Indian captain Virat Kohli has made huge strides in the International Cricket Council Test ranking for batsmen following his man of the match performance in the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam.
For picking a 13-wicket haul in the second Test against Zimbabwe and leading Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series whitewash in Harare, veteran left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
For claiming a 12-wicket haul in the second Test in Dhaka and helping Bangladesh to register their maiden Test victory against England and also level the series, off-spinner Mehedi Hasan is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
For scoring a blistering century to help South Africa chase down 372 in the third One-Day International against Australia in Durban and ensure a series victory, David Miller is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
In his latest video report from Antigua, Chetan Narula rounds up the first two days of the first Test between India and the West Indies as Virat Kohli makes history and both Shikhar Dhawan and Ravichandran Ashwin impress.
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 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.