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.
For his back-to-back centuries in the One-Day International series against India, thereby securing South Africa's first bilateral series victory in India, AB de Villiers is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
This is a very interesting phase in Test cricket considering the next generation of potential greats have already readied themselves, some of them have already been handed the reins of their national teams in at least one format.
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.