The West Indies lower order mounted a spirited fightback to reach 244 for 7 by stumps on day one of the first Test against Pakistan at Sabina Park.
The second T20 between the West Indies and India was abandoned on Sunday, due to an unplayable outfield, meaning the Windies claimed the series as they'd won the first encounter in Florida.
Day three of the second Test between South Africa and New Zealand was dominated by the bowlers from both sides, with 13 wickets falling, but the Proteas held steady with a lead of 372 by stumps.
An excellent innings of 89 by Joe Root and a half century by Eoin Morgan saw England take a 2-0 in the ODI series against Pakistan as they won the contest at Lord's by 4 wickets.
Four top-order half centuries helped the Proteas take charge on day one of the second Test against New Zealand at Supersport Park in Centurion.
Day two of the second Test between South Africa and New Zealand belonged to the hosts, as they ended the day with a lead of 443 runs thanks to stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis' unbeaten century.
Sri Lanka veteran batsman Tillekaratne Dilshan's international career ended with a loss on Sunday, as Australia won the third ODI in Dambulla by two wickets, thus taking a two-one series lead.
The Mumbai Indians eased to a six-wicket victory over Royal Challenge Bangalore in the IPL on Wednesday, after chasing down a total of 152.
The West Indies won a thriller in Florida by just one run in an incredibly high scoring T20I series opener against India that saw 489 runs scored in the match.
The second Test between South Africa and New Zealand is essentially a one-off, and a win for the Proteas will see them start the long trek back to the top of the ICC Test rankings.