Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
GS Blewett (AUS) 1997-1997 1 1 0 214 214 214.00 1 0 0 33 0
MG Johnson (AUS) 2009-2011 2 4 3 175 96* 175.00 0 1 0 22 5
KD Mackay (AUS) 1957-1958 2 3 2 151 83* 151.00 0 2 0 - 1
Azhar Mahmood (PAK) 1998-1998 1 1 0 136 136 136.00 1 0 0 16 2
R Benaud (AUS) 1957-1958 2 2 0 222 122 111.00 2 0 0 20+ 1
AC Gilchrist (AUS) 2002-2006 2 3 1 216 204* 108.00 1 0 1 22 8
JR Reid (NZ) 1961-1962 2 4 1 316 142 105.33 1 2 0 48 3
PH Parfitt (ENG) 1964-1965 2 3 1 196 122* 98.00 1 1 0 28 0
ME Trescothick (ENG) 2005-2005 1 2 0 196 180 98.00 1 0 0 27 4
B Lee (AUS) 2002-2006 2 3 2 92 64 92.00 0 1 0 11 2
DR Martyn (AUS) 2002-2006 2 3 0 255 133 85.00 2 0 0 32 1
MTG Elliott (AUS) 1997-1997 1 1 0 85 85 85.00 0 1 0 13 1
SR Waugh (AUS) 1994-2002 3 4 1 237 160 79.00 1 0 1 33 0
RW Barber (ENG) 1964-1965 2 2 0 158 97 79.00 0 2 0 15 0
V Kohli (IND) 2013-2018 2 4 0 310 119 77.50 1 2 0 42 0
JE Root (ENG) 2016-2020 2 4 1 231 110 77.00 1 2 0 28 1
BL Irvine (SA) 1970-1970 1 2 0 152 79 76.00 0 2 0 14 3
KF Barrington (ENG) 1964-1965 2 3 0 225 121 75.00 1 1 0 29 2
ER Dexter (ENG) 1964-1965 2 3 0 210 172 70.00 1 0 1 32 0
SC Ganguly (IND) 1997-2006 2 4 1 209 73 69.66 0 3 0 32 3
DT Lindsay (SA) 1964-1970 4 7 1 402 182 67.00 2 1 1 49 9
PL Symcox (SA) 1998-1998 2 2 0 133 108 66.50 1 0 0 19 0
R Dravid (IND) 1997-2006 2 4 0 262 148 65.50 1 1 0 37 0
MA Atherton (ENG) 1995-1999 2 4 1 194 185* 64.66 1 0 2 31 0
MJ North (AUS) 2009-2009 1 2 0 122 117 61.00 1 0 0 13 0
GH Vihari (IND) 2022-2022 1 2 1 60 40* 60.00 0 0 0 9 0
PD Collingwood (ENG) 2010-2010 1 2 0 118 71 59.00 0 1 0 17 3
MP Vaughan (ENG) 1999-2005 2 4 1 174 82* 58.00 0 2 0 24 1
SA Thomson (NZ) 1994-1994 1 2 0 113 84 56.50 0 1 0 19 0
BC Lara (WI) 1998-2003 2 4 0 225 202 56.25 1 0 0 35 2
DJ Cullinan (SA) 1994-2000 9 15 3 649 122* 54.08 2 4 2 90 2
JW Burke (AUS) 1957-1958 2 4 2 107 81 53.50 0 1 0 - 0
MA Wood (ENG) 2020-2020 1 2 1 53 35* 53.00 0 0 0 5 3
HM Amla (SA) 2006-2019 13 24 2 1144 176* 52.00 3 7 1 152 1
Shadab Khan (PAK) 2019-2019 1 2 1 52 47* 52.00 0 0 0 8 0
RWT Key (ENG) 2005-2005 1 2 0 102 83 51.00 0 1 0 15 1
VVS Laxman (IND) 1997-2006 2 3 1 101 73 50.50 0 1 0 17 0
KC Bland (SA) 1961-1966 5 9 2 350 144* 50.00 1 1 2 30+ 5
DC Boon (AUS) 1994-1994 1 2 0 100 83 50.00 0 1 0 11 0
BA Richards (SA) 1970-1970 1 2 0 100 65 50.00 0 1 0 15 1
Saleem Malik (PAK) 1995-1995 1 2 0 100 99 50.00 0 1 0 16 0
D Elgar (SA) 2013-2022 9 16 3 647 127 49.76 1 3 0 87 3
DJ McGlew (SA) 1957-1962 4 7 0 348 120 49.71 2 1 0 10+ 2
RG Pollock (SA) 1964-1970 5 9 1 392 90 49.00 0 5 0 57+ 3
HH Gibbs (SA) 1998-2007 8 14 1 635 161 48.84 1 5 2 99 2
RA Smith (ENG) 1995-1995 1 2 0 96 52 48.00 0 1 0 16 1
GC Smith (SA) 2002-2013 11 20 1 910 132 47.89 2 7 1 138 1
CA Pujara (IND) 2013-2022 3 6 0 285 153 47.50 1 2 0 41 0
EJ Barlow (SA) 1961-1970 7 12 0 566 110 47.16 1 4 0 66+ 3
PS de Villiers (SA) 1994-1995 3 5 3 93 66* 46.50 0 1 0 12 3
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
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v India at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2022 [Test # 2445]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-5, 2021 [Test # 2401]
South Africa v England at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 24-27, 2020 [Test # 2382]