Martin Guptill and Ish Sodhi starred as New Zealand clinched a thrilling Twenty20 series triumph with a seven-wicket win.
Pakistan had a few nervy moments but ultimately had enough to defeat South Africa and complete a 2-1 T20 series win in Lahore.
The T20I series between Pakistan and South Africa will go down to a final game after the Proteas won the second match in Lahore.
An unbeaten 104 from Mohammad Rizwan helped Pakistan record a narrow victory in the first of three Twenty20 games in Lahore.
After impressing in the Big Bash tournament in Australia, Liam Livingstone is part of England's T20 squad for the trip to India.
Heinrich Klaasen captains an inexperienced South Africa squad in the three-match T20 series against in-form Pakistan.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will not have South Africa great Dale Steyn in their ranks for this year's Indian Premier League.
Pakistan lost wickets in the closing stages but still successfully overhauled New Zealand's total of 173-7 in Napier.
Cricket Australia announced Mitchell Starc's withdrawal on Sunday after the star bowler was informed about a family illness.
Australia added Nathan Lyon to their squad for the rest of their Twenty20 series against India.