Babar Azam became the number one batsman in ODI cricket.
The 26-year-old now sits on top of the ODI batsman rankings of the ICC with 865 points and Virat Kohli is at the number 2 with 857 points.
Babar Azam had scored a total of 228 runs in the ODI series against South Africa. He is the fourth Pakistani batsman to receive the award.
Earlier, Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, and Mohammad Yousuf were ranked number one in the ICC ODI rankings.
Babar Azam is ranked third in the world T20 rankings and sixth in the Tests.
Opener Fakhr Zaman also joined the top 10 batsmen, finishing seventh.
National cricket team fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is ranked 11th among bowlers.