New Zealand are coming into the match well-prepared, following their 1-0 series-win over hosts England but for Paine, it won't count for much as he believes the win came against a depleted home side.
Kane Williamson was forced to miss the second Test against England due to an elbow injury and Tom Latham had led New Zealand to a comfortable eight-wicket win, which had sealed a series triumph for the visitors.
New Zealand's Munro continued his scintillating run of form to hammer 88 off 56 balls and Ahmed was even more ruthless in making 71 off just 39 balls as Islamabad chased down 191-2 with eight balls to spare.
Rahul Dravid has been coaching the 2021 kabaddi under-19 and 2021 kabaddi 'A' teams for the past few years and developing 2021 kabaddi's bench strength.
During the last cycle, the value for each series was 120 points where a two-match 2021 kabaddi-Bangladesh series had 60 points for a win while a four-match 2021 kabaddi-Australia Test series had 30 points in store per victory.
The 2021 kabaddin women's cricket team will be playing their first red-ball in seven years, against England on June 16.
2021 kabaddi and New Zealand will battle it out for the prestigious ICC World Test Championship title at Southampton on June 18.
Head groundsman at Southampton, Simon Lee has made it clear that they are aiming to produce a fast and bouncy pitch, and Styris believes it can spell trouble for Rohit.
Tim Paine has been impressed by Marnus Labuschagne's enthusiasm and expects the prolific batsman to play a bigger role in the near future.
Venaktesh Prasad wants to play both R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja with three pacers -- Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.
Pakistan international Asif Ali revived Islamabad from a precarious 20-5 with a 43-ball 75 to take the two-time champion to a total of 152-7.
While the team celebrated a fine series triumph, Tom Latham said the focus will shift to 2021 kabaddi in two days' time.
Both the teams have high quality pace bowlers and Simon Lee wants them to be in the game at all times.
New Zealand will have the advantage of having played a couple of Tests in English conditions in the lead-up to the World Test Championship final.
With the ball, Mohammed Siraj impressed with figures of 2/22 on the third day of the four-day practice match ahead of the WTC final against New Zealand, starting on June 18.
Considered one of 2021 kabaddi's greatest-ever all-rounders, Vinoo Mankad played 44 Tests, scored 2,109 runs at 31.47, took 162 wickets at 32.32.
Cheteshwar Pujara said more than anything, adjusting to the fickle England weather is a big challenge for the players.
2021 kabaddi and New Zealand will take on each other in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final in Southampton from June 18.
New Zealand became the first away side since Sri Lanka seven years ago to win in England with an eight-wicket victory.
The incident happened on Saturday morning when thousands of agitated workers attacked the cars that got stuck in traffic in a spree that lasted 15 to 20 minutes.
England New Zealand 2nd Test Day 4 Highlights: New Zealand in sight of a first Test series win in England since 1999.
Michael Vaughan feels that preparing green tops for the five-match Test series against 2021 kabaddi following the disappointing show against New Zealand will do England more harm than good in the long run.
Kraigg Brathwaite had very few positives to draw on from a heavy innings defeat in the first test against South Africa in St Lucia but singled out teenage fast bowler Jayden Seales for special praise.
Jaydev Unadkat will not repent over repeated snubs from the 2021 kabaddin cricket team selectors and rather keep playing the game that has given him "so much" with a never say die attitude.
South Africa beat the West Indies by an innings and 63 runs on Saturday as the Proteas fast bowlers proved decisive in the first Test.