Worst career bowling average
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
M Mbangwa (ZIM) 1996-2002 29 1369 1140 11 2/24 103.63 4.99 124.4 0 0
Naimur Rahman (BDESH) 1995-2002 29 1094 904 10 2/51 90.40 4.95 109.4 0 0
ML Nkala (ZIM) 1998-2006 50 1582 1570 22 3/12 71.36 5.95 71.9 0 0
Ijaz Faqih (PAK) 1980-1988 27 1116 819 13 4/43 63.00 4.40 85.8 1 0
LJ Wright (ENG) 2007-2014 50 1038 884 15 2/34 58.93 5.10 69.2 0 0
AK Sharma (INDIA) 1988-1993 31 1140 875 15 3/41 58.33 4.60 76.0 0 0
JG Bracewell (NZ) 1983-1990 53 2447 1884 33 2/3 57.09 4.61 74.1 0 0
Enamul Haque (BDESH) 1990-2002 29 1238 1083 19 2/40 57.00 5.24 65.1 0 0
EAR de Silva (SL) 1986-1992 28 1374 967 17 3/38 56.88 4.22 80.8 0 0
AO Suji (KENYA) 1996-2008 60 1295 1175 21 2/14 55.95 5.44 61.6 0 0
MV Nagamootoo (WI) 2000-2002 24 1189 998 18 4/32 55.44 5.03 66.0 1 0
SC Williams (ZIM) 2005-2016 101 2737 2251 41 3/23 54.90 4.93 66.7 0 0
A Jadeja (INDIA) 1992-2000 196 1248 1094 20 3/3 54.70 5.25 62.4 0 0
S Prasanna (SL) 2011-2016 34 1651 1503 28 3/32 53.67 5.46 58.9 0 0
Manjural Islam (BDESH) 1999-2003 34 1591 1284 24 3/37 53.50 4.84 66.2 0 0
GC Smith (Afr/SA) 2002-2013 197 1026 951 18 3/30 52.83 5.56 57.0 0 0
Alok Kapali (BDESH) 2002-2011 69 1452 1255 24 3/49 52.29 5.18 60.5 0 0
AP Gurusinha (SL) 1985-1996 147 1585 1354 26 2/25 52.07 5.12 60.9 0 0
AJ Traicos (ZIM) 1983-1993 27 1524 987 19 3/35 51.94 3.88 80.2 0 0
Mushfiqur Rahman (BDESH) 2000-2004 28 1332 983 19 2/21 51.73 4.42 70.1 0 0
MH Yardy (ENG) 2006-2011 28 1332 1075 21 3/24 51.19 4.84 63.4 0 0
MA Suji (KENYA) 1996-2006 64 2952 2190 43 4/24 50.93 4.45 68.6 1 0
P Willey (ENG) 1977-1986 26 1031 659 13 3/33 50.69 3.83 79.3 0 0
DN Patel (NZ) 1987-1997 75 3251 2261 45 3/22 50.24 4.17 72.2 0 0
AR Whittall (ZIM) 1996-2000 63 3085 2251 45 3/23 50.02 4.37 68.5 0 0
KR Pushpakumara (SL) 1994-1999 31 1430 1181 24 3/25 49.20 4.95 59.5 0 0
SK Raina (INDIA) 2005-2015 223 2084 1769 36 3/34 49.13 5.09 57.8 0 0
SJ Benn (WI) 2008-2016 47 2387 1913 39 4/18 49.05 4.80 61.2 3 0
VB John (SL) 1982-1987 45 2311 1655 34 3/28 48.67 4.29 67.9 0 0
DS de Silva (SL) 1975-1985 41 2076 1557 32 3/29 48.65 4.50 64.8 0 0
TJ Friend (ZIM) 2000-2004 51 1930 1779 37 4/55 48.08 5.53 52.1 1 0
BS Sandhu (INDIA) 1982-1984 22 1110 763 16 3/27 47.68 4.12 69.3 0 0
A Ranatunga (SL) 1982-1999 269 4710 3757 79 4/14 47.55 4.78 59.6 1 0
DJG Sammy (WI) 2004-2015 126 4956 3851 81 4/26 47.54 4.66 61.1 1 0
DJ Capel (ENG) 1987-1990 23 1038 805 17 3/38 47.35 4.65 61.0 0 0
PR Stirling (IRE) 2008-2016 71 1948 1512 32 4/11 47.25 4.65 60.8 1 0
HH Kanitkar (INDIA) 1997-2000 34 1006 803 17 2/22 47.23 4.78 59.1 0 0
KD Ghavri (INDIA) 1975-1981 19 1033 708 15 3/40 47.20 4.11 68.8 0 0
