In the bowling list, Pakistan's fast bowler Mohammad Aamer [ Images ] has rocketed to a career-best 17th after playing a leading role in his side's four-wicket victory over England [ Images ] in the Oval Test which concluded on Saturday.
Man-of-the-match Aamer took nine wickets in the Test and was awarded with a jump of 14 places in the rankings, which puts him just behind Paul Harris of South Africa [ Images ] and makes him the third Pakistan fast bowler in the top 20.
For England, off-spinner Graeme Swann [ Images ] has moved up one place to regain his second position in the bowling chart.
Swann, who had match figures of 7-118, had first climbed to second position in March this year after the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
In the rankings for batsmen, Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf [ Images ], Umar Akmal [ Images ] and Azhar Ali, and England's Alastair Cook [ Images ] and Matt Prior [ Images ] all rose up the rankings table.
Yousuf, who scored 56 and 33, climbed two places to 14th position with India's [ Images ] Gautam Gambhir [ Images ] firmly within his sights. Umar has jumped six places to share 41st position with Australia's Phillip Hughes and Azhar has vaulted 28 places to 55th spot.
Meanwhile, England's four-wicket defeat has ended its chances of moving ahead of fourth-placed Australia in the ICC Test Championship.