Last Update on: August 17th, 2023 at 11:11 am
NZ vs UAE 1st T20I Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Dubai International Stadium, Dubai. Dubai is all set to host the first NZ vs UAE T20I. All the matches of the three-match series will be played in Dubai. The first T20I starts at 7.30 pm IST which is 6 pm local time.
This is the first-ever bilateral T20I series between UAE and New Zealand. The Kiwis are ranked third in the list of ICC T20I rankings while UAE are as low as 16th. Both teams have played just one ODI match before this meeting.
New Zealand won the T20I series against Sri Lanka 2-1 while they drew 2-2 against Pakistan in the last two T20I series they played. Tim Southee will lead in the side in the absence of Kane Williamson who is still recovering from a knee injury. Kyle Jamieson is also a part of the T20I squad making a comeback from his stress fracture.
UAE will be led by senior batsman Muhammad Waseem. Junaid Siddiqui, Zahoor Khan, Vrittya Aravind, Basil Hameed, and Ayan Afzal Khan are some of the familiar names in the side. Several of their players played in the ILT20 league which was played earlier this year. UAE lost to Afghanistan 2-1 in the last T20I series they played. Before that, they played in the T20 World Cup 2022.
The T20I series against UAE is a good opportunity for New Zealand to get a dress rehearsal of the conditions in Dubai which will be quite similar to that in India.
NZ vs UAE 1st T20I Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Dubai will host all three matches of the UAE vs NZ T20I series. The venue is known as a chasing ground. 45 out of the 85 T20Is played in Dubai have been won by the team chasing. Several players from both these teams have played a lot of cricket in Dubai are well-known for the conditions they are expected to get.
The temperature in the evening will be around 35 degrees with humidity close to 50 percent. There is no chance of any rain in Dubai as is the case always.