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Best averages
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JC Adams (WI) 1995-2000 2 3.0 1 5 2 2/5 2/5 2.50 1.66 9.0 0 0
W Rhodes (Eng) 1902-1909 2 22.0 8 34 8 7/17 8/26 4.25 1.54 16.5 1 0
PCR Tufnell (Eng) 1999-1999 1 19.1 9 29 5 3/22 5/29 5.80 1.51 23.0 0 0
IR Bishop (WI) 1995-1995 1 19.2 3 47 7 4/29 7/47 6.71 2.43 16.5 0 0
CH Gayle (WI) 2000-2004 2 18.1 4 38 5 5/34 5/34 7.60 2.09 21.8 1 0
AER Gilligan (Eng) 1924-1924 1 34.3 10 90 11 6/7 11/90 8.18 2.60 18.8 2 1
GH Hirst (Eng) 1902-1909 2 66.5 22 111 12 5/58 9/86 9.25 1.66 33.4 1 0
C Blythe (Eng) 1909-1909 1 47.0 9 102 11 6/44 11/102 9.27 2.17 25.6 2 1
LE Plunkett (Eng) 2006-2006 1 25.2 7 60 6 3/17 6/60 10.00 2.36 25.3 0 0
RM Ellison (Eng) 1985-1985 1 40.5 12 104 10 6/77 10/104 10.40 2.54 24.5 1 1
DJ Nash (NZ) 1999-1999 1 18.0 7 46 4 3/17 4/46 11.50 2.55 27.0 0 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1991-2000 3 100.1 32 220 19 5/36 8/58 11.57 2.19 31.6 2 0
M Hendrick (Eng) 1974-1979 2 73.5 22 152 13 4/28 7/71 11.69 2.05 34.0 0 0
J Garner (WI) 1984-1984 1 38.2 9 108 9 5/55 9/108 12.00 2.81 25.5 1 0
RJ Bright (Aus) 1981-1981 1 46.0 21 88 7 5/68 7/88 12.57 1.91 39.4 1 0
TW Cartwright (Eng) 1965-1965 1 19.0 9 26 2 2/14 2/26 13.00 1.36 57.0 0 0
AR MacGibbon (NZ) 1958-1958 1 51.0 19 105 8 5/64 8/105 13.12 2.05 38.2 1 0
MHN Walker (Aus) 1975-1975 1 41.3 14 95 7 5/48 7/95 13.57 2.28 35.5 1 0
H Larwood (Eng) 1929-1929 1 53.4 23 69 5 5/57 5/69 13.80 1.28 64.4 1 0
Tahir Naqqash (Pak) 1982-1982 1 33.0 11 86 6 5/40 6/86 14.33 2.60 33.0 1 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1960-1960 1 69.5 22 119 8 5/62 8/119 14.87 1.70 52.3 1 0
LC Braund (Eng) 1902-1902 1 6.0 0 15 1 1/14 1/15 15.00 2.50 36.0 0 0
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1989 2 71.4 19 168 11 5/42 8/107 15.27 2.34 39.0 1 0
CH Lloyd (WI) 1973-1984 2 14.0 3 31 2 2/26 2/31 15.50 2.21 42.0 0 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1975-1981 2 79.0 29 172 11 5/15 7/60 15.63 2.17 43.0 1 0
MA Butcher (Eng) 1997-2003 6 19.0 5 84 5 4/42 4/42 16.80 4.42 22.8 0 0
PR Reiffel (Aus) 1993-1993 1 33.5 5 101 6 6/71 6/101 16.83 2.98 33.8 1 0
FJ Titmus (Eng) 1963-1965 2 85.0 47 103 6 4/18 6/103 17.16 1.21 85.0 0 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 2002-2006 2 101.2 17 258 15 6/86 10/115 17.20 2.54 40.5 2 1
TBA May (Aus) 1993-1993 1 67.2 24 121 7 5/89 7/121 17.28 1.79 57.7 1 0
VT Trumper (Aus) 1902-1909 2 13.0 5 35 2 2/35 2/35 17.50 2.69 39.0 0 0
DG Cork (Eng) 1995-1998 3 93.4 22 263 15 5/93 6/101 17.53 2.80 37.4 1 0
RD King (WI) 2000-2000 1 23.1 6 88 5 3/28 5/88 17.60 3.79 27.8 0 0
CL Cairns (NZ) 1999-1999 1 13.4 3 53 3 3/35 3/53 17.66 3.87 27.3 0 0
Asif Masood (Pak) 1971-1971 1 57.5 13 160 9 5/111 9/160 17.77 2.76 38.5 1 0
IA Greig (Eng) 1982-1982 1 18.2 4 72 4 4/53 4/72 18.00 3.92 27.5 0 0
TV Hohns (Aus) 1989-1989 1 16.0 8 18 1 1/18 1/18 18.00 1.12 96.0 0 0
RW Morgan (NZ) 1965-1965 1 1.5 0 18 1 1/18 1/18 18.00 9.81 11.0 0 0
DE Malcolm (Eng) 1990-1997 2 80.4 23 182 10 5/46 8/105 18.20 2.25 48.4 1 0
EE Hemmings (Eng) 1982-1990 2 90.3 32 184 10 6/58 7/101 18.40 2.03 54.3 1 0
TL Best (WI) 2012-2012 1 12.0 2 37 2 2/37 2/37 18.50 3.08 36.0 0 0
CG Macartney (Aus) 1909-1909 1 28.0 8 56 3 3/21 3/56 18.66 2.00 56.0 0 0
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1990-1990 1 58.5 11 150 8 5/53 8/150 18.75 2.54 44.1 1 0
C Sharma (India) 1986-1986 1 53.3 6 188 10 6/58 10/188 18.80 3.51 32.1 1 1
DB Close (Eng) 1957-1967 3 23.4 8 76 4 4/68 4/68 19.00 3.21 35.5 0 0
DJ Brown (Eng) 1967-1968 2 32.0 10 77 4 3/17 3/18 19.25 2.40 48.0 0 0
PJ Loader (Eng) 1958-1958 1 44.3 17 77 4 3/40 4/77 19.25 1.73 66.7 0 0
JC Laker (Eng) 1957-1958 2 92.0 43 155 8 4/119 6/132 19.37 1.68 69.0 0 0
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2009-2011 3 103.5 29 274 14 4/38 6/81 19.57 2.63 44.5 0 0
RNS Hobbs (Eng) 1967-1967 1 38.3 11 98 5 3/25 5/98 19.60 2.54 46.2 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v West Indies at Birmingham, 3rd Test, Jun 7-11, 2012 [Test # 2045]
England v India at Birmingham, 3rd Test, Aug 10-13, 2011 [Test # 2003]
England v Pakistan at Birmingham, 2nd Test, Aug 6-9, 2010 [Test # 1969]
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