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Best averages
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
GA Lohmann (Eng) 1887-1892 6 1783 478 41 8/35 10/87 11.65 1.60 43.4 3 2
CTB Turner (Aus) 1887-1895 9 3128 935 63 7/43 12/87 14.84 1.79 49.6 6 1
JB Iverson (Aus) 1950-1951 5 1108 320 21 6/27 6/52 15.23 1.73 52.7 1 0
W Barnes (Eng) 1882-1887 10 1531 509 33 6/28 9/81 15.42 1.99 46.3 2 0
W Bates (Eng) 1881-1887 15 2364 821 50 7/28 14/102 16.42 2.08 47.2 4 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1987 12 3373 1373 77 9/52 15/123 17.83 2.44 43.8 10 3
H Ironmonger (Aus) 1928-1933 14 4695 1330 74 7/23 11/24 17.97 1.69 63.4 4 2
FR Spofforth (Aus) 1877-1887 11 2482 1080 56 7/44 13/110 19.28 2.61 44.3 5 3
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-1997 14 3755 1544 78 7/25 10/120 19.79 2.46 48.1 6 1
GE Palmer (Aus) 1881-1885 10 3040 1090 55 7/65 11/165 19.81 2.15 55.2 5 2
M Hendrick (Eng) 1974-1979 7 1438 418 21 3/19 5/64 19.90 1.74 68.4 0 0
BA Reid (Aus) 1985-1992 17 4089 1685 84 7/51 13/148 20.05 2.47 48.6 5 2
ERH Toshack (Aus) 1946-1948 7 1927 607 30 6/29 11/31 20.23 1.88 64.2 3 1
WJ Whitty (Aus) 1910-1912 7 1905 817 40 6/17 9/98 20.42 2.57 47.6 2 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1946-1955 28 4865 1740 85 7/60 9/77 20.47 2.14 57.2 3 0
MA Noble (Aus) 1898-1908 19 3984 1620 78 7/17 13/77 20.76 2.43 51.0 7 1
CR Miller (Aus) 1998-2001 6 1454 603 29 5/32 10/113 20.79 2.48 50.1 2 1
RM Cowper (Aus) 1964-1968 9 1004 315 15 4/49 7/135 21.00 1.88 66.9 0 0
AK Davidson (Aus) 1954-1963 17 4834 1768 84 6/53 11/222 21.04 2.19 57.5 8 1
JC Laker (Eng) 1958-1959 4 1022 318 15 5/107 7/117 21.20 1.86 68.1 1 0
H Trumble (Aus) 1894-1904 15 4408 1581 74 7/28 9/141 21.36 2.15 59.5 4 0
JL Pattinson (Aus) 2011-2012 6 1188 645 30 5/27 8/105 21.50 3.25 39.6 2 0
R Peel (Eng) 1884-1895 14 4169 1358 63 6/67 9/58 21.55 1.95 66.1 3 0
FR Foster (Eng) 1911-1912 5 1660 692 32 6/91 7/115 21.62 2.50 51.8 3 0
MR Whitney (Aus) 1987-1992 6 1460 704 32 7/27 11/95 22.00 2.89 45.6 2 1
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1946-1959 29 6565 2472 112 7/38 9/109 22.07 2.25 58.6 4 0
SF Barnes (Eng) 1901-1912 13 4252 1727 77 7/60 13/163 22.42 2.43 55.2 8 1
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 66 15829 6483 289 8/24 10/27 22.43 2.45 54.7 11 2
G Miller (Eng) 1978-1983 12 2569 809 36 5/44 6/57 22.47 1.88 71.3 1 0
WA Johnston (Aus) 1947-1955 23 6545 2272 101 6/62 7/65 22.49 2.08 64.8 5 0
WE Midwinter (Aus/Eng) 1877-1887 9 1537 520 23 5/78 6/101 22.60 2.02 66.8 1 0
HF Boyle (Aus) 1879-1884 7 1035 365 16 3/52 5/87 22.81 2.11 64.6 0 0
JA Snow (Eng) 1970-1971 6 1805 708 31 7/40 8/63 22.83 2.35 58.2 2 0
IR Bishop (WI) 1992-1997 10 2235 990 43 6/40 8/57 23.02 2.65 51.9 1 0
W Attewell (Eng) 1884-1892 9 2478 530 23 4/53 6/107 23.04 1.28 107.7 0 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1984-1989 10 2444 1042 45 5/29 10/107 23.15 2.55 54.3 5 1
SR Clark (Aus) 2006-2008 13 2884 1261 54 4/28 7/93 23.35 2.62 53.4 0 0
HV Hordern (Aus) 1911-1912 7 2148 1075 46 7/90 12/175 23.36 3.00 46.6 5 2
R Kilner (Eng) 1925-1925 3 1433 399 17 4/51 8/178 23.47 1.67 84.2 0 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 44 11534 5482 231 7/83 11/138 23.73 2.85 49.9 15 4
RG Archer (Aus) 1953-1955 5 1086 335 14 4/33 6/65 23.92 1.85 77.5 0 0
DW Fleming (Aus) 1994-2000 13 2827 1346 56 5/30 9/91 24.03 2.85 50.4 3 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1990-1999 9 2091 866 36 6/62 11/160 24.05 2.48 58.0 3 1
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2014 11 2208 989 41 6/47 9/106 24.12 2.68 53.8 2 0
G Ulyett (Eng) 1877-1888 13 1673 700 29 4/52 7/77 24.13 2.51 57.6 0 0
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1985 14 3163 1526 63 6/21 11/107 24.22 2.89 50.2 5 1
RM Hogg (Aus) 1978-1984 25 5473 2382 98 6/74 10/66 24.30 2.61 55.8 5 2
LO Fleetwood-Smith (Aus) 1937-1937 3 1052 463 19 6/110 10/239 24.36 2.64 55.3 2 1
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2014 31* 7038 3784 155 8/61 11/159 24.41 3.22 45.4 7 1
AG Hurst (Aus) 1974-1979 10 2742 1056 43 5/28 9/155 24.55 2.31 63.7 2 0

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2149 - Live]
    » Australia 221/4 (52.0 ov, SPD Smith 65*, MR Marsh 7*, R Ashwin 1/66) - Stumps
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]
Australia v England at Sydney, 5th Test, Jan 3-5, 2014 [Test # 2113]
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