New Zealand tour to UAE, an Extra T20 added
As we all know Pakistan do not has international cricket since 2009 and Pakistan is playing all the home series in UAE. Pakistani cricketers really want to play in Pakistan because when you play in front of your own crowd then you confidence level will be boost up. Well, as Pakistan play their home series in UAE, New Zealand is coming to UAE to play a series against Pakistan in November-December 2014.
Just two days back Pakistan cricket board has added an extra T20 international to Pakistan’s home series against New Zealand.. Both the T20s will be played in Dubai. Now New Zealand will also play a tour game in Sharjah from November 5 to 7, before the first Test begins in Abu Dhabi on November 11. The T20s will be held on December 4 and 5, and the ODI series begins on December 8 and ends on December 19.
Warm-up game: New Zealand v Pakistan A, Sharjah, November 5-7
- First Test: Abu Dhabi, November 11-15
- Second Test: Dubai, November 19-23
- Third Test: Sharjah, November 27-December 1
- First T20I: Dubai, December 4
- Second T20I: Dubai, December 5
- First ODI: Dubai, December 8
- Second ODI: Sharjah, December 12
- Third ODI: Sharjah, December 14
- Fourth ODI: Abu Dhabi, December 17
- Fifth ODI: Abu Dhabi, December 19
By: Mohammad FurQan Bhatti
Writer is university student and Sports Journalist based in Pakistan