Bangladesh were the happier side at stumps on day one of the first Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka, sitting on 27 for one after bowling the visitors out for 240 earlier in the day.
Zimbabwe have made a rare trip out of Africa for their two Tests against Bangladesh, and will play the first at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka, where a draw is the usual outcome.
Pakistan were well on top at stumps on day three of the first Test in Dubai, sitting on 38 for none and holding a lead of 189, after negating David Warner's century with some composed bowling.
South Africa welcomed a comfortable 72-run win - and unassailable two-nil series lead - over New Zealand in Thursday's second ODI at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
Australia trailed Pakistan by 341 runs at stumps on day two of the first Test in Dubai, sitting on 113 for none after bowling the hosts out for 454 earlier in the day.