Comparing batsmen to their peers

Comparison between maximum and minimum peer ratios

Ananth Narayanan

August 26, 2009

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Only batsmen who have played in over 50 Tests considered
Only after 50 Tests are crossed
Max-Min is the ratio of Maximum to Minmum
Spread is the spread on either side of the mean
Figures shown are at the beginning of concerned Test

SNo Cty Batsman BatAvg Peer Ratio BatAvg Peer Ratio Max Spread Avge Max Avge Min -Min
1.Aus Waugh S.R 51.87 29.37 1.77 35.76 30.16 1.19 1.49 19.6% 2.Saf Kallis J.H 58.20 30.62 1.90 41.00 28.84 1.42 1.34 14.5% 3.Aus Ponting R.T 59.96 30.54 1.96 43.71 29.33 1.49 1.32 13.6% 4.Slk de Silva P.A 43.89 29.65 1.48 34.06 30.16 1.13 1.31 13.4% 5.Pak Imran Khan 38.23 30.41 1.26 29.88 30.20 0.99 1.27 12.0% 6.Win Hooper C.L 37.67 29.73 1.27 30.64 30.20 1.01 1.26 11.4% 7.Aus Gilchrist A.C 58.24 30.52 1.91 47.89 31.39 1.52 1.26 11.4% 8.Saf Pollock S.M 34.90 29.91 1.17 27.15 28.84 0.94 1.24 10.9% 9.Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq 51.79 30.36 1.71 40.71 29.41 1.38 1.24 10.7% 10.Ind Vengsarkar D.B 46.21 29.61 1.56 37.41 29.61 1.26 1.24 10.6% 11.Slk Sangakkara K.C 57.00 31.80 1.79 46.31 31.84 1.45 1.23 10.5% 12.Pak Saleem Malik 46.97 30.64 1.53 37.86 30.65 1.24 1.23 10.5% 13.Eng Gooch G.A 44.75 30.00 1.49 36.53 30.14 1.21 1.23 10.4% 14.Aus Boon D.C 46.83 30.33 1.54 39.07 30.71 1.27 1.21 9.6% 15.Pak Mohammad Yousuf 56.65 30.77 1.84 46.66 30.64 1.52 1.21 9.5% 16.Win Dujon P.J.L 38.91 30.70 1.27 32.51 31.01 1.05 1.21 9.5% 17.Win Chanderpaul S 49.71 30.66 1.62 39.17 29.31 1.34 1.21 9.5% 18.Saf Gibbs H.H 49.46 30.14 1.64 42.05 30.81 1.36 1.21 9.3% 19.Ind Tendulkar S.R 58.87 29.42 2.00 49.26 29.69 1.66 1.20 9.3% 20.Win Richards I.V.A 58.78 29.20 2.01 49.93 29.96 1.67 1.20 9.2% 21.Eng Botham I.T 38.80 28.41 1.36 33.93 30.10 1.13 1.20 9.2% 22.Slk Tillakaratne H.P 45.82 29.64 1.55 37.61 29.20 1.29 1.20 9.2% 23.Win Greenidge C.G 51.59 29.46 1.75 44.07 30.10 1.46 1.20 9.0% 24.Aus Hayden M.L 58.98 29.99 1.97 50.92 30.64 1.66 1.19 8.5% 25.Pak Zaheer Abbas 47.97 30.06 1.59 39.92 29.85 1.34 1.19 8.5% 26.Nzl Wright J.G 37.89 29.99 1.26 32.13 29.96 1.07 1.18 8.2% 27.Saf Kirsten G 45.92 29.93 1.53 38.23 29.10 1.31 1.17 7.7% 28.Eng Rhodes W 31.50 24.98 1.26 29.94 27.72 1.08 1.17 7.7% 29.Eng Gatting M.W 40.95 29.88 1.37 35.70 30.17 1.18 1.16 7.5% 30.Pak Javed Miandad 58.56 28.88 2.03 52.70 29.82 1.77 1.15 6.8% 31.Aus Border A.R 53.79 29.58 1.82 45.47 28.55 1.59 