New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has climbed to the second position in International Cricket Council rankings for batsmen following his fabulous century in the third Test against South Africa in Hamilton.
South African batsman Hashim Amla feels that the practice match against the West Indies Cricket Board President's XI in Trinidad was a handy outing for the Proteas even though the game ended in a tie due to unrelenting rain.
Hashim Amla scored a sublime 83-ball 92 in a rain-marred practice game for the South Africans against the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI which ended as a tie as per the Duckworth-Lewis method.
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.
For scoring his second World Twenty20 century and powering West Indies to a comfortable victory over England in the 15th game of the tournament in Mumbai, Chris Gayle is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
For scoring 233 runs in just three games of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament and being the cornerstone for Bangladesh's qualification to the Super 10 stage, Tamim Iqbal is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Hashim Amla's unbeaten knock of 97 went in vain for South Africa as Australia chased down 179 in the final over with six wickets in hand in the third Twenty20 International in Cape Town to wrap up the series 2-1.