Best averages
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
KD Walters (AUS) 1972-1977 13 23.5 5 57 5 4/34 4/34 11.40 2.39 28.6 0 0
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1976 4 159.3 54 356 28 8/92 14/149 12.71 2.23 34.1 3 1
MF Malone (AUS) 1977-1977 1 57.0 24 77 6 5/63 6/77 12.83 1.35 57.0 1 0
Javed Miandad (PAK) 1978-1978 3 3.0 0 14 1 1/14 1/14 14.00 4.66 18.0 0 0
KD Boyce (WI) 1973-1973 3 98.1 22 294 19 6/77 11/147 15.47 2.99 31.0 2 1
GJ Gilmour (AUS) 1975-1975 1 51.2 15 157 9 6/85 9/157 17.44 3.05 34.2 1 0
RAL Massie (AUS) 1972-1972 4 199.1 58 409 23 8/53 16/137 17.78 2.05 51.9 2 1
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1979 12 470.0 126 1220 67 8/34 11/140 18.20 2.59 42.0 8 1
Saleem Altaf (PAK) 1971-1971 2 58.4 20 110 6 4/11 5/57 18.33 1.87 58.6 0 0
AME Roberts (WI) 1976-1976 5 221.4 69 537 28 6/37 10/123 19.17 2.42 47.5 3 1
DK Lillee (AUS) 1972-1975 9 456.5 155 1008 52 6/66 10/181 19.38 2.20 52.7 4 1
DS Steele (ENG) 1975-1976 8 14.4 5 39 2 1/1 2/20 19.50 2.65 44.0 0 0
JE Emburey (ENG) 1978-1978 1 29.1 14 40 2 2/39 2/40 20.00 1.37 87.5 0 0
CH Lloyd (WI) 1973-1976 8 21.0 6 40 2 2/26 2/31 20.00 1.90 63.0 0 0
Sarfraz Nawaz (PAK) 1974-1978 5 147.0 41 310 14 5/39 7/107 22.14 2.10 63.0 1 0
RJ Inverarity (AUS) 1972-1972 3 61.0 26 90 4 3/26 3/26 22.50 1.47 91.5 0 0
M Hendrick (ENG) 1974-1979 16 543.0 158 1197 53 4/28 8/95 22.58 2.20 61.4 0 0
RGD Willis (ENG) 1973-1979 19 620.1 134 1872 82 7/78 9/118 22.82 3.01 45.3 6 0
GG Arnold (ENG) 1972-1975 15 640.5 154 1615 67 5/27 8/89 24.10 2.52 57.3 3 0
WW Daniel (WI) 1976-1976 4 108.0 28 317 13 4/53 5/162 24.38 2.93 49.8 0 0
V Pollard (NZ) 1973-1973 3 55.0 18 98 4 2/24 2/24 24.50 1.78 82.5 0 0
VA Holder (WI) 1973-1976 6 238.0 72 541 22 4/56 5/85 24.59 2.27 64.9 0 0
JSE Price (ENG) 1971-1972 5 125.5 31 351 14 3/29 4/74 25.07 2.78 53.9 0 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1973-1973 3 135.1 46 227 9 3/26 5/65 25.22 1.67 90.1 0 0
BW Luckhurst (ENG) 1971-1973 12 6.5 2 26 1 1/9 1/9 26.00 3.80 41.0 0 0
PH Edmonds (ENG) 1975-1979 12 415.1 148 787 30 5/28 6/65 26.23 1.89 83.0 1 0
BL D'Oliveira (ENG) 1971-1972 11 240.0 98 421 16 3/46 5/62 26.31 1.75 90.0 0 0
RO Collinge (NZ) 1973-1978 4 171.0 42 373 14 5/74 5/74 26.64 2.18 73.2 1 0
JR Thomson (AUS) 1975-1977 9 376.0 100 1040 39 5/38 8/127 26.66 2.76 57.8 1 0
CM Old (ENG) 1973-1978 20 673.1 145 1926 72 7/50 9/88 26.75 2.86 56.0 3 0
JA Snow (ENG) 1971-1976 18 706.3 153 1955 72 5/57 8/128 27.15 2.76 58.8 2 0
LS Pascoe (AUS) 1977-1977 3 137.4 35 363 13 4/80 5/149 27.92 2.63 63.5 0 0
GS Sobers (WI) 1973-1973 3 82.1 24 169 6 3/27 3/49 28.16 2.05 82.1 0 0
Asif Iqbal (PAK) 1971-1974 6 66.0 15 142 5 3/37 3/37 28.40 2.15 79.2 0 0
RA Hutton (ENG) 1971-1971 5 123.0 27 257 9 3/72 3/90 28.55 2.08 82.0 0 0
Asif Masood (PAK) 1971-1974 6 223.5 54 579 20 5/111 9/160 28.95 2.58 67.1 1 0
DL Underwood (ENG) 1971-1977 28 1085.0 370 2483 85 8/51 13/71 29.21 2.28 76.5 5 2
RJ Bright (AUS) 1977-1977 3 72.1 27 147 5 3/69 3/75 29.40 2.03 86.6 0 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1978 4 166.1 39 413 14 5/84 7/115 29.50 2.48 71.2 1 0
GD Watson (AUS) 1972-1972 2 40.0 14 92 3 1/23 2/55 30.66 2.30 80.0 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1979-1979 4 173.5 49 495 16 5/146 5/146 30.93 2.84 65.1 1 0
BP Bracewell (NZ) 1978-1978 3 89.2 14 282 9 3/110 3/72 31.33 3.15 59.5 0 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1978-1978 3 113.0 53 189 6 2/29 3/116 31.50 1.67 113.0 0 0
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1973-1973 2 113.0 36 230 7 4/144 7/186 32.85 2.03 96.8 0 0
DR Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1973 3 106.1 16 340 10 4/42 5/93 34.00 3.20 63.7 0 0
AA Mallett (AUS) 1972-1975 6 264.0 89 655 19 5/114 5/123 34.47 2.48 83.3 1 0
N Gifford (ENG) 1971-1973 9 254.1 83 518 15 4/43 8/127 34.53 2.03 101.6 0 0
G Miller (ENG) 1976-1979 11 221.0 77 427 12 2/18 4/66 35.58 1.93 110.5 0 0
MHN Walker (AUS) 1975-1977 9 477.3 147 1037 28 5/48 7/95 37.03 2.17 102.3 1 0
ED Solkar (INDIA) 1971-1974 6 102.0 27 262 7 3/28 3/38 37.42 2.56 87.4 0 0

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 India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]