Rating Test batsmen

The best Test batsmen: 1960-2009 - support data

Ananth Narayanan

June 27, 2009

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SNo. Cty Batsman        Inns Rating  Runs  Bat  ( Adj) Consistency  %-TS
                               Pts         Avge          1     2

1. Win Lara B.C 232 50.26 11953 52.15 (0.99) 26.9% 26.7% 19.0% 2. Ind Tendulkar S.R 261 49.24 12773 53.46 (0.98) 25.0% 23.8% 15.5% 3. Aus Ponting R.T 221 48.24 10956 54.26 (0.97) 26.9% 20.8% 14.4% 4. Ind Dravid R 233 45.98 10823 50.54 (0.96) 29.6% 21.9% 15.1% 5. Ind Gavaskar S.M 214 45.83 10122 50.10 (0.98) 20.0% 25.7% 16.7% 6. Saf Kallis J.H 221 45.65 10277 52.79 (0.97) 30.8% 20.4% 15.1% 7. Win Richards I.V.A 182 44.97 8540 49.52 (0.99) 29.2% 25.3% 15.0% 8. Aus Border A.R 265 44.83 11174 50.33 (1.00) 25.8% 24.2% 14.4% 9. Aus Waugh S.R 260 44.52 10927 50.58 (0.99) 21.9% 24.6% 12.8% 10. Slk Sangakkara K.C 132 43.98 6764 51.65 (0.94) 37.5% 18.9% 16.1%

11. Slk Jayawardene D.P 167 43.81 8254 50.02 (0.94) 20.0% 22.8% 15.8% 12. Pak Javed Miandad 189 43.62 8832 52.08 (0.99) 32.0% 20.1% 16.1% 13. Aus Hayden M.L 184 43.49 8626 49.17 (0.97) 42.9% 19.6% 14.2% 14. Pak Mohammad Yousuf 134 43.35 6770 53.00 (0.96) 37.5% 22.4% 16.0% 15. Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq 200 43.05 8830 48.56 (0.98) 16.7% 23.5% 14.7% 16. Aus Chappell G.S 151 42.91 7110 52.70 (0.98) 17.6% 22.5% 15.8% 17. Saf Pollock R.G 41 41.37 2256 59.38 (0.97) 20.0% 24.4% 16.6% 18. Win Chanderpaul S 206 41.21 8576 47.76 (0.97) 33.3% 25.2% 14.8% 19. Eng Gooch G.A 215 41.02 8900 42.27 (0.99) 25.0% 24.2% 15.6% 20. Saf Smith G.C 135 40.78 6343 47.28 (0.94) 26.7% 22.2% 14.9% 21. Win Lloyd C.H 175 40.75 7515 45.64 (0.98) 18.2% 20.0% 13.5% 22. Eng Boycott G 193 40.70 8114 46.59 (0.98) 27.3% 23.3% 15.5% 23. Eng Pietersen K.P 93 40.53 4494 47.43 (0.94) 10.0% 21.5% 15.6% 24. Win Greenidge C.G 185 40.51 7558 44.09 (0.99) 13.6% 24.9% 14.2% 25. Pak Younis Khan 106 40.12 5129 48.66 (0.94) 33.3% 32.1% 15.7% 26. Ind Sehwag V 119 40.05 5757 47.02 (0.94) 21.4% 25.2% 15.3% 27. Eng Gower D.I 204 39.92 8231 43.85 (0.99) 26.1% 21.1% 14.6% 28. Aus Langer J.L 182 39.66 7696 44.20 (0.98) 23.8% 24.7% 12.9% 29. Aus Hussey M.E.K 64 39.08 3041 51.93 (0.94) 28.6% 21.9% 13.6% 30. Saf Kirsten G 176 38.98 7289 44.62 (0.99) 25.0% 28.4% 14.0% 31. Pak Saeed Anwar 91 38.28 4052 45.78 (1.01) 9.1% 28.6% 15.3% 32. Zim Flower A 112 38.25 4794 51.39 (1.00) 38.5% 24.1% 17.0% 33. Ind Gambhir G 45 38.04 2271 50.79 (0.94) 40.0% 20.0% 15.2% 34. Aus Taylor M.A 186 37.94 7525 44.18 (1.02) 38.1% 26.3% 13.4% 35. Win Richardson R.B 146 37.93 5949 44.44 (1.00) 35.3% 24.7% 14.7% 36. Eng Thorpe G.P 179 37.82 6744 43.86 (0.98) 20.0% 24.0% 13.5% 37. Win Haynes D.L 202 37.70 7487 42.05 (0.99) 30.4% 23.8% 13.6% 38. Eng Trescothick M.E 143 37.56 5820 41.10 (0.94) 13.3% 23.1% 14.1% 39. Eng Stewart A.J 235 37.56 8465 39.40 (1.00) 25.9% 28.1% 13.3% 40. Aus Waugh M.E 209 37.53 8029 41.77 (1.00) 26.9% 26.8% 12.0% 41. Aus Walters K.D 125 37.47 5357 47.09 (0.98) 20.0% 30.4% 14.4% 42. Aus Boon D.C 190 37.45 7422 43.81 (1.00) 23.8% 21.6% 13.1% 43. Ind Azharuddin M 147 36.99 6215 45.19 (1.00) 30.0% 24.5% 13.3% 44. Nzl Fleming S.P 189 36.94 7172 38.91 (0.97) 9.1% 26.5% 13.7% 45. Nzl Crowe M.D 131 36.93 5444 45.36 (1.00) 26.7% 22.9% 15.5% 46. Eng Atherton M.A 212 36.68 7728 37.85 (1.00) 26.1% 30.7% 13.9% 47. Aus Lawry W.M 123 36.56 5234 45.92 (0.97) 30.8% 21.1% 15.0% 48. Ind Laxman V.V.S 174 36.38 6741 43.52 (0.96) 38.1% 21.8% 12.0% 49. Eng Strauss A.J 114 36.36 4792 41.29 (0.94) 25.0% 23.7% 13.5% 50. Aus Martyn D.R 109 36.34 4406 45.53 (0.98) 23.1% 25.7% 11.7% 51. Aus Gilchrist A.C 137 36.29 5570 45.09 (0.95) 31.6% 29.9% 10.8% 52. Aus Slater M.J 131 36.23 5312 42.88 (1.00) 26.7% 23.7% 13.4% 53. Slk de Silva P.A 159 36.09 6361 42.80 (1.00) 36.8% 28.3% 15.0% 54. Ind Viswanath G.R 155 35.97 6080 40.99 (0.98) 27.8% 29.0% 14.3% 55. Ind Ganguly S.C 188 35.93 7212 40.64 (0.96) 21.7% 25.5% 12.1% 56. Win Nurse S.M 54 35.77 2523 46.35 (0.97) 33.3% 24.1% 14.8% 57. Saf Cullinan D.J 115 35.50 4554 44.26 (1.00) 14.3% 27.8% 13.9% 58. Ind Vengsarkar D.B 185 35.31 6868 41.67 (0.99) 34.8% 29.7% 12.4% 59. Win Kallicharran A. 109 35.25 4399 43.41 (0.98) 30.8% 24.8% 13.5% 60. Eng Vaughan M.P 147 35.22 5719 39.25 (0.95) 31.2% 23.1% 13.0% 61. Aus Clarke M.J 76 35.21 3204 44.92 (0.94) 33.3% 27.6% 11.6% 62. Nzl Turner G.M 73 35.19 2991 43.64 (0.98) 12.5% 26.0% 16.6% 63. Saf Gibbs H.H 154 35.06 6167 40.43 (0.96) 38.9% 28.6% 12.6% 64. Nzl Richardson M.H 65 34.99 2776 42.06 (0.94) 12.5% 18.5% 14.7% 65. Eng Cook A.N 78 34.96 3287 42.29 (0.94) 0.0% 17.9% 13.9% 66. Pak Saleem Malik 154 34.91 5768 43.88 (1.00) 23.8% 24.7% 12.5% 67. Aus Redpath I.R 120 34.90 4737 42.34 (0.97) 30.8% 25.0% 13.5% 68. Eng Edrich J.H 127 34.88 5138 42.42 (0.97) 33.3% 27.6% 13.8% 69. Slk Jayasuriya S.T 188 34.84 6973 39.33 (0.98) 36.4% 26.6% 13.0% 70. Win Fredericks R.C 109 34.74 4334 41.41 (0.97) 16.7% 22.9% 13.4% 71. Win