Following their historic victory against India on Sunday, breaking the World Cup jinx against their neighbors and arch-rivals, Pakistan gear up for another thrilling match on Tuesday, when they play New Zealand in their second match in the T20 World Cup.
The team from New Zealand, who had made it to the semifinals of the previous stage of the competition in 2005 before being defeated by England the previous year, this is their first game of the campaign. They have lost both of their warm-up match in the series against Australia and England however, they are an entity to be reckoned with and are regarded as one of those teams that are that are likely to make it into the top four.
The Black Caps, however, will face an upbeat and emotional Pakistan team on Tuesday. an opponent who enters the big event with them the dismay and anger over the pullouts arranged by New Zealand and England from their scheduled tours in Pakistan.
New Zealand had arrived in Pakistan for the first time since 2003 however their limited-overs trip was abruptly ended just minutes prior to the start of the first international match for one day in Rawalpindi the security officials warning of a threat although they did not divulge the specifics.
England which was supposed to field their women’s and men’s teams in the days leading up to the T20 World Cup, followed the same pattern shortly after but they blamed the burden of their players rather than security issues.
Already having defeated India, Pakistan will now be hoping to channel their frustration and anger triggered by the cancellations at the last minute into their performances on the field and hope to keep the same ruthless approach that saw them defeat their opponents Men in Blue by 10 wickets on Sunday.
Here’s everything you need be aware of about the match that is coming up:
What date will second match of Group 2 at the T20 World Cup 2021 between Pakistan and New Zealand take place?
The game of Pakistan as well as New Zealand will take place on the 26th of October in 2021.
What is the location for the Pakistan match between Pakistan and New Zealand match?
The game will be played on Sharjah International Cricket Stadium. Sharjah International Cricket Stadium located in Sharjah.
What date will the Pakistan match between Pakistan and New Zealand match start?
The match will start at 7.30 at 7:30 pm IST. The toss will be held at 7:15 midnight IST.
Which channels on TV will show the Pakistan match between New Zealand and Pakistan? New Zealand match
The match will be broadcast via the Star Sports Network. Live stream of the game will also be available via Disney+ Hotstar. Additionally, you can go to Firstpost.com for live updates as well as over-by over commentary.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vice-capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Asif Ali, Sohaib Maqsood, Azam Khan (wk), Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hasnain
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Todd Astle, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee,