South Africa's AB de Villiers and Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews were the notable repetitions on the ICC awards shortlists, with both nominated for the Cricketer of the Year gong.
Pakistan batsmen Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Azhar Ali improved their positions in the latest Test rankings, which were released on Tuesday following the conclusion of Abu Dhabi Test.
Pakistan's Sultan of Swing versus Australia's lanky legend, who do you reckon was the better Test cricketer? Tough choice, for sure...
Pakistan won a Test series against Australia for the first time in 20 years on Monday, as they recorded a 356-run win in the second Test to whitewash the Aussies with a two-nil victory.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq was thrilled with his record-equaling effort in Abu Dhabi, but said he was not worthy of the comparisons to Sri Viv Richards, his Test century record partner.