April 7, 2010

Highest averages at any point of time

Travis Basevi

Highest overall average at any point in career - Tests
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Opposition Ground Start Date Scorecard
LG Rowe (WI) 1972-1972 2 3 336 336.00 v New Zealand Port of Spain Mar 9, 1972 Test 694
214, 100*, 22
LG Rowe (WI) 1972-1972 1 2 314 314.00 v New Zealand Kingston Feb 16, 1972 Test 693
214, 100*
D Lloyd (Eng) 1974-1974 3 3 308 308.00 v Pakistan Leeds Jul 25, 1974 Test 742
46, 214*, 48
RE Foster (Eng) 1903-1903 1 2 306 306.00 v Australia Sydney Dec 11, 1903 Test 78
287, 19
JA Rudolph (SA) 2003-2003 3 3 303 303.00 v England Birmingham Jul 24, 2003 Test 1651
222*, 71, 10
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2005 4 4 303 303.00 v Australia Lord's Jul 21, 2005 Test 1756
70, DNB, 65*, 162*, 6
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2005 3 3 297 297.00 v Bangladesh Chester-le-Street Jun 3, 2005 Test 1753
70, DNB, 65*, 162*
FMM Worrell (WI) 1948-1948 3 4 294 294.00 v England Kingston Mar 27, 1948 Test 298
97, 28*, 131*, DNB, 38
JA Rudolph (SA) 2003-2003 2 2 293 - v Bangladesh Dhaka May 1, 2003 Test 1642
222*, 71
RE Foster (Eng) 1903-1903 1 1 287 - v Australia Sydney Dec 11, 1903 Test 78
287
Yasir Hameed (Pak) 2003-2003 1 2 275 275.00 v Bangladesh Karachi Aug 20, 2003 Test 1655
170, 105
SC Ganguly (India) 1996-1996 2 2 267 267.00 v England Nottingham Jul 4, 1996 Test 1329
131, 136
D Lloyd (Eng) 1974-1974 2 2 260 260.00 v India Birmingham Jul 4, 1974 Test 741
46, 214*
FMM Worrell (WI) 1948-1948 2 3 256 256.00 v England Georgetown Mar 3, 1948 Test 297
97, 28*, 131*
HJH Marshall (NZ) 2000-2005 3 3 255 255.00 v Australia Christchurch Mar 10, 2005 Test 1739
40*, 69, 146
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1971 2 3 248 248.00 v West Indies Georgetown Mar 19, 1971 Test 684
65, 67*, 116
BW Luckhurst (Eng) 1970-1970 2 3 225 225.00 v Australia Perth Dec 11, 1970 Test 675
74, 20*, 131

Highest average by opposition at any point in career - Tests
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Opposition Ground Start Date Scorecard
IR Bell (Eng) 2005-2010 4 5 488 488.00 v Bangladesh Dhaka Mar 20, 2010 Test 1956
65*, 162*, 84, 39*, 138
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 2001-2003 4 4 424 424.00 v Bangladesh Karachi Aug 20, 2003 Test 1655
102*, 72, 204*, 46
ML Hayden (Aus) 2003-2003 2 2 400 400.00 v Zimbabwe Sydney Oct 17, 2003 Test 1663
380, 20
CA Davis (WI) 1971-1971 3 5 383 383.00 v India Bridgetown Apr 1, 1971 Test 685
71*, 74*, 34, 125*, 79
ML Hayden (Aus) 2003-2003 1 1 380 - v Zimbabwe Perth Oct 9, 2003 Test 1661
380
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 2001-2002 3 3 378 378.00 v Bangladesh Chittagong Jan 16, 2002 Test 1586
102*, 72, 204*
HH Gibbs (SA) 1999-1999 3 3 365 365.00 v New Zealand Wellington Mar 18, 1999 Test 1452
34, 211*, 120
GC Smith (SA) 2003-2003 1 2 362 362.00 v England Birmingham Jul 24, 2003 Test 1651
277, 85
Hanif Mohammad (Pak) 1958-1958 1 2 354 354.00 v West Indies Bridgetown Jan 17, 1958 Test 446
17, 337
RA Smith (Eng) 1990-1990 3 5 354 354.00 v India The Oval Aug 23, 1990 Test 1150
100*, 15, 121*, 61*, 57
IR Bell (Eng) 2005-2010 3 4 350 350.00 v Bangladesh Chittagong Mar 12, 2010 Test 1954
65*, 162*, 84, 39*
V Sehwag (India) 2004-2004 2 2 348 348.00 v Pakistan Lahore Apr 5, 2004 Test 1695
309, 39
DG Bradman (Aus) 1931-1931 2 2 338 338.00 v South Africa Sydney Dec 18, 1931 Test 213
226, 112
LG Rowe (WI) 1972-1972 2 3 336 336.00 v New Zealand Port of Spain Mar 9, 1972 Test 694
214, 100*, 22

