Devon Conway and Kane Williamson led New Zealand to a snug 79-run win over Pakistan within the second one-day worldwide in Karachi on Wednesday to stage the collection at 1-1.
After opting to bat, Conway (101) and Williamson (85) gave New Zealand a strong begin with a 181-run second-wicket stand however they did not capitalise absolutely as Mohammad Nawaz took 4-38 and the touring aspect had been bowled out for 261.
Pakistan misplaced two early wickets earlier than captain Babar Azam steadied the ship with an innings of 79.
He lacked assist from his workforce mates, nevertheless, and Tim Southee and Ish Sodhi took two wickets every as New Zealand wrapped up victory with seven overs to spare.
The third and ultimate ODI is on Friday.