Pakistan vs New Zealand second Test on Friday

01:38 PM | 23 Nov, 2016
Pakistan vs New Zealand second Test on Friday
HAMILTON – The second Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played at Seddon Park on Friday.

The match will start at 3:00am on Pakistan time while 11:00am on New Zealand standard time.

Pakistan reached Hamilton and team would take part in a training session on today (Wednesday), before facing the Black Caps in last game.

New Zealand beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first Test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch as Pakistan struggled with batting on the fast green pitch.

Pakistan will be without their captain Misbah-ul-Haq in the second Test, who had to rush home owing to the death of his father-in-law.

Azhar Ali will lead the team for the second test.

New Zealand have inducted all-rounder Mitchell Santner and batsman Dean Brownlie as the hosts’ pinned hopes on series whitewash against the 1992 world cup champions.

On the other hand, greenshirts picked up Sharjeel Khan in place of Misbah-ul-Haq for series-equalising.

Zealand Team:

Kane Williamson (capt) Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jimmy Neesham, Jeet Raval, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Mitchell Santner and Brownlie.

Pakistan Team:

Azhar Ali (capt), Sami Aslam, Sharjeel Khan, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Sohail Khan and Imran Khan Sr.