The Pakistan cricket team will depart on Nov.23 for Lincoln, New Zealand, where they will spend two weeks in quarantine. T20 internationals are scheduled for Auckland on Dec.18, Hamilton on Dec.20 and Napier on Dec.22.
The first Test is at Mount Maunganui from Dec.26-30, with the second at Christchurch from Jan.3-7.
The decision means that Pakistan's cricketers will have only 10 days to prepare for their first tour match, a T20 in Auckland on Dec.18, and probably less when travel is factored in.
Importantly, India have never lost a T20I series in Australia — they lost a one-off game in 2008.
A resolute Kane Williamson, despite being troubled with cramp late in the day, scored a gritty 97 to steer New Zealand to 243 for two on day one of the first Test in Hamilton on Thursday.
India skipper has reached yet another milestone in One-Day cricket by becoming the fastest batsman to score 12,000 runs in One-Day Internationals.
The UAE, who are Associate Members of the ICC, have already played two 50-over World Cups in 1996 and 2015. The thirteenth edition of the showpiece event will be held in India in 2023.
Six teams will battle it out for the top honours as the tournament will get under way on Dec.6. A total of 33 matches will be played, with final slated for the Christmas eve.
The fan donning the Men in Blue jersey went down on one knee to express his love. The girl accepted the proposal much to the amusement of the commentators and the players who enjoyed the light-hearted moment during the match.