NL McCullum (NZ) 2009-2015 84 3536 2956 63 3/24 46.92 5.01 56.1 0 0
P Utseya (ZIM) 2004-2015 164 8571 6239 133 5/36 46.90 4.36 64.4 2 1
CO Obuya (KENYA) 2001-2014 104 1818 1637 35 5/24 46.77 5.40 51.9 0 1
T Panyangara (ZIM) 2004-2016 65 3242 3024 65 3/28 46.52 5.59 49.8 0 0
MO Odumbe (KENYA) 1996-2003 61 2237 1807 39 4/38 46.33 4.84 57.3 1 0
MN Samuels (WI) 2000-2016 187 4901 3932 85 3/25 46.25 4.81 57.6 0 0
Farhad Reza (BDESH) 2006-2011 34 1139 1017 22 5/42 46.22 5.35 51.7 0 1
Rashid Khan (PAK) 1980-1985 29 1414 923 20 3/47 46.15 3.91 70.7 0 0
Hasibul Hossain (BDESH) 1995-2004 32 1375 1338 29 4/56 46.13 5.83 47.4 1 0
JA Rennie (ZIM) 1993-2000 44 1965 1564 34 3/27 46.00 4.77 57.7 0 0
MG Bevan (AUS) 1994-2004 232 1966 1655 36 3/36 45.97 5.05 54.6 0 0
SD Anurasiri (SL) 1986-1994 45 2100 1464 32 3/40 45.75 4.18 65.6 0 0
Shahadat Hossain (BDESH) 2006-2013 51 2198 2143 47 3/34 45.59 5.84 46.7 0 0
CJ Chibhabha (ZIM) 2005-2016 100 1649 1593 35 4/25 45.51 5.79 47.1 1 0
SR Patel (ENG) 2008-2013 36 1187 1091 24 5/41 45.45 5.51 49.4 0 1
TBA May (AUS) 1987-1995 47 2504 1772 39 3/19 45.43 4.24 64.2 0 0
BP Julian (AUS) 1993-1999 25 1146 997 22 3/40 45.31 5.21 52.0 0 0
KM Jarvis (ZIM) 2009-2013 24 1217 1221 27 3/36 45.22 6.01 45.0 0 0
JK Kamande (KENYA) 1999-2011 86 2619 2169 48 4/36 45.18 4.96 54.5 1 0
AH Omarshah (ZIM) 1983-1996 28 1077 812 18 3/33 45.11 4.52 59.8 0 0
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2016 330 5880 4778 106 4/4 45.07 4.87 55.4 3 0
RT Lyons (SCOT) 2006-2010 25 1093 901 20 3/21 45.05 4.94 54.6 0 0
RN Lewis (WI) 1997-2009 28 1150 983 22 3/43 44.68 5.12 52.2 0 0
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2012 463 8054 6850 154 5/32 44.48 5.10 52.2 4 2
MM Ali (ENG) 2014-2016 46 2296 1907 43 3/32 44.34 4.98 53.3 0 0
Mahmudullah (BDESH) 2007-2016 131 3618 3077 70 3/4 43.95 5.10 51.6 0 0
Sikandar Raza (ZIM) 2013-2016 62 1190 1011 23 3/40 43.95 5.09 51.7 0 0
Ata-ur-Rehman (PAK) 1992-1996 30 1492 1186 27 3/27 43.92 4.76 55.2 0 0
M Kartik (INDIA) 2002-2007 37 1907 1612 37 6/27 43.56 5.07 51.5 0 1
Aamer Sohail (PAK) 1990-2000 156 4836 3703 85 4/22 43.56 4.59 56.8 1 0
Manzoor Elahi (PAK) 1984-1995 54 1743 1262 29 3/22 43.51 4.34 60.1 0 0
RP Arnold (SL) 1997-2007 180 2157 1739 40 3/47 43.47 4.83 53.9 0 0
RR Singh (INDIA) 1989-2001 136 3734 2985 69 5/22 43.26 4.79 54.1 0 2
M Amarnath (INDIA) 1975-1989 85 2730 1971 46 3/12 42.84 4.33 59.3 0 0
Khaled Mahmud (BDESH) 1998-2006 77 3385 2865 67 4/19 42.76 5.07 50.5 1 0
Akram Raza (PAK) 1989-1995 49 2601 1611 38 3/18 42.39 3.71 68.4 0 0
E Chigumbura (Afr/ZIM) 2004-2016 205 4339 4274 101 4/28 42.31 5.91 42.9 1 0
