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Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
KF Barrington (Eng) 1959-1967 14 21 3 1355 172 75.27 3 9 0
MP Vaughan (Eng) 2001-2007 9 16 2 1016 197 72.57 4 3 1
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1959-1964 8 11 2 653 160 72.55 3 2 0
IT Botham (Eng) 1979-1982 14 17 0 1201 208 70.64 5 5 1
RA Smith (Eng) 1990-1993 6 12 4 507 121* 63.37 2 4 0
R Dravid (India) 1996-2011 21 37 5 1950 217 60.93 7 8 1
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2006-2012 16 28 1 1581 202* 58.55 6 6 1
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-1996 15 24 2 1278 182 58.09 6 3 1
L Hutton (Eng) 1946-1952 7 11 2 522 150 58.00 2 2 0
SC Ganguly (India) 1996-2007 12 19 2 983 136 57.82 3 5 2
MA Atherton (Eng) 1990-1996 7 13 1 689 160 57.41 2 4 1
G Boycott (Eng) 1967-1982 13 22 3 1084 246* 57.05 4 2 0
GA Gooch (Eng) 1979-1993 19 33 2 1725 333 55.64 5 8 1
AW Greig (Eng) 1972-1977 13 18 2 883 148 55.18 3 5 0
MW Gatting (Eng) 1981-1993 16 27 6 1155 207 55.00 3 3 3
N Hussain (Eng) 1996-2002 10 16 1 824 155 54.93 4 2 0
RT Robinson (Eng) 1984-1986 6 11 2 490 160 54.44 1 2 0
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 20 35 3 1735 294 54.21 5 7 0
TW Graveney (Eng) 1951-1967 11 18 3 805 175 53.66 2 3 0
SR Tendulkar (India) 1990-2012 32 53 4 2535 193 51.73 7 13 0
AJ Watkins (Eng) 1951-1952 8 11 1 502 137* 50.20 1 3 1
R Ashwin (India) 2012-2014 6 10 3 349 91* 49.85 0 2 0
MH Denness (Eng) 1972-1974 8 12 1 546 118 49.63 2 1 0
VM Merchant (India) 1933-1951 10 18 0 859 154 47.72 3 3 2
VS Hazare (India) 1946-1952 12 19 2 803 164* 47.23 2 3 2
ER Dexter (Eng) 1959-1962 7 12 2 467 126* 46.70 1 3 1
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2006-2008 8 15 2 597 134* 45.92 2 2 1
DI Gower (Eng) 1979-1990 24 37 6 1391 200* 44.87 2 6 3
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2006-2011 12 22 1 929 128 44.23 3 3 1
CA Pujara (India) 2012-2014 9 17 2 660 206* 44.00 2 1 1
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1990 13 22 2 877 139 43.85 3 4 0
VL Manjrekar (India) 1951-1964 17 29 2 1181 189* 43.74 3 5 4
DB Vengsarkar (India) 1977-1990 26 43 6 1589 157 42.94 5 6 3
ML Jaisimha (India) 1959-1964 11 20 0 852 129 42.60 2 6 0
RG Nadkarni (India) 1959-1964 10 18 5 553 122* 42.53 1 3 1
BK Kunderan (India) 1961-1967 8 15 0 632 192 42.13 2 1 0
IR Bell (Eng) 2006-2014 20 35 3 1343 235 41.96 4 4 3
DL Amiss (Eng) 1967-1977 14 24 1 965 188 41.95 2 4 2
MAK Pataudi (India) 1961-1973 14 25 2 946 203* 41.13 3 4 3
N Kapil Dev (India) 1979-1993 27 39 6 1355 116 41.06 2 8 4
AJ Stewart (Eng) 1993-2002 9 15 1 569 87 40.64 0 5 2
CJ Tavare (Eng) 1981-1982 9 14 1 527 149 40.53 1 3 1
M Vijay (India) 2014-2014 5 10 0 402 146 40.20 1 2 1
MJK Smith (Eng) 1959-1964 11 18 2 639 100 39.93 1 4 3
KWR Fletcher (Eng) 1971-1982 19 29 7 874 123* 39.72 2 7 2
KS More (India) 1986-1993 9 12 5 277 61* 39.57 0 1 1
PBH May (Eng) 1952-1959 7 10 1 356 106 39.55 1 2 0
Yashpal Sharma (India) 1979-1982 9 15 3 468 140 39.00 1 1 0
MA Butcher (Eng) 2001-2002 7 12 1 427 92 38.81 0 4 0
MJ Prior (Eng) 2007-2014 15 23 4 730 103* 38.42 1 5 1

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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
England v India at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 7-9, 2014 [Test # 2134]
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
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