KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) —Kane Williamson (53), Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (31) all made good starts before Pakistan squeezed the Black Caps in the middle overs.
Conway sliced a catch to point off Salman and Mitchell reverse swept the off-spinner to short third man. Williamson was run out comfortably while going for a quick single in the 34th over.
Tom Latham dragged Mohammad Wasim back onto his stumps while attempting a pull shot against the fast bowler and New Zealand slipped to 205-6 in the 39th over.
But Phillips took the game away from Pakistan. He hit four massive sixes and four boundaries in a blistering 64-run stand with Mitchell Santner (15) off just 44 balls.
“When Rizwan and Fakhar played, it looked like we’d touch 300,” Babar said. “There were lots of soft dismissals and we were 20-30 runs short. There wasn’t much turn for our spinners and we couldn’t quite execute in the last 10 overs with the ball.”
New Zealand drew the two-test series 0-0 on its first test tour to Pakistan in 20 years. New Zealand dominated in both tests before Pakistan escaped with draws.
New Zealand moves on to India to play three ODIs and three Twenty20s from next week.