England set to play day-night Test on tour of New Zealand in 2018
By Press Association
Last Updated: 02/08/17 11:10am
England are set to play their third day-night Test in seven months in Auckland in March 2018 after their New Zealand tour dates were confirmed.
Set to start on March 22, the Test will be the first of two and is subject to New Zealand Cricket gaining consent for the match to take place at Eden Park.
England will start their 2018 tour of New Zealand with a Twenty20 Tri-Series event also including Australia, before the one-day series starts in Hamilton on February 25.
The second Test will then take place in Christchurch beginning on March 30.
England will play their first day-night Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston later this month.
England's New Zealand tour dates
February 13, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
February 18, Seddon Park, Hamilton
February 21 - Eden Park, Auckland
February 25 - Seddon Park, Hamilton
February 28 - McLean Park, Napier
March 3 - Westpac Stadium, Wellington
March 7- University Oval, Dunedin
March 10 - Hagley Oval, Christchurch
March 22-26 - First Test (D/N - TBC), Eden Park, Auckland
March 30 - April 3 - Second Test, Hagley Oval, Christchurch