For scoring his career best figure of unbeaten 146 and also picking a three-wicket haul in the first One-Day International against New Zealand in Auckland, Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
Flamboyant South African batsman AB de Villiers is the Cricket World Player of the Week after scoring 64, 24 and an unbeaten 129 in the three games for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland stated that the board is working along with Cricket South Africa to ensure that the Adelaide Test match of the Proteas tour of Australia will be a day-night fixture.
South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis confirmed that AB de Villiers will continue to open the batting in the shortest form of the game, including the upcoming series against England.