Babar’s injury came a day after top-order batsman Imam-ul-Haq fractured his left thumb, also during a practice session.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday declared the country is Corona free again.
A new coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand is still growing, health officials said on Sunday, with the country that had an early triumph over the pandemic recording 13 new cases.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Wednesday said he is excited about playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE but a lot of "planning and organising still needs to be done" amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
After UAE and Sri Lanka, New Zealand becomes the latest entry in league of nations willing to host IPL 2020, if it happens outide the nation.
New Zealand appears to have completely eliminated the corona virus at least for now after health officials said Monday the last known infected person had recovered.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison has confirmed receiving offers from Australia and New Zealand boards, helping them host their domestic games -- county as well as List A.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Wednesday she will take a 20 percent pay cut in a symbolic act of solidarity with people struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic.