| Updated at: 1241 PST, Monday, February 07, 2011|
KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team will return home here today after winning the Test and One-day International series against New Zealand.
After a long tour of two months, the national team is returning home from Auckland via Hong Kong.
Pakistan after tasting defeat in the Twenty20 series, won the Test series 1-0 and ODI series 3-2.
The Test team was led by Misbah-ul-Haq while the T20 and ODI team was captained by Shahid Afridi.
The national team after taking a three-day rest will leave in the night of February 10 for Bangladesh to participate in the ICC World Cup 2011.
The team in Bangladesh will attend the inaugural ceremony and play two warm-up matches before leaving for Sri Lanka for playing its World Cup games.
Pakistan will play their first match in the World Cup 2011 against Kenya at Hambanthota on February 23.