No training session as heavy rain hit Rawalpindi


RAWALPINDI: Pakistan cricket team’s training session has been called off after heavy rain hit the city in the afternoon. 

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) informed that the team’s first training session ahead of the ODI series against New Zealand has been canceled.

According to the weather forecast, Rawalpindi is expected to receive rain till tomorrow. There is no prediction of rain on match days that are September 17, 19, and 21.

The New Zealand team will reach Pakistan after 18 years tomorrow. They will land in Islamabad.

After the ODI series, New Zealand and Pakistan will play five T20Is from September 25 to October 3 at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.


Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Shadab Khan (VC), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Mohammad Haris (WK), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Zahid Mehmood

New Zealand: 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

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