Sarwan R.R 142 34.68 5671 39.75 (0.94) 37.5% 28.2% 13.8% 72. Eng Smith R.A 112 34.64 4236 44.17 (1.01) 8.3% 24.1% 13.6% 73. Slk Samaraweera T.T 75 34.60 3269 47.98 (0.94) 30.0% 25.3% 12.7% 74. Aus Chappell I.M 136 34.42 5345 41.36 (0.97) 33.3% 26.5% 13.5% 75. Saf Barlow E.J 57 34.32 2516 44.55 (0.97) 16.7% 17.5% 14.9% 76. Nzl Wright J.G 148 34.04 5334 37.55 (0.99) 18.8% 20.3% 14.3% 77. Eng Amiss D.L 88 34.02 3612 45.12 (0.97) 40.0% 33.0% 14.7% 78. Aus Cowper R.M 46 33.95 2061 45.61 (0.97) 20.0% 26.1% 15.4% 79. Pak Zaheer Abbas 124 33.92 5062 43.84 (0.98) 43.8% 31.5% 13.3% 80. Saf de Villiers A.B 89 33.83 3558 41.26 (0.94) 30.0% 27.0% 12.9% 81. Aus Jones D.M 89 33.80 3631 46.40 (1.00) 40.0% 29.2% 13.7% 82. Win Gayle C.H 144 33.73 5502 37.18 (0.94) 31.2% 25.7% 13.2% 83. Eng Greig A.W 93 33.68 3599 39.41 (0.97) 25.0% 23.7% 13.4% 84. Aus Katich S.M 66 33.66 2649 40.79 (0.94) 12.5% 21.2% 12.0% 85. Eng Hussain N 171 33.52 5764 36.90 (0.99) 15.8% 26.3% 12.4% 86. Saf Prince A.G 77 33.44 3074 44.42 (0.94) 30.0% 26.0% 12.5% 87. Ind Amarnath M 113 33.43 4378 41.64 (0.98) 21.4% 27.4% 12.9% 88. Eng Collingwood P.D 84 33.19 3316 41.53 (0.94) 10.0% 26.2% 12.7% 89. Ind Sidhu N.S 78 33.17 3202 42.35 (1.01) 30.0% 24.4% 12.8% 90. Aus Yallop G.N 70 33.16 2756 40.35 (0.98) 12.5% 27.1% 14.4% 91. Nzl Jones A.H 74 33.06 2922 44.62 (1.01) 12.5% 24.3% 15.6% 92. Saf Wessels K.C 71 32.87 2788 40.94 (1.00) 25.0% 26.8% 13.6% 93. Win Hooper C.L 173 32.62 5762 36.38 (1.00) 20.0% 28.3% 12.3% 94. Aus Hughes K.J 124 32.47 4415 36.73 (0.98) 21.4% 27.4% 13.1% 95. Slk Tillakaratne H. 131 32.06 4545 42.53 (0.99) 29.4% 26.0% 11.7% 96. Nzl Astle N.J 137 31.81 4702 35.84 (0.97) 25.0% 25.5% 12.3% 97. Pak Shoaib Mohammad 68 31.75 2705 44.39 (1.00) 44.4% 29.4% 13.9% 98. Slk Atapattu M.S 156 31.58 5502 38.37 (0.98) 38.9% 32.7% 12.4% 99. Pak Asif Iqbal 99 31.56 3575 37.89 (0.97) 25.0% 27.3% 12.3% 100. Pak Majid Khan 106 31.50 3931 38.01 (0.98) 38.5% 22.6% 12.9% 101. Slk Dilshan T.M 82 31.47 3052 39.57 (0.95) 20.0% 28.0% 11.9% 102. Eng Botham I.T 161 31.08 5200 33.21 (0.99) 25.0% 31.1% 11.5% 103. Win Gomes H.A 91 31.03 3171 38.93 (0.98) 33.3% 25.3% 11.6% 104. Slk Ranatunga A 155 31.02 5105 35.72 (1.00) 15.8% 25.2% 12.2% 105. Win Rowe L.G 49 31.02 2047 42.50 (0.98) 33.3% 30.6% 13.4% 106. Pak Ijaz Ahmed 92 30.83 3315 37.73 (1.00) 25.0% 35.9% 12.0% 107. Eng Lamb A.J 139 30.80 4656 35.91 (0.99) 25.0% 30.9% 11.8% 108. Pak Mudassar Nazar 116 30.79 4114 37.43 (0.98) 33.3% 25.9% 