Worst career bowling average
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
EAR de Silva (SL) 1985-1991 10 2328 1032 8 2/67 2/124 129.00 2.65 291.0 0 0
ML Jaisimha (INDIA) 1959-1971 39 2097 829 9 2/54 2/54 92.11 2.37 233.0 0 0
IDK Salisbury (ENG) 1992-2000 15 2492 1539 20 4/163 5/122 76.95 3.70 124.6 0 0
Rubel Hossain (BDESH) 2009-2015 23 3732 2429 32 5/166 5/210 75.90 3.90 116.6 1 0
CZ Harris (NZ) 1992-2002 23 2560 1170 16 2/16 3/117 73.12 2.74 160.0 0 0
DR O'Sullivan (NZ) 1973-1976 11 2744 1224 18 5/148 5/148 68.00 2.67 152.4 1 0
Abdur Razzak (BDESH) 2006-2014 12 2817 1550 23 3/93 4/144 67.39 3.30 122.4 0 0
KR Stackpole (AUS) 1966-1974 43 2321 1001 15 2/33 2/57 66.73 2.58 154.7 0 0
IM Chappell (AUS) 1964-1980 75 2873 1316 20 2/21 2/31 65.80 2.74 143.6 0 0
MF Maharoof (SL) 2004-2011 22 2940 1631 25 4/52 5/122 65.24 3.32 117.6 0 0
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-2000 93 2373 1040 16 2/17 2/20 65.00 2.62 148.3 0 0
HA Gomes (WI) 1976-1987 60 2401 930 15 2/20 3/39 62.00 2.32 160.0 0 0
BA Murphy (ZIM) 2000-2001 11 2153 1113 18 3/32 4/55 61.83 3.10 119.6 0 0
GW Flower (ZIM) 1992-2004 67 3378 1537 25 4/41 8/104 61.48 2.73 135.1 0 0
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 5170 1964 32 2/17 3/51 61.37 2.27 161.5 0 0
VS Hazare (INDIA) 1946-1953 30 2840 1220 20 4/29 4/29 61.00 2.57 142.0 0 0
MN Samuels (WI) 2000-2016 71 4392 2445 41 4/13 6/50 59.63 3.34 107.1 0 0
ED Solkar (INDIA) 1969-1977 27 2265 1070 18 3/28 3/38 59.44 2.83 125.8 0 0
Tapash Baisya (BDESH) 2002-2005 21 3370 2137 36 4/72 6/117 59.36 3.80 93.6 0 0
GI Allott (NZ) 1996-1999 10 2023 1111 19 4/74 4/106 58.47 3.29 106.4 0 0
Manjural Islam (BDESH) 2001-2004 17 2970 1605 28 6/81 6/81 57.32 3.24 106.0 1 0
Enamul Haque (BDESH) 2001-2003 10 2230 1027 18 4/136 4/136 57.05 2.76 123.8 0 0
GA Hick (ENG) 1991-2001 65 3057 1306 23 4/126 5/28 56.78 2.56 132.9 0 0
DCS Compton (ENG) 1937-1957 78 2710 1410 25 5/70 5/77 56.40 3.12 108.4 1 0
JB Mortimore (ENG) 1959-1964 9 2162 733 13 3/36 3/60 56.38 2.03 166.3 0 0
M Amarnath (INDIA) 1969-1988 69 3676 1782 32 4/63 4/63 55.68 2.90 114.8 0 0
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2013 200 4240 2492 46 3/10 3/14 54.17 3.52 92.1 0 0
Majid Khan (PAK) 1964-1983 63 3584 1456 27 4/45 4/56 53.92 2.43 132.7 0 0
Mohammad Sami (PAK) 2001-2012 36 7499 4483 85 5/36 8/106 52.74 3.58 88.2 2 0
SC Ganguly (INDIA) 1996-2008 113 3117 1681 32 3/28 3/37 52.53 3.23 97.4 0 0
EJ Gray (NZ) 1983-1988 10 2076 886 17 3/73 4/64 52.11 2.56 122.1 0 0
AG Cremer (ZIM) 2005-2016 15 2922 1924 37 4/4 7/227 52.00 3.95 78.9 0 0
AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2016 62 3504 1609 31 4/44 4/60 51.90 2.75 113.0 0 0
Shahadat Hossain (BDESH) 2005-2015 38 5380 3731 72 6/27 9/97 51.81 4.16 74.7 4 0
