The Black Caps are scheduled to travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to play Pakistan for a full tour in October-November.
Indian-born spinner Ajaz Patel was named in the New Zealand Test squad to play Pakistan in a three-match series in the United Arab Emirates in October.
England captain Joe Root and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson are currently third and fourth in the ICC Test rankings.
SRH captain Kane Williamson backed Rashid Khan to continue his explosive Twenty20 form in Test cricket, labelling him as "the full package"
Shane Watson remained unbeaten on 117 helping Chennai Super Kings clinch their third IPL title after an 8-wicket win over SunRisers Hyderabad.
The incident was reminiscent of the 2011 World Cup final at this very venue.
IPL 2018 Final Highlights, CSK vs SRH: Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets to clinch IPL 2018 title
Rashid Khan bowled a sensational spell of leg-spin, which also most won the SRH vs CSK IPL 2018 Playoff match for his side.
David Warner sent a good luck message and applauded Kane Williamson's efforts.
IPL SunRisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings Qualifier 1 highlights: CSK pulled off a thriller as they beat SRH to enter IPL 2018 final
IPL SunRisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings Qualifier 1 highlights: CSK beat SRH by two wickets to enter the IPL 2018 final
SunRisers Hyderabad take on Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2018 Playoffs Qualifier 1.
SunRisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings would both be keen to seal of final spot.
Chris Lynn starred with the bat while Prasidh Krishna bowled brilliantly taking KKR to the IPL playoffs.
IPL SunRisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights: Kolkata qualified for the IPL playoffs
Placed third on the IPL 2018 Points Table with 14 points, KKR will have to churn out one more victory to edge closer to a playoff spot.
Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore to a crucial win of SunRisers Hyderabad.