'Humble, hardworking, pioneering'
It was a memorable win in Abu Dhabi for New Zealand; the team completed their first away Test series triumph over Pakistan since 1969. Former captains were among those celebrating a fantastic performance
Williamson, Nicholls, Somerville react to 'special' series win
The men who turned the Abu Dhabi Test in New Zealand's favour explain how it all happened
Under-fire Sarfraz Ahmed sees possibility of giving up captaincy
'If I make mistakes, or it is because of me that the team is losing then I will definitely think about it, and if there is someone better than me to do the Test captaincy, then he should'
Four hours and 49 minutes of same old Pakistan
Edgbaston, the MCG, Hamilton. Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi. A litany of final-day meltdowns just grew a little longer
Pakistan's misfortunes since MisYou's farewell
Williamson's 228 runs were the most by a New Zealand batsman in a Test against Pakistan
New Zealand greater than the sum of their parts, again
Kane Williamson's batting was inarguably great, but the captain preferred to focus on the several contributions that made up the series victory
After 49 years, New Zealand conquer Pakistan away
William Somerville and Ajaz Patel took three wickets each to help bowl Pakistan out for 156 and seal the series 2-1
'Something we'll never forget' - Will Somerville
The offspinner on debut played a starring role as New Zealand came from behind to win a Test series away from home against Pakistan for the first time in 49 years
'Yasir Shah does a Usain Bolt'
Praise from former and current Pakistan players after Yasir Shah became the fastest to 200 Test wickets
The frictionless genius of Kane Williamson
Up-and-down pitch, sizeable deficit, great leggie at his peak. How do you take those ingredients and score a hundred of seeming inevitability?
Kane Williamson ton, Henry Nicholls 90* put New Zealand in control
Coming together at 60 for 4, the duo added an unbeaten 212 to push New Zealand's lead to 198
Yasir Shah fastest to 200 Test wickets, breaks 82-year-old record
The legspinner took just 33 Tests to reach the landmark as compared to Clarrie Grimmett's 36
Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq tons headline see-saw day
William Somerville's 4 for 75 helped restrict Pakistan's lead to 74 but the hosts struck back with two quick wickets before stumps
Azhar and Shafiq answer the call, and yet...
This should have been a redemptive day for Pakistan's two senior batsmen, and it very nearly was, until... well, you know what happened next
Azhar Ali anchors Pakistan in reply to New Zealand's 274
The batsman's unbeaten 62 steered Pakistan to 139 for 3 at stumps after Trent Boult dismissed the openers cheaply
Trent Boult and Tim Southee: The curious case of New Zealand's expendable titans
New Zealand's most prolific new-ball pairing kept their series hopes alive in Abu Dhabi. It might seem odd that it was their first joint outing of the tour
Hafeez to retire from Test cricket after ongoing Abu Dhabi game
The 38-year-old allrounder has informed the selectors that he wants to focus on his limited-overs career
Shaheen Afridi - three first-class matches old, and primed for Test cricket
His entry might mirror Wasim Akram's in terms of game-time, but Afridi has been gently lowered into the top level, rather than thrown into the pit
Williamson, Watling hold off Pakistan's surge on even first day
Yasir Shah led the way once again, but the captain's 89 and Watling's resilient 42* have kept New Zealand fighting in the third Test
Are Pakistan mulling a return to three seamers?
Is Sarfraz Ahmed considering picking the allrounder Faheem Ashraf in place of the offspinner Bilal Asif?
Starting well the key as series returns to Abu Dhabi for decider
The toss may again prove crucial, lending a distinct advantage to whoever bats first
Shaheen Afridi likely to make Test debut in Abu Dhabi
A shoulder injury to Mohammad Abbas in the second Test in Dubai is set to pave the way for the 18-year-old in the deciding Test of the series against New Zealand
'Yasir's lines and lengths are perfect' - Afridi
The former Pakistan captain feels Yasir Shah's brief lull of form, before his resurgence against New Zealand, was due to mounting expectations
Mohammad Abbas set to miss third Test with shoulder injury
The injury, however, is not as serious as initially thought and the seamer could be fit in time for the first Test against South Africa
Yasir Shah's dip and drift 'as good as I've seen' - Craig McMillan
New Zealand's batting coach has urged his batsmen to come up with 'precise and clear' plans against the legspinner in the third Test in Abu Dhabi