Pakistan to play home series against New Zealand in Nov-Dec

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the fixtures of home series against New Zealand to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE), ARY News reported.

Pakistan will host New Zealand for three Tests, five ODIs and a Twenty20 international in November and December this year.

Before competing Pakistan, New Zealand will play a three-day warm-up game in Sharjah against Pakistan A on November 5. 

Meanwhile, the series will begin with the test in Abu Dhabi.

The two teams last played a bilateral series in 2010-11, when New Zealand hosted Pakistan for three T20Is, two Tests and six ODIs. 

Pakistan won the Test and ODI series by 1-0 and 3-2 respectively, while New Zealand clinched the T20 series by 2-1.

The schedule of the series is as follows,


Warm-up game 

Sharjah (New Zealand v Pakistan A)

November 5-7

First Test 

Abu Dhabi

November 11-15

Second Test 


November 19-23

Third Test 


November 27-December 1



December 5

First ODI 


December 8

Second ODI 


December 12

Third ODI 


December 14

Fourth ODI 

Abu Dhabi

December 17

Fifth ODI 

Abu Dhabi

December 19


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Pakistan to play home series against New Zealand in Nov-Dec

by Zohaib Kazmi