Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
CA Davis (WI) 1971-1973 11 21 5 1065 183 66.56 3 4 0
Javed Miandad (PAK) 1976-1979 25 43 11 2059 206 64.34 6 10 2
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1980 31 49 2 2736 291 58.21 9 9 2
G Boycott (ENG) 1970-1979 45 77 9 3806 191 55.97 12 21 2
SM Gavaskar (INDIA) 1971-1979 63 110 9 5647 221 55.91 21 26 6
GS Chappell (AUS) 1970-1980 56 96 13 4398 247* 52.98 15 21 6
GS Sobers (WI) 1971-1974 17 28 4 1256 178* 52.33 5 4 4
IR Redpath (AUS) 1970-1976 34 64 7 2861 171 50.19 7 18 3
DI Gower (ENG) 1978-1979 18 26 2 1187 200* 49.45 3 5 2
AI Kallicharran (WI) 1972-1980 55 90 10 3956 187 49.45 11 19 7
GM Turner (NZ) 1971-1977 31 52 4 2370 259 49.37 6 11 0
DL Amiss (ENG) 1971-1977 46 80 9 3487 262* 49.11 11 11 8
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1980 22 39 2 1723 134 46.56 5 9 4
GR Viswanath (INDIA) 1971-1979 66 108 8 4611 179 46.11 10 28 5
RC Fredericks (WI) 1971-1977 50 90 7 3809 169 45.89 8 22 5
LG Rowe (WI) 1972-1980 26 41 2 1785 302 45.76 6 6 2
CH Lloyd (WI) 1971-1980 49 82 6 3475 242* 45.72 8 17 3
RB Kanhai (WI) 1971-1974 18 29 3 1171 158* 45.03 3 6 1
IM Chappell (AUS) 1970-1976 47 84 5 3512 196 44.45 10 17 8
AR Border (AUS) 1978-1980 15 28 3 1102 162 44.08 3 6 1
Asif Iqbal (PAK) 1971-1979 40 66 5 2644 175 43.34 10 7 6
Majid Khan (PAK) 1971-1979 39 70 3 2884 167 43.04 6 13 4
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) 1971-1979 37 64 4 2563 274 42.71 6 9 5
Mushtaq Mohammad (PAK) 1971-1979 36 61 3 2449 201 42.22 8 12 3
RB McCosker (AUS) 1975-1979 23 42 5 1545 127 41.75 4 9 5
KWR Fletcher (ENG) 1970-1977 47 76 10 2748 216 41.63 7 15 5
JH Edrich (ENG) 1970-1976 37 64 5 2427 175 41.13 4 14 3
KJ Hughes (AUS) 1977-1980 21 38 4 1389 130* 40.85 3 7 2
AW Greig (ENG) 1972-1977 59 93 4 3599 148 40.43 8 20 5
R Edwards (AUS) 1972-1975 20 32 3 1171 170* 40.37 2 9 4
KD Walters (AUS) 1970-1977 48 82 8 2968 250 40.10 7 19 1
DB Vengsarkar (INDIA) 1976-1979 36 57 7 1997 146* 39.94 5 10 6
Sadiq Mohammad (PAK) 1971-1979 34 60 3 2271 166 39.84 5 9 4
MH Denness (ENG) 1972-1975 28 43 2 1610 188 39.26 4 6 2
GN Yallop (AUS) 1976-1979 22 41 3 1488 167 39.15 4 6 1
KR Stackpole (AUS) 1970-1974 27 50 2 1868 207 38.91 5 10 4
Wasim Raja (PAK) 1973-1979 28 47 6 1575 117* 38.41 2 10 4
BE Congdon (NZ) 1971-1978 33 56 5 1935 176 37.94 6 9 5
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1979 23 30 1 1068 137 36.82 4 3 2
RA Woolmer (ENG) 1975-1977 15 26 1 920 149 36.80 3 2 2
BL D'Oliveira (ENG) 1970-1972 19 32 2 1094 117 36.46 2 7 1
BW Luckhurst (ENG) 1970-1974 21 41 5 1298 131 36.05 4 5 4
GP Howarth (NZ) 1975-1979 17 32 3 1040 123 35.86 4 3 4
FM Engineer (INDIA) 1971-1975 18 30 2 1004 121 35.85 1 8 4
Haroon Rasheed (PAK) 1977-1979 14 25 1 853 122 35.54 2 3 0
M Amarnath (INDIA) 1976-1979 26 43 2 1450 101* 35.36 2 9 5
APE Knott (ENG) 1970-1977 72 113 11 3509 135 34.40 5 23 6
AP Sheahan (AUS) 1970-1974 14 21 3 618 127 34.33 1 2 3
MLC Foster (WI) 1971-1978 13 22 5 573 125 33.70 1 1 0
GM Wood (AUS) 1978-1979 16 30 1 953 126 32.86 2 5 2

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:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]