New Zealand to host Pakistan, West Indies cricket teams this year

WELLINGTON: New Zealand is all set to host Pakistan and West Indies cricket teams to tour the country later this year.

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said that it will host fixtures against Pakistan and West Indies later this year and earlier in 2021.

In a statement, NZC said that the board has received government approval to proceed with plans to host international touring sides this summer beginning with the West Indies and Pakistan’s men’s teams in November, December, and January.

“A press conference to announce the details of the upcoming summer’s international … schedule will be held early next week,” the statement added.

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The NZC official stated that it will cover the quarantine and flight costs of the visiting teams. Earlier, the government of Zimbabwe also allowed its national team to play a limited over series against Pakistan scheduled next month.

The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between 30th October and 3rd November, and another three Twenty20 International fixtures that have been scheduled in for 7th to 10th November.

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