Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel bags five as New Zealand beat Pakistan by four runs in first test in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
The hosts recovered from a frustrating 112-run stand between Henry Nicholls and BJ Watling to limit the target to 176
Boult four-fer limits Pakistan to 227 as New Zealand restrict lead to 74 despite Babar fifty.
Pakistan were 59-2 at close of play, another 94 runs behind on the opening day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Pakistan and New Zealand go head-to-head in the first of three Tests in Abu Dhabi from Friday.
Pakistan and New Zealand were left frustrated by the weather as their one-day series decider was ruined by rain in Dubai.
Pakistan pick teenager Shaheen Afridi and Saad Ali for New Zealand Tests while Amir remains sidelined.
The duo powered the hosts to a 6-wicket win in the 2nd ODI to level the 3-match series.
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 47 runs in first ODI at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Pakistan have lost their last 12 successive ODIs to Kiwis.
Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win.