Dubai: Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to attain 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-zero with a secure 47-run win within the 1/3 and very last match in Dubai on Sunday.

The 24-year-antique -- ranked primary in Twenty20s -- hit a punishing 58-ball 79 with seven boundaries and sixes while Mohammad Hafeez hit a 34-ball 53 no longer out with sixes and 4 barriers to lift Pakistan to 166-3 at Dubai stadium.

Pakistan spinners Shadab Khan (three-30) and Imad Wasim (2-28) then hastened New Zealand's demise to 119 all out in sixteen.5 overs as the Kiwis misplaced their final eight wickets for just 23 runs.

This additionally will become Pakistan's 2nd series whitewash after romping past Australia 3-0 final Sunday.

Kane Williamson top-scored for new Zealand with a 38-ball 60, with 8 boundaries and two sixes, at the same time as opener Glenn Phillips made 26.

Azam, while on 48, completed 1,000 runs in Twenty20 internationals in just 26 innings, improving India's Virat Kohli's file of reaching the mark in 27 innings.

Azam's rise has matched Pakistan's elevation to the world number one ranking in Twenty20 internationals due to the fact that making his debut in opposition to England at vintage Trafford in 2016, while Sarfraz Ahmed took rate as captain.

given that then Pakistan have received 29 of their 33 Twenty20 internationals with only four defeats, taking their tally this yr to 17 wins in 19 suits with defeats.

Sunday also represented Pakistan's 9th T20 win in succession due to the fact that losing to Australia at Harare in July this 12 months.

Williamson and Phillips brought 83 for the 0.33 wicket after New Zealand lost huge-hitting Colin Munro for two and Colin de Grandhomme for six.

however as soon as both were dismissed inside the identical Shadab over, the innings fell aside, with best Ish Sodhi achieving double figures with eleven.

Ross Taylor (seven), Mark Chapman () and Tim Seifert (nought) also fell in brief succession with debutant birthday boy Waqas Maqsood also chipping in with 2-21.

"every other outstanding crew attempt from us. We wished 160-plus, and our batsmen did it," stated Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed.

"in the course of the collection we've taken wickets with the brand new ball, and we've achieved nicely with the bat too and created such a lot of records."

Shadab additionally became the best wicket-taker in Twenty20 cricket this 12 months with 28 in 19 games.

New Zealand skipper Williamson rued his group's magnificent collapse after being properly set on the run-chase.

"at the halfway degree, on that floor, that changed into a excellent total from Pakistan but we lost our way after being properly set," said Williamson.

"It's a tough pill to swallow, however we've were given to put that at the back of us and look in advance to the only-day series."

the two groups start a three-fit one-day series with the first healthy in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

in advance, Azam and Hafeez set the tone for Pakistan's big overall when they won the toss, adding ninety four runs for the second wicket after Fakhar Zaman fell for 11.

Hafeez smashed sixes off leg-spinner Sodhi's 11th over of the innings while Azam smacked two sixes off Munro to finish 100 runs inside the fifteenth over.

Azam registered his 8th fifty in Twenty20 cricket even as Hafeez's half century was his tenth in the shortest format.

Shoaib Malik a made 9-ball 19 with three obstacles.

Pakistan received the primary suit through two runs in Abu Dhabi and the second by means of six wickets in Dubai.