South Africa have surrendered their second position in the Test cricket rankings to India following their drawn home series against Australia.
Australia's thrilling two-wicket victory in the Johannesburg Test not only levelled the series 1-1 but also cost South Africa one ratings point.
It was enough for India to grab second with 117 points, one more than South Africa.
India are 2-0 up against seventh placed West Indies in the ongoing three-match home series.
England remain at top with 125 points, and Australia are fourth.