Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed the tour of New Zealand. The two Test matches of the ICC World Test Championship series between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played at Mount Mangnoi and Christchurch.
The Boxing Day Test at Mount Mangnoi will run from December 26 to 30, after which the two teams will meet in Christchurch, where the second Test of the series will begin on January 3.
In the points table of the ICC World Test Championship, New Zealand is fourth and Pakistan is fifth. Currently there is a difference of 14 points between the two teams, any team can get a maximum of 120 points in this series. In the points table, India (360 points) is in the first position, Australia (296 points) is in the second position and England (292 points) is in the third position.
Before these two Test matches in the ICC World Test Championship, both the teams will compete in 3 T20 matches. The first match of the T20 series will be played on December 18.