12.2% 109. Eng Bell I.R 83 30.79 3004 38.13 (0.94) 11.1% 38.6% 11.8% 110. Eng Butcher M.A 131 30.72 4288 33.51 (0.97) 21.4% 28.2% 12.1% 111. Win Adams J.C 90 30.71 3010 41.35 (1.00) 45.5% 26.7% 12.8% 112. Saf Cronje W.J 111 30.64 3714 36.77 (1.01) 28.6% 28.8% 11.6% 113. Nzl McMillan C.D 91 30.38 3116 37.15 (0.97) 18.2% 27.5% 12.0% 114. Saf Amla H.M 65 30.07 2460 37.88 (0.94) 28.6% 29.2% 12.1% 115. Pak Mohsin Khan 79 29.73 2709 36.49 (0.98) 20.0% 27.8% 12.9% 116. Slk Gurusinha A.P 70 29.59 2452 39.12 (1.01) 25.0% 17.1% 13.2% 117. Eng D'Oliveira B.L 70 29.40 2484 39.03 (0.97) 33.3% 30.0% 11.7% 118. Saf McKenzie N.D 94 29.35 3253 35.12 (0.94) 25.0% 22.3% 10.7% 119. Aus Stackpole K.R 80 29.21 2807 36.46 (0.97) 33.3% 32.5% 12.6% 120. Nzl Coney J.V 85 29.16 2668 36.87 (0.98) 30.0% 27.1% 11.9% 121. Eng Fletcher K.W.R 96 29.16 3272 38.98 (0.98) 41.7% 32.3% 11.8% 122. Pak Aamer Sohail 83 29.06 2823 35.64 (1.01) 44.4% 31.3% 12.8% 123. Pak Sadiq Mohammad 74 28.98 2579 34.97 (0.98) 37.5% 27.0% 12.5% 124. Eng Gatting M.W 138 28.89 4409 35.40 (1.00) 43.8% 31.2% 11.6% 125. Ind Sardesai D.N 55 28.80 2001 38.21 (0.97) 50.0% 29.1% 13.2% 126. Nzl Cairns C.L 104 28.71 3320 33.26 (0.99) 33.3% 28.8% 11.3% 127. Ind Manjrekar S.V 61 28.55 2043 37.47 (1.01) 14.3% 27.9% 11.7% 128. Pak Wasim Raja 92 28.27 2821 35.44 (0.98) 27.3% 23.9% 11.1% 129. Pak Imran Khan 126 28.26 3807 37.16 (0.99) 38.9% 27.8% 9.9% 130. Eng Knott A.P.E 149 28.18 4389 31.97 (0.98) 10.5% 34.9% 10.0% 131. Aus Wood G.M 112 28.17 3374 31.32 (0.98) 16.7% 32.1% 12.3% 132. Aus Blewett G.S 79 28.16 2552 34.21 (1.01) 33.3% 31.6% 11.1% 133. Win Logie A.L 78 28.15 2470 35.55 (0.99) 20.0% 25.6% 10.3% 134. Saf Rhodes J.N 80 28.13 2532 36.01 (1.01) 40.0% 25.0% 10.6% 135. Ind Shastri R.J 121 27.99 3830 35.58 (0.99) 25.0% 35.5% 10.6% 136. Eng Randall D.W 79 27.90 2470 32.77 (0.98) 22.2% 39.2% 11.5% 137. Win Campbell S.L 93 27.87 2882 32.02 (0.99) 40.0% 33.3% 12.9% 138. Win Hinds W.W 80 27.82 2608 31.01 (0.94) 33.3% 25.0% 11.7% 139. Ind Mansur Ali Khan 83 27.82 2793 34.03 (0.97) 22.2% 41.0% 12.7% 140. Aus Marsh G.R 93 27.61 2854 33.13 (1.00) 10.0% 26.9% 11.1% 141. Ind Kapil Dev N 184 27.46 5248 30.87 (0.99) 23.1% 34.8% 9.1% 142. Saf Hudson A.C 63 27.27 2007 34.07 (1.02) 28.6% 36.5% 12.1% 143. Nzl Howarth G.P 83 27.21 2531 31.83 (0.98) 33.3% 32.5% 12.3% 144. Nzl Congdon B.E 114 27.02 3448 31.40 (0.97) 25.0% 37.7% 12.7% 145. Bng Habibul Bashar 99 26.98 3026 29.00 (0.94) 20.0% 29.3% 15.3% 146. Eng Flintoff