Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule 2023

Full coverage of Pakistan vs New Zealand schedule 2023 with series upcoming match dates, schedule, results and ball by ball commentary. New Zealand tour of Pakistan in 2022 / 2023 consists of 2 Tests, 8 ODIs and 8 T20 Matches.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule 2022 with PAK vs NZ Schedule, Time Table, Squad Players and Live Score for all Upcoming T20, ODIs and Test Matches

Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule 2023

The 2023 series between Pakistan and New Zealand has finally been confirmed during December-January period. The New Zealand tour of Pakistan got green signal without the ODI series and will play three ODIs and two Test matches across multiple venues in Pakistan. Matches will be played across various venues including Karachi and Multan as scheduled initially.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule 2022 with PAK vs NZ Schedule, Time Table, Squad Players and Live Score for all Upcoming T20, ODIs and Test Matches

Complete itinerary and fixtures of New Zealand tour of Pakistan in 2023 has been announced. The Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule 2023 has been officially announced, a bilateral series arranged by NZ Cricket Board and PCB under ICC FTP during Dec-Jan period. It’s a 19-days long tour consisting of 2 Test matches and three ODIs (without an T20 at this time). The tour begins with 2-match test series followed by three-match T20 series to be played early in January 2023. Both teams are scheduled for a 10-match series where Pakistan and New Zealand will play five ODIs and five T20 matches in April-May period.

Below is the full Pakistan vs New Zealand 2023 schedule with complete fixtures and time table of all matches, dates, venues and timing of matches in GMT, local and PKT (Pakistan local time).

Pakistan vs New Zealand Series / Tour Programs

As per PAK vs NZ schedule, both teams will play several matches over upcoming months during bilateral series and ICC events. In addition to these ICC events, both teams are set to play a bilateral series first in England and then in Pakistan later this year.

Dates / MonthSeries DetailsHost
16 October – 13 November 2022ICC T20 World Cup 2022Australia
Dec – Jan 2023New Zealand tour of PakistanPakistan
Jan – Feb 2023PSL 2023 (PAK / ENG Players)India
Apr – May 2023New Zealand tour of PakistanPakistan
10 October – 26 November 2023ICC Cricket World Cup 2023India

PAK vs NZ – The Upcoming Test Matches (Dec – Jan)

Dec 27, Tue β€“ Dec 31, SatPakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test12am EST | 5am GMT | 10am Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Jan 04, Wed β€“ Jan 08, SunPakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test12am EST | 5am GMT | 10am Local
Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan

PAK vs NZ – The Upcoming T20 Matches (January)

Jan 11, WedPakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI4:30am EST | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Jan 13, FriPakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI4:30am EST | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Jan 15, SunPakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI4:30am EST | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi

Pakistan vs New Zealand Upcoming T20 Matches (April 2023)

Apr 13, ThuPakistan vs New Zealand 1st T2010:30am EST | 2:30pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Apr 15, SatPakistan vs New Zealand 2nd T2010:30am EST | 2:30pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Apr 16, SunPakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T2010:30am EST | 2:30pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Apr 19, WedPakistan vs New Zealand 4th T2010:30am EST | 2:30pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
National Stadium, Karachi
Apr 23, SunPakistan vs New Zealand 5th T2010:30am EST | 2:30pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Pakistan vs New Zealand Upcoming ODI Matches (Apr – May 2023)

Apr 26, WedPakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI5:30am | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Apr 28, FriPakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI5:30am | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
May 01, MonPakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI5:30am | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
May 04, ThuPakistan vs New Zealand 4th ODI5:30am | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
May 07, SunPakistan vs New Zealand 5th ODI5:30am | 9:30am GMT | 2:30pm Local
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

PAK vs NZ Series – 2023 Coverage

The New Zealand tour of Pakistan is finally confirmed by Pakistan Cricket Board as per ICC FTP Programme. The Pakistan vs New Zealand series is a bilateral series where the New Zealand tours Pakistan twice this year for multi-series events.

