Comparing bowlers to their peers

Top bowlers - by % of bowling average to peers

Ananth Narayanan

July 28, 2009

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SNo.Bowler            Cty    Own  <--Peer Bowlers-->
                                         Avge    Runs  Wkts Avge Ratio
0.Lohmann G.A Eng 0022-0050( 29) 10.76 17664 847 20.85 1.94 0.Barnes S.F Eng 0065-0133( 69) 16.43 53823 2029 26.53 1.61 1.Marshall M.D Win 0837-1175(339) 20.95 299245 9217 32.47 1.55 2.McGrath G.D Aus 1235-1826(592) 21.64 562481 17029 33.03 1.53 3.Muralitharan M Slk 1195-1912(718) 22.18 683748 20511 33.34 1.50 4.Garner J Win 0797-1072(276) 20.98 241822 7644 31.64 1.51 5.Ambrose C.E.L Win 1095-1509(415) 20.99 374642 11797 31.76 1.51 6.Wardle J.H Eng 0296-0440(145) 20.39 125187 4152 30.15 1.48 7.Hadlee R.J Nzl 0710-1147(438) 22.30 391665 12140 32.26 1.45 8.Steyn D.W Saf 1728-1916(189) 23.70 193060 5530 34.91 1.47 9.Pollock S.M Saf 1312-1860(549) 23.12 529531 15921 33.26 1.44 10.O'Reilly W.J Aus 0215-0275( 61) 22.60 52334 1617 32.36 1.43 11.Davidson A.K Aus 0372-0539(168) 20.53 142000 4767 29.79 1.45 12.Laker J.C Eng 0293-0468(176) 21.25 150772 4943 30.50 1.44 13.Imran Khan Pak 0687-1182(496) 22.81 447290 13908 32.16 1.41 14.Donald A.A Saf 1188-1590(403) 22.25 365611 11470 31.88 1.43 15.Trueman F.S Eng 0351-0592(242) 21.58 209188 6759 30.95 1.43 16.Adcock N.A.T Saf 0377-0524(148) 21.11 124786 4250 29.36 1.39 17.Waqar Younis Pak 1127-1637(511) 23.56 468267 14587 32.10 1.36 18.Wasim Akram Pak 1010-1584(575) 23.62 520715 16204 32.13 1.36 19.Miller K.R Aus 0275-0430(156) 22.98 135059 4341 31.11 1.35 20.Blythe C Eng 0065-0110( 46) 18.63 35764 1412 25.33 1.36 21.Grimmett C.V Aus 0162-0251( 90) 24.22 75730 2344 32.31 1.33 22.Bishop I.R Win 1117-1407(291) 24.29 266534 8310 32.07 1.32 23.Verity H Eng 0210-0272( 63) 24.38 53897 1666 32.35 1.33 24.Holding M.A Win 0764-1068(305) 23.69 270370 8569 31.55 1.33 25.Lindwall R.R Aus 0275-0487(213) 23.03 180715 5960 30.32 1.32 26.Reid B.A Aus 1032-1202(171) 24.64 153611 4689 32.76 1.33 27.Johnston W.A Aus 0290-0408(119) 23.91 103252 3294 31.35 1.31 28.Lillee D.K Aus 0678-0974(297) 23.92 265761 8345 31.85 1.33 29.Shoaib Akhtar Pak 1389-1852(464) 25.69 454754 13672 33.26 1.29 30.Pollock P.M Saf 0515-0673(159) 24.19 149350 4672 31.97 1.32 31.Walsh C.A Win 0997-1544(548) 24.44 490986 15383 31.92 1.31 32.Warne S.K Aus 1181-1826(646) 25.42 607210 18458 32.90 1.29 33.Bedser A.V Eng 0276-0410(135) 24.90 117675 3683 31.95 1.28 34.Croft C.E.H Win 0797-0919(123) 23.30 105086 3551 29.59 1.27 35.Johnson M.G Aus 1845-1922( 78) 29.06 79492 2197 36.18 1.25 36.Willis R.G.D Eng 0676-0991(316) 25.20 283126 8916 31.75 1.26 37.Gillespie J.N Aus 1343-1799(457) 26.14 438714 13299 32.99 1.26 38.Tate M.W Eng 0153-0245( 93) 26.16 80403 2476 32.47 1.24 39.Hall W.W Win 0459-0648(190) 26.39 176672 5449 32.42 1.23 40.Statham J.B Eng 0332-0596(265) 24.85 229492 7502 30.59 1.23 41.Taylor B.R Nzl 0581-0724(144) 26.60 136327 4208 32.40 1.22 42.Snow J.A Eng 0592-0780(189) 26.67 176614 5454 32.38 1.21 43.Underwood D.L Eng 0607-0921(315) 25.84 285750 9163 31.19 1.21 44.Peel R Eng 0017-0052( 36) 16.81 22128 1086 20.38 1.21 45.Briggs J Eng 0017-0062( 46) 17.75 30433 1385 21.97 1.24 46.Alderman T.M Aus 0903-1170(268) 