A New Zealand XI team will face Pakistan in a 50 over warm-up match at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Wednesday 3 January.
Pakistan will play five ODIs and three T20Is against the New Zealand, with the first match at the Basin Reserve on January 6.
New Zealand XI line up
Fraser Colson (c) – Wellington
James Baker – Northern Districts
Michael Barry – Auckland
Ben Beecroft – Auckland
Mark Craig – Otago
Jack Boyle – Canterbury
Michael Davidson – Canterbury
Lachie Johns (wk) – Wellington
Matt McEwan – Auckland
Aniket Parikh – Auckland
Bharat Popli – Northern Districts
Michael Rae – Otago
Meanwhile, Kiwi Selector Gavin Larsen said: “Pakistan having won the recent ICC Champions Trophy and are a formidable One Day team.”
“Their pace bowling attack is one of the best in the world and they have a number of match winners throughout their side.
“The NZ XI have a big challenge ahead of them, but it’s a great opportunity to test themselves against world class opposition.“