The 1st T20 International (T20I) match between Pakistan v New Zealand on December 18 at Eden Park, Auckland; the game starts at 04:00 AM GMT. The overall record is in favor of visitors, Pakistan cricket team have a better winning record against New Zealand in T20I cricket, here is the head to head statistics between PAK and NZ:
- Overall Matches: 21
- PAK Won: 13
- NZ Won: 8
TV Guide: Sony Six and Sony ESPN to broadcast live coverage of Pakistan v New Zealand two-match Test and three-match T20 International (T20I) series in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Maldives) countries, all matches streamed live in the Indian subcontinent on SonyLiv (Website, App).
SuperSport to telecast live coverage of New Zealand vs Pakistan two-match Test and three-match T20 International (T20I) series in South Africa; all matches live streamed on the SuperSport digital platform (Website, App). BeIN Sports have TV rights for live coverage of the tournament in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Countries, here are the list – Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and Sudan. This series will be broadcast and streamed live by beIN Sports across 24 countries throughout the MENA region.
Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Pakistan cricket team’s tour of New Zealand on Willow TV and Sky Sports Cricket to broadcast live coverage in the United Kingdom. Spark Sports hold rights for Pakistan v New Zealand series, Spark Sport had secured a six year broadcast deal with New Zealand Cricket for all domestic and international cricket played within New Zealand. Spark Sport is a New Zealand sports streaming service, owned and operated by Spark.
Fox Sports has acquired exclusive media rights for the tournament; they will telecast all matches of the competition in Australia on Fox Sports while viewers can also watch online on Foxtel Sports digital platform. Kayo Sports will live stream matches in Australia, a new digital platform in Australia to watch cricket matches online. The Foxtel App is the better option if you already have a TV subscription, while Foxtel Now is the way to go if you only want to stream Foxtel channels.
PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, and Geo Super (Geo TV) are the popular cricket broadcaster in Pakistan for the International, Domestic, and T20 Leagues played around the world. Cricket viewers in Pakistan can tune to any of these TV channels and their digital platform (Website and app) for online live streaming. PTV Sports is a Pakistani pay television sports channel owned by the Pakistan Television Corporation, Pakistan’s state broadcaster. Geo Super (Geo TV) is the first twenty-four-hour Karachi based Pakistani channel dedicated to the world of sports. It belongs to Independent Media Corporation, owner of the Jang Group of Newspapers. TEN Sports Pakistan is a Pakistani pay-TV sports channel part of Sony Television Network, which is owned by Sony Corporation Japan.
- Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, and Geo Super (Geo TV)
India: Sony Six, Sony Six HD, SonyLiv
Australia: Fox Sports
United Kingdom: BT Sport
United States: Willow TV
South Africa: SuperSport
New Zealand: Spark Sport
Caribbean: Flow Sports
Canada: ATN Cricket Plus
Southeast Asia: Fox Sports Asia
Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, Geo Super
New Zealand v Pakistan 1st T20 Live Cricket Score, NZ vs PAK, 2020-21
New Zealand 1st T20I Squad: Mitchell Santner (c), Todd Astle, Doug Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Martin Guptill, Scott Kuggeleijn , Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner
Pakistan T20I Squad: Shadab Khan (captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Musa Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, and Wahab Riaz, Babar Azam
Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of New Zealand T20Is after suffering a fracture in his right thumb during Sunday morning’s practice session. He was taken to a local hospital that confirmed a fracture. Babar Azam is expected to be fit for the Test series that begins on Boxing Day at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. The T20I series begins on 18 December in Auckland and runs till 22 December. Shadab Khan will lead the side in the absence of Regular skipper, the vice-captain Babar Azam will step in to lead the side. However, Shadab himself is being monitored as he carries a groin niggle