Williamson, Boult, other key players to miss Pakistan tour


AUCKLAND: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced the T20I and ODI squad for the Pakistan tour without their regular skipper Kane Williamson and some other key players who will go to play the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL). 

Tom Latham has been named the white-ball captain for New Zealand’s tour to Bangladesh and Pakistan. The squads are missing some prominent members of the New Zealand side. They will rejoin the team for T20 World Cup and India’s tour.

New Zealand’s ODI squad for Pakistan/Bangladesh

Tom Latham (c) (wk), Finn Allen, Hamish Bennett, Tom Blundell (wk), Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Matt Henry (ODI only), Scott Kuggeleijn, Cole McConchie, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Ben Sears (T20 only), Blair Tickner, Will Young

New Zealand’s T20I squad for Pakistan

Tom Latham (c) (wk), Finn Allen, Todd Astle, Hamish Bennett, Tom Blundell (wk), Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Ajaz Patel, Ish Sodhi, Ben Sears, Blair Tickner, Will Young

Schedule of New Zealand’s tour to Pakistan

11 Sep – Arrival in Islamabad
12-14 Sep – Room isolation
15-16 Sep – Training/practice/intra-squad match
17 Sep – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
19 Sep – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
21 Sep – 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi
25 Sep – 1st T20I, Lahore
26 Sep – 2nd T20I, Lahore
29 Sep – 3rd T20I, Lahore
1 Oct – 4th T20I, Lahore
3 Oct – 5th T20I, Lahore

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