File photo of Pakistan cricket team captain, Babar Azam© AFP
Pakistan will complete the warm-up for this year’s ICC T20 Cricket World Cup with a three-match match against New Zealand and Bangladesh in early October. Babar AzamTheir team will head to New Zealand in early October for a minimum of four T20I matches in Christchurch before their opening T20 World Cup against arch-rivals India at the MCG on October 23. This will be the first time. Babar played a T20 international match on New Zealand soil for the first time since early 2018 after the Pakistan captain missed the 2020/21 tour due to a thumb injury.
The trio will play an important part in Pakistan’s preparations for this year’s T20 World Cup and Babar hopes to quickly adapt to the conditions.
“I am delighted that we will be in the trio in New Zealand as it will help us arrive early and not only prepare for the T20 World Cup in Australia but also give the final steps to our preparations. us,” Babar said. statement.
“I missed the last series in New Zealand due to a thumb injury and look forward to playing cricket in Christchurch against two good opponents,” he added.
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