Abu Dhabi government has now invested to buy a franchise and it is the first-ever in UAE sporting history that the government officially owns a team.
The tournament will take place in Abu Dhabi.
Tim Southee, Patel and Somerville got three wickets each.
The Black Caps snatched defeat from the jaws of defeat.
Fall of wickets at the other end didn't unnerve him.
The home team collapsed a wee bit after the twin centuries.
He is most likely to be out for three to four weeks.
"The guys tried unbelievably hard."
Mohammad Rizwan is set to captain the team.
The opening Test gets underway on November 16 in Abu Dhabi.