Batsman Fakhar Zaman has not recovered from illness in time for Pakistan's tour of New Zealand.
Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scored all 25 of Argentina's points in their win over New Zealand, having thought his Pumas career was finished.
Argentina stunned New Zealand with a famous victory in Sydney and Pablo Matera was bursting with pride over the Pumas' feat.
Head coach Ian Foster said New Zealand could have no complaints after they slumped to a first defeat against fired-up Argentina.
Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 points as the Pumas celebrated a memorable first win over the All Blacks.
After Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa, the top clubs from Australia and New Zealand will do battle in a new competition.
Argentina have never beaten New Zealand in 29 Tests and it would be a massive surprise if they topped the All Blacks in Sydney.
A much-changed New Zealand look to bounce back against Argentina in the Tri Nations.
Asad Shafiq has paid the price for a lack of runs in Pakistan's Test series defeat in England but Misbah-ul-Haq offered the batsman hope.
Sam Cane felt New Zealand were not smart enough in the crucial moments as they were narrowly beaten by Australia in Brisbane.