Analysing careers of batsmen

Splitting the career into three parts

Ananth Narayanan

September 11, 2009

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SNo.For Batsman         |<---Career---->|Start-third| Mid-third| End-third
                        |Mat  Runs  Avge|Runs   Avge|Runs  Avge|Runs   Avge
                        |               |           |          |
  1.Aus Bradman D.G     | 52  6996 99.94|2229  96.91|2643 97.89|2124 106.20
  2.Eng Sutcliffe H     | 54  4555 60.73|1805  78.48|1537 56.93|1213  48.52
  3.Eng Barrington K.F  | 82  6806 58.67|2111  54.13|2379 62.61|2316  59.38
  4.Win EdeC Weekes     | 48  4455 58.62|1602  66.75|1643 63.19|1210  46.54
  5.Eng Hammond W.R     | 85  7249 58.46|2519  58.58|2396 61.44|2334  55.57
  6.Win Sobers G.St.A   | 93  8032 57.78|2781  61.80|2783 60.50|2468  51.42
  7.Eng Hobbs J.B       | 61  5410 56.95|1773  57.19|2019 63.09|1618  50.56
  8.Eng Hutton L        | 79  6971 56.67|2193  56.23|2661 59.13|2117  54.28
  9.Aus Ponting R.T     |136 11341 55.87|2535  40.89|4530 68.64|4276  57.01
 10.Slk Sangakkara K.C  | 85  7308 55.36|1951  47.59|2258 48.04|3099  70.43
 11.Pak Mohammad Yousuf | 82  7023 54.87|1712  40.76|2273 56.83|3038  66.04
 12.Saf Kallis J.H      |131 10277 54.66|2678  43.19|4209 67.89|3390  52.97
 13.Ind Tendulkar S.R   |159 12773 54.59|3617  50.24|5202 63.44|3954  49.42
 14.Aus Chappell G.S    | 87  7110 53.86|2310  53.72|2394 53.20|2406  54.68
 15.Slk Jayawardene D.P.|107  8750 53.35|2653  49.13|2469 46.58|3628  63.65
 16.Win Lara B.C        |131 11953 52.89|3884  54.70|3504 44.92|4565  59.29
 17.Pak Javed Miandad   |124  8832 52.57|3074  53.93|2817 52.17|2941  51.60
 18.Ind Dravid R        |134 10823 52.54|3772  54.67|4001 61.55|3050  42.36
 19.Zim Flower A        | 63  4794 51.55|1310  43.67|1488 46.50|1996  64.39
 20.Ind Gavaskar S.M    |125 10122 51.12|3951  53.39|3362 54.23|2809  45.31
 21.Aus Waugh S.R       |168 10927 51.06|2814  39.63|4413 60.45|3700  52.86
 22.Aus Hayden M.L      |103  8626 50.74|2798  52.79|2970 52.11|2858  47.63
 23.Aus Border A.R      |156 11174 50.56|3571  46.99|4421 58.95|3182  45.46
 24.Saf Smith G.C       | 77  6343 50.34|2333  58.33|1786 38.83|2224  55.60
 25.Win Richards I.V.A  |121  8540 50.24|3617  61.31|2467 45.69|2456  43.09
 26.Pak Younis Khan     | 63  5260 50.10|1402  45.23|1960 50.26|1898  54.23
 27.Eng Compton D.C.S   | 78  5807 50.06|2317  66.20|1536 37.46|1954  48.85
 28.Ind Sehwag V        | 69  5757 50.06|1951  52.73|1794 51.26|2012  46.79
 29.Eng Pietersen K.P   | 54  4647 49.97|1501  46.91|1748 52.97|1398  49.93
 30.Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq  |120  8830 49.61|2651  45.71|2850 47.50|3329  55.48
