After Sarfraz Ahmed's sacking, new Pakistan coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has named a new-look squad for the tour of Australia.
Bangladesh's cricketers have boycotted all activity amid frustrations with the BCB, casting the tour of India into doubt.
Chris Gayle was not selected in The Hundred draft, but Rashid Khan, Andre Russell, Steve Smith and David Warner were all snapped up.
After taking four wickets in his first innings of Test cricket, George Linde spoke about his surprise at earning a South Africa call-up.
India took control of the third Test versus South Africa and Rohit Sharma reflected on a memorable day in the middle.
India's fourth-wicket partnership against South Africa has put them in a dominant position, with Rohit Sharma hitting 212.
Rohit Sharma had a long time to wait for his chance at the top of the order in the India Test side, but he has grasped his chance.
An unbroken stand of 185 between Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane made it advantage India on a rain-affected opening day.
Faf du Plessis hopes a change of tactic at the toss will help alter South Africa's luck in the final Test against India.
Pakistan decided to stick with Sarfraz Ahmed as captain in September but, after a dismal series defeat to Sri Lanka, he has now been sacked.