Finding an ideal ODI batting measure

The best ODI batsmen

August 14, 2008

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Batting Index = (Runs/Innings) + (40.0 * Strike Rate)

SNo LH Batsman             Ctry Mat Inns   Runs    Avge   StRt   Idx3
  1   Richards I.V.A       Win  187  167   6721   40.25   88.7  75.71
  2   Tendulkar S.R        Ind  417  407  16361   40.20   85.5  74.39
  3   Zaheer Abbas         Pak   62   60   2572   42.87   78.6  74.31
  4 ~ Gilchrist A.C        Aus  287  279   9619   34.48   96.9  73.25
  5   Pietersen K.P        Eng   76   70   2687   38.39   86.6  73.05
  6   Dhoni M.S            Ind  115  101   3536   35.01   91.9  71.79
  7   Sehwag V             Ind  191  186   5867   31.54   99.7  71.43
  8 ~ Hayden M.L           Aus  161  155   6132   39.56   78.9  71.14
  9 ~ Smith G.C            Saf  133  131   5016   38.29   81.8  71.00
 10   Ponting R.T          Aus  301  292  11112   38.05   80.3  70.18
 11 ~ Trescothick M.E      Eng  123  122   4335   35.53   85.2  69.63
 12 ~ Gambhir G            Ind   56   56   2018   36.04   82.7  69.12
 13   Symonds A            Aus  193  157   5006   31.89   92.8  69.00
 14 ~ Saeed Anwar          Pak  247  244   8823   36.16   80.7  68.45
 15 ~ Gayle C.H            Win  183  179   6488   36.25   80.3  68.35
 16   Hussey M.E.K         Aus   90   68   2307   33.93   85.6  68.18
 17 ~ Lara B.C             Win  298  289  10406   36.01   79.7  67.89
 18 ~ Jayasuriya S.T       Slk  415  404  12688   31.41   91.1  67.84
 19   de Villiers A.B      Saf   67   64   2147   33.55   85.3  67.65
 20 ~ Ganguly S.C          Ind  311  300  11363   37.88   73.7  67.36
 21   Salman Butt          Pak   56   56   2025   36.16   77.5  67.15
 22   Gibbs H.H            Saf  227  220   7453   33.88   83.1  67.11
 23   Jones D.M            Aus  164  161   6068   37.69   73.2  66.96
 24   Greenidge C.G        Win  128  127   5134   40.43   66.3  66.93
 25   Waugh M.E            Aus  244  236   8500   36.02   76.8  66.75
 26   Shahid Afridi        Pak  264  248   5469   22.05  111.4  66.60
 27   Mohammad Yousuf      Pak  268  254   9243   36.39   75.4  66.53
 28 ~ Yuvraj Singh         Ind  212  194   6039   31.13   87.0  65.93
 29   Clarke M.J           Aus  137  121   4037   33.36   80.5  65.55
 30 ~ Kirsten G            Saf  185  185   6798   36.75   72.0  65.54
 31   Kallis J.H           Saf  274  260   9542   36.70   71.4  65.25
 32   Sarwan R.R           Win  130  123   4251   34.56   76.5  65.15
 33 ~ Bevan M.G            Aus  232  196   6914   35.28   74.4  65.02
 34 ~ Knight N.V           Eng  100  100   3636   36.36   71.5  64.96
 35   Lamb A.J             Eng  122  118   4010   33.98   75.8  64.30
 36 ~ Twose R.G            Nzl   87   81   2717   33.54   75.4  63.70
 37   de Silva P.A         Slk  308  296   9284   31.36   80.8  63.67
 38   Inzamam-ul-Haq       Pak  378  350  11739   33.54   74.2  63.21
 39   Dippenaar H.H        Saf  107   95   3421   36.01   67.8  63.12
 40 ~ Lehmann D.S          Aus  117  101   3078   30.48   81.3  63.01
 41   Yasir Hameed         Pak   56   56   2028   36.21   67.0  63.00
 42   Dravid R             Ind  333  308  10585   34.37   71.2  62.86
 43   Sidhu N.S            Ind  136  127   4414   34.76   70.0  62.76
 44   Shoaib Malik         Pak  166  147   4565   31.05   79.2  62.75
 45   Flintoff A           Eng  127  112   3089   27.58   87.5  62.57
