Records / First-class matches / Batting records / Highest career batting average

Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50
DG Bradman 1927-1949 234 338 43 28067 452* 95.14 117 69
VM Merchant 1929-1951 150 234 46 13470 359* 71.64 45 52
GA Headley 1927-1954 103 164 22 9921 344* 69.86 33 44
AK Sharma 1984-2001 129 166 16 10120 259* 67.46 38 36
WH Ponsford 1920-1934 162 235 23 13819 437 65.18 47 43
WM Woodfull 1921-1934 174 245 39 13388 284 64.99 49 58
SS Sugwekar 1987-2002 85 122 18 6563 299* 63.10 19 26
KC Ibrahim 1938-1950 60 89 12 4716 250 61.24 14 22
VG Kambli 1989-2005 129 181 14 9965 262 59.67 35 44
S Badrinath 2000-2015 127 185 25 9391 250 58.69 31 41
VS Hazare 1934-1967 238 367 46 18740 316* 58.38 60 73
AL Hassett 1932-1953 216 322 32 16890 232 58.24 59 75
SS Bhave 1986-2001 97 154 17 7971 292 58.18 28 27
AM Rahane 2007-2015 78 134 15 6894 265* 57.93 23 30
SR Tendulkar 1988-2013 310 490 51 25396 248* 57.84 81 116
DS Lehmann 1987-2007 284 479 33 25795 339 57.83 82 111
RG Sharma 2006-2015 68 105 10 5464 309* 57.51 18 22
MG Bevan 1989-2006 237 400 66 19147 216 57.32 68 81
AF Kippax 1918-1936 175 256 33 12762 315* 57.22 43 45
CA Pujara 2005-2015 108 180 27 8724 352 57.01 28 29
Fawad Alam 2003-2014 114 186 31 8821 296* 56.90 23 45
G Boycott 1962-1986 609 1014 162 48426 261* 56.83 151 238
SS Karim 1982-2001 120 168 39 7310 234 56.66 22 33
CL Walcott 1941-1964 146 238 29 11820 314* 56.55 40 54
KS Ranjitsinhji 1893-1920 307 500 62 24692 285* 56.37 72 109
RB Simpson 1952-1978 257 436 62 21029 359 56.22 60 100
WR Hammond 1920-1951 634 1005 104 50551 336* 56.10 167 185
MD Crowe 1979-1996 247 412 62 19608 299 56.02 71 80
RT Ponting 1992-2013 289 494 62 24150 257 55.90 82 106
UM Merchant 1938-1951 42 55 5 2789 217 55.78 9 12
L Hutton 1934-1955 513 814 91 40140 364 55.51 129 177
GS Ballance 2008-2014 82 126 15 6162 210 55.51 24 28
ED Weekes 1944-1964 152 241 24 12010 304* 55.34 36 54
R Dravid 1990-2012 298 497 67 23794 270 55.33 68 117
SV Manjrekar 1984-1998 147 217 31 10252 377 55.11 31 46
S Chanderpaul 1991-2015 339 554 102 24874 303* 55.03 70 130
GS Sobers 1952-1974 383 609 93 28314 365* 54.87 86 121
BA Richards 1964-1983 339 576 58 28358 356 54.74 80 152
RG Pollock 1960-1987 262 437 54 20940 274 54.67 64 99
MK Tiwary 2004-2015 77 115 11 5671 267 54.52 19 20
AV Kale 1993-2006 93 145 14 7134 248* 54.45 25 28
KL Rahul 2010-2015 33 56 3 2880 337 54.33 8 11
AD Mathews 2006-2015 81 131 23 5868 270 54.33 13 31
FMM Worrell 1941-1964 208 326 49 15025 308* 54.24 39 80
SG Barnes 1936-1953 110 164 10 8333 234 54.11 26 37
JH Kallis 1993-2013 257 421 57 19695 224 54.10 62 97
A Flower 1986-2006 223 372 69 16379 271* 54.05 49 75
A Jadeja 1988-2013 111 174 24 8100 264 54.00 20 40
ARM Ralph 1931-1947 34 55 11 2375 142 53.97 6 16
R Lamba 1978-1998 121 175 12 8776 320 53.84 31 27
RM Cowper 1959-1970 147 228 31 10595 307 53.78 26 58
AR Morris 1940-1955 162 250 15 12614 290 53.67 46 46
AR Bawne 2007-2015 52 77 12 3471 166* 53.40 12 19
Javed Miandad 1973-1994 402 632 95 28663 311 53.37 80 139
MR Ramprakash 1987-2012 461 764 93 35659 301* 53.14 114 147
RS Modi 1941-1960 105 154 12 7529 245* 53.02 20 39
S Sriram 1993-2011 133 194 14 9539 288 52.99 32 36
PA Reddy 2010-2015 38 59 7 2750 196 52.88 9 11
DB Vengsarkar 1975-1992 260 390 52 17868 284 52.86 55 87
K Bhaskar Pillai 1982-1995 95 124 21 5443 222* 52.84 18 21
SM Katich 1996-2013 266 448 52 20926 306 52.84 58 111
ML Hayden 1991-2009 295 515 47 24603 380 52.57 79 100
Hanif Mohammad 1951-1976 238 370 44 17059 499 52.32 55 66
PR Umrigar 1944-1963 243 350 41 16155 252* 52.28 49 80
A Kaypee 1980-2000 117 175 24 7894 210* 52.27 27 34
HH Kanitkar 1994-2013 146 222 23 10400 290 52.26 33 46
J Moroney 1945-1952 57 93 16 4023 217 52.24 12 22
GA Hick 1983-2008 526 871 84 41112 405* 52.23 136 158
LD Chandimal 2009-2015 61 100 11 4648 244 52.22 13 25
GS Chappell 1966-1984 321 542 72 24535 247* 52.20 74 111
MEK Hussey 1994-2013 273 486 49 22783 331* 52.13 61 103
ME Waugh 1985-2004 368 591 75 26855 229* 52.04 81 133
H Sutcliffe 1919-1945 754 1098 124 50670 313 52.02 151 230
DJ Hussey 2002-2015 189 296 27 13993 275 52.01 44 65
Haris Sohail 2007-2014 57 86 12 3849 211* 52.01 11 23

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Records includes the following recent matches:
Mashonaland Eagles v Mid West Rhinos at Harare, Logan Cup, Mar 3-5, 2015 [First-class]
Dhaka Division v Rangpur Division at Dhaka, National Cricket League, Mar 2-5, 2015 [First-class]
Khulna Division v Dhaka Metropolis at Savar (3), National Cricket League, Mar 2-5, 2015 [First-class]
Rajshahi Division v Barisal Division at Savar (2), National Cricket League, Mar 2-5, 2015 [First-class]
Sylhet Division v Chittagong Division at Fatullah, National Cricket League, Mar 2-5, 2015 [First-class]

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