Vernon Philander has replaced South Africa team-mate Dale Steyn at the top of the ICC Test bowling rankings.
South Africa closed day two of the opening Test at the Wanderers on 213-6 in reply to India's 280.
South Africa avoided suffering a first ODI series sweep on home soil with a four-wicket win over Pakistan at Centurion.
Jacques Kallis admitted his delight at becoming the first South Africa batsman to score 13,000 Test runs.
Alviro Petersen's ton guided South Africa to 252-3 in reply to New Zealand's 45 at stumps on day one at Newlands.
Vernon Philander had to pull out of the South Africa team for the second Test with Australia because of a back injury.
Rain ruined the final day of the Division One clash between Somerset and Lancashire after heavy overnight rain at Taunton.
George Dockrell claimed 6-27 from 20.1 overs to bowl Somerset to a six-wicket victory over Middlesex at Taunton.
Somerset skipper Marcus Trescothick is looking forward to calling on Vernon Philander during the opening two months of the season.
Vernon Philander claimed 10 wickets in the match as South Africa claimed an innings victory over Sri Lanka at Centurion.
Somerset have signed Vernon Philander as their overseas player for the start of the 2012 season.
Usman Afzaal, Vernon Philander and Jonathan Trott have all been sanctioned for their on-field behaviour by the ECB.
Vernon Philander is an injury doubt for the opening one-dayer against Pakistan in Lahore on Thursday.
South Africa have called up five players including Johan Botha for the one-day leg of their tour of Pakistan.
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