Pakistan batsmen Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali have improved their rankings in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings which were released on Tuesday following the conclusion of Abu Dhabi Test. (Related: Pakistan Jump to Third Spot After Historic Win)
Younis, who scored 213 and 46 in Pakistan's 356 runs victory, has climbed one place to sixth. The middle-order batsman, who rose to number-one position following his triple century against Sri Lanka in Karachi in 2009, had entered in series in 11th place on 759 ratings points. During the series, in which he aggregated 468 runs, he gained five places and 101 ratings points, and is now just three ratings points behind South Africa's fifth-ranked Hashim Amla.
Misbah, who scored 69 and 101 not, which was the joint fastest century in the history of Test cricket, has risen three places to eighth position. The Pakistan captain scored 271 runs in the series, as a result of which he gained two places and 56 ratings points. Misbah now trails Australia's David Warner by 40 ratings points.