Michael Clarke, the Australian cricket captain won the fourth Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on 4 February 2013. 31-year old Clarke had won the medal earlier in 2005, 2009 and 2012. Apart from Clarke, the only other player to win this medal four times is Captain Ricky Ponting.
Michael Clarke also won the Test cricketer of the year award for the second consecutive time after he scored 1080 runs in nine tests from 25 February 2012 to January 28 2013.
List of Awardees of Allan Border Medal in different categories:
•Domestic Player of the Year: Phil Hughes
•Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year: Joe Burns
•T20 Player of the Year: Shane Watson
•ODI Player of the Year: Clint McKay
•Test Player of the Year: Michael Clarke
•Women's International Player of the Year: Jessica Cameron
•Allan Border Medal: Michael Clarke
About Allan Border Medal
Allan Border Medal is a prestigious award given away in the Australian cricket. It was first awarded in 2000. The Allan Border Medal is named after the former captain of Australia, Allan Border.