New Zealand and Pakistan will contest in a three-match T20I series starting from December 18 – here are all the live telecast and streaming details.
After a build-up that was less than ideal, with Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan coach, admitting the team considered pulling out of the tour as strict quarantine protocols in New Zealand took its toll, the series is set to get underway from Friday.
However, some big names are missing from both sides. Pakistan will be without their captain and star batsman Babar Azam, who broke his thumb during practice. Shadab Khan and Imam-ul-Haq have both been nursing injuries in the build-up to the match. Meanwhile, New Zealand left out the veteran Ross Taylor from their T20I squad, while their express paceman Lockie Ferguson was ruled out with injury.
There is still plenty of quality across both sides to make it a contest to watch out for, however, especially with the T20 World Cup 2021 now less than a year away.
The matches, played in Auckland, Hamilton and Napier, will all begin at 7pm local time. Find below the live telecast and streaming schedule of the New Zealand v Pakistan T20Is.
New Zealand v Pakistan 2020 T20I series live telecast: TV Channel
The New Zealand v Pakistan T20I series will be telecast live on PTV Sports in Pakistan. There is no live telecast on television in India, while ESPN+ will broadcast the series in the USA, and Supersport will do so in South Africa.
New Zealand v Pakistan 2020 T20I series live telecast: Streaming
The New Zealand v Pakistan T20I series will be live streamed on Spark Sports in New Zealand. FanCode will live stream the match in India.
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New Zealand v Pakistan 2020 T20I series: Fixtures, schedule and timings
1st T20I: December 18 – Eden Park, Auckland – 7pm local time | 11.30am IST | 6.00am GMT
2nd T20I: December 20 – Seddon Park, Hamilton – 7pm local time | 11.30am IST | 6.00am GMT
3rd T20I: December 22 – McLean Park, Napier – 7pm local time | 11.30am IST | 6.00am GMT