Cricket World Player of the Week - David Miller

David Miller scored 118 off just 79 deliveries
David Miller scored 118 off just 79 deliveries
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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.

South Africa were precariously placed at 217 for five in the chase and Miller went berserk scoring unbeaten 118 off just 79 deliveries in a knock which included 10 boundaries and six maximums to take South Africa over the winning line. He was ably supported by Andile Phehlukwayo as the pair added unbeaten 107 runs.

Earlier, centuries from Steven Smith and David Warner took Australia to 371 for six in the 50 overs.

In the fourth ODI at Port Elizabeth, bowling combination of Kyle Abbott and Tabraiz Shamsi restricted Australia to 167 as they went on to share seven wickets between them. South Africa reached the total in the 36th over with six wickets in hand, riding on a 69 from Faf du Plessis.

The third Test between India and New Zealand in Indore saw Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli share a record 355-run stand for the fourth wicket. Kohli became the first Indian captain to notch up a double century for the second time while Rahane managed to score 188 as India went on to post 557 in the first innings.

The first two games in the ODI series between England and Bangladesh in Mirpur saw both teams win a game apiece.

In the first game, Ben Stokes scored a superb century while Ben Duckett and Jos Buttler notched up half-centuries to take England to 309. Despite, century from Imrul Kayes and a 79 from Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh were bowled out for 288 with Jake Ball picking five wickets and Adil Rashid snared a four-wicket haul.

The second game, Mahmudullah scored a valiant 75 for Bangladesh while Mashrafe Mortaza smashed a 29-ball 44 and backed it up with a four-wicket haul to ensure a 34-run win for the home side.

That concludes the performances of the week.

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