In 2022-23, both teams will play two Test matches, eight ODI and eight T20 matches during multiple bilateral events. During the first tour of New Zealand there are a total of 5 matches including 3 ODIs and 2 Tests (and no ODIs) to be played during December – January period. The PAK-NZ bilateral series is a part of the Future Cricket Tour Programs (FTP) which has been prepared by the International Cricket Council (ICC), PCB and NZ Cricket Board.

The Pakistan vs New Zealand 2023 schedule has now been confirmed and it is available with all details including date, timing and venues. While all venues in Pakistan have been finalized, there has been speculation of venues change due to current crisis in the country.

We will be updating this page for more updates about the PAK-NZ series during coming weeks. CricketSchedule offers schedule, live scores, latest news, squads and players info of the Pakistan-New Zealand (PAK vs NZ) series. Stay tuned for more updates.

Pakistan Tour of New Zealand 2020

Pakistan will be flying to New Zealand by the end of the year to play a 2 match Test series and a 3 Match 3 T20I series Pakistan have performed well in their outing to New Zealand winning 10 test matches and 5 T20I matches. New Zealand Cricket is excited about the resumption of the Gentlemen game at their backyard by mid-November as they are busy working with officials on Creating a bio-secure Environment. They are taking all the necessary measures for the health safety that will need to be in place for the visiting sides. The touring party currently have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine period after landing in New Zealand

Kiwis Last encounter was a behind-closed-doors ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground but The Blackcaps had to call off their tour to Australia in midway after they had to enter inside New Zealand borders due to a global outbreak of Novel Virus COVID-19

The ICC World Test Championship and ICC World Super league were Introduced in order to bring relevance to bilateral cricket. In Test Championship The nine top-ranked teams in the world will compete in the tournament, with each side playing 6 Home & away series against mutually selected opposition in two years period. The top two sides will then play in the ICC World Test Championship final. The Tests series against Pakistan are part of the World Test Championship.

The first Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand was played on Oct 13-17, 1955 in Karachi which Pakistan won comprehensively by an innings and 1 run. Overall, both the sides have featured in 58 test matches, Pakistan is leading the chart with 25 matches while New Zealand has only managed to win 12, the tally of Drawn matches is 21. New Zealand however has won the last series between the two countries by 2-1 in 2018 on their tour to UAE.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Test Match records

  • Highest Team Total:690 by New Zealand (2nd inns) in 2014 at Sharjah
  • Lowest Total: 70 by New Zealand in Dhaka on 7 Nov 1955
  • Most Runs: 1919 by Javed Miandad (PAK) in 29 inns of 18 matches
  • Most runs in a series: 507 by Shoaib Muhammad (PAK) in Home Series of 1990/91
  • Most Hundreds:7 by Javed Miandad (PAK) in 29 inns of 18 matches
  • Highest Score:329 by Inzamam ul Haq (PAK) in Lahore on 1 May 2002
  • Highest Partnership: 350 runs for the 4th wicket between Mushtaq Muhammad (PAK) and Asif Iqbal (PAK)
  • Most Ducks: 7 by CS Martin (NZ) in 14 inns of 7 Matches
  • Most Wickets:70 by Waqar Younis (PAK) in 25 inns of 13 matches
  • Most Wickets in a series: 29 by Waqar Younis (PAK)and Yasir Shah (PAK) in 3 matches
  • Best Bowling figure:8/41 by Yasir Shah (PAK)in 12.3 overs on 24 Nov 2018 in Dubai
  • Best Bowling figure in a match:14 by Yasir Shah (PAK) in 12.3 overs on 24 Nov 2018 in Dubai
  • Most five for:6 by Wasim Akram (PAK) in 17 inns of 9 matches
  • Most Catches: 23 by Ross Taylor (NZ)
  • Most Catches in a Match:6 by BA young (NZ)
  • Most Catches in a Series: 9 by BA Young (NZ) in 1993/94 series
  • Most Wicket Keeping Dismissals:32 by Wasim Bari (PAK) in 21 inns of 11 matches
  • Most Wicket Keeping Dismissals in an Innings:7 by Wasim Bari (PAK) on 23 Feb 1979 in Auckland
  • Most dismissals in a match:9 by Rashid Latif (PAK) and Brendon McCullum (NZ)
  • Most Wicket Keeping Dismissals in a Series:16 by AC Parure (NZ) and Brendon McCullum (NZ)
  • Most Matches:18 by Javed Miandad (PAK) and Saleem Malik (PAK)
  • Most matches as captain:7 by Javed Miandad (PAK)