 31.Win Chanderpaul S   |121  8576 49.29|2353  40.57|3042 51.56|3181  55.81
 32.Aus Harvey R.N      | 79  6149 48.42|2477  61.92|1890 42.95|1782  41.44
 33.Aus Walters K.D     | 74  5357 48.26|2227  60.19|1610 42.37|1520  42.22
 34.Eng Dexter E.R      | 62  4502 47.89|1315  39.85|1777 59.23|1410  45.48
 35.Eng Boycott G       |108  8114 47.73|2366  45.50|3150 56.25|2598  41.90
 36.Aus Gilchrist A.C   | 96  5570 47.61|2226  61.83|1770 43.17|1574  39.35
 37.Win Kanhai R.B      | 79  6227 47.53|1841  42.81|2457 53.41|1929  45.93
 38.Aus Lawry W.M       | 67  5234 47.15|1662  44.92|1960 51.58|1612  44.78
 39.Aus Simpson R.B     | 62  4869 46.82|1173  36.66|1885 53.86|1811  48.95
 40.Eng May P.B.H       | 66  4537 46.77|1347  38.49|1748 56.39|1442  46.52
 41.Win Lloyd C.H       |110  7515 46.68|2312  38.53|2755 47.50|2448  56.93
 42.Aus Martyn D.R      | 67  4406 46.38|1413  54.35|1465 40.69|1528  46.30
 43.Pak Saeed Anwar     | 55  4052 45.53|1451  45.34|1266 45.21|1335  46.03
 44.Nzl Crowe M.D       | 77  5444 45.37|1380  33.66|2011 55.86|2053  47.74
 45.Aus Langer J.L      |105  7696 45.27|2221  40.38|2650 49.07|2825  46.31
 46.Saf Kirsten G       |101  7289 45.27|2158  37.86|2398 46.12|2733  52.56
 47.Ind Laxman V.V.S    |105  6741 45.24|2167  41.67|2136 45.45|2438  48.76
 48.Ind Azharuddin M    | 99  6215 45.04|2168  47.13|2117 47.04|1930  41.06
 49.Pak Zaheer Abbas    | 78  5062 44.80|1583  35.18|1840 49.73|1639  52.87
 50.Win Greenidge C.G   |108  7558 44.72|2517  42.66|2526 54.91|2515  39.30
 51.Eng Thorpe G.P      |100  6744 44.66|2207  40.13|2121 41.59|2416  53.69
 52.Eng Strauss A.J     | 67  5266 44.63|1788  45.85|1488 34.60|1990  55.28
 53.Win Kallicharran A.I| 66  4399 44.43|1827  57.09|1345 39.56|1227  37.18
 54.Win Richardson R.B  | 86  5949 44.40|1811  44.17|2370 49.38|1768  39.29
 55.Eng Graveney T.W    | 79  4882 44.38|1371  40.32|1661 44.89|1850  47.44
 56.Eng Gower D.I       |117  8231 44.25|2585  43.81|2891 46.63|2755  42.38
 57.Saf Cullinan D.J    | 70  4554 44.21|1366  39.03|1589 44.14|1599  49.97
 58.Eng Cowdrey M.C     |114  7624 44.07|2425  43.30|2838 49.79|2361  39.35
 59.Eng Trescothick M.E | 76  5820 43.76|1814  41.23|1860 43.26|2146  46.65
 60.Pak Saleem Malik    |103  5768 43.70|1502  39.53|2019 46.95|2247  44.06
 61.Eng Smith R.A       | 62  4236 43.67|1461  47.13|1537 48.03|1238  36.41
 62.Aus Boon D.C        |107  7422 43.66|2355  37.98|2849 50.88|2218  42.65
 63.Eng Edrich J.H      | 77  5138 43.54|1476  42.17|2027 47.14|1635  40.88
 64.Aus Taylor M.A      |104  7525 43.50|2896  47.48|2543 45.41|2086  37.25
 65.Aus Redpath I.R     | 66  4737 43.46|1209  35.56|1449 41.40|2079  51.97
 66.Slk de Silva P.A    | 93  6361 42.98|1970  40.20|1984 37.43|2407  52.33
