New Zealand won the toss and elected to field first in the 1st t20 against Pakistan being played at Eden Park, Auckland on January 15, 2016.
It is a day/night match. Start time is 11:00 a.m. Pakistan time.
When last reports came in, Pakistan score was 146/4 in 16 overs. Follow live scores of PAk vs NZ 1st t20 here.
Opener Mohammad Hafeez was the only high scorer with 61 runs unbeaten scored in 45 balls. He hit eight fours and two sixes.
Mohammad Amir was taken back in this match after the match-fixing scandal. Sohaib Maqsood, who got injured in the neck during a practice session was included in the final playing XI.
For New Zealand legs-spinner Todd Astle debuted for New Zealand, by replacing Ross Taylor. Fast bowler Matt Henry also came into the XI in place of Mitchell McClenaghan, who was ruled out with a niggle.
PTV Sports will be live telecasting in Pakistan and also will be live streaming the match at its official website here or HERE.
The weather is forecast to be perfect to play cricket during the day.
Squads are as below:
New Zealand: Kane Williamson, Todd Astle, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Grant Elliott, Mitchell Santner, Luke Ronchi, Corey Anderson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry and Trent Boult.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Ahmed Shehzad, Imad Wasim, Umar Gul, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir.
The highlights videos will be uploaded here after the match is over.