Pakistan retained the same squad who won the second test against Australia at the same venue earlier this month to secure a 2-0 series victory.
With spin expected to play a major role in the match, New Zealand went into the contest with two spinners — Ish Sodhi and Mark Craig.
The tourists were relieved that batting mainstay Ross Taylor was able to overcame a calf strain to be fit for the test.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younus Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, Rahat Ali and Imran Khan.
New Zealand: Tom Latham, Brendon McCullum (captain), Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, James Neesham, BJ Watling, Tim Southee, Mark Craig, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult. (Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; Editing by Peter Rutherford)
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