This is a very interesting phase in Test cricket considering the next generation of potential greats have already readied themselves, some of them have already been handed the reins of their national teams in at least one format.
For wonderful contributions late in the tournament, man of the series, Dwayne Bravo, who led his side Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel to the Caribbean Premier League Title, is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
For a fine 130 in an otherwise poor batting performance by Sri Lanka, where the next highest individual score was 46 and then 25, in the first innings of the third Test against Pakistan, Dimuth Karunaratne is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Angelo Mathews played a captain’s knock to hold the Sri Lankan innings together and take his team to a lead of 291 runs after Pakistan were bundled out for just 215 on day three of the third Test in Pallekele.
Opposing captains Virat Kohli and Angelo Mathews both scored fine unbeaten centuries but Kohli's effort proved decisive as India won the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Ranchi.
Thisara Perera hit a quickfire half-century to help his captain Angelo Mathews rescue Sri Lanka's innings and then took three wickets to bowl his side to a series-levelling 77-run win over Pakistan in the second ODI.
Fawad Alam and Sohaib Maqsood compiled a new national record sixth-wicket partnership of 147 to put Pakistan on course for a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International in Hambantota.