Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
PD Collingwood (ENG) 2008-2010 7 12 2 576 135 57.60 1187 48.52 1 4 0 76 5
JE Root (ENG) 2015-2017 8 16 1 847 190 56.46 1309 64.70 2 6 0 110 3
JM Bairstow (ENG) 2012-2017 9 17 2 838 150* 55.86 1237 67.74 1 6 1 109 7
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2017 21 38 2 1903 311* 52.86 3754 50.69 6 7 1 250 3
JH Kallis (SA) 2004-2012 16 29 2 1354 182* 50.14 2609 51.89 6 4 2 156 7
GC Smith (SA) 2004-2012 16 30 3 1337 183 49.51 2510 53.26 5 6 3 165 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 2015-2017 8 15 0 710 258 47.33 886 80.13 2 3 1 90 19
KP Pietersen (ENG) 2008-2012 10 18 0 817 152 45.38 1208 67.63 3 2 1 113 4
ME Trescothick (ENG) 2004-2005 5 10 0 448 180 44.80 856 52.33 2 0 2 62 6
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2016 20 34 1 1393 174 42.21 2649 52.58 2 7 3 180 5
IR Bell (ENG) 2008-2012 11 20 1 789 199 41.52 1823 43.28 2 4 0 92 3
D Elgar (SA) 2015-2017 8 15 1 575 136 41.07 1145 50.21 2 2 1 74 2
T Bavuma (SA) 2015-2017 8 15 2 505 102* 38.84 1028 49.12 1 3 2 66 1
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2004-2012 16 30 1 1113 147 38.37 2361 47.14 3 3 5 145 3
MV Boucher (SA) 2005-2010 10 17 2 574 95 38.26 955 60.10 0 4 1 66 2
VD Philander (SA) 2012-2017 6 10 2 292 61 36.50 471 61.99 0 3 1 38 3
Q de Kock (SA) 2016-2017 6 11 2 328 129* 36.44 406 80.78 1 2 0 45 2
GP Thorpe (ENG) 2004-2005 5 10 2 287 118* 35.87 822 34.91 1 1 1 32 0
AN Cook (ENG) 2008-2017 19 36 0 1263 118 35.08 2873 43.96 2 9 2 158 2
IJL Trott (ENG) 2009-2012 7 13 1 407 71 33.91 1004 40.53 0 3 0 50 0
GP Swann (ENG) 2009-2012 6 11 3 271 85 33.87 295 91.86 0 1 0 33 6
MM Ali (ENG) 2015-2017 8 15 4 368 87 33.45 592 62.16 0 3 1 48 3
MJ Prior (ENG) 2009-2012 7 13 0 433 76 33.30 736 58.83 0 5 2 53 1
AG Prince (SA) 2008-2010 8 14 1 425 149 32.69 931 45.64 2 0 2 53 3
JA Rudolph (SA) 2004-2012 8 14 0 445 93 31.78 1000 44.50 0 3 0 64 1
A Flintoff (ENG) 2004-2008 8 15 3 340 77 28.33 691 49.20 0 2 1 44 9
F du Plessis (SA) 2015-2017 6 11 0 298 86 27.09 692 43.06 0 3 1 39 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2009-2017 10 17 3 339 61 24.21 818 41.44 0 2 3 44 3
PL Harris (SA) 2008-2010 7 10 2 193 38 24.12 446 43.27 0 0 0 21 1
JWA Taylor (ENG) 2012-2016 6 11 1 234 70 23.40 583 40.13 0 1 1 26 2
MP Vaughan (ENG) 2004-2008 8 15 2 286 82* 22.00 656 43.59 0 2 3 40 2
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2008-2017 18 28 3 435 76 17.40 699 62.23 0 3 6 55 4
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2015 12 18 6 189 47 15.75 426 44.36 0 0 1 20 4
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2017 6 10 1 127 30 14.11 251 50.59 0 0 2 18 1
M Morkel (SA) 2008-2017 19 27 5 289 25 13.13 535 54.01 0 0 6 45 2
M Ntini (SA) 2004-2009 11 17 8 112 26 12.44 213 52.58 0 0 1 19 1
JM Anderson (ENG) 2005-2017 19 27 11 170 34 10.62 464 36.63 0 0 3 19 2
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 10 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v South Africa at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 4-7, 2017 [Test # 2268]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2017 [Test # 2266]
England v South Africa at Nottingham, 2nd Test, Jul 14-17, 2017 [Test # 2264]