India skipper Virat Kohli jumped to the fourth spot while KL Rahul held on to his sixth slot in the latest released ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings.
Tabraiz Shamsi and Aiden Markram set up a crushing nine-wicket win for South Africa in the second T20 versus Sri Lanka to clinch the series on Sunday.
Disciplined bowling and a quickfire 48 by Aiden Markram helped South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 28 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo to lead the three-match series 1-0.
India opener Rohit Sharma remained fifth as he increased the lead over captain Virat Kohli from seven to 30 rating points while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah moved up from 10th to ninth place in the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings.
Spinner Akila Dananjaya took two key wickets as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 14 runs in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday.
WI vs SA, 5th T20I: An umpiring decision shocked South Africa greats AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn and they posted tweets to show disappointment.
South Africa capitalised on the misfiring power-hitters of the West Indies to claim a series-clinching 25-run victory in the final T20I of their five-match contest.
Pacer Anrich Nortje, batsman Aiden Markram and women's all-rounder Shabnim Ismail were nominated for annual Cricket South Africa (CSA) awards in various categories.
Babar Azam scored 122 as Pakistan chased 204 to beat South Africa in the 3rd T20I and win the series.
Mitchell McClenaghan had little sympathy for Fakhar Zaman, whose run-out has created a furore, stating that the batsman should have been more aware.