After the annual update but face strong competition ahead with Pakistan and India on their toes.
Iftikhar kept Pakistan in the hunt with a valiant 94 not out but it wasn't enough; hosts clinch series 4-1.
India pip Australia at the top of Test Team Rankings ahead of WTC Final.
Fakhar Zaman smashed his third consecutive ODI century to lead Pakistan to a remarkable record-breaking seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
Mark Chapman 104* and Jimmy Neesham 45* off 25 stun Pakistan to make it 2-2.
Babar Azam notched up a fine T20I hundred in Lahore in his 101st T20I to help Pakistan to a 2-0 lead.