1.14 6.7% 32.Ind Gavaskar S.M 57.27 30.15 1.90 50.14 30.17 1.66 1.14 6.7% 33.Eng Barrington K.F 60.66 29.39 2.06 51.50 28.64 1.80 1.14 6.7% 34.Ind Dravid R 58.45 30.25 1.93 52.28 30.87 1.69 1.14 6.6% 35.Eng Stewart A.J 43.14 29.29 1.47 38.23 29.56 1.29 1.14 6.5% 36.Aus Harvey R.N 54.32 28.57 1.90 48.28 28.83 1.67 1.14 6.4% 37.Ind Laxman V.V.S 47.39 30.12 1.57 42.15 30.62 1.38 1.14 6.4% 38.Slk Jayasuriya S.T 43.07 28.96 1.49 40.02 30.48 1.31 1.14 6.4% 39.Aus Taylor M.A 48.72 30.74 1.58 41.82 30.01 1.39 1.14 6.4% 40.Eng Lamb A.J 37.00 31.30 1.18 32.31 31.15 1.04 1.13 6.3% 41.Win Sobers G.St.A 63.77 29.12 2.19 56.32 29.04 1.94 1.13 6.1% 42.Eng Hammond W.R 61.61 29.23 2.11 54.85 29.30 1.87 1.13 6.0% 43.Eng Hobbs J.B 61.27 27.17 2.25 57.56 28.85 2.00 1.13 5.9% 44.Slk Jayawardene D.P.M.D 53.25 31.19 1.71 46.69 30.76 1.52 1.13 5.9% 45.Eng Cowdrey M.C 47.84 29.16 1.64 40.60 27.82 1.46 1.12 5.8% 46.Eng Hutton L 61.71 30.70 2.01 57.92 32.26 1.79 1.12 5.8% 47.Ind Kapil Dev N 32.65 29.65 1.10 29.75 30.33 0.98 1.12 5.8% 48.Eng Compton D.C.S 52.50 29.67 1.77 48.96 31.02 1.58 1.12 5.7% 49.Eng Edrich J.H 46.12 30.73 1.50 41.75 31.15 1.34 1.12 5.6% 50.Ind Shastri R.J 37.49 30.76 1.22 33.88 30.95 1.09 1.12 5.6% 51.Eng Boycott G 51.80 30.35 1.71 47.07 30.83 1.53 1.12 5.6% 52.Pak Mudassar Nazar 42.91 29.63 1.45 38.40 29.62 1.30 1.12 5.5% 53.Ind Viswanath G.R 47.49 30.48 1.56 42.15 30.02 1.40 1.11 5.4% 54.Ind Ganguly S.C 43.24 29.51 1.47 40.63 30.64 1.32 1.11 5.4% 55.Win Kallicharran A.I 50.17 29.97 1.67 44.58 29.76 1.50 1.11 5.4% 56.Nzl Crowe M.D 48.41 30.71 1.58 44.52 31.27 1.42 1.11 5.3% 57.Saf Smith G.C 50.72 32.07 1.58 45.83 32.24 1.42 1.11 5.3% 58.Eng Knott A.P.E 33.66 30.19 1.11 30.84 30.91 1.00 1.11 5.2% 59.Eng Atherton M.A 42.33 29.71 1.42 37.89 29.56 1.28 1.11 5.2% 60.Eng Woolley F.E 38.80 29.35 1.32 35.09 29.38 1.19 1.11 5.2% 61.Win Haynes D.L 42.86 30.00 1.43 38.53 29.81 1.29 1.11 5.1% 62.Win Lloyd C.H 46.62 29.90 1.56 43.04 30.59 1.41 1.11 5.1% 63.Eng Trescothick M.E 46.14 31.69 1.46 42.26 32.09 1.32 1.11 5.0% 64.Eng Graveney T.W 46.12 29.31 1.57 40.10 28.16 1.42 1.11 5.0% 65.Eng Thorpe G.P 44.84 30.23 1.48 38.48 28.80 1.34 1.10 5.0% 66.Win Lara B.C 54.09 30.09 1.80 47.68 29.17 1.63 1.10 5.0% 67.Eng Butcher M.A 35.42 29.76 1.19 31.94 29.56 1.08 1.10 4.8% 68.Eng Hick G.A 35.25 29.29 1.20 31.76 29.04 1.09 1.10 4.8% 69.Eng Hussain N 38.03 29.07 1.31 35.00 29.41 1.19 1.10 4.8% 70.Eng Gower D.I 45.80 29.30 1.56 42.11 29.75 1.42 1.10 4.7% 71.Win Sarwan R.R 43.02 