Pakistan is struggling with no7 position on the ranking table while New Zealand is dominating at 2nd Position. In the ICC Test Championship table, Pakistan is sitting behind New Zealand at no 5 positions while the Kiwis are at no 4 position. Both the teams would be eyeing series victory to pave their way for the Top two spots of Table

The first T20 international Between Pakistan and New Zealand was the Semi-final of ICC World Twenty20 2007 where Pakistan chased down the target of 143, winning the match by 6 wickets with 7 balls remaining. Pakistan is Dominating New Zealand in the Shorter Format of the game 13 wins out of 21 games between the two countries.

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20I records

  • Highest Team Total:201/4 in 20 overs by Pakistan on 25 Jan 2018 in Auckland
  • Lowest Total:80 by New Zealand in 15.5 overs in the 2nd inns on 30 Dec 2010 at Christchurch
  • Highest Partnership:171* between MJ Guptill (NZ)and Kane Williamson (NZ)at Hamilton on 17 Jan 2016
  • Most Runs:463 in Martin Guptill (NZ) in 15 matches
  • Most runs in a series:175 by Kane Williamson (NZ) in 2015/16 3 match series
  • Highest Score:87 by Martin Guptill (NZ)
  • Most Sixes:22 by Martin Guptill (NZ)
  • Most Sixes in a match: 6 by Colin Munro (NZ) on 15 Jan 2016 at Auckland
  • Most Ducks:3 by Tim Southee (NZ)
  • Most Wickets:21 by Shahid Afridi (PAK)
  • Best Bowling figure:5/6 by Umar Gul (PAK) at The Oval on 13 June 2009
  • Most Wickets in a Series:8 by AF Milne (NZ) and Tim Southee (NZ)
  • Most Catches:10 by Shoaib Malik (PAK) in 12 matches
  • Most Catches in a Series:4 by TC Bruce (NZ) and Kane Williamson (NZ)
  • Most Wicket Keeping Dismissals: 9 by Sarfaraz Ahmed (PAK) in 12 matches
  • Most Wicket Keeping Dismissals in a series:5 by PD McGlashan (NZ) and Sarfaraz Ahmed (PAK)
  • Most Matches:18 by Ross Taylor (NZ)
  • Most Matches as Captain: 12 by Shahid Afridi (PAK)

Pakistan is currently ranked at no 4 position in ICC T20 ranking while New Zealand is placed at no 6.

The history between the two countries tells a story of Pakistan’s Dominance but New Zealand has developed into a strong side and it won’t be an easy task for the Green team to beat the Kiwis especially in their Homeland. Pakistani team is in a transition mode and their recent performances in the longer format of the game reflect their struggle to win away matches. The Pitches in New Zealand are similar to England where seamers spinner and batsman get a chance to showcase their skills. The breeze also plays a vital role and players must take advantage of it. It will be interesting to see how teams shape up as the squad, fixtures, playing condition are yet to be finalized.

Pakistan vs New Zealand (PAK vs NZ) Series FAQs

When does the PAK vs ENG series begin?

The series between Pakistan and England has been confirmed in December. The England team visits Pakistan in December where both teams will play three Test matches.

How many matches will both teams play?

Both Pakistan and England will play a total of 10 matches that includes 7 T20 and 3 Tests during September and December months this year. Both teams will also participate in the T20 World Cup later this year when Pakistan tour Australia in October/November.

What are the series Venues for Pakistan – Australia series?

Matches will be played at three different venues in Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan.

How can I set free reminder for Match Timings?

You can set reminder through our match calendar which sets match timings according to your time zone. Users need to add match timing through Google Calendar (Android/Windows etc) and iCal Calendar in Apple devices.

How long is the Pakistan tour of New Zealand?

Pakistan tour of New Zealand in 2020 consists of about three weeks which will include few days of quarantine as required by the ICC and governing bodies.

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