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PAK v NZ 1st Test Live Cricket Score, Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2020-21

PAK v NZ 1st Test Live Cricket Score, Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2020-21

The first test match between Pakistan v New Zealand from December 26 to December 30 at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui; the game starts at 10:00 PM GMT. The overall record is in favor of visitors, Pakistan cricket team have a better winning record against New Zealand in Test cricket, here is the head to head stats between PAK and NZ:

  • Overall Matches: 58
  • PAK Won: 25
  • NZ Won: 12
  • Draw: 21

Pakistan have another blow as Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq have been ruled out of the first Test against New Zealand, which begins on 26 December in Mount Maunganui. 24-year-old Imran Butt has got his maiden call-up. Both Babar and Imam had fractured their thumbs during a training session last week and will be monitored closely by the team’s medical staff. Mohammad Rizwan will lead in Babar’s absence, he becoming Pakistan’s 33rd Test captain to lead the side.

TV Guide: FanCode, India’s first multi-sport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has partnered with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) to exclusively live stream all the cricket matches from the series between Pakistan and News Zealand for the Indian audience. Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Pakistan cricket team’s tour of New Zealand on ESPN+. In the United Kingdom, TV coverage will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport.

Spark Sports hold rights for Pakistan v New Zealand series, Spark Sport had secured a six year broadcast deal with New Zealand Cricket for all domestic and international cricket played within New Zealand. Spark Sport is a New Zealand sports streaming service, owned and operated by Spark. Every match is streamed on Spark Sport. Fox Sports has acquired exclusive media rights for the tournament; they will telecast all matches of the competition in Australia on Fox Sports while viewers can also watch online on Foxtel Sports digital platform. Kayo Sports will live stream matches in Australia, a new digital platform in Australia to watch cricket matches online.

PTV Sports and Ten Sports Pakistan is the official broadcasters in Pakistan for the Pakistan v New Zealand Test and T20 international series. PTV Sports own exclusive telecast rights for all matches played in this tournament; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right.

India: FanCode
Australia: Fox Sports
United Kingdom: BT Sport
United States: ESPN+
South Africa: SuperSport
New Zealand: Spark Sport
Canada: ATN Cricket Plus
MENA Countries: beIN Sports
Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan

New Zealand v Pakistan 1st Test Live Cricket Score, NZ vs PAK, 2020-21
Pakistan opt to bowl

NZ

431/10 (155 ovs)

180/5d (45.3 ovs)

PAK

239/10 (102.2 ovs)

71/3 (38 ovs)

Dates December 26 – December 30, 2020
Match New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st Test
Venue Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Time 03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 11:00 AM LOCAL
TV Listings Pakistan vs New Zealand 2020-21 TV Listings
Tournament Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2020-21
Head to Head
Matches – 58, PAK Won – 25, NZ Won – 12, Draw – 21
Prediction
New Zealand is favourite to win
Toss Pakistan opt to bowl
PAK Playing XI Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah
NZ Playing XI Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult
Result

Team Squads

New Zealand Test Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young

Pakistan Test Squad: Mohammad Rizwan (captain for first Test), Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah, Babar Azam (not available for first Test), Imam-ul-Haq (not available for first Test).

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