Australia bowled out New Zealand for 208 in the second innings of the third day-night Test on day three at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Aussies need 187-runs to clinch series.
India defeated South Africa by 124 runs with two days to spare in the third Test on Friday to take a decisive 2-0 lead in the four-match series.
Indications are however, that the series will only see limited-overs matches, with three ODIs and two Twenty20s from Dec 20 to Jan 3.
Batsman Ian Bell is dropped from England's Test squad for the South Africa tour, while Gary Ballance, Nick Compton is recalled.
A new-look England beat clumsy Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Dubai on Thursday.
The first ever ODIs will be played on Chinese soil next year, when Scotland travel to Hong Kong to play two World Cricket League matches and two T20Is in January, according to South China Morning Post.
Hong Kong's Ming Li on Monday became the first Chinese cricketer to join Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League, after honing his bowling by watching YouTube videos of Shane Warne.
Bilal takes three wickets before Siddiqui and Ahmed partner to complete chase of 107 in opener against Hong Kong in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Jos Buttler hit England's fastest one-day international century to lead them to an 84-run win over Pakistan in Dubai and a 3-1 series victory.
Fast-rising allrounder Imad Wasim has been ruled out of the three-match Twenty20 series against England starting next week after failing to recover from a hand injury, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced Friday.
England pace bowlers Steven Finn and Mark Wood looks set to miss this winter's tour of South Africa because of injury.
The rain-ravaged second Test between India and South Africa ended in a dreary draw in Bangalore on Wednesday after play was washed out for a fourth consecutive day.
Chris Woakes grabbed four wickets while James Tylor notched an unbeaten half century to anchor England's six-wicket win over Pakistan in the third day-night international in Sharjah on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka Tuesday dropped top order batsman Lahiru Thirimanne from the Test squad for the upcoming New Zealand tour, but retained him as vice captain for the five ODI matches.
The second test between Australia and New Zealand ended in a draw on Tuesday with the tourists 217 runs short of their victory target of 321 on a rain-disrupted fifth and final day at the WACA on Tuesday.
South Africa were a day closer to saving the Test after play on fourth day was called off at 14.30.
Pacer Mitchell Johnson, one of Australia's greatest fast bowlers, announced his retirement from international cricket saying he felt this was the 'right time' to do so.
Australia were two for 258 at the close on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the WACA Ground in Perth on Monday.
The incessant rain washed out the another entire day's play at the second Test between India and South Africa in Bangalore Monday.
Neville Madziva hit 18 runs in the last over as Zimbabwe pulled off a nail-biting three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the 2nd T20I to level a two-match series 1-1 in Dhaka on Sunday.
Australia's Mitchell Starc bowled the fastest delivery ever measured at a test match when the fourth ball of his 21st over at the WACA on Sunday was clocked at 160.4 kilometres per hour.
Australian top-order batsman Usman Khawaja has been ruled of the final Test of the three-match series against New Zealand after suffering from hamstring injury during day three of the second Test at Perth.
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor posted an unbeaten double century as New Zealand reached six for 510 on the third day of the second Test against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Sunday.
The persistence rain washed out the entire day's play at the second Test between India and South Africa in Bangalore Sunday, with more rain forecast that could see the match end in a draw.