Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DG Bradman 1928-1948 52 80 10 6996 334 99.94 29 13 7
GS Chappell 1970-1984 87 151 19 7110 247* 53.86 24 31 12
RT Ponting 1995-2012 168 287 29 13378 257 51.85 41 62 17
J Ryder 1920-1929 20 32 5 1394 201* 51.62 3 9 1
MEK Hussey 2005-2013 79 137 16 6235 195 51.52 19 29 12
MJ Clarke 2004-2014 105 180 20 8240 329* 51.50 27 27 9
SR Waugh 1985-2004 168 260 46 10927 200 51.06 32 50 22
ML Hayden 1994-2009 103 184 14 8625 380 50.73 30 29 14
AR Border 1978-1994 156 265 44 11174 205 50.56 27 63 11
RN Harvey 1948-1963 79 137 10 6149 205 48.41 21 24 7
KD Walters 1965-1981 74 125 14 5357 250 48.26 15 33 4
WH Ponsford 1924-1934 29 48 4 2122 266 48.22 7 6 1
SJ McCabe 1930-1938 39 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 4
AC Gilchrist 1999-2008 96 137 20 5570 204* 47.60 17 26 14
WM Lawry 1961-1971 67 123 12 5234 210 47.15 13 27 6
RM Cowper 1964-1968 27 46 2 2061 307 46.84 5 10 3
WA Brown 1934-1948 22 35 1 1592 206* 46.82 4 9 1
RB Simpson 1957-1978 62 111 7 4869 311 46.81 10 27 8
AL Hassett 1938-1953 43 69 3 3073 198* 46.56 10 11 1
DM Jones 1984-1992 52 89 11 3631 216 46.55 11 14 11
DA Warner 2011-2014 30 56 3 2467 180 46.54 8 12 2
AR Morris 1946-1955 46 79 3 3533 206 46.48 12 12 4
DR Martyn 1992-2006 67 109 14 4406 165 46.37 13 23 7
WM Woodfull 1926-1934 35 54 4 2300 161 46.00 7 13 6
NC O'Neill 1958-1965 42 69 8 2779 181 45.55 6 15 6
JL Langer 1993-2007 105 182 12 7696 250 45.27 23 30 11
HL Collins 1920-1926 19 31 1 1352 203 45.06 4 6 0
SM Katich 2001-2010 56 99 6 4188 157 45.03 10 25 4
DS Lehmann 1998-2004 27 42 2 1798 177 44.95 5 10 2
DC Boon 1984-1996 107 190 20 7422 200 43.65 21 32 16
MA Taylor 1989-1999 104 186 13 7525 334* 43.49 19 40 5
IR Redpath 1964-1976 66 120 11 4737 171 43.45 8 31 9
KC Wessels 1982-1985 24 42 1 1761 179 42.95 4 9 3
MJ Slater 1993-2001 74 131 7 5312 219 42.83 14 21 9
JHW Fingleton 1932-1938 18 29 1 1189 136 42.46 5 3 3
IM Chappell 1964-1980 75 136 10 5345 196 42.42 14 26 11
BC Booth 1961-1966 29 48 6 1773 169 42.21 5 10 5
ME Waugh 1991-2002 128 209 17 8029 153* 41.81 20 47 19
CG Macartney 1907-1926 35 55 4 2131 170 41.78 7 9 1
GN Yallop 1976-1984 39 70 3 2756 268 41.13 8 9 3
GRJ Matthews 1983-1993 33 53 8 1849 130 41.08 4 12 2
A Symonds 2004-2008 26 41 5 1462 162* 40.61 2 10 4
W Bardsley 1909-1926 41 66 5 2469 193* 40.47 6 14 6
R Edwards 1972-1975 20 32 3 1171 170* 40.37 2 9 4
SPD Smith 2010-2014 20 38 4 1361 138* 40.02 4 6 2
RB McCosker 1975-1980 25 46 5 1622 127 39.56 4 9 5
CC McDonald 1952-1961 47 83 4 3107 170 39.32 5 17 2
C Hill 1896-1912 49 89 2 3412 191 39.21 7 19 9
VT Trumper 1899-1912 48 89 8 3163 214* 39.04 8 13 7
WW Armstrong 1902-1921 50 84 10 2863 159* 38.68 6 8 6

Minimum of 20 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
South Africa v Australia at Centurion, 1st Test, Feb 12-15, 2014 [Test # 2119]
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