Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has announced his retirement from Test cricket after an indifferent run of form in the series against New Zealand.
Shafiq made a steady 104 and Azhar notched a solid 134 as the duo punished New Zealand during their relentless 201-run stand for the fourth wicket which helped Pakistan overhaul New Zealand´s total of 274 on the third day of the final Test in Abu Dhabi.
Shah, who has four wickets in the match, needs one more to replace Australian Clarrie Grimmett as the fastest man to claim 200 test victims.
Azhar and Shafiq frustrated New Zealand´s search for early wickets as they took Pakistan to 224-3 at lunch.
After working their way into a dominant position midway through the test, Pakistan lost 7-62 to give the Black Caps a sniff.
New Zealand could not capitalise as opener Jeet Raval was dismissed for a duck by left-arm paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi before leg-spinner Yasir Shah sent back Tom Latham for 10.
New Zealand's Will Somerville and teammates celebrate the dismissal of Pakistan's Azhar Ali.
His 15th test ton came before the first drinks break, compiled from 210 balls as he edged Colin de Grandhomme through a vacant slips area down to the boundary and while his pace slowed against the second new-ball, he remained in control.
Shafiq completed the 12th hundred of his career with a sharp single off Somerville before falling leg-before to Patel off a straight delivery.
Ross Taylor's (22 off 14 balls) over aggressive approach ultimately led to his downfall when he was caught in the deep as New Zealand slumped to 4-60.
Skipper Kane Williamson (14 not out) as usual holds the majority of New Zealand's fortunes in his hands when they resume on day four at 7pm NZT.
Shah was run out in weird fashion when he lost his right shoe while going for the second run with captain Sarfraz Ahmed (25).
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