Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed a career-high second spot in the International Cricket Council Test player rankings on the back of his excellent performance in the ongoing series against South Africa.
For his all-round performance in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Colombo and securing West Indies their first win of the tour Dwayne Bravo is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin shared eight wickets between them as India made full use of a dry Mohali pitch to dismiss South Africa for 109 in their final innings and secure a 108-run victory in the first Test.
Indian leg-spinner, Amit Mishra, who made a successful comeback in the recently concluded Test series against Sri Lanka, is looking forward to bowl in tandem with Ravichandran Ashwin, in the upcoming series against South Africa.
Dinesh Chandimal has been named as the Cricket World Player of the Week for a brilliant counter-attacking innings that pulled Sri Lanka out of the jaws of defeat and instead helped them pull off a wonder victory.