Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags the Cricket World Player of the Week award for leading his team to a historic series victory against Australia after winning the second Test in Galle by a massive 229-run margin.
Martin Guptill led from the front with a 22-ball 43 as Guyana Amazon Warriors secured a fourth consecutive victory by chasing down a target of 109 runs in 16.2 overs and sealed a four wicket win against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the 10th match of the Caribbean Premier League in Guyana.
After a stupendous success in the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 tournament, Indian stalwart Virat Kohli has consolidated his position at the top of the International Cricket Council T20 rankings for batsmen.
For his flamboyant unbeaten innings of 82 off just 51 deliveries against Australia in the final game of the Super 10 stage in Mohali which propelled India to the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20, Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
For his resilient unbeaten century in the final innings, taking New Zealand to a five-wicket win in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Hamilton, Kane Williamson is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill, who had a good outing in the tour game against a Western Australia XI, revealed that the pink ball was easier to spot during batting, but might cause concerns while fielding.