Indian opener Virender Sehwag [ Images ] was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year for the second time in a row.
Sehwag received the honour for a second successive year after scoring "more quickly than any specialist batsman in Tests or One-Day Internationals".
English wicketkeeper Matt Prior [ Images ], spinner Graeme Swann [ Images ], batsman Graham Onions [ Images ], pacer Stuart Broad [ Images ] and Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke [ Images ] were the Five Cricketers of the Year chosen by the magazine.
Sehwag averaged 70, with a strike-rate of 108.9, in the Tests he played last year. In One-Day Internationals, Sehwag had a strike-rate of 136.5 while averaging 45.