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Most matches
Player Span Mat Runs HS Ave 100 Wkts BBI Ave 5 Ct St
DCS Compton (Eng) 1946-1949 28 2664 208 61.95 11 18 5/70 53.83 1 21 0
L Hutton (Eng) 1946-1949 28 2443 206 51.97 6 0 - - 0 18 0
TG Evans (Eng) 1946-1949 27 746 74 22.60 0 - - - - 48 18
C Washbrook (Eng) 1946-1949 25 1962 195 47.85 4 0 - - 0 8 0
AV Bedser (Eng) 1946-1949 23 451 79 15.55 0 89 7/49 33.24 2 16 0
WJ Edrich (Eng) 1946-1949 20 1699 191 53.09 5 35 4/68 36.88 0 20 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1946-1950 18 862 141* 43.10 1 45 7/60 20.68 2 19 0
AL Hassett (Aus) 1946-1950 17 1162 198* 58.10 4 - - - - 19 0
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1946-1950 17 442 100 24.55 1 65 7/38 19.64 4 7 0
DVP Wright (Eng) 1946-1949 17 97 15* 8.08 0 58 7/105 38.58 4 4 0
AR Morris (Aus) 1946-1950 16 1450 196 69.04 7 0 - - 0 7 0
NWD Yardley (Eng) 1946-1948 16 697 99 27.88 0 20 3/67 30.65 0 11 0
DG Bradman (Aus) 1946-1948 15 1903 234 105.72 8 0 - - 0 11 0
IWG Johnson (Aus) 1946-1950 15 275 66 17.18 0 39 6/42 27.82 1 7 0
D Tallon (Aus) 1946-1948 15 340 92 22.66 0 - - - - 40 8
L Amarnath (India) 1946-1949 14 503 62 21.86 0 29 5/96 33.06 2 6 0
VS Hazare (India) 1946-1949 14 1095 145 49.77 4 11 4/29 74.54 0 5 0
MH Mankad (India) 1946-1949 14 573 116 23.87 2 40 5/101 41.65 1 11 0
SG Barnes (Aus) 1946-1948 12 998 234 66.53 3 3 2/25 44.66 0 13 0
JT Ikin (Eng) 1946-1948 12 358 60 17.90 0 3 1/38 118.00 0 14 0
NBF Mann (SA) 1947-1950 12 194 36 12.12 0 36 6/59 33.08* 1 1 0
AD Nourse (SA) 1947-1950 12 1193 149 66.27 4 - - - - 6 0
ERH Toshack (Aus) 1946-1948 12 73 20* 14.60 0 47 6/29 21.04 4 4 0
HR Adhikari (India) 1947-1949 11 410 114* 29.28 1 0 - - 0 2 0
WA Johnston (Aus) 1947-1950 11 94 29 18.80 0 51 6/44 17.19 2 3 0
CL McCool (Aus) 1946-1950 11 356 104* 35.60 1 24 5/44 29.37 2 8 0
RJ Christiani (WI) 1948-1949 10 469 107 36.07 1 3 3/52 35.33 0 11 2
JDC Goddard (WI) 1948-1949 10 312 46* 34.66 0 20 5/31 31.90 1 8 0
GE Gomez (WI) 1948-1949 10 488 101 40.66 1 17 3/35 28.52 0 5 0
B Mitchell (SA) 1947-1949 10 1072 189* 59.55 3 3 1/8 60.33 0 12 0
AMB Rowan (SA) 1947-1949 10 185 38* 20.55 0 36 5/80 40.69 2 5 0
CL Walcott (WI) 1948-1949 10 585 152 45.00 2 0 - - 0 20 7
ED Weekes (WI) 1948-1949 10 1072 194 82.46 5 0 - - 0 2 0
OC Dawson (SA) 1947-1949 9 293 55 20.92 0 10 2/57 57.80 0 10 0
RS Modi (India) 1946-1949 9 697 112 49.78 1 - - - - 3 0
CT Sarwate (India) 1946-1949 9 174 37 12.42 0 3 1/16 115.66 0 0 0
PK Sen (India) 1948-1949 9 92 22 10.22 0 - - - - 12 2
L Tuckett (SA) 1947-1949 9 131 40* 11.90 0 19 5/68 51.57 2 9 0
K Cranston (Eng) 1947-1948 8 209 45 14.92 0 18 4/12 25.61 0 3 0
W Ferguson (WI) 1948-1949 8 148 75 24.66 0 33 6/92 30.60 3 8 0
C Gladwin (Eng) 1947-1949 8 170 51* 28.33 0 15 3/21 38.06 0 2 0
WR Hammond (Eng) 1946-1947 8 366 79 30.50 0 0 - - 0 9 0
WE Hollies (Eng) 1947-1949 8 24 18* 8.00 0 24 5/123 35.29 3 1 0
JC Laker (Eng) 1948-1949 8 223 63 18.58 0 31 7/103 35.77 1 1 0
DG Phadkar (India) 1947-1949 8 554 123 46.16 1 22 7/159 30.22 1 2 0
JA Young (Eng) 1947-1949 8 28 10* 5.60 0 17 3/65 44.52 0 5 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:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950 [Test # 319]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 1st Test, Dec 24-28, 1949 [Test # 318]
England v New Zealand at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 13-16, 1949 [Test # 317]
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