With international cricket returning to Pakistan another feather in the cap of PCB’s management with New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022. New Zealand will tour Pakistan, starting in December 2022 for a 2 Match Test Series followed by a 3 match ODI series. The Test Matches are a part of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23.
This will be the first time that New Zealand will play in Pakistan since 2003. They arrived in Pakistan in 2021, but returned back home without playing over a bogus security issue.
New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022 Schedule
Pak vs NZ 2022 Schedule consist of 2 Test Matches and 03 One day Internationals matches.
New Zealand Tour of Pakistan Test Series 2022/23 Schedule
The tour will kick-off with the 2 Test Match Test Series starting from 27th December 2022 in Karachi. Multan Cricket Stadium will host the second test match starting from 04th January, 2023.
|Match No.||Date||Day||Venue||Time (PST)||Time (GMT)|
|1||27th-31st December 2022||TUES – SAT||National Stadium, Karachi||10:00 AM||5:00 AM|
|2||4th – 8thJanuary 2023||WED – SUN||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan.||10:00 AM||5:00 AM|
Pak vs NZ ODI Schedule 2023
The 3 match ODI series will begin from 11th January 2023, followed by two more matches on 13th & 15th January 2023. All ODI matches of the series will take at National Stadium Karachi.
|Match No.||Date||Days||Venue||Time (PST)||Time (GMT)|
|1||11th January 2023||Wednesday||National Stadium, Karachi.||2:30 PM||9:30 AM|
|2||13th January 2023||Friday||National Stadium, Karachi.||2:30 PM||9:30 AM|
|3||15th January 2023||Sunday||National Stadium, Karachi.||2:30 PM||9:30 AM|
New Zealand in Pakistan 2022-23 Squad
Both teams have announced their squad for New Zealand in Pakistan 2022 affair.
Pakistan Squad vs New Zealand 2022
Pakistan Test Squad vs New Zealand 2022
Babar Azam will continue to lead Pakistan side against New Zealand. Prolific domestic performer Kamran Ghulam included in the squad after missing England series whereas fast bowler Hassan Ali making a comeback. Haris Rauf and Shaheen Shah still recovering from injuries.
Babar Azam (captain), Abdullah Shafique, Abrar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Noman Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Shan Masood and Zahid Mehmood
New Zealand Squad vs Pakistan 2022
New Zealand Test Squad vs Pakistan
Tim Southee will be leading the side after Kane Williamson relinquishing the test captaincy. Fast bowlers Trent Boult and Kyle Jemison are not part of teh squad whereas leg spinner Ish Sodhi recalled after 04 years in longest format of the game. Glen Philips and Blair Tickner also part of the squad.
Tim Southee (captain), Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Kane Williamson, Will Young.
New Zealand ODI Squad vs Pakistan
Kane Williamson will lead the ODI team. Fast Bowler Henry Shipley get his maiden international call up with Trent Boult also missing in ODI team.
Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Latham, Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee