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Pakistan tour of New Zealand 2024 T20I series schedule

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Cricket News: Pakistan tour of New Zealand T20I series schedule | NZ vs PAK 2024 series schedule

Pakistan are currently in New Zealand for a five-match T20I series that will kick off on January 12. The series serves as important preparation for both teams ahead of this year’s T20 World Cup, where both sides have aspirations of performing well in the tournament.

NZ vs PAK T20I series 2024 series schedule:

  • 1st T20I: Friday January 12, 2024 at Eden Park, Auckland (7:10pm local, 11:10am PKT).
  • 2nd T20I: Sunday January 14, 2024 at Seddon Park, Hamilton (7:10pm local, 11:10am PKT).
  • 3rd T20I: Wednesday January 17, 2024 at University Oval, Dunedin (7:10pm local, 11:10am PKT).
  • 4th T20I: Friday January 19, 2024 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch (7:10pm local, 11:10am PKT).
  • 5th T20I: Sunday January 21, 2024 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch (1:00pm local, 5:00am PKT).

Shaheen Shah Afridi to captain Pakistan in their tour of New Zealand

Shaheen Shah Afridi’s reign as Pakistan captain will begin on this tour. The left-arm pacer was rested for the third Test in Australia last week, which brought about some criticism. But, with a World Cup on the horizon, Pakistan have viewed this series as an important step in their preparations of which Shaheen is a crucial piece in the puzzle.

Mohammad Rizwan is the vice-captain. “It is an honour to be named as the vice-captain of Pakistan Men’s T20I side,” Rizwan said. “I am thankful to the PCB for entrusting me with this responsibility. I am looking forward to working closely with the captain, coaching staff, and my team-mates to contribute to the team’s success.”

In terms of the squad, Shadab Khan is out with injury. Haris Rauf, who did not play in the Australia Test series, will return to Pakistan duty in this series.

Pakistan squad for New Zealand 2024 T20I tour: Shaheen Shah Afridi (capt), Aamer Jamal, Abbas Afridi, Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Haseebullah Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim, Sahibzada Farhan, Saim Ayub, Usama Mir, Zaman Khan.

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