Records / 1980s / One-Day Internationals / Highest averages

Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0
AH Jones (NZ) 1987-1989 28 28 4 1229 90 51.20 1996 61.57 0 15 1
Zaheer Abbas (Pak) 1980-1985 48 46 5 2076 123 50.63 2387 86.97 7 10 2
CG Greenidge (WI) 1980-1989 98 97 9 4205 133* 47.78 6302 66.72 10 26 3
GA Gooch (Eng) 1980-1989 57 57 2 2546 142 46.29 3865 65.87 7 15 0
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1980-1989 142 138 29 5041 119* 46.24 7248 69.55 6 36 2
IVA Richards (WI) 1980-1989 156 139 18 5559 189* 45.94 6068 91.61 8 40 6
DM Jones (Aus) 1984-1989 84 82 15 3044 121 45.43 4028 75.57 3 23 2
DL Haynes (WI) 1980-1989 159 158 22 5892 152* 43.32 9222 63.89 15 33 4
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1989 89 87 15 3072 118 42.66 4082 75.25 4 18 8
NS Sidhu (India) 1987-1989 32 29 1 1143 108 40.82 1582 72.25 1 12 0
GR Marsh (Aus) 1986-1989 78 78 5 2923 126* 40.04 5141 56.85 7 12 3
BC Broad (Eng) 1987-1988 34 34 0 1361 106 40.02 2447 55.61 1 11 2
CH Lloyd (WI) 1980-1985 67 54 17 1473 89* 39.81 1863 79.06 0 8 0
SB Smith (Aus) 1983-1985 28 24 2 861 117 39.13 1319 65.27 2 8 1
DB Vengsarkar (India) 1980-1989 117 109 19 3277 105 36.41 4830 67.84 1 22 6
AL Logie (WI) 1981-1989 114 94 33 2213 109* 36.27 3015 73.39 1 11 7
GM Turner (NZ) 1983-1983 23 23 0 834 140 36.26 1068 78.08 1 5 1
KC Wessels (Aus) 1983-1985 54 51 3 1740 107 36.25 2945 59.08 1 14 0
SM Gavaskar (India) 1980-1987 99 93 12 2838 103* 35.03 4420 64.20 1 25 8
GM Wood (Aus) 1980-1989 77 71 11 2099 114* 34.98 3486 60.21 3 11 4
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1989 120 118 16 3530 110 34.60 5716 61.75 2 28 7
SR Waugh (Aus) 1986-1989 80 71 19 1799 83* 34.59 2351 76.52 0 9 4
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-1989 39 32 10 758 113* 34.45 1062 71.37 1 3 1
GS Chappell (Aus) 1980-1983 52 50 9 1412 138* 34.43 1838 76.82 2 8 6
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1989 82 80 8 2455 105* 34.09 3290 74.62 1 17 2
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1989 81 79 1 2636 122 33.79 3903 67.53 2 15 4
Imran Khan (Pak) 1980-1989 124 110 31 2653 102* 33.58 3508 75.62 1 12 4
Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-1989 105 97 12 2803 102 32.97 3254 86.14 4 16 7
J Dyson (Aus) 1980-1983 29 27 4 755 79 32.82 1553 48.61 0 4 1
PV Simmons (WI) 1987-1989 25 25 1 787 104* 32.79 1063 74.03 1 5 0
MW Gatting (Eng) 1980-1989 82 79 17 2024 115* 32.64 2803 72.20 1 9 3
M Amarnath (India) 1982-1989 74 67 11 1793 102* 32.01 3077 58.27 2 12 2
AR Border (Aus) 1980-1989 183 171 24 4697 127* 31.95 6569 71.50 3 32 7
CWJ Athey (Eng) 1980-1988 31 30 3 848 142* 31.40 1495 56.72 2 4 1
M Azharuddin (India) 1985-1989 98 88 16 2252 108* 31.27 3297 68.30 2 7 3
RL Dias (SL) 1982-1987 56 53 5 1498 121 31.20 2181 68.68 2 10 3
G Fowler (Eng) 1983-1986 26 26 2 744 81* 31.00 1321 56.32 0 4 2
JV Coney (NZ) 1980-1987 84 78 19 1827 66* 30.96 2792 65.43 0 8 1
Rameez Raja (Pak) 1985-1989 98 97 5 2840 113 30.86 4404 64.48 2 19 7
DI Gower (Eng) 1980-1989 87 86 4 2527 158 30.81 3340 75.65 5 9 5
BA Edgar (NZ) 1980-1986 60 60 4 1670 102* 29.82 3382 49.37 1 9 3
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-1989 68 65 6 1752 96 29.69 2281 76.80 0 15 2
HA Gomes (WI) 1980-1987 82 63 15 1408 101 29.33 2563 54.93 1 6 5
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-1989 80 77 13 1877 86* 29.32 2500 75.08 0 12 5
SFAF Bacchus (WI) 1980-1983 27 24 3 612 80* 29.14 922 66.37 0 3 0
Yashpal Sharma (India) 1980-1985 40 39 9 872 89 29.06 1375 63.41 0 4 0
K Srikkanth (India) 1981-1989 124 123 3 3486 123 29.05 4830 72.17 4 22 8
RJ Shastri (India) 1981-1989 119 97 17 2323 102 29.03 3545 65.52 2 14 3
DR Pringle (Eng) 1982-1989 25 20 8 339 49* 28.25 536 63.24 0 0 1
DW Randall (Eng) 1980-1985 26 23 3 556 70 27.80 894 62.19 0 3 1

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:
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Perth, Benson & Hedges World Series 3rd match, Dec 31, 1989 [ODI # 598]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth, Benson & Hedges World Series 2nd match, Dec 30, 1989 [ODI # 597]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Benson & Hedges World Series 1st match, Dec 26, 1989 [ODI # 596]
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