Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
G Boycott (ENG) 1971-1979 21 34 4 1871 191 62.36 4584 40.81 8 6 0 196 6
KWR Fletcher (ENG) 1971-1975 17 27 6 1086 178 51.71 2665 40.75 3 7 1 117 2
DL Amiss (ENG) 1971-1977 21 37 5 1485 203 46.40 3294 45.08 4 6 3 165 1
RA Woolmer (ENG) 1975-1977 12 21 1 857 149 42.85 2081 41.18 3 2 2 108 2
GS Chappell (AUS) 1972-1977 14 26 3 914 131 39.73 2086 43.81 3 3 2 110 2
JH Edrich (ENG) 1971-1976 23 40 2 1405 175 36.97 4085 34.39 2 7 3 146 1
AW Greig (ENG) 1972-1977 31 49 2 1628 139 34.63 3335 48.81 3 10 5 192 8
BW Luckhurst (ENG) 1971-1973 12 24 3 721 108* 34.33 1983 36.35 2 3 3 78 1
APE Knott (ENG) 1971-1977 37 57 3 1640 135 30.37 3393 48.33 3 10 6 196 3
RW Marsh (AUS) 1972-1977 14 23 3 541 91 27.05 1068 50.65 0 5 3 66 8
R Illingworth (ENG) 1971-1973 17 27 2 644 107 25.76 1988 32.39 1 2 2 62 3
JM Brearley (ENG) 1976-1979 17 26 1 557 81 22.28 1732 32.15 0 2 3 55 0
KD Walters (AUS) 1972-1977 13 21 1 402 88 20.10 918 43.79 0 3 0 54 0
RGD Willis (ENG) 1973-1979 19 20 13 127 24* 18.14 377 33.68 0 0 4 11 0
CM Old (ENG) 1973-1978 20 25 2 371 65 16.13 866 42.84 0 1 5 50 0
JA Snow (ENG) 1971-1976 18 31 2 358 73 12.34 856 41.82 0 1 9 35 2
GG Arnold (ENG) 1972-1975 15 21 7 158 26 11.28 581 27.19 0 0 0 18 0
DL Underwood (ENG) 1971-1977 28 40 10 316 43 10.53 969 32.61 0 0 7 26 0

Minimum of 20 innings
Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]