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Pakistan cricket team in New Zealand in 2009–10
Flag of Pakistan
Pakistan
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Dates 18 November 2009 – 15 December 2010
Captains Mohammad Yousuf Daniel Vettori
Test series
Result 3-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Umar Akmal (379) Ross Taylor (301)
Most wickets Mohammad Asif (19) Iain O'Brien (15)

The Pakistan cricket team toured New Zealand from 18 November for a three-match Test series. Although being played in New Zealand, this was a "home" series for Pakistan.

Squads

Pakistan: Mohammad Yousuf (c), Kamran Akmal (v.c), Abdur Rauf, Danish Kaneria, Faisal Iqbal, Fawad Alam, Imran Farhat, Khurram Manzoor, Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif, Saeed Ajmal, Salman Butt, Sarfraz Ahmed(wk), Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat.

New Zealand: Daniel Vettori (C), Shane Bond, Grant Elliott, Daniel Flynn, Peter Fulton, Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, Tim McIntosh, Chris Martin, Iain O'Brien, Jeetan Patel, Ross Taylor, Daryl Tuffey.

Tour Matches

18 – 20 November
Scorecard
New Zealand Invitation XI
234 (73.1 Overs)
v Pakistanis
286 (74.3 Overs)
Match Drawn
Queenstown Events Centre
Umpires: GAV Baxter and CB Gaffaney
Reece Young 75 (105)
Abdur Rauf 4/43 (14.1 Overs)
Fawad Alam 77 (145)
Daryl Tuffey 2/47 (19 Overs)
231/2 (71 Overs)
Tim McIntosh 131* (196)
Abdur Rauf 1/11 (6 Overs)
  • New Zealand Invitation XI won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Players per side 12 (11 batting, 11 fielding)

Test series

1st Test

24 – 28 November
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
429 (131.5 overs)
v Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
332 (96.5 overs)
New Zealand won by 32 runs
University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WI) and Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Shane Bond
Daniel Vettori 99 (133)
Mohammad Asif 4/108 (34 overs)
Umar Akmal 129 (160)
Shane Bond 5/107 (27.5 overs)
153 (67 Overs) 218 (76 overs)
Ross Taylor 59 (122)
Mohammad Asif 4/43 (20 overs)
Umar Akmal 75 (222)
Shane Bond 3/46 (21 overs)
Iain O'Brien 3/63 (23 overs)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain interrupted play on day 2 and 4

2nd Test

3 – 7 December
Scorecard
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
264 (88.2 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
99 (36.5)
Pakistan won by 141 runs
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen (RSA) & Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Mohammad Asif
Kamran Akmal† 70 (85)
Daniel Vettori 4/58 (22 over)
Ross Taylor 30 (40)
Mohammad Asif 4/40 (12.5)
239 (86.3 overs) 263 (82.5 overs)
Mohammad Yousuf 83 (200)
Chris Martin 4/52 (19 overs)
Ross Taylor 97 (135)
Mohammad Asif 5/67 (23.5 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field

3rd Test

11 – 15 December
Scorecard
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
223 (64.3 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
471 (139 overs)
Match drawn
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WI) & Rudi Koertzen (RSA)
Player of the match: Daniel Vettori
Imran Farhat 117* (169)
Iain O'Brien 4/35 (15 overs)
Daryl Tuffey 4/52 (15.3 overs)
Daniel Vettori 134 (186)
Danish Kaneria 7/168 (53 overs)
455 (193.2 overs) 90/0 (19 overs)
Mohammad Yousuf 89 (212)
Martin Guptill 3/37 (13.2 overs)
BJ Watling 60 (62)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain interrupted play on day 4.
  • Rain stopped play in the final session on day 5.

Notes

  • The Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) which became official from 1 October 2009 was used for the first time during this series. The UDRS allows players to challenge the umpire's decisions for a specific number of times per innings.

Media coverage

Television
  • SKY Sport (live) – New Zealand
  • Sky Sports (live) – European Countries
  • Fox Sports (live) – Australia
  • Ten Sports (live) – India, Pakistan
  • Supersport (live) – South Africa


International cricket in 2009–10 vte
September 09 Sri Lanka Tri-SeriesICC Champions Trophy
October 09 Kenya in ZimbabweAustralia in IndiaZimbabwe in Bangladesh
November 09 Pakistan v New Zealand in UAEEngland women in West IndiesZimbabwe in South AfricaEngland in South AfricaSri Lanka in IndiaPakistan in New ZealandWest Indies in Australia
December 09 Pakistan in Australia
January 10 Bangladesh Tri-seriesIndia in BangladeshAssociates Twenty20 Series in KenyaAfghanistan v Ireland in Sri Lanka
February 10 Quadrangular Twenty20 Series in Sri LankaBangladesh in New ZealandSouth Africa in IndiaICC World Twenty20 QualifierPakistan v England in UAENetherlands in KenyaAfghanistan v Canada in UAEICC WCL Division FiveAustralia in New ZealandZimbabwe in West IndiesEngland in Bangladesh
April 10 2010 ACC Trophy EliteCanada in the West IndiesIreland in the West Indies

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