Australia displaced India from the top of the Test rankings after their 4-0 drubbing of England in the Ashes, even as the Virat Kohli-led side squandered a 1-0 lead to go down against South Africa.
Virat Kohli is now ranked at seven. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant's unbeaten century in the second innings of the series-deciding third Test against South Africa lifted him 10 places to 14th, while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah's six wickets in Cape Town took him back to the top 10 in the bowling chart
The batting list is being headed by Marnus Labuschangne of Australia with 924 points, while England skipper Joe Root (881) and Steve Smith (871) are in the second and third spots respectively
India opener reached the 31st position among batters in the latest rankings after his Player-of-the-Match effort that helped India defeat South Africa by 113 runs in the first Test.
Labuschagne has climbed to the top of the ICC rankings for batters for the very first time after sensational performances in the two matches of the Ashes so far.
Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel, who became only the third player to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings, has moved up 23 slots to 38th after finishing with 14 wickets in the match
India beat New Zealand by 372 runs in the Mumbai Test on the fourth day after drawing the opening match in Kanpur.
Debutant Shreyas Iyer's Player-of-the-Match effort of 105 and 65 helped him enter the batting rankings in 74th position.
Rohit's scores of 19 and 59 in the third Test lifted him one place to a career-best fifth position, seven rating points more than Kohli for an aggregate of 773.
Kane Williamson reclaims No 1 ICC Test ranking, Kyle Jamieson moves into 13th position in bowlers' chart
The 30-year-old's knocks of 49 and 52 not out in the low-scoring final against India helped him move above the 900-point mark and he now enjoys a 10-point lead over Steve Smith (891 rating points).
Jadeja is two points ahead of Holder (384) while England all-rounder Ben Stokes is third on 377 points.
England vs New Zealand: Black Caps dislodge India from top of ICC Test rankings after 1-0 series win
The Kiwis beat England by eight wickets to win the two-match Test series 1-0 ahead of the World Test Championships final against India in Southampton from 18 June.
ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli retains fifth spot; Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant occupy joint sixth position
New Zealand's double centurion Test debutant Devon Conway entered the Test batting rankings at 77th position in the list headed by his captain Kane Williamson on 895 rating points.
South Africa head to the Caribbean for a two-match red-ball series against the West Indies, starting 10 June.
Virat Kohli's men are closely followed by their World Test Championship final opponents, New Zealand, with a rating of 120. The Kiwis have garnered 2166 points from 18 Tests.
Fourth-placed Virat Kohli highest-ranked Indian batsman in ICC Test rankings, Cheteshwar Pujara moves up to sixth
Apart from Kohli (862) and Pujara (760), Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (748) is the other Indian batsman in the top-10, hanging on to the eighth spot.
ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli loses second spot to Smith in rankings for batsmen, Cheteshwar Pujara moves up to 8th
Pujara, whose dogged half-centuries (50, 77) in the third Test helped India draw the match, is placed eighth, just behind his stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, who lost one place.
The Black Caps were confirmed in the top spot after a comprehensive victory over Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test in Christchurch to sweep the two-Test series.
Kane Williamson says leapfrogging Virat Kohli, Steve Smith on ICC Test rankings 'surprising and humbling'
He dethroned Smith, who slipped to the third spot after managing scores of 0 and 8 in the two innings against India at the MCG. Kohli (879) is at second, 11 points behind Williamson and two more than Smith.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli closes gap on Steve Smith in ICC Test rankings after knock of 74 in pink-ball match
Kohli gained two points for his half-century to get to 888 while Smith (911) lost 10 points in the table after scoring 1 and 1 in his two innings.