32.00 1.34 38.83 31.89 1.22 1.10 4.7% 72.Eng Vaughan M.P 45.50 31.12 1.46 41.92 31.48 1.33 1.10 4.7% 73.Win Gomes H.A 43.89 29.78 1.47 40.12 29.87 1.34 1.10 4.6% 74.Slk Atapattu M.S 40.88 30.13 1.36 37.26 30.01 1.24 1.10 4.6% 75.Aus Martyn D.R 51.43 30.28 1.70 47.20 30.50 1.55 1.10 4.6% 76.Zim Flower A 56.60 29.26 1.93 50.97 28.94 1.76 1.10 4.6% 77.Aus Waugh M.E 44.29 29.51 1.50 40.53 29.54 1.37 1.09 4.5% 78.Aus Chappell G.S 55.58 29.65 1.87 53.39 31.13 1.71 1.09 4.5% 79.Aus Hughes K.J 41.18 29.21 1.41 38.06 29.42 1.29 1.09 4.4% 80.Aus Chappell I.M 44.14 30.93 1.43 40.48 30.96 1.31 1.09 4.4% 81.Nzl Astle N.J 39.18 29.38 1.33 37.40 30.78 1.22 1.09 4.3% 82.Eng Flintoff A 33.83 31.06 1.09 31.69 31.55 1.00 1.09 4.3% 83.Eng May P.B.H 49.76 27.09 1.84 46.64 27.61 1.69 1.09 4.2% 84.Nzl McMillan C.D 41.80 30.48 1.37 38.70 30.65 1.26 1.09 4.2% 85.Win Gayle C.H 40.09 31.73 1.26 36.71 31.77 1.16 1.09 4.1% 86.Win Fredericks R.C 42.72 30.74 1.39 39.73 31.03 1.28 1.09 4.1% 87.Ind Sehwag V 53.48 32.15 1.66 49.15 32.15 1.53 1.08 4.1% 88.Saf Cullinan D.J 45.43 28.96 1.57 42.35 29.22 1.45 1.08 4.0% 89.Aus Langer J.L 46.24 29.51 1.57 43.89 30.18 1.45 1.08 4.0% 90.Slk Dilshan T.M 41.80 31.82 1.31 38.14 31.59 1.21 1.08 4.0% 91.Nzl Fleming S.P 40.13 30.45 1.32 36.09 29.57 1.22 1.08 3.9% 92.Aus Redpath I.R 42.60 31.10 1.37 39.72 31.22 1.27 1.08 3.8% 93.Aus Lawry W.M 50.88 30.62 1.66 47.86 31.10 1.54 1.08 3.8% 94.Eng Strauss A.J 44.74 32.23 1.39 41.07 31.70 1.29 1.08 3.7% 95.Win Richardson R.B 47.90 30.60 1.56 44.03 30.30 1.45 1.08 3.7% 96.Ind Amarnath M 45.63 30.35 1.50 42.44 30.41 1.40 1.07 3.4% 97.Pak Ijaz Ahmed 40.33 29.82 1.35 37.52 29.80 1.26 1.07 3.4% 98.Slk Ranatunga A 35.65 29.82 1.20 34.53 30.78 1.12 1.07 3.4% 99.Aus Walters K.D 51.36 30.64 1.68 48.14 30.64 1.57 1.07 3.4% 100.Nzl Cairns C.L 34.27 30.27 1.13 32.13 30.17 1.06 1.07 3.2% 101.Pak Younis Khan 51.80 31.83 1.63 48.21 31.41 1.53 1.07 3.2% 102.Ind Umrigar P.R 42.47 28.50 1.49 39.89 28.55 1.40 1.06 3.1% 103.Nzl Reid J.R 33.81 29.14 1.16 31.78 29.07 1.09 1.06 3.1% 104.Win Kanhai R.B 49.71 30.00 1.66 47.55 30.51 1.56 1.06 3.1% 105.Saf Cronje W.J 39.04 29.22 1.33 36.65 29.25 1.25 1.06 3.1% 106.Aus Slater M.J 46.26 29.21 1.58 43.18 28.96 1.49 1.06 2.9% 107.Pak Hanif Mohammad 47.13 29.44 1.60 44.34 29.43 1.51 1.06 2.9% 108.Pak Saeed Anwar 47.09 28.88 1.63 44.89 29.08 1.54 1.06 2.8% 109.Aus Simpson R.B 49.91 30.53 1.63 46.82 30.40 1.54 1.06 2.8% 110.Aus Wood G.M 33.17 29.91 1.11 31.39 29.80 1.05 1.06 2.8% 