Rahul, who had re-entered the rankings in 56th position last week, had scored 129 in India's first innings against England
Ravichandran Ashwin continued to stay at the second place in the bowlers list, which was topped by Australia's Pat Cummins
In the ODI rankings, Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma remained second and third spots respectively, behind Pakistan skipper Babar Azam
Kane Williamson, who conceded the top spot to Steve Smith two weeks ago, is back in the position he had first grabbed in November 2015 during a series against Australia
Jadeja is two points ahead of Holder at 384, while England all-rounder Ben Stokes is third with 377 points
Steve Smith has been at the top for 167 Tests played worldwide in total, only behind Garry Sobers (189 matches) and Viv Richards (179 matches)
Southee attained career-best third position, while Rory Burns, Ollie Pope among others to advance with performances in the Lord’s Test
India remained the number one Test side after the annual update of the ICC team rankings was released on Thursday.
India head the table with a rating of 121 having accumulated 2914 points from 24 matches
Pant scored a match-winning 101 in the Ahmedabad Test, which India won by an innings and 25 runs to clinch the series 3-1.
Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin make rapid strides, reach 38th and 3rd, respectively
Ashwin hit an excellent 106 in India's second innings and took eight wickets with his off-spin in the second Test against England in Chennai
England captain Joe Root’s match-winning 218 in the first Test against India has helped him advance two places to third position, overtaking counterpart Virat Kohli in the process
Apart from Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is the other Indian batsman in the top-10
Jonny Bairstow, Shubman Gill, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne and Lahiru Thirimanne also gain in latest rankings released by ICC
Virat Kohli had pulled out of the ongoing Australia series after the first Test to go on paternity leave
Kiwis now have 118 points, two more than Australia and four clear of third-placed India
Williamson gained 13 rating points for his player-of-the-match effort against Pakistan to end the year at the top position
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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