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    England's tour dates of New Zealand confirmed

    Schedule includes a day-night Test at Eden Park.

    England are scheduled to play a day-night Test in Auckland this winter after the New Zealand tour dates were confirmed.

    The tourists will meet the Black Caps under the lights at Eden Park, subject to New Zealand Cricket gaining necessary consents, on 22 March. It will be England's third day-night Test in seven months.

    The Test, the first of two, as well as the two day-night warm-up matches, will revert back to a traditional start time should permission to use the floodlights not be granted.

    England begin their tour of New Zealand with two T20s which are part of a Tri-Series also involving Australia. England’s first matches of that series, against Australia, take place in Hobart and Melbourne on 7 and 10 February respectively before the teams cross the Tasman Sea for the series conclusion.

    The five-match ODI series begins in Hamilton on 25 February.


    T20 Tri-Series

    13 February – New Zealand v England, Westpac Stadium, Wellington

    18 February -  New Zealand v England, Seddon Park, Hamilton

    21 February -  Final IT20, Eden Park, Auckland

    ODI Series

    Sunday 25 February – First ODI (D/N), Seddon Park, Hamilton

    Wednesday 28 February – Second ODI (D/N), McLean Park, Napier

    Saturday 3 March – Third ODI (D/N), Westpac Stadium, Wellington

    Wednesday 7 March – Fourth ODI, University Oval, Dunedin

    Saturday 10 March – Fifth ODI, Hagley Oval, Christchurch

    Test Series

    14-15 March – two-day warm-up (D/N - TBC), Seddon Park, Hamilton

    16-17 March - 2 x 2-day (D/N - TBC) Seddon Park, Hamilton

    22-26 March – First Test (D/N – TBC), Eden Park, Auckland

    30 March-3 April – Second Test, Hagley Oval, Christchurch 

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