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Best averages
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
AN Hornby (Eng) 1879-1879 1 7.0 7 0 1 1/0 1/0 0.00 0.00 28.0 0 0
FR Spofforth (Aus) 1877-1879 2 104.0 34 221 17 7/62 13/110 13.00 3.18 24.4 2 1
HF Boyle (Aus) 1879-1879 1 17.0 5 27 2 1/11 2/27 13.50 2.38 34.0 0 0
JR Hodges (Aus) 1877-1877 2 34.0 9 84 6 2/7 3/34 14.00 3.70 22.6 0 0
T Emmett (Eng) 1877-1879 3 84.0 44 104 7 7/68 7/68 14.85 1.85 48.0 1 0
J Southerton (Eng) 1877-1877 2 65.3 30 107 7 4/46 4/46 15.28 2.44 37.5 0 0
TK Kendall (Aus) 1877-1877 2 140.3 56 215 14 7/55 8/109 15.35 2.29 40.2 1 0
James Lillywhite (Eng) 1877-1877 2 85.0 37 126 8 4/70 6/106 15.75 2.22 42.5 0 0
A Shaw (Eng) 1877-1877 2 163.3 96 146 8 5/38 8/89 18.25 1.33 81.8 1 0
A Hill (Eng) 1877-1877 2 85.0 37 130 7 4/27 5/70 18.57 2.29 48.5 0 0
WE Midwinter (Aus) 1877-1877 2 107.1 44 156 8 5/78 6/101 19.50 2.18 53.6 1 0
FE Allan (Aus) 1879-1879 1 45.0 15 80 4 2/30 4/80 20.00 2.66 45.0 0 0
SS Schultz (Eng) 1879-1879 1 8.2 3 26 1 1/16 1/26 26.00 4.58 34.0 0 0
TW Garrett (Aus) 1877-1879 3 41.1 18 84 3 2/22 2/31 28.00 3.05 55.0 0 0
NFD Thomson (Aus) 1877-1877 2 28.0 16 31 1 1/14 1/14 31.00 1.66 112.0 0 0
G Ulyett (Eng) 1877-1879 3 140.1 58 225 7 3/39 3/48 32.14 2.40 80.1 0 0
T Armitage (Eng) 1877-1877 2 3.0 0 15 0 - - - 7.50 - 0 0
DW Gregory (Aus) 1877-1879 3 5.0 1 9 0 - - - 2.70 - 0 0
Lord Harris (Eng) 1879-1879 1 3.0 0 14 0 - - - 7.00 - 0 0
AP Lucas (Eng) 1879-1879 1 18.0 6 31 0 - - - 2.58 - 0 0
VPFA Royle (Eng) 1879-1879 1 4.0 1 6 0 - - - 2.25 - 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:
Australia v England at Melbourne, Only Test, Jan 2-4, 1879 [Test # 3]
Australia v England at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Mar 31-Apr 4, 1877 [Test # 2]
Australia v England at Melbourne, 1st Test, Mar 15-19, 1877 [Test # 1]
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