After registering a thumping 3-0 victory over Australia in the recently-concluded T20I series, Pakistan will host New Zealand in UAE for the three-match T20 series, beginning on October 31 (Wednesday) in Abu Dhabi. Ranked at the numero uno spot in the ICC T20 international rankings, Pakistan have retained their old squad for the series against Kiwis. Also Read - Dinesh Karthik Talks About Training Schedule Post COVID-19 Break, Says Need Minimum 4 Weeks to Achieve Match Fitness

The men in green have once again proved their supremacy in cricket’s shortest format after a handling Aussies a memorable whitewash. They are the side to beat in the T20Is and have raised their dominance by winning their 10th successive T20I match. Also Read - Delhi Capitals' Pacer Kagiso Rabada Rues IPL Postponement, Clears Air Around His On-field Aggression



New Zealand, on the other side, are making a return to the international circuit after a nearly six-month break from cricket. Taking on Pakistan in UAE, the number one T20I team will be nothing short then a big task for the Kane Willaimson-led team. The visitors would look to play out of their skins to increase some possibilities of winning the game and stop the Pakistani juggernaut. Also Read - England Captain Joe Root in Doubt For First Test vs West Indies Due to ECB's COVID-19 Self-isolation Rule



Here’s everything you need to know about the 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand:

What time will the 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand start?

The 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand will start at 9:30 PM. The toss will take place at 9:00 PM.

Where will the 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand be played?

The 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand will take place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Which TV channels will broadcast the live coverage of 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand?

The 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand will be broadcasted live on Sony Sports network (Sony Six, Sony Six HD channels) in India.

How to watch the free live online streaming of 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand?

The free live online streaming of 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand will be available on Sony Liv app and Jio TV.

What are the predicted XI of 1st T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand?

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (C/wk), Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Asif Ali, Hassan Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan Shinwari and Imad Wasim.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Colin de Grandhomme, Corey Anderson, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor and Ajaz Patel.

Complete Squads:

Pakistan squad: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Sahibzada Farhan, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Tallat, Sarfraz Ahmed (C), Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Khan Shanwari, Hassan Ali, Imad Wasim, Waqas Maqsood, Faheem Ashraf

New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (C), Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Corey Anderson, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Seth Rance, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Glenn Phillips, Ajaz Patel