111.Nzl Congdon B.E 35.04 30.90 1.13 33.07 31.00 1.07 1.06 2.7% 112.Pak Asif Iqbal 40.29 30.59 1.32 38.28 30.50 1.25 1.06 2.7% 113.Aus Miller K.R 39.46 29.77 1.32 37.11 29.61 1.25 1.06 2.7% 114.Ind Azharuddin M 46.95 30.19 1.55 44.55 30.40 1.47 1.05 2.6% 115.Pak Majid Khan 41.70 30.42 1.37 39.56 30.43 1.30 1.05 2.6% 116.Saf McKenzie N.D 39.75 31.97 1.24 37.90 32.17 1.18 1.05 2.5% 117.Pak Rameez Raja 32.14 30.11 1.07 30.93 30.30 1.02 1.05 2.4% 118.Eng Smith R.A 45.43 30.37 1.50 43.35 30.23 1.43 1.05 2.4% 119.Win Adams J.C 43.98 28.97 1.52 42.18 29.03 1.45 1.05 2.4% 120.Nzl Coney J.V 39.86 30.07 1.32 38.11 30.12 1.26 1.05 2.3% 121.Pak Wasim Raja 37.59 30.02 1.25 36.22 30.14 1.20 1.04 2.0% 122.Aus Jones D.M 47.35 30.52 1.55 45.62 30.53 1.49 1.04 2.0% 123.Eng Dexter E.R 48.50 29.94 1.62 46.07 29.51 1.56 1.04 1.9% 124.Eng Fletcher K.W.R 40.63 29.66 1.37 40.81 30.79 1.32 1.04 1.9% 125.Ind Borde C.G 36.20 30.33 1.19 35.36 30.66 1.15 1.03 1.7% 126.Pak Mushtaq Mohammad 40.86 30.51 1.34 39.76 30.52 1.30 1.03 1.5% 127.Ind Manjrekar V.L 38.80 28.51 1.36 38.11 28.95 1.32 1.03 1.5% 128.Win Worrell F.M.M 51.01 28.84 1.77 50.01 28.83 1.73 1.02 1.1% 129.Eng Greig A.W 41.70 30.72 1.36 40.87 30.74 1.33 1.02 1.1% 130.Aus Clarke M.J 50.08 32.20 1.55 48.91 32.19 1.52 1.02 1.0% 131.Eng Pietersen K.P 50.97 31.88 1.60 50.23 32.04 1.57 1.02 0.9% 132.Win Campbell S.L 32.67 28.56 1.14 32.03 28.53 1.12 1.02 0.9% 133.Win Logie A.L 35.91 30.79 1.17 35.28 30.80 1.15 1.02 0.9% 134.Saf Rhodes J.N 36.00 28.95 1.24 35.40 28.94 1.22 1.02 0.8% 135.Saf de Villiers A.B 42.41 32.32 1.31 41.57 32.12 1.29 1.02 0.8% 136.Eng Collingwood P.D 44.85 32.68 1.37 44.21 32.70 1.35 1.01 0.7% 137.Ind Sidhu N.S 43.80 29.99 1.46 43.08 29.97 1.44 1.01 0.7% 138.Slk Samaraweera T.T 51.07 32.62 1.56 50.16 32.55 1.54 1.01 0.6% 139.Eng Hendren E.H 48.25 30.41 1.59 47.85 30.53 1.57 1.01 0.6% 140.Aus Bradman D.G 101.39 30.65 3.31 99.85 30.51 3.27 1.01 0.6% 141.Eng Sutcliffe H 62.27 30.12 2.07 61.66 30.09 2.05 1.01 0.5% 142.Eng Amiss D.L 46.40 30.49 1.52 46.40 30.49 1.52 1.00 0.0% 143.Aus Armstrong W.W 38.95 25.03 1.55 38.95 25.03 1.55 1.00 0.0% 144.Nzl Burgess M.G 30.88 30.07 1.03 30.88 30.07 1.03 1.00 0.0% 145.Bng Habibul Bashar 31.38 32.21 0.97 31.38 32.21 0.97 1.00 0.0% 146.Aus Marsh G.R 33.82 30.49 1.11 33.82 30.49 1.11 1.00 0.0% 147.Eng Smith M.J.K 32.08 30.33 1.06 32.08 30.33 1.06 1.00 0.0% 148.Saf Waite J.H.B 30.75 28.99 1.06 30.75 28.99 1.06 1.00 0.0%

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