In the latest ICC Men's Test Rankings for batsmen announced on Wednesday, Australian batsman Travis Head has advanced seven ranks to joint-fifth alongside India cricketer Rohit Sharma.
Virat Kohli of India has jumped two spots to eighth place after scoring 79 and 29 in his final Test match as skipper against South Africa. The unbeaten century by India's wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant in the second innings has moved him up ten places to 14th in the batters' rankings.
With six wickets, India's pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah has returned to the top ten of the bowling rankings.
After his 'Player of the Match' effort in the fifth match of their ICC World Test Championship series against England in Hobart, Head has climbed to a career-high fifth place among batsmen.
In the final Ashes game, Head hit 101 runs in the first innings to finish with a series-high 357 runs, earning him the 'Player of the Series award. The Australian batter's previous highest rating was tenth, which he held last month.
Cameron Green, an Australian all-rounder, is another Australian player to benefit from the 146-run win in Hobart, which enabled the hosts to win the Ashes 4-0 and reach second place in the WTC Points Table.
Green has jumped 23 places to joint-66th place after scores of 74 and 23 and has climbed 13 places to 62nd place among bowlers. With four wickets in the match, Australian pacer Scott Boland has moved up to 43rd place.
After scores of 18 and 36, England starter Jack Crawley has moved up nine places to 68th. Stuart Broad has climbed two places to 12th place among England's bowlers after taking six wickets in the match, while Ollie Robinson has risen one place to 24th and Mark Wood has gained seven places to 31st.
After match-winning performances of 72 and 82, Keegan Petersen has jumped 68 places to 33rd in the latest weekly update, which also took into account the third match in the South Another South African batsmen who have improved are Temba Bavuma (up to seven places to 28th) and Rassie van der Dussen (up 12 places to 43rd), while fast bowlers Kagiso Rabada (up to two places to third) and Lungi Ngidi (up to six places to 21st).