Their historic Test win over Pakistan has propelled Zimbabwe's cricketers to best-ever ICC rankings with skipper Brendan Taylor zooming up 15 rungs to be at a career-best 25th in the latest list issued on Sunday.
As if the stunning loss to Zimbabwe was not enough, Pakistan were pushed two rungs down the ladder to sixth in latest ICC Test rankings issued on Saturday.
Zimbabwe sealed their first win over Pakistan in 15 years on the final day of the second Test, claiming victory by a narrow 24 runs to draw the series 1-1.
Misbah-ul-Haq stood firm as his side lost five wickets chasing victory on Day 4 of the second Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club.
Zimbabwe, seeking to level the two-match series, were 121/4 in their 2nd innings after earlier dismissing Pakistan for 230 at Harare Sports Club.
Younis Khan again thwarted Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 52 to take Pakistan to 163/3 at stumps on Day 2 of the second Test, cutting the host's lead to 131.
Senior batsmen Masakadza and Taylor led from the front as they put together a 110-run partnership for Zimbabwe, who reached 237 for eight wickets at stumps.
Taylor wins the toss and opted to bat first in second and final Test match against Pakistan at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.
Pakistan removed nine Zimbabwe batsmen in a session to race to a 221-run victory on the final day of the first Test as hosts crumbled to 120 on Saturday.
Younis Khan hit a double century as Pakistan wrested control on the fourth day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.