The West Indies players, all except Marlon Samuels, who left their tour of India due to a salary dispute have retained legal counsel, and insist they are in the right.
Pakistan were well in control at lunch on day four of the first Test in Dubai, leaving Australia by 267 runs and losing just the one wicket in the morning session, to sit on 116 for one.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says batsman Jesse Ryder is not on the brink of returning to the side, despite some sublime form, as he has not yet proven to the team that he is 'ready'.
The drama surrounding the West Indies' salary dispute and departure of their India tour has taken another turn, with all-rounder Marlon Samuels saying he was happy to keep playing, prompting a reaction from Dwayne Bravo.
The fixtures for the five-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and India next month have been confirmed, with the matches spread around India and ending in Ranchi.