05-2023National Cricket Stadium, Karachi2:30 PM

Squads for PAK v NZ ODI Series 2023

New Zealand SquadPakistan
Chad Bowes Babar Azam (C)
Mark ChapmanFakhar Zaman
Will YoungAbdullah Shafique
Cole McConchieHaris Sohail
Daryl MitchellImam Ul Haq
Henry ShipleySalman Ali Agha
James NeeshamMohammad Nawaz
Rachin RavindraShadab Khan
Dane CleaverMohammad Haris
Tom Latham (C)Mohammad Rizwan
Adam MilneHaris Ruaf
Benjamin ListerIhsanullah
Blair TicknerNaseem Shah
Ish SodhiShaheen Shah Afridi
Matt HenryMohammad Wasim Jnr.