Auckland (Web Desk): A New Zealand XI team will face Greenshirts 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."