 46   Chappell G.S         Aus   74   72   2331   32.38   75.5  62.57
 47 ~ Chanderpaul S        Win  234  221   7575   34.28   70.7  62.54
 48   Crowe M.D            Nzl  143  141   4704   33.36   72.8  62.47
 49   Smith R.A            Eng   71   70   2419   34.56   69.8  62.47
 50   Cronje W.J           Saf  188  175   5565   31.80   76.5  62.39
 51   Bell I.R             Eng   69   67   2244   33.49   72.2  62.37
 52 ~ Flower A             Zim  213  208   6785   32.62   74.2  62.30
 53 ~ Sangakkara K.C       Slk  224  208   6740   32.40   74.7  62.29
 54   Hick G.A             Eng  120  118   3846   32.59   74.2  62.27
 55 ~ Klusener L           Saf  171  137   3576   26.10   89.9  62.06
 56   Haynes D.L           Win  238  237   8648   36.49   63.7  61.99
 57   Astle N.J            Nzl  223  217   7090   32.67   72.8  61.79
 58   Javed Miandad        Pak  233  218   7381   33.86   67.2  60.75
 59   Martyn D.R           Aus  208  182   5349   29.39   77.8  60.52
 60   Marsh G.R            Aus  117  115   4357   37.89   56.4  60.46
 61   Younis Khan          Pak  174  168   4983   29.66   76.6  60.32
 62   Ijaz Ahmed           Pak  250  232   6566   28.30   80.0  60.32
 63 ~ Tharanga W.U         Slk   71   65   2055   31.62   71.6  60.25
 64   Jayawardene D.P.M.D  Slk  277  260   7645   29.40   76.8  60.12
 65   Atapattu M.S         Slk  268  259   8529   32.93   67.7  60.02
 66 ~ Ranatunga A          Slk  269  255   7454   29.23   76.9  60.00
 67   Azharuddin M         Ind  334  308   9378   30.45   73.6  59.88
 68   Gooch G.A            Eng  125  122   4290   35.16   61.7  59.86
 69   Boon D.C             Aus  181  177   5964   33.69   65.3  59.81
 70 ~ Strauss A.J          Eng   78   76   2239   29.46   75.9  59.81
 71   Styris S.B           Nzl  153  132   3699   28.02   79.1  59.68
 72   McCullum B.B         Nzl  135  111   2602   23.44   90.5  59.66
 73   Powell R.L           Win  108  100   2085   20.85   96.7  59.51
 74   Rhodes J.N           Saf  245  220   5935   26.98   81.2  59.45
 75 ~ Thorpe G.P           Eng   82   77   2380   30.91   71.2  59.39
 76   Cairns C.L           Nzl  215  193   4950   25.65   84.2  59.33
 77   Hooper C.L           Win  227  206   5762   27.97   76.7  58.66
 78 ~ Gower D.I            Eng  114  111   3170   28.56   75.1  58.59
 79   Saleem Malik         Pak  283  256   7169   28.00   76.4  58.55
 80 ~ Fleming S.P          Nzl  280  269   8037   29.88   71.5  58.47
 81   Tikolo S.O           Ken  101   98   2785   28.42   75.1  58.45
 82 ~ Fairbrother N.H      Eng   75   71   2092   29.46   72.0  58.28
 83   Collingwood P.D      Eng  145  133   3677   27.65   76.4  58.20
 84   Flower G.W           Zim  219  212   6536   30.83   67.5  57.84
 85   Jadeja A             Ind  196  179   5355   29.92   69.7  57.81
 86   Srikkanth K          Ind  146  145   4092   28.22   72.9  57.39
 87   Cullinan D.J         Saf  138  133   3861   29.03   70.3  57.17
 88 ~ Aamer Sohail         Pak  156  155   4780   30.84   65.4  57.01
 89   Laxman V.V.S         Ind   86   83   2338   28.17   71.2  56.66
 90   Waugh S.R            Aus  325  288   7569   26.28   75.9  56.64
 91   Stewart A.J          Eng  170  162   4677   28.87   68.5  56.27
 92   Vengsarkar D.B       Ind  129  120   3508   29.23   67.6  56.26
 93   McMillan C.D         Nzl  197  183   4707   25.72   76.0  56.11
 94 ~ Taylor M.A           Aus  113  110   3514   31.95   59.9  55.90
 95   Gavaskar S.M         Ind  108  102   3092   30.31   63.5  55.72
