Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
E Paynter (Eng) 1933-1938 7 11 4 591 216* 84.42 1 3 1
RJ Shastri (India) 1985-1992 9 10 2 622 206 77.75 2 1 0
RG Pollock (SA) 1963-1970 14 23 2 1453 274 69.19 5 5 0
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 1924-1934 27 46 5 2741 194 66.85 8 16 1
KF Barrington (Eng) 1961-1968 23 39 6 2111 256 63.96 5 13 1
F du Plessis (SA) 2012-2014 5 10 2 507 110* 63.37 1 4 0
GA Faulkner (SA) 1910-1912 8 15 1 880 204 62.85 3 5 1
M Vijay (India) 2008-2013 6 11 0 680 167 61.81 3 1 0
FCM Alexander (WI) 1960-1961 5 10 2 484 108 60.50 1 5 1
DT Lindsay (SA) 1963-1970 10 14 0 838 182 59.85 3 4 1
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1994-1999 8 15 0 886 145 59.06 3 5 1
BC Broad (Eng) 1986-1989 8 14 2 708 162 59.00 4 0 0
CL Walcott (WI) 1951-1955 8 16 0 914 155 57.12 5 3 1
M Leyland (Eng) 1929-1938 20 34 4 1705 187 56.83 7 3 2
Younis Khan (Pak) 2002-2014 8 16 1 850 213 56.66 3 3 1
L Hutton (Eng) 1938-1955 27 49 6 2428 364 56.46 5 14 2
HA Gomes (WI) 1978-1985 13 23 3 1122 127 56.10 6 3 0
SR Tendulkar (India) 1991-2013 39 74 8 3630 241* 55.00 11 16 4
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1908-1930 41 71 4 3636 187 54.26 12 15 3
GR Viswanath (India) 1969-1981 18 31 2 1538 161* 53.03 4 9 1
CAG Russell (Eng) 1920-1921 6 11 2 474 135* 52.66 3 1 2
CP Mead (Eng) 1911-1928 7 10 2 415 182* 51.87 1 1 1
WR Hammond (Eng) 1928-1947 33 58 3 2852 251 51.85 9 7 2
SM Gavaskar (India) 1977-1986 20 31 1 1550 172 51.66 8 4 2
AD Nourse (SA) 1935-1950 10 19 1 923 231 51.27 2 5 2
HM Amla (SA) 2008-2014 14 27 2 1280 196 51.20 5 4 2
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1992-2005 31 58 2 2856 277 51.00 9 11 5
CH Lloyd (WI) 1968-1985 29 48 4 2211 178 50.25 6 12 2
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1996-2012 20 38 5 1649 118 49.96 5 11 1
AD Mathews (SL) 2011-2013 6 11 2 449 105* 49.88 1 3 0
Hanif Mohammad (Pak) 1956-1964 6 12 1 548 104 49.81 2 3 1
VVS Laxman (India) 1998-2012 29 54 5 2434 281 49.67 6 12 3
RT Robinson (Eng) 1985-1989 8 12 1 545 175 49.54 2 1 1
RB Richardson (WI) 1984-1995 29 48 4 2175 182 49.43 9 7 3
GM Turner (NZ) 1973-1977 7 12 1 541 110* 49.18 2 2 0
JH Edrich (Eng) 1964-1975 32 57 3 2644 175 48.96 7 13 0
Hon.FS Jackson (Eng) 1893-1905 20 33 4 1415 144* 48.79 5 6 3
CC Hunte (WI) 1960-1965 10 20 1 927 110 48.78 1 8 0
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1993 17 29 3 1255 188 48.26 3 6 3
AB de Villiers (SA) 2005-2014 20 37 3 1641 169 48.26 5 9 0
IJL Trott (Eng) 2009-2013 12 21 2 917 168* 48.26 3 3 3
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2002-2005 10 20 0 959 183 47.95 4 1 3
EJ Barlow (SA) 1963-1970 14 26 2 1149 201 47.87 5 3 2
VS Hazare (India) 1947-1948 5 10 1 429 145 47.66 2 1 0
G Boycott (Eng) 1964-1981 38 71 9 2945 191 47.50 7 14 3
MC Carew (WI) 1968-1969 5 10 1 427 90 47.44 0 4 0
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1990 25 40 2 1797 211 47.28 6 7 1
PA de Silva (SL) 1988-1999 12 19 2 803 167 47.23 1 6 0
Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 1988-1999 14 25 2 1085 155 47.17 6 1 2
JP Duminy (SA) 2008-2014 10 16 3 612 166 47.07 2 2 0

Minimum of 10 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 2nd Test, Oct 30-Nov 3, 2014 [Test # 2142]
Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 1st Test, Oct 22-26, 2014 [Test # 2140]
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
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