Following their biggest ever win in Test history, in terms of runs, Pakistan have climbed to the third spot in the latest ICC Test Team Rankings on Monday.
Australia lost five wickets for eight runs in 30 chaotic minutes after lunch to hand the home side a crushing 356-run win in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Misbah-ul-Haq's 56-ball century underlined the hosts' dominance as Australia keep six wickets in hand for the final day.
Mitchell Marsh scored a fighting 87 before Australia were bowled out for 261 on day 3 of the second Test. Pakistan were 61/2 at stump on day 4, took total 370-run lead.
Khan slammed his 5th double ton while Misbah smashed an aggressive 101 as Pakistan declare on 570/6 before stump on day 2.
A history-making third century in a row to Younis Khan, and one to Azhar Ali, guided the hosts to 304 for 2 at stumps.
The loss in Dubai Test was Australia's fifth consecutive flop against spinners in Asia after being routed 4-0 in India last year.
Pakistan Monday retained the same 16-man squad for the second Test against Australia which won the first match by a convincing 221-run margin.
Zulfiqar Babar picked up 5-74 and Yasir Shah finished with figures of 4-50 in the second innings as Pakistan won the first Test by 221 runs.
Younis Khan became Pakistan's most prolific Test century-maker and also the first batsman in more than 40 years to post twin centuries against Australia, as Pakistan set Australia a distant 438 to win in Dubai.