Pakistan are seeking victory over Australia on the final day of the first Test and Mohammad Abbas is hoping for a slice of personal history.
Just 15 overs were possible in Wednesday's opening ODI between Sri Lanka and England before heavy rain caused an abandonment.
Pakistan need seven wickets to win the first Test on the final day after Mohammad Abbas struck three times without conceding a run.
The Malaysia men's cricket team organised a rally at the Perdana Putra, Putrajaya, in an attempt to save the Kinrara Oval on Wednesday.
Peter Moor's big hitting ensured a nervy ending but South Africa - inspired by Imran Tahir - recorded a 34-run win over Zimbabwe.
England's reliance on their key performers is a problem, according to Shane Warne, who sees similarities with the Australia side.
Despite playing a pivotal role in improving England's one-day team, Eoin Morgan understands he is not guaranteed a place in the side.
Australia endured a dismal day in Dubai, slumping from 142 without loss to 202 all out as Pakistan built a sizeable lead.
Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne were unable to follow the lead of Aaron Finch, who made 62 in Australia's first innings against Pakistan.
A 150-run partnership between centurion Haris Sohail and Asad Shafiq helped Pakistan post 482 against Australia, who were 30-0 at stumps.
Umesh Yadav took 10 wickets as India enjoyed a comprehensive second-Test win over West Indies on just the third day.
England won the second ODI against Sri Lanka in Dambulla, but captain Eoin Morgan said: "We won't be that satisfied with the performance."
South Africa won the T20 series against Zimbabwe 2-0 after no play was possible at Willowmoore Park on Sunday.
Captain Jason Holder said it is time for the Windies batsmen to take more responsibility and show patience in the longest format.
The ICC has announced that Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with breaching its anti-corruption code.
AB de Villiers, Kagiso Rabada and Faf du Plessis are among the stars set to feature in South Africa's new Mzansi Super League.
All-rounder Joe Denly could make his first ODI appearance for nine years in Sri Lanka after Liam Dawson was ruled out.
South Africa will again be without Hashim Amla in Australia as the 35-year-old recovers from a finger injury.