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Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
DG Bradman (Aus) 1928-1948 33 50 6 4322 299* 98.22 18 10 5 390 2
BC Broad (Eng) 1986-1988 6 10 2 626 162 78.25 4 0 0 70 1
RM Cowper (Aus) 1964-1968 9 14 0 1061 307 75.78 3 5 1 92 0
EJ Barlow (SA) 1963-1964 5 10 2 603 201 75.37 3 1 1 70 0
GA Faulkner (SA) 1910-1911 5 10 0 732 204 73.20 2 5 0 90 1
HA Gomes (WI) 1981-1985 8 15 3 844 127 70.33 4 3 0 62 0
KF Barrington (Eng) 1962-1966 10 18 3 1046 132* 69.73 4 6 0 77 5
MD Crowe (NZ) 1985-1993 8 15 2 870 188 66.92 2 5 1 98 1
TL Goddard (SA) 1963-1964 5 10 3 454 93 64.85 0 4 0 26 0
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 1924-1933 14 25 1 1529 194 63.70 6 7 1 135 0
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2002-2003 5 10 0 633 183 63.30 3 0 2 78 8
WR Hammond (Eng) 1928-1947 19 35 3 1981 251 61.90 7 4 1 210 5
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-2014 52 84 11 4519 329* 61.90 16 13 2 490 16
SG Barnes (Aus) 1946-1948 7 10 0 615 234 61.50 2 1 0 53 0
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2005-2013 45 76 14 3794 195 61.19 14 14 7 404 24
FCM Alexander (WI) 1960-1961 5 10 2 484 108 60.50 1 5 1 42 1
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2004-2012 5 10 1 543 192 60.33 1 5 1 69 1
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1908-1929 24 45 2 2493 187 57.97 9 9 2 187+ 3
ML Hayden (Aus) 1996-2009 56 98 8 5210 380 57.88 21 16 5 614 47
KD Walters (Aus) 1965-1981 37 62 9 3065 242 57.83 10 18 2 257 11
HM Amla (SA) 2008-2012 6 12 1 636 196 57.81 2 3 0 69 2
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 92 154 21 7578 257 56.97 23 38 9 839 26
WM Lawry (Aus) 1962-1971 30 54 4 2818 205 56.36 8 15 3 253 2
JH Edrich (Eng) 1965-1975 15 26 3 1283 130 55.78 4 7 0 120 1
M Amarnath (India) 1977-1986 8 13 1 668 138 55.66 2 3 2 50 0
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 55 96 13 4515 204 54.39 16 21 8 437 10
AC Parore (NZ) 1997-2001 6 11 4 379 110 54.14 1 1 0 37 1
AH Jones (NZ) 1987-1993 6 12 0 647 150 53.91 2 2 0 54 0
BC Booth (Aus) 1962-1966 13 23 3 1076 169 53.80 4 5 1 89 1
SR Tendulkar (India) 1991-2012 20 38 4 1809 241* 53.20 6 7 3 209 7
MJ Slater (Aus) 1993-2001 33 57 3 2842 219 52.62 9 12 4 304 13
DA Warner (Aus) 2011-2014 17 30 3 1420 180 52.59 5 6 1 172 17
AL Hassett (Aus) 1946-1953 23 36 2 1778 198* 52.29 5 7 0 142 5
M Leyland (Eng) 1929-1937 11 20 2 937 137 52.05 3 3 2 98 0
SM Gavaskar (India) 1977-1986 11 19 1 920 172 51.11 5 1 2 97 0
L Hutton (Eng) 1946-1955 15 28 5 1170 156* 50.86 2 7 1 92 0
KS Ranjitsinhji (Eng) 1897-1898 5 10 1 457 175 50.77 1 3 0 19+ 0
CH Gayle (WI) 2005-2009 5 10 1 449 165* 49.88 2 1 0 48 12
RB Simpson (Aus) 1958-1978 28 52 3 2443 225 49.85 5 16 5 184 1
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 15 27 1 1288 235* 49.53 4 5 1 132 1
MR Ramprakash (Eng) 1995-1999 6 12 2 493 72 49.30 0 5 0 44 2
PA Jaques (Aus) 2005-2008 7 12 0 591 150 49.25 2 4 1 66 0
CH Lloyd (WI) 1968-1985 20 36 3 1616 149 48.96 5 9 2 189 10
GRJ Matthews (Aus) 1983-1993 20 32 7 1219 128 48.76 3 7 2 110 4
DM Jones (Aus) 1986-1992 29 48 6 2044 216 48.66 7 7 6 189 3
WR Endean (SA) 1952-1953 5 10 1 438 162* 48.66 1 3 0 22 0
JL Langer (Aus) 1993-2007 55 96 5 4428 250 48.65 15 13 5 526 15
KC Wessels (Aus/SA) 1982-1994 17 29 2 1304 179 48.29 3 7 3 140 2
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1997-2012 15 29 3 1254 147 48.23 3 6 0 134 8
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1994-1998 6 12 1 530 123 48.18 1 4 1 64 0

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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v England at Sydney, 5th Test, Jan 3-5, 2014 [Test # 2113]
Australia v England at Melbourne, 4th Test, Dec 26-29, 2013 [Test # 2110]
Australia v England at Perth, 3rd Test, Dec 13-17, 2013 [Test # 2107]
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