Pakistan has won the toss and elected to bat first in the first T20I match against New Zealand.
The match will be played at Eden Park in Auckland.
Pakistan squad for New Zealand T20Is:
Shadab Khan (captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Musa Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir and Wahab Riaz. Babar Azam (withdrawn due to injury)
New Zealand Squad:
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner (captain), Todd Astle, Ish Sodhi, Scott Kuggeleijn, Blair Tickner/Jacob Duffy
Pak vs NZ T20I series schedule and time:
18 Dec – 1st T20I in Auckland – match begins 11 am
20 Dec – 1st T20I in Hamilton – match begins 11 am
22 Dec – 1st T20I in Napier – match begins 11 am
(All times are mentioned according to Pakistan Standard Time)