Pakistan need six wickets on the final day of the first Test against Australia to wrap up victory after dominating the fourth day in Dubai.
Shakib Al Hasan claimed six wickets on his return to the Bangladesh team as Zimbabwe were skittled for for 240 on day one of the first Test in Mirpur.
South Africa crushed New Zealand by 72 runs to win the second one-day international at the Bay Oval and seal victory in the three-match series.
David Warner's third consecutive century was not enough to keep Australia in touch with Pakistan, who ended day three of the first Test in Dubai in a strong position.
Middlesex County Cricket Club's one-day side have changed their name from Middlesex Panthers to Middlesex CCC.
Jonathan Trott has signed a new three-year contract extension with Warwickshire, keeping him at the county until the end of the 2017 season.
Australia were 113-0 at stumps on day two of the first Test chasing Pakistan's 454, a deficit of 341 runs with three days remaining in Dubai.
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff will continue his cricket comeback by playing for the Brisbane Heat in the KFC T20 Big Bash League.
Jesse Ryder has improved his chances of earning an international recall by smashing a century off just 39 balls during a limited-overs match against Ireland in New Zealand.
The National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University has been accredited as a testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions.
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the rest of the ODI series against South Africa by a wrist injury.
Former England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.