A 123 26.95 3645 30.19 (0.95) 26.7% 33.3% 9.9% 147. Ind Engineer F.M 87 26.83 2611 30.28 (0.97) 11.1% 26.4% 12.0% 148. Nzl Burgess M.G 92 26.74 2684 30.44 (0.98) 10.0% 32.6% 12.1% 149. Win Dujon P.J.L 115 26.68 3322 31.68 (0.99) 25.0% 30.4% 9.3% 150. Eng Hick G.A 114 26.60 3383 31.46 (1.00) 38.5% 36.0% 10.9% 151. Pak Rameez Raja 94 26.59 2833 31.98 (1.00) 27.3% 27.7% 11.5% 152. Ind Chauhan C.P.S 68 26.43 2084 30.83 (0.98) 25.0% 23.5% 10.7% 153. Nzl Dowling G.T 77 26.43 2306 30.35 (0.97) 25.0% 28.6% 13.4% 154. Ind Wadekar A.L 71 26.24 2113 30.27 (0.97) 14.3% 35.2% 12.3% 155. Nzl Young B.A 68 26.04 2034 32.37 (1.02) 28.6% 32.4% 12.6% 156. Nzl McCullum B.B 72 26.03 2222 30.69 (0.94) 22.2% 31.9% 10.7% 157. Saf Boucher M.V 178 25.89 4688 28.59 (0.96) 28.0% 29.2% 8.2% 158. Pak Kamran Akmal 66 25.81 2102 32.37 (0.94) 37.5% 31.8% 9.7% 159. Saf Rudolph J.A 63 25.68 2028 34.02 (0.94) 28.6% 34.9% 9.9% 160. Saf Pollock S.M 156 24.88 3781 31.27 (0.97) 22.7% 32.1% 7.7% 161. Zim Flower G.W 123 24.72 3457 29.20 (0.99) 46.2% 39.0% 11.5% 162. Pak Moin Khan 104 24.59 2741 28.33 (0.99) 21.4% 28.8% 9.2% 163. Ind Srikkanth K 72 24.35 2062 29.71 (0.99) 33.3% 29.2% 9.8% 164. Slk Mahanama R.S 89 24.21 2576 29.52 (1.01) 40.0% 34.8% 11.4% 165. Eng Ramprakash M.R 92 24.00 2350 27.29 (1.00) 30.0% 29.3% 10.1% 166. Aus Healy I.A 182 23.95 4356 27.76 (1.01) 29.2% 35.2% 7.8% 167. Nzl Greatbatch M.J 71 23.86 2021 30.97 (1.01) 50.0% 32.4% 11.1% 168. Zim Campbell A.D.R 109 23.74 2857 27.13 (1.00) 25.0% 32.1% 10.6% 169. Aus Marsh R.W 150 23.31 3633 25.95 (0.98) 21.1% 36.7% 7.8% 170. Nzl Hadlee R.J 134 23.15 3124 26.71 (0.98) 23.5% 32.1% 8.8% 171. Zim Whittall G.J 82 22.93 2207 29.28 (0.99) 44.4% 37.8% 10.6% 172. Nzl Vettori D.L 137 22.49 3220 27.05 (0.96) 50.0% 38.0% 8.3% 173. Nzl Parore A.C 128 22.23 2865 26.29 (1.00) 25.0% 32.8% 8.5% 174. Win Jacobs R.D 112 22.15 2579 27.26 (0.96) 30.8% 41.1% 8.7% 175. Nzl Rutherford K.R 99 22.00 2465 27.19 (1.00) 36.4% 36.4% 9.9% 176. Win Ganga D 86 21.57 2160 24.52 (0.95) 30.0% 38.4% 9.0% 177. Ind Kirmani S.M.H 124 21.29 2759 26.56 (0.98) 38.9% 29.0% 7.5% 178. Bng Mohammad Ashraf 93 20.73 2125 22.43 (0.94) 20.0% 45.2% 11.4% 179. Pak Wasim Akram 147 19.98 2898 22.56 (1.00) 28.6% 39.5% 7.0% 180. Slk Vaas WPUJC 162 19.69 3083 23.71 (0.97) 22.7% 40.7% 6.1% 181. Aus Warne S.K 199 16.15 3154 16.97 (0.98) 37.9% 46.2% 4.7% 182. Ind Kumble A 173 14.39 2506 17.44 (0.98) 46.2% 46.8% 4.5%

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