Best averages
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
KD Boyce 1967-1977 164 7833 4304 268 8/26 16.05 3.29 29.2 10 3
J Garner 1976-1992 256 13359 6598 397 6/29 16.61 2.96 33.6 13 10
FE Rumsey 1963-1973 95 4802 2185 130 4/8 16.80 2.73 36.9 7 0
AG Nicholson 1963-1975 120 5862 2951 173 6/27 17.05 3.02 33.8 3 4
J Sullivan 1963-1976 139 2859 1978 113 5/22 17.50 4.15 25.3 5 2
BAW Mendis 2006-2014 133 6427 4577 257 7/23 17.80 4.27 25.0 13 5
P Lever 1963-1983 183 9258 4882 272 5/21 17.94 3.16 34.0 10 3
VAP van der Bijl 1969-1983 92 5237 2385 132 5/12 18.06 2.73 39.6 2 4
EJ Barlow 1969-1983 99 5010 2911 161 6/33 18.08 3.48 31.1 2 2
WW Daniel 1975-1987 241 11511 6577 362 7/12 18.16 3.42 31.7 11 6
BN Schultz 1989-2001 80 4022 2508 136 6/22 18.44 3.74 29.5 7 1
NS Rupasinghe 1998-2008 69 2971 1944 105 5/19 18.51 3.92 28.2 4 2
IS Gallage 1997-2005 62 2730 1649 89 4/23 18.52 3.62 30.6 1 0
AME Roberts 1973-1984 195 9841 5091 274 5/13 18.58 3.10 35.9 9 2
JSE Price 1963-1975 124 6266 3582 192 6/34 18.65 3.42 32.6 2 2
D Hettiarachchi 1997-2013 118 5197 3380 181 6/43 18.67 3.90 28.7 7 3
JN Graham 1964-1984 123 6254 3213 172 5/7 18.68 3.08 36.3 2 1
TJ Mottram 1971-1977 83 3853 2524 135 5/21 18.69 3.93 28.5 8 1
MJ Procter 1968-1984 271 12347 6454 344 6/13 18.76 3.13 35.8 10 7
ST Clarke 1977-1990 250 12872 6833 364 6/31 18.77 3.18 35.3 10 6
DGR Dhammika 1999-2012 80 3738 2354 125 6/39 18.83 3.77 29.9 4 1
Sir RJ Hadlee 1971-1990 317 16188 8553 454 6/12 18.83 3.17 35.6 9 8
KADM Fernando 1998-2011 83 3487 2385 126 6/28 18.92 4.10 27.6 4 4
VA Holder 1968-1986 196 9342 5228 276 6/33 18.94 3.35 33.8 6 3
K Higgs 1963-1982 246 12017 6732 355 6/17 18.96 3.36 33.8 9 4
DW White 1963-1972 60 3084 1860 98 5/31 18.97 3.61 31.4 4 1
S Madanayake 1998-2013 71 3175 1952 102 5/15 19.13 3.68 31.1 4 1
DL Williams 1969-1977 138 5884 3716 194 5/30 19.15 3.78 30.3 7 3
JA Snow 1963-1980 182 8882 4855 251 5/15 19.34 3.27 35.3 8 2
DL Underwood 1963-1987 411 19825 11099 572 8/31 19.40 3.35 34.6 25 8
GG Arnold 1963-1989 248 12460 6458 332 5/9 19.45 3.10 37.5 11 4
K Shuttleworth 1965-1979 129 6200 3389 174 5/13 19.47 3.27 35.6 3 2
GD McKenzie 1964-1980 151 7515 4243 217 5/15 19.55 3.38 34.6 6 3
DJ Shepherd 1963-1972 73 3475 1937 99 5/31 19.56 3.34 35.1 1 1
M Hendrick 1969-1983 226 11385 5821 297 6/7 19.59 3.06 38.3 10 5
Mohammad Riaz 1981-1996 63 2846 1731 88 5/26 19.67 3.64 32.3 3 1
JK Lever 1968-1990 481 23208 13278 674 5/8 19.70 3.43 34.4 26 8
DK Lillee 1969-1988 102 5678 3259 165 5/34 19.75 3.44 34.4 7 1
HR Moseley 1971-1982 212 10282 6232 313 5/30 19.91 3.63 32.8 7 4
FD Stephenson 1981-1997 282 14301 8921 448 6/9 19.91 3.74 31.9 17 9
GS le Roux 1975-1989 250 12201 7549 378 6/21 19.97 3.71 32.2 16 5
GB Troup 1974-1987 63 3227 1899 95 4/19 19.98 3.53 33.9 6 0
BS Crump 1963-1972 72 3130 1740 87 5/16 20.00 3.33 35.9 0 1

Minimum of 2500 balls

Records includes the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele, 2nd ODI, Jul 9, 2014 [ODI # 3501]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), 1st ODI, Jul 6, 2014 [ODI # 3500]
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, 3rd ODI, Jun 19, 2014 [ODI # 3499]

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