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Worst career bowling average (without qualification)
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
Naeem Islam (Ban) 2008-2012 8 574 303 1 1/11 1/27 303.00 3.16 574.0 0 0
RGCE Wijesuriya (SL) 1982-1985 4 586 294 1 1/68 1/77 294.00 3.01 586.0 0 0
RS Bopara (Eng) 2007-2012 13 434 290 1 1/39 1/39 290.00 4.00 434.0 0 0
JJ Warr (Eng) 1951-1951 2 584 281 1 1/76 1/139 281.00 2.88 584.0 0 0
Tareq Aziz (Ban) 2004-2004 3 360 261 1 1/76 1/76 261.00 4.35 360.0 0 0
Sohail Khan (Pak) 2009-2011 2 342 245 1 1/62 1/81 245.00 4.29 342.0 0 0
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 125 380 206 1 1/34 1/34 206.00 3.25 380.0 0 0
NR Chowdhury (India) 1949-1951 2 516 205 1 1/130 1/130 205.00 2.38 516.0 0 0
AH Jones (NZ) 1987-1995 39 328 194 1 1/40 1/40 194.00 3.54 328.0 0 0
MG Waite (Aus) 1938-1938 2 552 190 1 1/150 1/150 190.00 2.06 552.0 0 0
G Gladstone (WI) 1930-1930 1 300 189 1 1/139 1/189 189.00 3.78 300.0 0 0
KE Palmer (Eng) 1965-1965 1 378 189 1 1/113 1/189 189.00 3.00 378.0 0 0
KLT Arthurton (WI) 1988-1995 33 473 183 1 1/17 1/17 183.00 2.32 473.0 0 0
MM Patel (Eng) 1996-1996 2 276 180 1 1/101 1/148 180.00 3.91 276.0 0 0
ASA Perera (SL) 1998-2001 3 408 180 1 1/104 1/126 180.00 2.64 408.0 0 0
CS Nayudu (India) 1934-1952 11 522 359 2 1/19 1/19 179.50 4.12 261.0 0 0
VR Brown (NZ) 1985-1985 2 342 176 1 1/17 1/113 176.00 3.08 342.0 0 0
S Matsikenyeri (Zim) 2003-2005 8 483 345 2 1/58 1/58 172.50 4.28 241.5 0 0
DL Freeman (NZ) 1933-1933 2 240 169 1 1/91 1/91 169.00 4.22 240.0 0 0
TW Graveney (Eng) 1951-1969 79 260 167 1 1/34 1/34 167.00 3.85 260.0 0 0
S Shivnarine (WI) 1978-1979 8 336 167 1 1/13 1/21 167.00 2.98 336.0 0 0
NM Kulkarni (India) 1997-2001 3 738 332 2 1/70 1/137 166.00 2.69 369.0 0 0
CA Davis (WI) 1968-1973 15 894 330 2 1/27 1/29 165.00 2.21 447.0 0 0
GE Tribe (Aus) 1946-1947 3 760 330 2 2/48 2/67 165.00 2.60 380.0 0 0
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1908-1930 61 376 165 1 1/19 1/30 165.00 2.63 376.0 0 0
KR Rutherford (NZ) 1985-1995 56 256 161 1 1/38 1/38 161.00 3.77 256.0 0 0
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 76 300 155 1 1/34 1/34 155.00 3.10 300.0 0 0
HH Alexander (Aus) 1933-1933 1 276 154 1 1/129 1/154 154.00 3.34 276.0 0 0
JW Hastings (Aus) 2012-2012 1 234 153 1 1/51 1/153 153.00 3.92 234.0 0 0
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 115 408 302 2 1/20 1/20 151.00 4.44 204.0 0 0
