Debutant opener Jeet Raval batted with focus to overcome a testing period against the new ball and took New Zealand to an eight-wicket victory in Christchurch
Misbah-ul-Haq is expected to leave New Zealand on Sunday evening following the death of his father-in-law
Colin de Grandhomme became the fourth New Zealand player to be named Man of the Match on debut, while Yasir Shah finished wicketless for the first time in Tests
Kane Williamson has lauded his bowlers for their efforts on the third day, where they inflicted a 6 for 47 collapse on Pakistan to set up a win
Pakistan, however, repeated the surface was not out of the realm of challenges a professional cricketer can expect to face
Pakistan were ahead by 56, but had just three wickets standing at stumps, with Neil Wagner and Trent Boult opening up the Test courtesy a hostile burst in the second session
Stats highlights from the third day of the first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Christchurch
Trent Boult and Tim Southee may be the spearheads of the attack, but on Saturday, it was Neil Wagner who first rattled Pakistan, and in so doing, beat his more illustrious team-mates to a milestone
Pakistan resisted with a diligence embedded by the leadership of Midbah-ul-Haq, only this time it went horribly awry
Alex Moir had taken 6 for 155 against England in Christchurch in 1951. Sixty-five years later, Colin de Grandhomme took 6 for 41 to finish with the best figures by a New Zealander on debut; Pakistan were bowled out for 133
Colin de Grandhomme didn't spit fire or stare batsmen into submission, but broke a 65-year New Zealand record with uninspiring line-and-length diligence
Pakistan's third lowest total in New Zealand, Misbah-ul-Haq's 50th Test as captain, and other stats highlights from the second day of the first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan
Jeet Raval may have to wait little longer for his first taste of Test cricket after intermittent rain meant no play was possible on the opening day in Christchurch
A washed out first day in Christchurch is unlikely to prompt wholesale changes in strategy, because there is still "plenty of time left in the game", New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan said
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has glimpsed a few weaknesses in New Zealand's batting line-up and believes his varied attack can bring it down
Pakistan have largely been impressive in Test cricket of late, but face alien conditions; New Zealand have struggled but return to home grounds. It should make for a fascinating contest
Kane Williamson wants New Zealand to return to an attacking blueprint for the home Tests against Pakistan
No. of consecutive Test series in which Pakistan did not lose their first Test, before facing a defeat in this. The last time they lost 1st Test of a series was in SL 2014.
Last time 4 NZ bowlers took 3-wkt hauls in a home Test, before this - also against Pak, in Wellington.
Runs scored by Pakistan in the first 50 overs in this inns - least for them since 2001. Previous lowest: 83 v SL, Sharjah, 2011-12.
No. of NZ bowlers who completed 100 Test wickets in fewer matches than Wagner in 26 - Hadlee did it in 25 Tests.
Last time the first inns aggregate in a Test in NZ was lower than the 333 runs in this match - in Hamilton, between Ind and NZ, only 193 runs were scored in first inns.
Amir's figures in the first inns of this Test - his best in 13 innings since return. This is also his first three-for in 7 inns in NZ.
Previous best figures by a NZ player on Test debut - Alex Moir v Eng, Christchurch, 1951. Colin de Grandhomme has bettered that with 6 for 41 in this match.
No. of lower totals for Pakistan in New Zealand, than the 133 in this match. Both those lower totals came in the same match - 104 and 118 in Hamilton, 2000-01.
No. of NZ bowlers to take a five-wicket haul on their Test debut, including Grandhomme. The last to do so was Bracewell in 2011-12.
Last time Pakistan's top-four added less than 50 runs in their first innings of a Test, before this - in Johannesburg. Their top-four added 43 runs in this match.
No. of Tests captained by Misbah, including this. He is the first Pakistan player and 16th overall to lead in 50 or more Tests.