LAHORE -Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton after returning home to attend the funeral of his father. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement that necessary arrangements had been made to facilitate Ajmal's return after his father died on Tuesday. "He is devastated by the sudden death of his father who expired after being taken to hospital complaining of fever in the cold weather," a board official said. Ajmal, one of Pakistan's main spinners in the last two years, was a certain selection for the first Test which starts on January 7.