The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to move the second Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand from Multan to Karachi due to Foggy weather conditions and flight delays in Punjab.
The sources said the PCB took the NZ cricket board into confidence before making the decision. They did not object to the transfer of the second Test to Karachi. The sources said that Pakistan team management and players have also been informed regarding the change of venue for the second Test.
The second Test was scheduled in Multan from 3rd to 7th January 2023, while the first was from 26th to 30th December at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi.
Earlier The New Zealand cricket team arrived in Karachi on Thursday for the two Tests and three-match ODI series against Pakistan. The New Zealand Team was Welcomed by Pakistanis in Traditional Way by giving them Sindh Ajrak as a Gift.
The Black Caps will play three ODIs from January 10 to 14 in Karachi after the conclusion of the Test series.