Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DG Bradman (AUS) 1928-1948 52 80 10 6996 334 99.94 29 13 7
AC Voges (AUS) 2015-2016 20 31 7 1485 269* 61.87 5 4 2
RG Pollock (SA) 1963-1970 23 41 4 2256 274 60.97 7 11 1
GA Headley (WI) 1930-1954 22 40 4 2190 270* 60.83 10 5 2
H Sutcliffe (ENG) 1924-1935 54 84 9 4555 194 60.73 16 23 2
E Paynter (ENG) 1931-1939 20 31 5 1540 243 59.23 4 7 3
KF Barrington (ENG) 1955-1968 82 131 15 6806 256 58.67 20 35 5
ED Weekes (WI) 1948-1958 48 81 5 4455 207 58.61 15 19 6
WR Hammond (ENG) 1927-1947 85 140 16 7249 336* 58.45 22 24 4
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 160 21 8032 365* 57.78 26 30 12
SPD Smith (AUS) 2010-2016 47 87 12 4311 215 57.48 15 18 4
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2015 134 233 17 12400 319 57.40 38 52 11
JB Hobbs (ENG) 1908-1930 61 102 7 5410 211 56.94 15 28 4
CL Walcott (WI) 1948-1960 44 74 7 3798 220 56.68 15 14 1
L Hutton (ENG) 1937-1955 79 138 15 6971 364 56.67 19 33 5
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 280 40 13289 224 55.37 45 58 16
GE Tyldesley (ENG) 1921-1929 14 20 2 990 122 55.00 3 6 2
CA Davis (WI) 1968-1973 15 29 5 1301 183 54.20 4 4 1
VG Kambli (INDIA) 1993-1995 17 21 1 1084 227 54.20 4 3 3
GS Chappell (AUS) 1970-1984 87 151 19 7110 247* 53.86 24 31 12
AD Nourse (SA) 1935-1951 34 62 7 2960 231 53.81 9 14 3
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2013 200 329 33 15921 248* 53.78 51 68 14
Younis Khan (PAK) 2000-2016 112 201 18 9679 313 52.89 33 31 17
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 232 6 11953 400* 52.88 34 48 17
JE Root (ENG) 2012-2016 52* 95 11 4423 254 52.65 11 25 3
Javed Miandad (PAK) 1976-1993 124 189 21 8832 280* 52.57 23 43 6
R Dravid (ICC/INDIA) 1996-2012 164 286 32 13288 270 52.31 36 63 8
Mohammad Yousuf (PAK) 1998-2010 90 156 12 7530 223 52.29 24 33 11
RT Ponting (AUS) 1995-2012 168 287 29 13378 257 51.85 41 62 17
Mominul Haque (BDESH) 2013-2016 19 34 4 1550 181 51.66 4 10 2
J Ryder (AUS) 1920-1929 20 32 5 1394 201* 51.62 3 9 1
A Flower (ZIM) 1992-2002 63 112 19 4794 232* 51.54 12 27 5
MEK Hussey (AUS) 2005-2013 79 137 16 6235 195 51.52 19 29 12
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 164 280 49 11867 203* 51.37 30 66 15
SM Gavaskar (INDIA) 1971-1987 125 214 16 10122 236* 51.12 34 45 12
SR Waugh (AUS) 1985-2004 168 260 46 10927 200 51.06 32 50 22
ML Hayden (AUS) 1994-2009 103 184 14 8625 380 50.73 30 29 14
CA Pujara (INDIA) 2010-2016 42* 71 7 3240 206* 50.62 10 11 2
AR Border (AUS) 1978-1994 156 265 44 11174 205 50.56 27 63 11
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2016 106 176 16 8074 278* 50.46 21 39 7
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 182 12 8540 291 50.23 24 45 10
Q de Kock (SA) 2014-2016 13 20 3 853 129* 50.17 2 6 2
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2016 97 164 13 7568 311* 50.11 25 31 9
DCS Compton (ENG) 1937-1957 78 131 15 5807 278 50.06 17 28 10
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 149 252 15 11814 374 49.84 34 50 15
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/PAK) 1992-2007 120 200 22 8830 329 49.60 25 46 15
FMM Worrell (WI) 1948-1963 51 87 9 3860 261 49.48 9 22 11
KS Williamson (NZ) 2010-2016 56 103 9 4648 242* 49.44 14 24 6
CP Mead (ENG) 1911-1928 17 26 2 1185 182* 49.37 4 3 3
V Sehwag (ICC/INDIA) 2001-2013 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 23 32 16
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2004-2015 115 198 22 8643 329* 49.10 28 27 9
KC Bland (SA) 1961-1966 21 39 5 1669 144* 49.08 3 9 2
B Mitchell (SA) 1929-1949 42 80 9 3471 189* 48.88 8 21 3
Hon.FS Jackson (ENG) 1893-1905 20 33 4 1415 144* 48.79 5 6 3
TT Samaraweera (SL) 2001-2013 81 132 20 5462 231 48.76 14 30 11
RN Harvey (AUS) 1948-1963 79 137 10 6149 205 48.41 21 24 7
V Kohli (INDIA) 2011-2016 52* 88 6 3959 211 48.28 14 14 4
KD Walters (AUS) 1965-1981 74 125 14 5357 250 48.26 15 33 4
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 205 13 9265 277 48.25 27 38 11
WH Ponsford (AUS) 1924-1934 29 48 4 2122 266 48.22 7 6 1
SJ McCabe (AUS) 1930-1938 39 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 4
DA Warner (AUS) 2011-2016 57 106 4 4905 253 48.08 16 22 6
DR Jardine (ENG) 1928-1934 22 33 6 1296 127 48.00 1 10 2
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v England at Mumbai, 4th Test, Dec 8-12, 2016 [Test # 2239 - Live]
    » India 146/1 (52.0 ov, CA Pujara 47*, M Vijay 70*, JE Root 0/3) - Stumps
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2016 [Test # 2237]

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