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The New Zealand Cricket Board has canceled the Pakistan tour. Recently, the Kiwi team had reached Pakistan to play a limited-overs cricket series.
New Zealand has canceled the tour of Pakistan. The New Zealand Cricket Board decided to cancel the tour following a security alert from the government. Recently, the New Zealand team reached Pakistan to play a limited-overs series. This decision was taken a few hours before the first ODI match was played. Today, the first match of the ODI series between the two teams was to be played in Rawalpindi.
There was a series of three ODIs, it was proposed
to play a series of three ODIs between Pakistan and New Zealand. Whose first match was proposed on 17 September, the second match on 19 September, and the third ODI on 21 September in Rawalpindi itself? After the ODI series, a series of three T20 International matches were also to be played between the two countries. All three matches of this series were proposed at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. But with the cancellation of the tour, the possibility of playing these matches also ended.
New Zealand team came on Pakistan tour after 18 years
The team of New Zealand came to play the Pakistan cricket series after a long gap. The last time the Kiwi team toured New Zealand was in the year 2003-04. In this way, New Zealand came to play a series against Pakistan on its soil after almost 18 years. Then in that series, Pakistan defeated the Kiwi team 5-0.
The Kiwi team had returned from the halfway point in 2009. In
March 2009, the Sri Lankan team, which was coming to play a Test match outside the stadium in Lahore, was ambushed by terrorists. In which many Sri Lankan players were injured. On the other hand, the New Zealand team was also coming to play the Pakistan series, but as soon as the Kiwi team came to know that the Sri Lankan team was attacked by terrorists in Lahore, after that the New Zealand team returned halfway.
New Zealand cricket team is abandoning their tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government security alert: NZC (New Zealand Cricket) pic.twitter.com/P9s91Zyd9q— ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2021