The BCCI congratulates Shikhar Dhawan for becoming the first Indian cricketer to score a century before Lunch on Day 1 of a Test. Dhawan blazed his way to an unbeaten 104 off 91 balls with 19 fours and three sixes in the historic Test against Afghanistan.
For scoring a scintillating century in the third Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele that set up India's innings victory and also the 3-0 series whitewash, all-rounder Hardik Pandya is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his knocks of 125 and 78 in the two games of the ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka and South Africa at Kennington Oval respectively.
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.