A new set of initiatives aimed at improving the welfare of players have been announced by the Rugby Football Union.
Sri Lanka's series opener against England will be Rangana Herath's swansong, with the left-arm spinner to retire after the game.
Cricket Australia (CA) has reviewed corruption allegations and cleared its players of any wrongdoing.
After a documentary claimed to have uncovered evidence of spot-fixing, the ECB insisted it had found no wrongdoing by England players.
Reece Hodge's season is over after the versatile 24-year-old fractured his ankle in an Australia training session.
Australia coach Justin Langer backed Shaun Marsh to be picked for his team's one-day internationals.
Sarfraz Ahmed revealed Nathan Lyon in particular had plenty to say for himself in the middle during the two-match Test series.
Tim Paine said Australia's poor batting display in Abu Dhabi was symptomatic of a nationwide problem that must be addressed.
Mohammad Abbas took five wickets in both innings as Pakistan eased to victory in Abu Dhabi to push Australia down to fifth in the rankings.
Australia could be without Usman Khawaja for their upcoming series with India after scans revealed he suffered a knee injury on Thursday.