Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
AJ Strauss (ENG) 2004-2004 1 2 1 220 126 220.00 1 1 0
AL Hassett (AUS) 1950-1950 1 1 0 167 167 167.00 1 0 0
WW Wade (SA) 1949-1949 1 2 1 159 125 159.00 1 0 0
AR Morris (AUS) 1950-1950 1 1 0 157 157 157.00 1 0 0
N Hussain (ENG) 1999-1999 1 2 1 152 82 152.00 0 2 0
FG Mann (ENG) 1949-1949 1 2 1 138 136* 138.00 1 0 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 2020-2020 1 1 0 120 120 120.00 1 0 0
CP Mead (ENG) 1914-1914 1 1 0 117 117 117.00 1 0 0
Younis Khan (PAK) 2007-2007 1 2 1 112 67* 112.00 0 1 0
KC Brathwaite (WI) 2014-2014 1 1 0 106 106 106.00 1 0 0
BA Richards (SA) 1970-1970 1 2 0 207 126 103.50 1 1 0
KC Wessels (SA) 1992-1992 1 2 1 95 95* 95.00 0 1 1
Kamran Akmal (PAK) 2007-2007 1 2 1 90 57* 90.00 0 1 0
RG Pollock (SA) 1965-1970 3 6 2 357 137 89.25 2 1 0
VVS Laxman (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 1 0 89 89 89.00 0 1 0
SC Cook (SA) 2016-2016 1 2 0 176 117 88.00 1 1 0
MS Sinclair (NZ) 2000-2000 1 2 0 167 150 83.50 1 0 0
MN Samuels (WI) 2007-2014 2 3 0 235 101 78.33 1 1 0
B Mitchell (SA) 1949-1949 1 2 0 155 99 77.50 0 2 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2014-2016 2 4 1 229 123 76.33 1 1 0
BOP Fernando (SL) 2019-2019 1 2 1 75 75* 75.00 0 1 1
GA Hick (ENG) 1995-1995 1 2 1 73 62 73.00 0 1 0
KF Barrington (ENG) 1965-1965 1 1 0 72 72 72.00 0 1 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1992-1992 1 2 0 141 129 70.50 1 0 0
R Abel (ENG) 1889-1889 1 2 1 69 46 69.00 0 0 0
ME Waugh (AUS) 1997-1997 1 2 0 136 116 68.00 1 0 0
PAM Hands (SA) 1914-1914 1 2 0 132 83 66.00 0 1 0
AD Nourse (SA) 1949-1950 2 4 1 195 73 65.00 0 2 0
HW Taylor (SA) 1914-1914 1 2 0 129 87 64.50 0 1 0
TD Paine (AUS) 2018-2018 1 2 1 64 36 64.00 0 0 0
BL Irvine (SA) 1970-1970 1 2 0 127 102 63.50 1 0 0
BJ Watling (NZ) 2013-2013 1 2 0 126 63 63.00 0 2 0
G Boycott (ENG) 1965-1965 1 2 0 124 117 62.00 1 0 0
F du Plessis (SA) 2013-2020 7 12 3 553 137 61.44 2 3 0
JA Rudolph (SA) 2004-2004 1 2 0 121 93 60.50 0 1 0
ATW Grout (AUS) 1958-1958 1 2 1 60 35* 60.00 0 0 0
RM Cowper (AUS) 1967-1967 1 2 0 114 60 57.00 0 2 0
AP Sheahan (AUS) 1970-1970 1 2 0 113 67 56.50 0 1 0
CJL Rogers (AUS) 2014-2014 1 2 0 112 107 56.00 1 0 0
PT Barton (NZ) 1962-1962 1 2 0 111 109 55.50 1 0 0
L Klusener (SA) 1999-2001 3 4 0 218 174 54.50 1 0 0
MA Atherton (ENG) 1995-1999 2 4 0 217 108 54.25 1 1 0
FE Woolley (ENG) 1914-1914 1 1 0 54 54 54.00 0 1 0
DA Warner (AUS) 2014-2018 2 4 0 212 70 53.00 0 3 0
BKG Mendis (SL) 2016-2019 2 4 1 158 84* 52.66 0 2 1
RN Harvey (AUS) 1950-1958 2 3 0 153 116 51.00 1 0 0
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2018 8 13 1 591 126* 49.25 2 4 0
AD Mathews (SL) 2016-2016 1 2 0 98 59 49.00 0 1 0
R Benaud (AUS) 1958-1958 1 2 1 49 43 49.00 0 0 0
D Elgar (SA) 2013-2020 8 13 1 571 121 47.58 2 3 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
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, 3rd Test, Jan 16-20, 2020 [Test # 2380]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 21-23, 2019 [Test # 2348]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Mar 9-12, 2018 [Test # 2298]