JW Dernbach (ENG) 2011-2013 24 1234 1308 31 4/45 42.19 6.35 39.8 1 0
GA Gooch (ENG) 1976-1995 125 2066 1516 36 3/19 42.11 4.40 57.3 0 0
EAE Baptiste (WI) 1983-1990 43 2214 1511 36 2/10 41.97 4.09 61.5 0 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2004-2016 162 2907 2559 61 4/16 41.95 5.28 47.6 1 0
RK Chauhan (INDIA) 1993-1997 35 1634 1216 29 3/29 41.93 4.46 56.3 0 0
H Masakadza (ZIM) 2001-2016 170 1802 1590 38 3/39 41.84 5.29 47.4 0 0
GF Labrooy (SL) 1986-1992 44 2308 1876 45 5/57 41.68 4.87 51.2 1 1
Tapash Baisya (BDESH) 2002-2007 56 2608 2452 59 4/16 41.55 5.64 44.2 2 0
JEC Franklin (NZ) 2001-2013 110 3848 3354 81 5/42 41.40 5.22 47.5 0 1
YK Pathan (INDIA) 2008-2012 57 1490 1365 33 3/49 41.36 5.49 45.1 0 0
CB Mpofu (ZIM) 2004-2016 71 3342 3018 73 6/52 41.34 5.41 45.7 2 1
AM Blignaut (ZIM) 1999-2010 54 2348 2063 50 4/43 41.26 5.27 46.9 2 0
AY Karim (KENYA) 1996-2003 34 1568 1114 27 5/33 41.25 4.26 58.0 0 1
RC Irani (ENG) 1996-2003 31 1283 989 24 5/26 41.20 4.62 53.4 1 1
DA Marillier (ZIM) 2000-2003 48 1574 1235 30 4/38 41.16 4.70 52.4 1 0
DA Reeve (ENG) 1991-1996 29 1147 820 20 3/20 41.00 4.28 57.3 0 0
DJ Nash (NZ) 1992-2002 81 3416 2622 64 4/38 40.96 4.60 53.3 1 0
Tauseef Ahmed (PAK) 1982-1990 70 3250 2247 55 4/38 40.85 4.14 59.0 1 0
MS Panesar (ENG) 2007-2007 26 1308 980 24 3/25 40.83 4.49 54.5 0 0
RS Kalpage (SL) 1992-1999 86 3960 2975 73 4/36 40.75 4.50 54.2 2 0
KM Dabengwa (ZIM) 2005-2010 37 1109 936 23 3/15 40.69 5.06 48.2 0 0
GW Flower (ZIM) 1992-2010 221 5462 4225 104 4/32 40.62 4.64 52.5 2 0
AF Milne (NZ) 2012-2016 33 1463 1259 31 3/49 40.61 5.16 47.1 0 0
SB Doull (NZ) 1992-2000 42 1745 1459 36 4/25 40.52 5.01 48.4 1 0
J Botha (Afr/SA) 2005-2012 78 3823 2916 72 4/19 40.50 4.57 53.0 1 0
BMAJ Mendis (SL) 2010-2015 54 1337 1134 28 3/15 40.50 5.08 47.7 0 0
JN Maguire (AUS) 1983-1984 23 1009 769 19 3/61 40.47 4.57 53.1 0 0
DN Crookes (SA) 1994-2000 32 1221 1011 25 3/30 40.44 4.96 48.8 0 0
XJ Doherty (AUS) 2010-2015 60 2792 2224 55 4/28 40.43 4.77 50.7 3 0
DH Brain (ZIM) 1992-1995 23 1091 849 21 3/51 40.42 4.66 51.9 0 0
Naeem Islam (BDESH) 2008-2014 59 1743 1407 35 3/32 40.20 4.84 49.8 0 0
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/INDIA) 1999-2013 251 4392 3853 96 4/6 40.13 5.26 45.7 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, 2nd ODI, Dec 6, 2016 [ODI # 3812 - Live]
    » New Zealand 262 (47.2 ov, TA Boult 2*, JP Faulkner 2/69) - Match over
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, 1st ODI, Dec 4, 2016 [ODI # 3811]
Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, final, Nov 27, 2016 [ODI # 3810]

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