3 Instances of Pakistan losing all 10 wickets for less than 100 runs after their first wicket having a century stand. In this match, they lost the 10 wickets for 99 runs after the openers added 131. The previous two instances were: 122 for 0 to 216 (94 runs) against England in Dhaka in 1961-62 and 135 for 0 to 208 (73 runs) in Christchurch in 1995-96.
12 Number of consecutive Test series without a win for New Zealand against Pakistan before this one. The last time they won a series against Pakistan was in 1984-85. Since then, they had lost seven and drawn five. Pakistan's last series defeat was in Sri Lanka in 2014.
2013 The last time Pakistan lost three consecutive Tests - it was in a three-match series in South Africa. Before losing the two Tests in this series, they had lost against West Indies in Sharjah. Prior to this, they had lost only three Tests out of 14 since the start of 2015.
5 Instances of teams losing eight or more wickets in a session to lose a Test this year. All of them have come in the last four months. Australia have suffered two such collapses.
5 New Zealand bowlers to pick up 40 or more Test wickets in a calendar year. Neil Wagner is the latest to join the list with 41 wickets in 9 Tests this year.
5 Ducks for Asad Shafiq in Tests this year - the joint-most by a player batting at No.6 or higher. Shafiq is the sixth such player to bag five ducks in a year and the last of which was Mark Butcher and Mike Atherton in 1998. No Pakistan player in top-six positions has got more than three ducks in a year. Shafiq had gone 49 consecutive innings without a duck before getting these five ducks in 13 innings.
11.25 Average of Pakistan's No. 4 to No. 6 batsmen in this series - the worst for them in any Test series. In 12 innings from those three positions, only 135 runs were scored with highest of 31. Shafiq scored 56, Misbah-ul-Haq 44, Sarfraz Ahmed 19 and Younis Khan 16.
1 Number of longer opening partnerships for Pakistan in terms of balls than the 360 balls between Azhar and Aslam in the fourth innings (where balls information available). The highest was also by the same pair against West Indies last month when they added 215 runs in 407 balls in Dubai. They are also the most successful pair this year with 854 runs so far.
2 Number of Pakistan players to get out in 90s twice in a year. First was Inzamam-ul-Haq in 1995 and Sami Aslam this year. Aslam has gone past 50 on six occasions, but hasn't completed a century yet. Aslam's six 50-plus scores are the most by any Pakistan batsman this year.