Sri Lanka recovered from 80/4 and ended Day 3 on 228/5, a lead of 291 runs over Pakistan.
While Amir is now free to resume international cricket once his ban ends in September, the story is different for Butt.
The Proteas shot out the hosts for 96 inside 19 overs to cruise to an easy victory.
With the Ashes set to start on Wednesday in Cardiff, Root posted two messages on Twitter.
The South African team is scheduled to play four Tests and five ODIs during the October-November tour.
Sarfraz remained on 72* with Pakistan ending Day 2 on 290/9, still 69 runs behind Sri Lanka's 1st innings total.
The Australia pacer was expected to be fully fit for the Ashes opener on July 8.
Every team remains most concerned with de Villiers when playing against the Proteas.
McCullum also thumped an unbeaten 158 off 73 deliveries for the KKR in the inaugural game of the IPL.
Over the past the few years, the CAB has fared miserably in terms of revenue generation.
James Faulkner has been released on bail and will face a court hearing in Manchester on July 21.
Yasir picked up four wickets for 77 runs as Sri Lanka ended Day 1 on 272/8 with Karunaratne contributing 130 runs.
Pakistan will play a five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting July 11.
Gambhir is currently training under the watchful eye of former Australia opener Langer to revive his international career.
Harbhajan has been selected for the ODI team that will face Zimbabwe.
Harris was left out of Australia's ongoing final warm-up match against Essex due to injury.
BCCI had in 2010 filed a criminal complaint with the Chennai police accusing Modi of misappropriation of funds to the tune of Rs 470.
Ground staff were taken by a surprise when they saw the device overhead.
Sri Lanka are planning a three-man pace attack, instead of two as in the previous Tests.
Manoj Tiwary will be looking to make the most of his chances in the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe.
Also joining the campaign was India opener Shikhar Dhawan. The Delhi Dasher shared a picture with his daughters Rhea and Aliyah.
Hrishikesh Kanitkar will always be remembered for his match-winning four off Saqlain Mushtaq at Dhaka in January 1998.
Pragyan Ojha was approached by Sourav Ganguly to turn out for Bengal for the upcoming domestic season.
Bayliss will take charge of England for the first time when the Ashes get underway in Cardiff on July 8.
Modi had alleged that two leading Indian cricketers and a West Indian player had been bribed by an Indian real estate tycoon.
Virender Sehwag tweeted a picture of him performing the sirsasana on Thursday.
After completing the catch, Maxwell took another bite of his ice cream before returning the ball.
Harris took a couple of wickets in the first tour match against Kent but admitted his right knee had bothered him.
Cheteshwar Pujara is looking forward to work under the able mentorship of Rahul Dravid.
Brad Haddin said he had no qualms about one of his compatriots being in charge of the 'old enemy'.
England suffered a humiliating 5-0 whitewash in the last Ashes series in Australia.
The third and final Test match in the series between the two teams will begin on November 27.
Hafeez faces a year of suspension from bowling if his elbow flex is found to be over the permissible 15-degree mark.
Dwayne Bravo last played an ODI in January for West Indies and was subsequently dropped from the squad for the World Cup.
Fast-medium bowler Doug Bracewell has also been added to the list after impressing Hesson on the tour of England.
Dilip Vengsarkar said that Ajinkya Rahane has 'come of his age.'