 96   Dilshan T.M          Slk  148  126   2950   23.41   80.7  55.70
 97   Samuels M.N          Win  107   99   2513   25.38   75.6  55.63
 98   Kapil Dev N          Ind  225  198   3783   19.11   91.2  55.60
 99   Boucher M.V          Saf  263  193   4202   21.77   84.1  55.41
100   Williams S.C         Win   78   76   2147   28.25   67.8  55.37
101   Jones A.H            Nzl   87   87   2784   32.00   58.1  55.25
102 ~ Greatbatch M.J       Nzl   84   83   2206   26.58   71.3  55.12
103   Rameez Raja          Pak  198  197   5841   29.65   63.4  55.03
104   Hudson A.C           Saf   89   88   2559   29.08   64.8  55.00
105 ~ Campbell A.D.R       Zim  188  184   5185   28.18   66.5  54.77
106   Abdul Razzaq         Pak  231  198   4466   22.56   80.0  54.55
107 ~ Arnold R.P           Slk  181  155   3951   25.49   72.6  54.53
108   Richardson R.B       Win  224  217   6248   28.79   64.2  54.46
109 ~ Border A.R           Aus  273  252   6524   25.89   71.4  54.43
110 ~ Wessels K.C          Saf  109  105   3367   32.07   55.6  54.30
111 ~ Kambli V.G           Ind  104   97   2477   25.54   71.9  54.28
112   Kaif M               Ind  125  110   2753   25.03   72.0  53.84
113   Simmons P.V          Win  143  138   3675   26.63   67.9  53.81
114   Hussain N            Eng   88   87   2333   26.82   67.2  53.70
115   Imran Khan           Pak  175  151   3709   24.56   72.2  53.45
116   Rutherford K.R       Nzl  121  115   3143   27.33   64.5  53.13
117 ~ Hinds W.W            Win  114  107   2835   26.50   66.1  52.92
118 ~ Wood G.M             Aus   83   77   2219   28.82   60.2  52.92
119   Vincent L            Nzl  102   99   2413   24.37   69.6  52.23
120 ~ Gurusinha A.P        Slk  147  143   3902   27.29   61.5  51.88
121   Pollock S.M          Saf  303  205   3519   17.17   86.7  51.84
122   Gatting M.W          Eng   92   88   2095   23.81   70.0  51.80
123   Kaluwitharana R.S    Slk  189  181   3711   20.50   77.6  51.52
124   Carlisle S.V         Zim  111  107   2740   25.61   63.3  50.94
125   Logie A.L            Win  158  133   2809   21.12   73.9  50.67
126   Mahanama R.S         Slk  213  198   5162   26.07   60.9  50.41
127   Moin Khan            Pak  219  183   3266   17.85   81.4  50.42
128 ~ Robin Singh          Ind  136  113   2336   20.67   74.3  50.40
129   Mohammad Ashraful    Bng  128  119   2532   21.28   72.6  50.30
130   Botham I.T           Eng  116  106   2113   19.93   75.0  49.95
131   Campbell S.L         Win   90   87   2283   26.24   59.0  49.86
132 ~ Wright J.G           Nzl  149  148   3891   26.29   58.2  49.58
133   Shastri R.J          Ind  150  128   3108   24.28   61.4  48.84
134 ~ Wasim Akram          Pak  356  280   3717   13.27   88.0  48.47
135   Streak H.H           Zim  189  159   2943   18.51   73.5  47.90
136   Parore A.C           Nzl  179  161   3315   20.59   68.0  47.80
137 ~ Harris C.Z           Nzl  250  213   4379   20.56   66.5  47.17
138   Whittall G.J         Zim  147  142   2705   19.05   67.5  46.07
139 ~ Tillakaratne H.P     Slk  200  168   3789   22.55   57.9  45.71
140 ~ Adams J.C            Win  127  105   2204   20.99   60.8  45.31
141   Habibul Bashar       Bng  111  105   2168   20.65   60.5  44.84
142   Mudassar Nazar       Pak  122  115   2653   23.07   52.4  44.01
143 ~ Vaas WPUJC           Slk  321  218   2008    9.21   72.7  38.29

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