Best averages
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
BR Taylor (NZ) 1972-1972 4 172.2 39 478 27 7/74 9/182 17.70 2.77 38.2 2 0
SJ Harmison (ENG) 2004-2009 6 194.3 51 489 27 7/12 9/73 18.11 2.51 43.2 2 0
I Sharma (INDIA) 2011-2019 9 257.3 59 763 41 6/55 10/108 18.60 2.96 37.6 3 1
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2009-2018 4 175.1 41 408 21 6/33 8/129 19.42 2.32 50.0 2 0
CEH Croft (WI) 1977-1981 11 430.5 92 1301 66 8/29 9/95 19.71 3.01 39.1 3 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1981-1991 31 1112.0 206 3150 157 7/80 11/89 20.06 2.83 42.4 8 2
ARC Fraser (ENG) 1990-1998 12 427.2 108 1096 54 8/53 11/110 20.29 2.56 47.4 4 1
GD McGrath (AUS) 1995-2003 10 398.5 118 1035 50 6/47 10/78 20.70 2.59 47.8 6 1
MHN Walker (AUS) 1973-1973 5 271.1 83 539 26 6/114 6/99 20.73 1.98 62.5 3 0
LN Constantine (WI) 1930-1935 6 277.5 78 694 33 5/87 9/122 21.03 2.49 50.5 1 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 52 1887.3 540 4302 203 8/45 11/84 21.19 2.27 55.7 11 2
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1999-2003 7 277.0 89 594 28 5/39 6/79 21.21 2.14 59.3 1 0
NJN Hawke (AUS) 1965-1965 5 218.4 52 524 24 6/72 10/115 21.83 2.39 54.6 1 1
Yasir Shah (PAK) 2017-2017 3 188.2 40 549 25 7/94 9/177 21.96 2.91 45.2 3 0
KAJ Roach (WI) 2009-2019 30 1029.0 251 2944 133 6/48 10/146 22.13 2.86 46.4 7 1
J Garner (WI) 1977-1986 29 1047.2 264 2748 123 6/60 9/142 22.34 2.62 51.0 3 0
JO Holder (WI) 2014-2019 22 607.1 180 1505 67 6/59 11/103 22.46 2.47 54.3 4 1
AW Greig (ENG) 1974-1974 5 207.1 45 543 24 8/86 13/156 22.62 2.62 51.7 3 1
CD Collymore (WI) 1999-2006 13 433.1 103 1094 48 7/57 11/134 22.79 2.52 54.1 4 1
M Muralitharan (SL) 1997-2008 6 313.3 66 851 37 5/34 8/106 23.00 2.71 50.8 4 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1983-1989 9 300.4 63 809 35 6/84 8/118 23.11 2.69 51.5 2 0
NM Lyon (AUS) 2012-2015 5 184.3 52 491 21 5/68 7/156 23.38 2.66 52.7 1 0
CJ McDermott (AUS) 1991-1991 5 192.5 38 564 24 5/80 8/128 23.50 2.92 48.2 1 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2001 58 2250.0 520 5428 229 6/54 10/101 23.70 2.41 58.9 8 1
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1986 23 718.5 157 2043 86 6/65 7/114 23.75 2.84 50.1 2 0
GP Swann (ENG) 2009-2009 3 180.2 52 457 19 5/57 8/149 24.05 2.53 56.9 2 0
FA Rose (WI) 1997-2000 11 305.1 66 868 36 6/100 7/96 24.11 2.84 50.8 1 0
ST Gabriel (WI) 2013-2019 25 670.5 150 2011 83 8/62 13/121 24.22 2.99 48.4 4 1
IR Bishop (WI) 1989-1998 21 613.1 137 1744 71 6/87 8/120 24.56 2.84 51.8 3 0
JM Anderson (ENG) 2009-2019 10 346.3 95 893 36 6/42 7/77 24.80 2.57 57.7 2 0
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1993-2000 6 166.5 26 596 24 5/104 9/127 24.83 3.57 41.7 1 0
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2001 5 192.0 51 499 20 4/54 6/123 24.95 2.59 57.6 0 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1977-1988 8 366.0 70 1206 48 7/80 11/121 25.12 3.29 45.7 3 1
N Deonarine (WI) 2005-2012 10 166.5 43 434 17 4/37 6/80 25.52 2.60 58.8 0 0
RA Harper (WI) 1984-1986 7 212.0 68 410 16 4/56 4/55 25.62 1.93 79.5 0 0
WW Hall (WI) 1960-1968 19 672.0 134 1911 74 7/69 9/105 25.82 2.84 54.4 5 0
Harbhajan Singh (INDIA) 2002-2011 8 336.5 66 931 36 5/13 8/180 25.86 2.76 56.1 3 0
BP Patterson (WI) 1986-1992 13 331.1 47 1126 43 5/83 7/74 26.18 3.40 46.2 1 0
B Lee (AUS) 2003-2008 7 277.1 63 918 35 5/59 8/110 26.22 3.31 47.5 1 0
D Ramnarine (WI) 1998-2001 7 381.3 130 765 29 5/78 6/99 26.37 2.00 78.9 1 0
JE Taylor (WI) 2003-2015 22 694.0 152 2202 83 6/47 9/95 26.53 3.17 50.1 3 0
AS Joseph (WI) 2016-2019 7 201.2 49 614 23 3/53 4/50 26.69 3.04 52.5 0 0
Nasim-ul-Ghani (PAK) 1958-1958 5 198.1 48 508 19 6/67 8/120 26.73 2.56 62.5 2 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1988-2000 9 341.3 74 941 35 6/61 11/110 26.88 2.75 58.5 2 1
R Benaud (AUS) 1955-1955 5 184.5 47 485 18 4/15 5/58 26.94 2.62 61.6 0 0
GAE Paine (ENG) 1935-1935 4 174.0 39 467 17 5/168 5/168 27.47 2.68 61.4 1 0
CE Cuffy (WI) 2001-2002 8 302.0 97 638 23 3/53 5/102 27.73 2.11 78.7 0 0
JB Statham (ENG) 1954-1960 7 283.4 66 746 26 4/64 6/140 28.69 2.62 65.4 0 0
DW Headley (ENG) 1998-1998 6 171.3 29 546 19 4/77 6/127 28.73 3.18 54.1 0 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 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
West Indies v India at Kingston, 2nd Test, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2019 [Test # 2359]
West Indies v India at North Sound, 1st Test, Aug 22-25, 2019 [Test # 2358]
West Indies v England at Gros Islet, 3rd Test, Feb 9-12, 2019 [Test # 2346]