The New Zealand cricket team toured Pakistan in April and May 2023 to play five One Day International (ODI) matches and five Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. The tour was to make up for the series that was postponed in September 2021. The ODI series was not part of the Super League. However, it formed part of both teams’ preparations for the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
In April 2022, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that the series would be taking place. In May 2022, New Zealand Cricket confirmed that they would compensate the PCB for the postponed series, as well as playing extra matches on the tour. In October 2022, the PCB announced the fixtures for the tour. In April 2023, the PCB announced the revised fixtures for the tour.
Prior to this tour, New Zealand toured Pakistan in December 2022 and January 2023 to play two Test matches and three ODIs.
Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 88 runs in the first T20I, and went on to win the second T20I by 38 runs to lead the series 2–0. New Zealand won the third T20I by a margin of 4 runs to keep themselves alive in the series. The fourth T20I ended in a no result due to a hailstorm, with the series standing at 2–1.New Zealand won the last T20I by 6 wickets to level the series 2–2.
Pakistan won the first ODI by 5 wickets and went on to win the second ODI by 7 wickets to lead the series 2–0. Pakistan again won the third ODI by 26 runs to take the unassailable lead in the series, winning their first ODI series against New Zealand since 2011. Pakistan won the fourth ODI by 102 runs and moved a step towards series white-wash.
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