 67.Slk Tillakaratne H.P| 83  4545 42.88|1413  37.18|1504 38.56|1628  56.14
 68.Aus Slater M.J      | 74  5312 42.84|2103  51.29|1689 37.53|1520  40.00
 69.Eng Gooch G.A       |118  8900 42.58|2239  33.92|3252 45.80|3409  47.35
 70.Ind Amarnath M      | 69  4378 42.50|1423  37.45|1524 46.18|1431  44.72
 71.Win Fredericks R.C  | 59  4334 42.49|1285  34.73|1502 48.45|1547  45.50
 72.Aus Chappell I.M    | 75  5345 42.42|1567  41.24|1832 40.71|1946  45.26
 73.Win Sarwan R.R      | 81  5671 42.32|1571  36.53|2085 46.33|2015  43.80
 74.Win Haynes D.L      |116  7487 42.30|2333  40.93|2271 38.49|2883  47.26
 75.Ind Ganguly S.C     |113  7212 42.18|2711  46.74|1991 36.20|2510  43.28
 76.Ind Vengsarkar D.B  |116  6868 42.13|2165  37.33|2268 39.79|2435  50.73
 77.Saf Gibbs H.H       | 90  6167 41.95|1784  37.96|2909 59.37|1474  28.90
 78.Ind Viswanath G.R   | 91  6080 41.93|2182  41.96|2560 54.47|1338  29.09
 79.Aus Waugh M.E       |128  8029 41.82|2719  42.48|3097 45.54|2213  36.88
 80.Eng Vaughan M.P     | 82  5719 41.44|2015  46.86|1982 41.29|1722  36.64
 81.Slk Jayasuriya S.T  |110  6973 40.07|2367  43.04|2305 39.74|2301  37.72
 82.Nzl Fleming S.P     |111  7172 40.07|2344  38.43|2225 38.36|2603  43.38
 83.Win Gayle C.H       | 82  5502 39.58|1513  35.19|2081 41.62|1908  41.48
 84.Eng Stewart A.J     |133  8465 39.56|2998  40.51|3079 40.51|2388  37.31
 85.Slk Atapattu M.S    | 90  5502 39.02|1455  30.96|2074 46.09|1973  40.27
 86.Pak Mudassar Nazar  | 76  4114 38.09|1114  29.32|1873 53.51|1127  32.20
 87.Nzl Wright J.G      | 82  5334 37.83|1310  28.48|1769 37.64|2255  46.98
 88.Eng Atherton M.A    |115  7728 37.70|2730  40.15|2608 38.93|2390  34.14
 89.Aus Hughes K.J      | 70  4415 37.42|1551  38.78|1541 39.51|1323  33.92
 90.Eng Hussain N       | 96  5764 37.19|1845  36.18|1775 34.80|2144  40.45
 91.Nzl Astle N.J       | 81  4702 37.02|1565  34.78|1654 42.41|1483  34.49
 92.Win Hooper C.L      |102  5762 36.47|1491  28.13|1934 40.29|2337  41.73
 93.Eng Lamb A.J        | 79  4656 36.09|1606  37.35|1054 26.35|1996  43.39
 94.Slk Ranatunga A     | 93  5105 35.70|1824  35.76|1722 35.88|1559  35.43
 95.Eng Gatting M.W     | 79  4409 35.56| 956  23.90|2066 52.97|1387  30.82
 96.Eng Butcher M.A     | 71  4288 34.58|1124  24.98|1656 41.40|1508  38.67
 97.Eng Botham I.T      |102  5200 33.55|1549  32.27|2321 41.45|1330  26.08
 98.Eng Knott A.P.E     | 95  4389 32.75|1463  36.58|1360 28.94|1566  33.32
 99.Ind Kapil Dev N     |131  5248 31.05|1903  33.39|1763 31.48|1582  28.25
100.Saf Boucher M.V     |126  4688 29.86|1439  28.78|1568 32.67|1681  28.49
101.Aus Healy I.A       |119  4356 27.40|1235  22.45|1585 32.35|1536  27.93

Average 45.91 44.28 46.84 45.10

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