L Tuckett (SA) 1947-1949 9 2104 980 19 5/68 6/195 51.57 2.79 110.7 2 0
B Mitchell (SA) 1929-1949 42 2525 1380 27 5/87 5/87 51.11 3.27 93.5 1 0
DJ Capel (ENG) 1987-1990 15 2000 1064 21 3/88 4/154 50.66 3.19 95.2 0 0
AM Moir (NZ) 1951-1959 17 2650 1418 28 6/155 6/155 50.64 3.21 94.6 2 0
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2011 87 2022 1163 23 4/37 7/96 50.56 3.45 87.9 0 0
MN Hart (NZ) 1994-1995 14 3086 1438 29 5/77 8/134 49.58 2.79 106.4 1 0
JC Adams (WI) 1992-2001 54 2853 1336 27 5/17 5/49 49.48 2.80 105.6 1 0
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2002 102 13794 5635 114 5/26 7/178 49.42 2.45 121.0 4 0
Haseeb Ahsan (PAK) 1958-1962 12 2835 1330 27 6/202 6/202 49.25 2.81 105.0 2 0
OAC Banks (WI) 2003-2005 10 2401 1367 28 4/87 6/127 48.82 3.41 85.7 0 0
JW Hearne (ENG) 1911-1926 24 2926 1462 30 5/49 6/107 48.73 2.99 97.5 1 0
JS Patel (NZ) 2006-2016 21 5221 2812 58 5/110 6/151 48.48 3.23 90.0 1 0
GRJ Matthews (AUS) 1983-1993 33 6271 2942 61 5/103 10/249 48.22 2.81 102.8 2 1
DBL Powell (WI) 2002-2009 37 7077 4068 85 5/25 7/114 47.85 3.44 83.2 1 0
Inshan Ali (WI) 1971-1977 12 3718 1621 34 5/59 7/158 47.67 2.61 109.3 1 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2010-2016 31 5774 3193 67 4/78 6/105 47.65 3.31 86.1 0 0
PJ Wiseman (NZ) 1998-2005 25 5660 2903 61 5/82 8/144 47.59 3.07 92.7 2 0
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 2001-2015 35 2712 1519 32 4/33 7/59 47.46 3.36 84.7 0 0
V Sehwag (ICC/INDIA) 2001-2013 104 3731 1894 40 5/104 5/118 47.35 3.04 93.2 1 0
AB Agarkar (INDIA) 1998-2006 26 4857 2745 58 6/41 8/160 47.32 3.39 83.7 1 0
RF Surti (INDIA) 1960-1969 26 3870 1962 42 5/74 6/161 46.71 3.04 92.1 1 0
IS Sodhi (NZ) 2013-2016 14 2826 1774 38 4/60 7/79 46.68 3.76 74.3 0 0
MD Craig (NZ) 2014-2016 15 3669 2326 50 7/94 10/203 46.52 3.80 73.3 1 1
CG Borde (INDIA) 1958-1969 55 5695 2417 52 5/88 6/132 46.48 2.54 109.5 1 0
GA Gooch (ENG) 1975-1995 118 2655 1069 23 3/39 5/69 46.47 2.41 115.4 0 0
V Pollard (NZ) 1965-1973 32 4421 1853 40 3/3 5/57 46.32 2.51 110.5 0 0
GS Ramchand (INDIA) 1952-1960 33 4976 1899 41 6/49 7/76 46.31 2.28 121.3 1 0
C Pringle (NZ) 1990-1995 14 2985 1389 30 7/52 11/152 46.30 2.79 99.5 1 1
Mahmudullah (BDESH) 2009-2016 29 2967 1703 37 5/51 8/110 46.02 3.44 80.1 1 0
ACB Langton (SA) 1935-1939 15 4199 1827 40 5/58 6/89 45.67 2.61 104.9 1 0
AH Kardar (INDIA/PAK) 1946-1958 26 2712 954 21 3/35 5/73 45.42 2.11 129.1 0 0
PR Sleep (AUS) 1979-1990 14 2982 1397 31 5/72 5/99 45.06 2.81 96.1 1 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

Minimum of 2000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2016 [Test # 2237]
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, 3rd Test, Nov 24-27, 2016 [Test # 2236]

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