Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
DG Bradman (Aus) 1928-1948 52 80 10 6996 334 99.94 29 13 7
RG Pollock (SA) 1963-1970 23 41 4 2256 274 60.97 7 11 1
GA Headley (WI) 1930-1954 22 40 4 2190 270* 60.83 10 5 2
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 1924-1935 54 84 9 4555 194 60.73 16 23 2
E Paynter (Eng) 1931-1939 20 31 5 1540 243 59.23 4 7 3
Mominul Haque (Ban) 2013-2015 15 28 4 1410 181 58.75 4 9 1
KF Barrington (Eng) 1955-1968 82 131 15 6806 256 58.67 20 35 5
ED Weekes (WI) 1948-1958 48 81 5 4455 207 58.61 15 19 6
WR Hammond (Eng) 1927-1947 85 140 16 7249 336* 58.45 22 24 4
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2015 132 229 17 12305 319 58.04 38 52 11
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 160 21 8032 365* 57.78 26 30 12
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1908-1930 61 102 7 5410 211 56.94 15 28 4
CL Walcott (WI) 1948-1960 44 74 7 3798 220 56.68 15 14 1
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1955 79 138 15 6971 364 56.67 19 33 5
SPD Smith (Aus) 2010-2015 28 54 8 2587 199 56.23 9 11 3
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 280 40 13289 224 55.37 45 58 16
GE Tyldesley (Eng) 1921-1929 14 20 2 990 122 55.00 3 6 2
CA Davis (WI) 1968-1973 15 29 5 1301 183 54.20 4 4 1
VG Kambli (India) 1993-1995 17 21 1 1084 227 54.20 4 3 3
JE Root (Eng) 2012-2015 27 49 7 2273 200* 54.11 6 11 2
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 87 151 19 7110 247* 53.86 24 31 12
AD Nourse (SA) 1935-1951 34 62 7 2960 231 53.81 9 14 3
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 200 329 33 15921 248* 53.78 51 68 14
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2015 101* 179 16 8643 313 53.02 29 29 16
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 232 6 11953 400* 52.88 34 48 17
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2015 82 141 13 6757 311* 52.78 23 28 7
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1993 124 189 21 8832 280* 52.57 23 43 6
R Dravid (ICC/India) 1996-2012 164 286 32 13288 270 52.31 36 63 8
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 1998-2010 90 156 12 7530 223 52.29 24 33 11
GS Ballance (Eng) 2014-2015 13 23 2 1096 156 52.19 4 5 2
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2015 98 162 16 7606 278* 52.09 21 36 3
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168 287 29 13378 257 51.85 41 62 17
F du Plessis (SA) 2012-2015 20 32 4 1447 137 51.67 4 7 1
J Ryder (Aus) 1920-1929 20 32 5 1394 201* 51.62 3 9 1
A Flower (Zim) 1992-2002 63 112 19 4794 232* 51.54 12 27 5
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2005-2013 79 137 16 6235 195 51.52 19 29 12
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 164 280 49 11867 203* 51.37 30 66 15
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 125 214 16 10122 236* 51.12 34 45 12
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168 260 46 10927 200 51.06 32 50 22
ML Hayden (Aus) 1994-2009 103 184 14 8625 380 50.73 30 29 14
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-2015 110 189 21 8511 329* 50.66 28 27 9
AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2015 49* 83 17 3340 160 50.60 4 21 1
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 156 265 44 11174 205 50.56 27 63 11
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 182 12 8540 291 50.23 24 45 10
DCS Compton (Eng) 1937-1957 78 131 15 5807 278 50.06 17 28 10
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 149 252 15 11814 374 49.84 34 50 15
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/Pak) 1992-2007 120 200 22 8830 329 49.60 25 46 15
FMM Worrell (WI) 1948-1963 51 87 9 3860 261 49.48 9 22 11
CP Mead (Eng) 1911-1928 17 26 2 1185 182* 49.37 4 3 3
V Sehwag (ICC/India) 2001-2013 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 23 32 16
KC Bland (SA) 1961-1966 21 39 5 1669 144* 49.08 3 9 2
B Mitchell (SA) 1929-1949 42 80 9 3471 189* 48.88 8 21 3
Hon.FS Jackson (Eng) 1893-1905 20 33 4 1415 144* 48.79 5 6 3
TT Samaraweera (SL) 2001-2013 81 132 20 5462 231 48.76 14 30 11
RN Harvey (Aus) 1948-1963 79 137 10 6149 205 48.41 21 24 7
KD Walters (Aus) 1965-1981 74 125 14 5357 250 48.26 15 33 4
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 205 13 9265 277 48.25 27 38 11
WH Ponsford (Aus) 1924-1934 29 48 4 2122 266 48.22 7 6 1
SJ McCabe (Aus) 1930-1938 39 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 4
DR Jardine (Eng) 1928-1934 22 33 6 1296 127 48.00 1 10 2
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Jul 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2169 - Live]
    » Pakistan 63/3 (21.4 ov, Asad Shafiq 4*, Azhar Ali 20*, N Pradeep 1/6)
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Jun 25-29, 2015 [Test # 2168]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, 1st Test, Jun 17-21, 2015 [Test # 2167]

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