Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
KF Barrington (ENG) 1961-1964 6 10 3 674 172 96.28 3 2 0 62+ 0
RG Nadkarni (INDIA) 1962-1964 6 10 5 358 122* 71.60 1 2 1 45 0
V Kohli (INDIA) 2012-2016 9 15 3 843 235 70.25 3 2 0 97 1
CA Pujara (INDIA) 2012-2016 9 15 2 839 206* 64.53 4 1 0 101 2
VL Manjrekar (INDIA) 1951-1964 11 18 2 885 189* 55.31 2 4 2 80+ 0
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2006-2008 5 10 1 489 128 54.33 3 0 1 53 1
G Gambhir (INDIA) 2008-2016 7 12 0 641 179 53.41 1 4 1 76 2
JE Root (ENG) 2012-2016 6 12 1 584 124 53.09 1 5 0 56 2
AW Greig (ENG) 1972-1977 10 16 2 724 148 51.71 2 4 0 87 4
AN Cook (ENG) 2006-2016 13 26 2 1235 190 51.45 5 4 0 141 3
MW Gatting (ENG) 1981-1993 13 21 4 862 207 50.70 2 3 2 107 5
R Ashwin (INDIA) 2012-2016 9 13 2 549 91* 49.90 0 6 1 65 2
BK Kunderan (INDIA) 1961-1964 6 11 0 530 192 48.18 2 1 0 79+ 1
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1993-2012 15 23 3 960 165 48.00 3 5 0 130 3
R Dravid (INDIA) 2001-2008 8 14 2 574 136 47.83 1 4 1 67 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1980-1993 14 19 4 717 116 47.80 1 4 1 93 9
G Boycott (ENG) 1980-1982 5 10 2 377 105 47.12 1 2 0 32 0
ML Jaisimha (INDIA) 1961-1964 10 18 0 843 129 46.83 2 6 0 89+ 10
PR Umrigar (INDIA) 1951-1962 9 13 2 497 147* 45.18 2 0 1 33+ 1
KP Pietersen (ENG) 2006-2012 9 16 0 703 186 43.93 2 4 1 90 9
RJ Shastri (INDIA) 1981-1985 11 15 3 523 142 43.58 2 2 0 58 1
GA Gooch (ENG) 1980-1993 9 16 2 591 127 42.21 1 4 0 76 0
CG Borde (INDIA) 1961-1964 10 17 4 546 84 42.00 0 5 1 59+ 0
M Amarnath (INDIA) 1976-1985 7 12 1 443 95 40.27 0 3 2 64 4
JM Bairstow (ENG) 2012-2016 6 10 1 361 89 40.11 0 3 0 29 5
MAK Pataudi (INDIA) 1961-1973 11 19 2 677 203* 39.82 2 3 2 90 8
DN Sardesai (INDIA) 1961-1972 7 13 0 499 87 38.38 0 5 0 58 1
BA Stokes (ENG) 2016-2016 5 10 1 345 128 38.33 1 1 0 44 3
DI Gower (ENG) 1980-1985 12 17 2 558 85 37.20 0 5 1 65 0
DB Vengsarkar (INDIA) 1977-1985 13 20 3 629 137 37.00 1 2 0 73 1
FM Engineer (INDIA) 1961-1973 9 16 1 550 121 36.66 1 4 0 74 0
GR Viswanath (INDIA) 1972-1982 17 30 2 1022 222 36.50 3 3 2 128 1
Yuvraj Singh (INDIA) 2006-2012 7 12 1 401 86 36.45 0 3 1 41 9
KWR Fletcher (ENG) 1972-1982 14 22 4 655 113 36.38 1 6 1 75 4
DL Amiss (ENG) 1972-1977 8 15 1 507 179 36.21 1 2 1 55 1
SM Gavaskar (INDIA) 1972-1985 22 39 2 1331 172 35.97 2 8 1 153 4
RT Spooner (ENG) 1951-1952 5 10 1 319 92 35.44 0 3 1 - 0
AL Wadekar (INDIA) 1972-1973 5 10 1 312 90 34.66 0 2 2 39 1
MJK Smith (ENG) 1961-1964 9 15 2 432 75* 33.23 0 3 3 46+ 3
SA Durani (INDIA) 1961-1973 13 23 1 672 90 30.54 0 5 2 88 13
V Sehwag (INDIA) 2001-2012 11 19 1 543 117 30.16 1 3 4 73 8
BR Knight (ENG) 1961-1964 9 11 1 301 127 30.10 1 0 0 38 0
L Amarnath (INDIA) 1933-1952 6 10 1 270 118 30.00 1 0 2 0+ 0
SMH Kirmani (INDIA) 1976-1985 17 25 5 597 102 29.85 1 3 3 71 2
APE Knott (ENG) 1972-1977 10 16 1 436 81* 29.06 0 3 0 58 0
K Srikkanth (INDIA) 1981-1985 6 10 1 260 84 28.88 0 2 2 27 3
A Flintoff (ENG) 2001-2008 8 13 0 374 70 28.76 0 5 2 47 7
BP Patel (INDIA) 1976-1977 5 10 0 286 83 28.60 0 2 0 35 0
IR Bell (ENG) 2006-2012 8 16 3 352 116* 27.07 1 1 1 44 1
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2006-2012 9 14 0 379 99 27.07 0 4 2 40 3
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 10 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v England at Chennai, 5th Test, Dec 16-20, 2016 [Test # 2241]
India v England at Mumbai, 4th Test, Dec 8-12, 2016 [Test # 2239]
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]