The No. 4 spot is one of the most crucial positions in the batting order. For starters, it requires someone who can anchor the innings if a couple of wickets go down early. Secondly, if the openers get off to a good start, explosive abilities are needed to capitalize on the foundation that has been laid.
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.
After scoring back-to-back centuries in the first two One-Day Internationals against West Indies in Sharjah and leading Pakistan to a series victory, Babar Azam is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
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.
Ajinkya Rahane wins the Cricket World Player of the Week award for his unbeaten half-century for the Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League opener against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium.
Cricket Legend, Sachin Tendulkar, extended his wishes to the newly appointed captain Ajinkya Rahane, who is slated to lead India in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe, which kicks off on 10th July in Harare.
Rajasthan Royals opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane has stated that he enjoys opening the batting with skipper Shane Watson in the Indian Premier League after their side’s eight-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.