Records / 1930s / Test matches / Highest averages

Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DG Bradman (Aus) 1930-1938 35 49 4 4625 334 102.77 19 6 4
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1939 14 21 1 1345 364 67.25 5 3 1
GA Headley (WI) 1930-1939 19 35 3 2135 270* 66.71 10 5 2
WR Hammond (Eng) 1930-1939 62 99 12 5194 336* 59.70 16 18 3
E Paynter (Eng) 1931-1939 21 31 5 1540 243 59.23 4 7 3
WH Ponsford (Aus) 1930-1934 21 32 3 1604 266 55.31 5 5 1
EH Hendren (Eng) 1930-1935 19 33 3 1656 205* 55.20 3 10 0
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 1930-1935 23 34 5 1595 194 55.00 4 10 1
DR Jardine (Eng) 1931-1934 16 22 5 850 127 50.00 1 6 1
AD Nourse (SA) 1935-1939 15 26 4 1097 231 49.86 3 4 2
WA Brown (Aus) 1934-1938 16 28 1 1324 206* 49.03 4 7 1
SJ McCabe (Aus) 1930-1938 41 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 4
B Mitchell (SA) 1930-1939 29 51 6 2148 164* 47.73 5 13 3
J Hardstaff (Eng) 1935-1939 16 25 2 1070 169* 46.52 3 6 1
M Leyland (Eng) 1930-1938 35 55 4 2280 187 44.70 7 7 4
WM Woodfull (Aus) 1930-1934 27 38 3 1503 161 42.94 2 12 3
JHW Fingleton (Aus) 1932-1938 19 29 1 1189 136 42.46 5 3 3
LEG Ames (Eng) 1930-1939 48 71 12 2434 149 41.25 8 7 4
AF Kippax (Aus) 1930-1934 17 22 1 831 146 39.57 1 7 1
CJ Barnett (Eng) 1933-1938 16 29 3 1021 129 39.26 2 5 1
EAB Rowan (SA) 1935-1939 13 23 2 727 89* 34.61 0 5 2
EL Dalton (SA) 1931-1939 14 22 2 691 117 34.55 2 3 1
IJ Siedle (SA) 1930-1936 14 27 0 921 141 34.11 1 5 2
CA Roach (WI) 1930-1935 13 26 1 821 209 32.84 2 4 4
AG Chipperfield (Aus) 1934-1938 14 20 3 552 109 32.47 1 2 1
RES Wyatt (Eng) 1930-1937 34 54 5 1488 149 30.36 1 10 4
HB Cameron (SA) 1930-1935 18 30 3 816 90 30.22 0 6 3
RWV Robins (Eng) 1930-1937 18 25 4 608 108 28.95 1 4 3
KG Viljoen (SA) 1930-1939 21 37 1 1030 124 28.61 2 6 4
GC Grant (WI) 1930-1935 12 22 6 413 71* 25.81 0 3 1
GOB Allen (Eng) 1930-1937 23 28 2 656 122 25.23 1 3 1
ML Page (NZ) 1930-1937 14 20 0 492 104 24.60 1 2 1
VY Richardson (Aus) 1930-1936 15 20 0 461 83 23.05 0 1 3
H Verity (Eng) 1931-1939 41 44 12 669 66* 20.90 0 3 4
LN Constantine (WI) 1930-1939 15 27 0 546 90 20.22 0 4 3
WAS Oldfield (Aus) 1930-1937 36 47 9 728 56* 19.15 0 2 8
CL Vincent (SA) 1930-1935 17 24 6 284 48* 15.77 0 0 3
ACB Langton (SA) 1935-1939 16 23 4 298 73* 15.68 0 2 5
W Voce (Eng) 1930-1937 25 34 14 289 66 14.45 0 1 4
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1930-1936 30 35 5 400 50 13.33 0 1 6
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1938 27 39 7 410 56* 12.81 0 1 6
TW Wall (Aus) 1930-1934 19 23 5 112 20 6.22 0 0 5

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 West Indies at The Oval, 3rd Test, Aug 19-22, 1939 [Test # 274]
England v West Indies at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 1939 [Test # 273]
England v West Indies at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 24-27, 1939 [Test # 272]
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