Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
RN ten Doeschate (Neth) 2006-2011 33 32 9 1541 119 67.00 1757 87.70 5 9 1 130 29
HM Amla (SA) 2008-2015 111 108 9 5616 159 56.72 6250 89.85 20 28 2 548 35
MG Bevan (Aus) 1994-2004 232 196 67 6912 108* 53.58 9320 74.16 6 46 5 450 21
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2005-2015 183 176 30 7700 162* 52.73 7826 98.38 20 43 6 692 150
V Kohli (India) 2008-2015 153 145 22 6418 183 52.17 7138 89.91 22 33 10 613 60
MS Dhoni (Asia/India) 2004-2015 257 224 64 8298 183* 51.86 9323 89.00 9 56 7 647 178
IJL Trott (Eng) 2009-2013 68 65 10 2819 137 51.25 3658 77.06 4 22 5 216 3
TLW Cooper (Neth) 2010-2013 23 22 2 976 101 48.80 1391 70.16 1 8 0 82 4
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2012 185 157 44 5442 109* 48.15 6243 87.16 3 39 3 383 80
Zaheer Abbas (Pak) 1974-1985 62 60 6 2572 123 47.62 3033 84.80 7 13 2 213+ 22+
KS Williamson (NZ) 2010-2015 69 64 9 2601 145* 47.29 3136 82.94 6 16 4 222 19
IVA Richards (WI) 1975-1991 187 167 24 6721 189* 47.00 7451 90.20 11 45 7 600+ 126+
GM Turner (NZ) 1973-1983 41 40 6 1598 171* 47.00 2348 68.05 3 9 1 156+ 7+
AC Voges (Aus) 2007-2013 31 28 9 870 112* 45.78 998 87.17 1 4 0 61 10
JP Faulkner (Aus) 2013-2015 39 30 13 777 116 45.70 699 111.15 1 4 1 63 26
Fawad Alam (Pak) 2007-2014 35 33 12 948 114* 45.14 1263 75.05 1 6 2 58 6
CG Greenidge (WI) 1975-1991 128 127 13 5134 133* 45.03 7908 64.92 11 31 3 470+ 81+
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2012 463 452 41 18426 200* 44.83 21367 86.23 49 96 20 2016 195
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2015 240 218 44 7774 130 44.67 9894 78.57 8 56 10 641 50
DM Jones (Aus) 1984-1994 164 161 25 6068 145 44.61 8362 72.56 7 46 6 380+ 64+
S Dhawan (India) 2010-2015 56 55 3 2319 137 44.59 2578 89.95 7 12 2 270 27
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 314 53 11579 139 44.36 15885 72.89 17 86 17 911 137
ML Hayden (Aus/ICC) 1993-2008 161 155 15 6133 181* 43.80 7767 78.96 10 36 9 636 87
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 2002-2015 159 146 31 4993 96* 43.41 6754 73.92 0 41 6 334 79
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2013 181 169 33 5804 120* 42.67 7663 75.74 5 38 8 480 58
HH Dippenaar (Afr/SA) 1999-2007 107 95 14 3421 125* 42.23 5047 67.78 4 26 4 334 16
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 1995-2012 375 365 39 13704 164 42.03 17046 80.39 30 82 20 1231 162
GJ Bailey (Aus) 2012-2015 57 54 6 2017 156 42.02 2333 86.45 2 15 2 144 44
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/Pak) 1998-2010 288 273 40 9720 141* 41.71 12942 75.10 15 64 15 785 90
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1975-1996 233 218 41 7381 119* 41.70 11014 67.01 8 50 8 445+ 44+
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2011 268 251 40 8778 150 41.60 12408 70.74 11 59 6 722 85
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL) 2000-2015 401 377 41 13961 169 41.55 17750 78.65 23 93 15 1358 84
CJ Ferguson (Aus) 2009-2011 30 25 9 663 71* 41.43 777 85.32 0 5 0 64 0
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1994 238 237 28 8648 152* 41.37 13707 63.09 17 57 13 768+ 53+
AT Rayudu (India) 2013-2015 27 24 6 743 121* 41.27 984 75.50 1 5 0 60 12
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2006-2015 154 142 22 4942 131* 41.18 5995 82.43 12 29 7 407 110
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 137 50 3576 103* 41.10 3977 89.91 2 19 13 293 76
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1992-2007 311 300 23 11363 183 41.02 15416 73.70 22 72 16 1122 190
