Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
KC Sangakkara 2000-2015 134 233 17 12400 319 57.40 38 52 11
DPMD Jayawardene 1997-2014 149 252 15 11814 374 49.84 34 50 15
TT Samaraweera 2001-2013 81 132 20 5462 231 48.76 14 30 11
AD Mathews 2009-2022 100 178 24 6953 200* 45.14 13 38 4
LD Chandimal 2011-2022 70 127 13 4936 206* 43.29 13 24 5
PA de Silva 1984-2002 93 159 11 6361 267 42.97 20 22 7
HP Tillakaratne 1989-2004 83 131 25 4545 204* 42.87 11 20 9
TM Dilshan 1999-2013 87 145 11 5492 193 40.98 16 23 14
ST Jayasuriya 1991-2007 110 188 14 6973 340 40.07 14 31 15
FDM Karunaratne 2012-2022 82 158 6 6023 244 39.62 14 31 12
MS Atapattu 1990-2007 90 156 15 5502 249 39.02 16 17 22
AP Gurusinha 1985-1996 41 70 7 2452 143 38.92 7 8 3
DM de Silva 2016-2022 45 81 6 2815 173 37.53 9 10 6
MG Vandort 2001-2008 20 33 2 1144 140 36.90 4 4 3
RL Dias 1982-1987 20 36 1 1285 109 36.71 3 8 2
BOP Fernando 2019-2022 19 33 4 1039 102 35.82 1 7 2
A Ranatunga 1982-2000 93 155 12 5105 135* 35.69 4 38 12
SM Warnapura 2007-2009 14 24 1 821 120 35.69 2 7 5
ARS Silva 2017-2019 12 23 3 702 109 35.10 1 5 2
BKG Mendis 2015-2022 54 103 4 3402 196 34.36 7 15 11
NT Paranavitana 2009-2012 32 60 5 1792 111 32.58 2 11 9
WU Tharanga 2005-2017 31 58 3 1754 165 31.89 3 8 6
LRD Mendis 1982-1988 24 43 1 1329 124 31.64 4 8 2
N Dickwella 2014-2022 53 94 7 2750 96 31.60 0 22 3
MDKJ Perera 2015-2021 22 41 3 1177 153* 30.97 2 7 5
UC Hathurusingha 1991-1999 26 44 1 1274 83 29.62 0 8 2
HAPW Jayawardene 2000-2015 58 83 11 2124 154* 29.50 4 5 9
RS Madugalle 1982-1988 21 39 4 1029 103 29.40 1 7 4
RS Mahanama 1986-1998 52 89 1 2576 225 29.27 4 11 7
S Wettimuny 1982-1987 23 43 1 1221 190 29.07 2 6 5
JK Silva 2011-2018 39 74 0 2099 139 28.36 3 12 6
RP Arnold 1997-2004 44 69 4 1821 123 28.01 3 10 7
UDU Chandana 1999-2005 16 24 1 616 92 26.78 0 2 0
HDRL Thirimanne 2011-2022 44 85 6 2088 155* 26.43 3 10 11
RS Kaluwitharana 1992-2004 49 78 4 1933 132* 26.12 3 9 5
JR Ratnayeke 1982-1989 22 38 6 807 93 25.21 0 5 5
WPUJC Vaas 1994-2009 111 162 35 3089 100* 24.32 1 13 12
DS de Silva 1982-1984 12 22 3 406 61 21.36 0 2 3
HDPK Dharmasena 1993-2004 31 51 7 868 62* 19.72 0 3 4
MDK Perera 2014-2021 43 77 8 1303 95 18.88 0 7 14
MF Maharoof 2004-2011 22 34 4 556 72 18.53 0 3 1
J Mubarak 2002-2015 13 23 1 385 49 17.50 0 0 5
HMRKB Herath 1999-2018 93 144 28 1699 80* 14.64 0 3 23
KMDN Kulasekara 2005-2014 21 28 1 391 64 14.48 0 1 4
RJ Ratnayake 1983-1992 23 36 6 433 56 14.43 0 2 5
ALF de Mel 1982-1986 17 28 5 326 34 14.17 0 0 5
RMS Eranga 2011-2016 19 26 11 193 45* 12.86 0 0 4
KTGD Prasad 2008-2015 25 39 2 476 47 12.86 0 0 8
M Muralidaran 1992-2010 132 162 56 1259 67 11.87 0 1 32
SL Malinga 2004-2010 30 37 13 275 64 11.45 0 1 9
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

Minimum of 20 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, ICC World Test Championship 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2022 [Test # 2473]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, ICC World Test Championship 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2022 [Test # 2472]
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, ICC World Test Championship 2nd Test, Jul 8-11, 2022 [Test # 2471]