For his unbeaten belligerent knocks of 60 and 63 that came at a strike-rate of 206 and 153 in the Indian Premier League 2016, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
A solid knock of 60 runs from Shikhar Dhawan and a fluent 28-ball 41 from Virat Kohli set up India's chase of 121 runs before MS Dhoni finished the rain-curtailed 15-over game in style to seal an eight-wicket win against Bangladesh in the final of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur and secure their sixth title.
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.
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.
Centuries by Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli helped India secure a first innings lead of 192 before their spinners struck to remove Sri Lanka's openers before stumps on day two of the first Test in Galle.