The first match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was scheduled to start at 2.30 pm today at the Rawalpindi Stadium and Pakistan was ready to host the New Zealand team on its soil after 18 years. Announced the end of the tour and the recall of the team.
In this regard, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that the New Zealand team and officials were provided foolproof security on which they also expressed satisfaction, but suddenly the New Zealand Cricket Board canceled the tour
According to the PCB, the New Zealand Cricket Board said in the morning that it had received an alert regarding security concerns due to which the tour of Pakistan would have to be canceled and the team would be sent back home.
A statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board said, "We want to continue the tour as per schedule and all arrangements are complete. But at the last minute, New Zealand's decision has disappointed cricket fans."