On 95, the 32-year-old hits a boundary and then two to complete his ton; visitors declare first innings on 308-6.
Victory a devastating loss for the Internationals who led for the first three days of the biennial match play event.
Finishes the heavy underdog challenger off with a right hook to the left ear 44 seconds into the ninth.
Spectators make their way to Pindi Cricket Stadium while braving the chilly winds and light drizzle.
New system has caused suspension of jobs of several cricketers who have been playing domestic cricket.
Former wicket-keeper has been given a contract until 2023.
Both the Pakistan and Sri Lanka teams remain in their hotel in Islamabad.
CSA announced the interim appointment of Graeme Smith on Wednesday.
New Zealand have only won one Test in Australia since their sole series triumph across the Tasman Sea in 1985-86.
Over Last 24 Hours
Only 27 minutes of play was possible before the players walked off with just 5.2 overs bowled.
While Kohli illuminated the gathering gloom in at the end of the match, it was Gayle who stole the show at the start.
Forecast for Friday is for more rain in the northern city.
Veteran Leander Paes wins the doubles match to seal India's berth in the qualifiers.
The legspinner will train with Ahmed at the NCA before he joins the squad in Karachi next Monday.
Visitors win the toss, bat first to score 205 at 68.1 overs; day's play ended due to bad light.
Jamshed was banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League in 2017.
The first match of the series is set to begin in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.
Cricketer declines to comment on criticism by former chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq.
Sharjeel Khan returns to PSL after two years as part of Karachi Kings.
The two Tests — one in Rawalpindi and the other in Karachi — will be the first at home for all 16 Pakistan players.