West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine is the Cricket World Player of the Week after making a stunning comeback to international cricket with eight wickets from two games in the ongoing tri-series involving South Africa and Australia.
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.
David Warner and Glenn Maxwell posted record 161-run stand for the fourth wicket as Australia chased down a target of 205 runs to level the three-match series by sealing a five-wicket win in a thrilling last ball finish in the second Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma have progressed into the top 10 of International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings for batsmen after impressive performances in the recently concluded series.
The Australian selectors have granted David Warner paternity leave for the birth of his second child and have named Usman Khawaja as the replacement for the second and third One-Day Internationals against India.