The Pakistani cricket team left for Lincoln, New Zealand on Monday morning ahead of their Test and T20I series against New Zealand. The squad comprises of 35 Shaheens and 20 officials.

The three-match T20I series will be staged in Auckland (December 18), Hamilton (December 20) and Napier (December 22).

The players will observe 14 days of quarantine and spend three days isolation in Auckland, upon arrival, during which they will not be allowed to leave or meet each other.

A test will then be conducted on the fourth day after which groups of 15 individuals will be made which will include both players and support staff members. Members of those groups will live in their own separate areas and will not be allowed to interact with individuals of other groups for the rest of their quarantine periods.