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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
AC Voges (AUS) 2015-2016 8 12 4 690 269* 86.25 3 1 1 88 0
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
SPD Smith (AUS) 2010-2017 24 43 8 2403 192 68.65 10 8 2 272 11
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
UT Khawaja (AUS) 2011-2017 13 22 3 1211 174 63.73 4 6 1 110 9
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
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2004-2014 53 86 11 4654 329* 62.05 17 13 2 509 16
V Kohli (INDIA) 2011-2015 8 16 0 992 169 62.00 5 2 1 111 2
WR Hammond (ENG) 1928-1947 19 35 3 1981 251 61.90 7 4 1 210 5
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
DA Warner (AUS) 2011-2017 33 59 4 3257 253 59.21 14 9 2 397 30
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
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
KS Williamson (NZ) 2011-2015 5 10 1 500 166 55.55 2 1 1 68 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
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
Younis Khan (PAK) 2004-2017 6 12 1 557 175* 50.63 1 2 1 60 3
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
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2008-2015 7 14 1 641 290 49.30 1 2 2 90 0
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
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Pakistan at Sydney, 3rd Test, Jan 3-7, 2017 [Test # 2245]
Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2016 [Test # 2242]
Australia v Pakistan at Brisbane, 1st Test, Dec 15-19, 2016 [Test # 2240]
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