Aminul Islam (Ban) 2000-2002 13 198 149 1 1/66 1/66 149.00 4.51 198.0 0 0
Mominul Haque (Ban) 2013-2014 7 235 149 1 1/10 1/20 149.00 3.80 235.0 0 0
LMP Simmons (WI) 2009-2011 8 192 147 1 1/60 1/60 147.00 4.59 192.0 0 0
GPD Hartigan (SA) 1912-1914 5 252 141 1 1/72 1/72 141.00 3.35 252.0 0 0
AL Padmore (WI) 1976-1976 2 474 135 1 1/36 1/134 135.00 1.70 474.0 0 0
Rajin Saleh (Ban) 2003-2008 24 438 268 2 1/9 1/21 134.00 3.67 219.0 0 0
AEV Hartkopf (Aus) 1925-1925 1 240 134 1 1/120 1/134 134.00 3.35 240.0 0 0
JL Ontong (SA) 2002-2004 2 185 133 1 1/79 1/123 133.00 4.31 185.0 0 0
JA Morkel (SA) 2009-2009 1 192 132 1 1/44 1/132 132.00 4.12 192.0 0 0
SV Nayak (India) 1982-1982 2 231 132 1 1/16 1/82 132.00 3.42 231.0 0 0
GM Ewing (Zim) 2003-2005 3 426 260 2 1/27 1/46 130.00 3.66 213.0 0 0
DW Begbie (SA) 1948-1950 5 160 130 1 1/38 1/38 130.00 4.87 160.0 0 0
EAR de Silva (SL) 1985-1991 10 2328 1032 8 2/67 2/124 129.00 2.65 291.0 0 0
FGJ Ford (Eng) 1894-1895 5 204 129 1 1/47 1/47 129.00 3.79 204.0 0 0
JW Martin (Eng) 1947-1947 1 270 129 1 1/111 1/129 129.00 2.86 270.0 0 0
MJK Smith (Eng) 1958-1972 50 214 128 1 1/10 1/10 128.00 3.58 214.0 0 0
J Newman (NZ) 1932-1933 3 425 254 2 2/76 2/76 127.00 3.58 212.5 0 0
J Worrall (Aus) 1885-1899 11 255 127 1 1/97 1/97 127.00 2.98 255.0 0 0
AH Omarshah (Zim) 1992-1996 3 186 125 1 1/46 1/82 125.00 4.03 186.0 0 0
CM Willoughby (SA) 2003-2003 2 300 125 1 1/47 1/79 125.00 2.50 300.0 0 0
CT Sarwate (India) 1946-1951 9 658 374 3 1/16 1/16 124.66 3.41 219.3 0 0
KBJ Azad (India) 1981-1983 7 750 373 3 2/84 2/106 124.33 2.98 250.0 0 0
AC Agar (Aus) 2013-2013 2 504 248 2 2/82 2/106 124.00 2.95 252.0 0 0
Abul Hasan (Ban) 2012-2013 3 528 371 3 2/80 2/101 123.66 4.21 176.0 0 0
BP Nash (WI) 2008-2011 21 492 247 2 1/21 1/21 123.50 3.01 246.0 0 0
MJ Haslam (NZ) 1992-1995 4 493 245 2 1/33 1/33 122.50 2.98 246.5 0 0
A Khan (Eng) 2009-2009 1 174 122 1 1/111 1/122 122.00 4.20 174.0 0 0
RW Morgan (NZ) 1965-1972 20 1114 609 5 1/16 1/16 121.80 3.28 222.8 0 0
N Ncube (Zim) 2011-2011 1 210 121 1 1/80 1/121 121.00 3.45 210.0 0 0
AJ McKay (NZ) 2010-2010 1 186 120 1 1/120 1/120 120.00 3.87 186.0 0 0
IM Sinclair (NZ) 1956-1956 2 233 120 1 1/79 1/79 120.00 3.09 233.0 0 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131 - Live]
    » Sri Lanka 5/0 (0.5 ov, JK Silva 4*, WU Tharanga 1*, DW Steyn 0/5)
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]

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