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2003 185 185 19 6798 188* 40.95 9436 72.04 13 45 11 659 20
DR Martyn (Aus) 1992-2006 208 182 51 5346 144* 40.80 6877 77.73 5 37 10 441 22
KP Pietersen (Eng/ICC) 2004-2013 136 125 16 4440 130 40.73 5128 86.58 9 25 7 427 77
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2007 299 289 32 10405 169 40.48 13086 79.51 19 63 16 1035+ 133+
AD Mathews (SL) 2008-2015 153 127 36 3678 139* 40.41 4365 84.26 1 25 11 284 56
NV Knight (Eng) 1996-2003 100 100 10 3637 125* 40.41 5085 71.52 5 25 6 327 21
JE Root (Eng) 2013-2015 52 49 5 1773 121 40.29 2192 80.88 4 8 2 132 15
GS Chappell (Aus) 1971-1983 74 72 14 2331 138* 40.18 3079 75.70 3 14 7 195 7
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2015 182 161 24 5501 185* 40.15 6126 89.79 9 31 12 548 124
JP Duminy (SA) 2004-2015 136 124 30 3765 150* 40.05 4486 83.92 4 20 7 239 56
BC Broad (Eng) 1987-1988 34 34 0 1361 106 40.02 2447 55.61 1 11 2 81 3
GR Marsh (Aus) 1986-1992 117 115 6 4357 126* 39.97 7790 55.93 9 22 4 302 22
KWR Fletcher (Eng) 1971-1982 24 22 3 757 131 39.84 1134 66.75 1 5 0 64+ 6+
SE Marsh (Aus) 2008-2015 46 45 2 1712 151 39.81 2212 77.39 3 10 3 167 18
A Symonds (Aus) 1998-2009 198 161 33 5088 156 39.75 5504 92.44 6 30 15 449 103
G Gambhir (India) 2003-2013 147 143 11 5238 150* 39.68 6144 85.25 11 34 11 561 17
CH Lloyd (WI) 1973-1985 87 69 19 1977 102 39.54 2434 81.22 1 11 1 160+ 30+
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/Pak) 1991-2007 378 350 53 11739 137* 39.52 15812 74.24 10 83 20 971 144
NH Fairbrother (Eng) 1987-1999 75 71 18 2092 113 39.47 2903 72.06 1 16 2 140 20
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2015 311 285 41 9630 161* 39.46 11205 85.94 21 42 10 1044 51
ME Waugh (Aus) 1988-2002 244 236 20 8500 173 39.35 11053 76.90 18 50 16 651 57
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1992 122 118 16 4010 118 39.31 5308 75.54 4 26 8 328 30
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1989-2003 247 244 19 8824 194 39.21 10938 80.67 20 43 15 938 97
GN Yallop (Aus) 1978-1984 30 27 6 823 66* 39.19 1288 63.89 0 7 1 64 3
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India) 1996-2011 344 318 40 10889 153 39.16 15284 71.24 12 83 13 950 42
SB Smith (Aus) 1983-1985 28 24 2 861 117 39.13 1319 65.27 2 8 1 67+ 0+
RA Smith (Eng) 1988-1996 71 70 8 2419 167* 39.01 3473 69.65 4 15 4 239 22
DS Lehmann (Aus) 1996-2005 117 101 22 3078 119 38.96 3784 81.34 4 17 4 227 14
RG Sharma (India) 2007-2015 130 124 22 3962 264 38.84 4851 81.67 6 24 9 335 80
RG Twose (NZ) 1995-2001 87 81 11 2717 103 38.81 3603 75.40 1 20 5 240 33
KJ Coetzer (Scot) 2008-2015 23 22 1 815 133 38.80 1038 78.51 1 6 1 105 7
Q de Kock (SA) 2013-2015 40 40 1 1513 135 38.79 1737 87.10 6 4 0 167 18
WJ Cronje (SA) 1992-2000 188 175 31 5565 112 38.64 7277 76.47 2 39 8 366 94
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 143 140 18 4704 107* 38.55 6476 72.63 4 34 3 378 29
DA Miller (SA) 2010-2015 67 60 20 1539 138* 38.47 1517 101.45 2 8 5 112 47
AJ Finch (Aus) 2013-2015 44 42 0 1600 148 38.09 1822 87.81 6 6 4 167 31
PN Kirsten (SA) 1991-1994 40 40 6 1293 97 38.02 2308 56.02 0 9 0 90 8

Minimum of 20 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Afghanistan at Perth, ICC Cricket World Cup 26th match, Mar 4, 2015 [ODI # 3623]
Pakistan v United Arab Emirates at Napier, ICC Cricket World Cup 25th match, Mar 4, 2015 [ODI # 3622]
Ireland v South Africa at Canberra, ICC Cricket World Cup 24th match, Mar 3, 2015 [ODI # 3621]

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