27.15 241771 7368 32.81 1.21 47.Fazal Mahmood Pak 0355-0534(180) 24.71 153065 5138 29.79 1.21 48.Lock G.A.R Eng 0353-0636(284) 25.58 252773 8167 30.95 1.21 49.Roberts A.M.E Win 0734-0972(239) 25.61 211470 6828 30.97 1.21 50.Walker M.H.N Aus 0705-0808(104) 27.48 97747 3008 32.50 1.18 51.Ntini M Saf 1410-1916(507) 28.37 496708 14730 33.72 1.19 52.Reiffel P.R Aus 1186-1405(220) 26.96 200183 6335 31.60 1.17 53.Turner C.T.B Aus 0025-0045( 21) 16.53 11593 600 19.32 1.17 54.Trumble H Aus 0033-0082( 50) 21.79 37393 1487 25.15 1.15 55.Goddard T.L Saf 0407-0672(266) 26.23 240647 7800 30.85 1.18 56.Streak H.H Zim 1237-1767(531) 28.12 504679 15510 32.54 1.16 57.MacGill S.C.G Aus 1397-1877(481) 29.03 472506 14199 33.28 1.15 58.Fraser A.R.C Eng 1123-1436(314) 27.32 287603 9024 31.87 1.17 59.Arnold G.G Eng 0622-0760(139) 28.30 129835 4043 32.11 1.13 60.Hughes M.G Aus 1032-1253(222) 28.38 196612 6049 32.50 1.15 61.McDermott C.J Aus 1005-1324(320) 28.63 286385 8821 32.47 1.13 62.Hoggard M.J Eng 1503-1866(364) 30.50 362944 10627 34.15 1.12 63.Benaud R Aus 0347-0555(209) 27.03 177003 5895 30.03 1.11 64.Thomson J.R Aus 0705-1021(317) 28.01 287146 9056 31.71 1.13 65.Iqbal Qasim Pak 0789-1106(318) 28.11 279115 8940 31.22 1.11 66.Gibbs L.R Win 0448-0770(323) 29.09 297389 9259 32.12 1.10 67.Connolly A.N Aus 0548-0676(129) 29.23 121242 3762 32.23 1.10 68.Gough D Eng 1262-1653(392) 28.40 359619 11290 31.85 1.12 69.Botham I.T Eng 0806-1190(385) 28.40 336857 10564 31.89 1.12 70.Hogg R.M Aus 0834-1005(172) 28.45 149748 4813 31.11 1.09 71.Cairns C.L Nzl 1129-1704(576) 29.40 540808 16651 32.48 1.10 72.Harbhajan Singh Ind 1413-1918(506) 30.42 497090 14746 33.71 1.11 73.Vaas WPUJC Slk 1267-1909(643) 29.58 619937 18802 32.97 1.11 74.Tayfield H.J Saf 0318-0496(179) 25.91 146588 5081 28.85 1.11 75.Bedi B.S Ind 0612-0854(243) 28.71 222807 7060 31.56 1.10 76.Kapil Dev N Ind 0831-1255(425) 29.65 373417 11613 32.16 1.08 77.Kumble A Ind 1149-1891(743) 29.65 703795 21448 32.81 1.11 78.Rhodes W Eng 0060-0193(134) 26.97 115212 3946 29.20 1.08 79.McKenzie G.D Aus 0508-0676(169) 29.79 155211 4844 32.04 1.08 80.Saqlain Mushtaq Pak 1304-1693(390) 29.83 364928 11253 32.43 1.09 81.Lee B Aus 1479-1902(424) 30.82 418264 12364 33.83 1.10 82.Harmison S.J Eng 1612-1908(297) 31.79 300829 8751 34.38 1.08 83.Old C.M Eng 0706-0906(201) 28.11 180227 5859 30.76 1.09 84.Nel A Saf 1562-1885(324) 31.86 331209 9606 34.48 1.08 85.Allen D.A Eng 0485-0605(121) 30.98 112577 3405 33.06 1.07 86.Kallis J.H Saf 1318-1916(599) 31.09 584226 17554 33.28 1.07 87.Collinge R.O Nzl 0574-0830(257) 29.25 241981 7643 31.66 1.08 88.Pathan I.K Ind 1673-1871(199) 32.26 206760 5971 34.63 1.07 89.Prasanna E.A.S Ind 0520-0832(313) 30.38 294500 9190 32.05 1.05 90.Lawson G.F Aus 0887-1131(245) 30.56 216117 6705 32.23 1.05 91.Chandrasekhar B.S Ind 0552-0851(300) 29.75 279163 8729 31.98 1.08 92.Dilley G.R Eng 0864-1123(260) 29.76 228111 7206 31.66 1.06 93.Cork D.G Eng 1299-1614(316) 29.82 290876 9126 31.87 1.07 94.Mallett A.A Aus 0641-0885(245) 29.85 225748 7179 31.45 1.05 95.Caddick A.R Eng 1223-1636(414) 29.91 379162 11930 31.78 1.06 96.Johnson I.W Aus 0275-0433(159) 29.19 137993 4493 30.71 1.05 97.Flintoff A Eng 1421-1922(502) 32.18 496610 14725 33.73 1.05 98.Illingworth R Eng 