Another South African, Heinrich Klaasen, surged up the rankings, ascending seven places to fourth and achieving a new career-high rating.
The experienced duo of Virat Kohli and David Warner, representing India and Australia respectively, share fifth place after their noteworthy performances in India.
Daryl Mitchell, a consistent middle-order performer from New Zealand, has also made a significant leap, moving up 16 places to secure the 13th position overall, aided by his impressive tally of 268 runs from four World Cup matches.
As the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup unfolds with electrifying performances, the rankings are ever-evolving, and fans can expect thrilling battles for supremacy in both batting and bowling departments as the tournament progresses.">