0457-0727(271) 31.20 253356 7914 32.01 1.03 99.Srinath J Ind 1177-1622(446) 30.47 407519 12812 31.81 1.04 100.Motz R.C Nzl 0515-0658(144) 31.48 136490 4184 32.62 1.04 101.Martin C.S Nzl 1514-1918(405) 33.48 411133 11892 34.57 1.03 102.Zaheer Khan Ind 1512-1918(407) 33.85 411249 11895 34.57 1.02 103.Noble M.A Aus 0054-0105( 52) 25.00 39639 1552 25.54 1.02 104.Bailey T.E Eng 0314-0468(155) 29.21 128856 4400 29.29 1.00 105.Anderson J.M Eng 1646-1922(277) 34.27 286869 8220 34.90 1.02 106.Panesar M.S Eng 1785-1922(138) 34.37 139353 4019 34.67 1.01 107.Vettori D.L Nzl 1354-1918(565) 33.55 551069 16490 33.42 1.00 108.Danish Kaneria Pak 1518-1912(395) 34.58 396744 11538 34.39 0.99 109.Gupte S.P Ind 0344-0516(173) 29.55 143409 4894 29.30 0.99 110.Doshi D.R Ind 0855-0961(107) 30.72 90862 2973 30.56 0.99 111.Adams P.R Saf 1320-1686(367) 32.87 346375 10664 32.48 0.99 112.Kasprowicz M.S Aus 1340-1795(456) 32.88 441229 13412 32.90 1.00 113.Ramadhin S Win 0323-0500(178) 28.98 145837 5064 28.80 0.99 114.Chatfield E.J Nzl 0757-1116(360) 32.18 321059 10218 31.42 0.98 115.Greig A.W Eng 0698-0808(111) 32.21 103105 3231 31.91 0.99 116.Titmus F.J Eng 0409-0754(346) 32.23 317322 10120 31.36 0.97 117.Valentine A.L Win 0323-0529(207) 30.32 174928 5971 29.30 0.97 118.DeFreitas P.A.J Eng 1057-1298(242) 33.57 220524 6816 32.35 0.96 119.Collins P.T Win 1448-1808(361) 34.62 352569 10577 33.33 0.96 120.Dillon M Win 1361-1682(322) 33.63 303375 9299 32.62 0.97 121.Yardley B Aus 0816-0955(140) 31.63 118856 3920 30.32 0.96 122.Sarfraz Nawaz Pak 0650-0984(335) 32.76 301511 9676 31.16 0.95 123.Abdul Qadir Pak 0810-1158(349) 32.81 306075 9642 31.74 0.97 124.Cairns B.L Nzl 0730-1031(302) 32.92 272148 8676 31.37 0.95 125.Mushtaq Ahmed Pak 1135-1666(532) 32.97 492433 15391 31.99 0.97 126.Holder V.A Win 0653-0845(193) 33.28 178403 5728 31.15 0.94 127.Mankad M.H Ind 0276-0467(192) 32.32 165106 5422 30.45 0.94 128.Sobers G.St.A Win 0386-0738(353) 34.04 317492 10202 31.12 0.91 129.Edmonds P.H Eng 0762-1079(318) 34.18 282754 9018 31.35 0.92 130.Ghavri K.D Ind 0750-0898(149) 33.54 131164 4341 30.22 0.90 131.Morrison D.K Nzl 1082-1351(270) 34.68 246840 7714 32.00 0.92 132.Abdul Razzaq Pak 1467-1818(352) 36.93 348996 10349 33.72 0.91 133.Bracewell J.G Nzl 0887-1147(261) 35.81 232230 7231 32.12 0.90 134.Intikhab Alam Pak 0481-0799(319) 35.95 303136 9388 32.29 0.90 135.Yadav N.S Ind 0856-1073(218) 35.10 191214 6066 31.52 0.90 136.Wright D.V.P Eng 0263-0333( 71) 39.11 65859 1904 34.59 0.88 137.Edwards F.H Win 1649-1920(272) 39.43 281972 8093 34.84 0.88 138.Venkataraghavan S Ind 0579-0962(384) 36.12 352398 11244 31.34 0.87 139.Malcolm D.E Eng 1125-1377(253) 37.09 231593 7251 31.94 0.86 140.Mohammad Rafique Bng 1512-1865(354) 40.76 357684 10447 34.24 0.84 141.Tufnell P.C.R Eng 1159-1558(400) 37.69 364810 11681 31.23 0.83 142.Giles A.F Eng 1420-1819(400) 40.60 392055 11748 33.37 0.82 143.Emburey J.E Eng 0830-1301(472) 38.41 425350 13341 31.88 0.83 144.Shastri R.J Ind 0897-1206(310) 40.96 277762 8600 32.30 0.79 145.Boje N Saf 1484-1812(329) 42.65 325844 9701 33.59 0.79 146.Giffen G Aus 0005-0052( 48) 27.10 29298 1449 20.22 0.75 147.Hooper C.L Win 1085-1622(538) 49.43 496933 15592 31.87 0.64

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