Highest average by ground at any point in career - Tests
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Ground Start Date Scorecard
DG Bradman (Aus) 1930-1934 2 2 638 638.00 Headingley, Leeds Jul 20, 1934 Test 236
334, 304
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1984 4 5 558 558.00 Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad, Sind Nov 25, 1984 Test 1000
25, DNB, 88*, 61*, 280*, 104
DG Bradman (Aus) 1930-1934 2 2 476 476.00 Kennington Oval, London Aug 18, 1934 Test 237
232, 244
FMM Worrell (WI) 1950-1957 2 3 468 468.00 Trent Bridge, Nottingham Jul 4, 1957 Test 441
261, DNB, 191*, 16
MS Atapattu (SL) 1999-2004 2 2 465 - Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo May 14, 2004 Test 1699
216*, 249
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1983 3 4 454 454.00 Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad, Sind Jan 14, 1983 Test 946
25, DNB, 88*, 61*, 280*
FMM Worrell (WI) 1950-1957 2 2 452 452.00 Trent Bridge, Nottingham Jul 4, 1957 Test 441
261, DNB, 191*
Younis Khan (Pak) 2005-2007 2 3 431 431.00 M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore Dec 8, 2007 Test 1852
267, 84*, 80
A Flower (Zim) 1993-2000 2 4 430 430.00 Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi Nov 18, 2000 Test 1515
115, 62*, 183*, 70
MA Taylor (Aus) 1998-1998 1 2 426 - Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar Oct 15, 1998 Test 1426
334*, 92
PBH May (Eng) 1957-1958 2 3 399 399.00 Edgbaston, Birmingham Jun 5, 1958 Test 454
30, 285*, 84
LG Rowe (WI) 1972-1973 2 3 390 390.00 Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica Feb 16, 1973 Test 714
214, 100*, 76
GS Chappell (Aus) 1974-1974 1 2 380 - Basin Reserve, Wellington Mar 1, 1974 Test 733
247*, 133
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1938 2 2 376 376.00 Kennington Oval, London Aug 20, 1938 Test 266
12, DNB, 364
A Sandham (Eng) 1930-1930 1 2 375 375.00 Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica Apr 3, 1930 Test 193
325, 50
M Azharuddin (India) 1985-1986 2 3 375 375.00 Green Park, Kanpur Dec 17, 1986 Test 1061
122, 54*, 199

Highest overall average at any point in career - ODIs
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Opposition Ground Start Date Scorecard
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2004-2005 7 6 267 267.00 v South Africa Port Elizabeth Feb 4, 2005 ODI 2221
27*, 77*, DNB, 0, 22*, 108*, 33
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1982 3 3 252 252.00 v Pakistan Nottingham Jul 17, 1982 ODI 154
35*, 99, 118
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2004-2005 6 5 234 234.00 v South Africa Bloemfontein Feb 2, 2005 ODI 2219
27*, 77*, DNB, 0, 22*, 108*
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2005 8 7 234 234.00 v England Chester-le-Street Jun 23, 2005 ODI 2253
17*, 32*, 65*, DNB, 0*, 31*, 84, 5
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2005 7 6 229 - v England Bristol Jun 19, 2005 ODI 2251
17*, 32*, 65*, DNB, 0*, 31*, 84
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2003 5 5 209 209.00 v West Indies St George's Jun 1, 2003 ODI 2021
39*, 75*, 55*, 39, 1
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2003 4 4 208 - v West Indies Port of Spain May 25, 2003 ODI 2019
39*, 75*, 55*, 39
DL Haynes (WI) 1978-1979 2 2 195 195.00 v India Birmingham Jun 9, 1979 ODI 61
148, 47
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2004-2005 11 9 558 186.00 v South Africa Centurion Feb 13, 2005 ODI 2226
27*, 77*, DNB, 0, 22*, 108*, 33, 75, 100*, DNB, 116
Saleem Elahi (Pak) 1995-1995 3 3 179 179.00 v Sri Lanka Rawalpindi Oct 3, 1995 ODI 1005
102*, 47, 30
MJ Guptill (NZ) 2009-2009 3 3 178 178.00 v Australia Perth Feb 1, 2009 ODI 2811
122*, 43, 13
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2006 23 17 711 177.75 v South Africa Brisbane Jan 15, 2006 ODI 2314
17*, 32*, 65*, DNB, 0*, 31*, 84, 5, DNB, 45, DNB, 62*, 46*, DNB, DNB, 32, DNB, 75*, 21*, 1*, 88*, 34*, 73
JH Edrich (Eng) 1971-1974 2 2 172 172.00 v India Leeds Jul 13, 1974 ODI 12
82, 90
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2004-2005 8 7 342 171.00 v South Africa Cape Town Feb 6, 2005 ODI 2223
27*, 77*, DNB, 0, 22*, 108*, 33, 75

Highest average by opposition at any point in career - ODIs
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Opposition Ground Start Date Scorecard
SR Tendulkar (India) 1996-2000 5 5 410 410.00 v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) Oct 3, 2000 ODI 1630
127*, 18, 100*, 140*, 25
SR Tendulkar (India) 1996-1999 4 4 385 385.00 v Kenya Bristol May 23, 1999 ODI 1457
127*, 18, 100*, 140*
MG Bevan (Aus) 1994-1996 10 9 357 357.00 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) Aug 30, 1996 ODI 1108
DNB, 47*, 18*, 65*, 1*, 43*, 59, 32*, 36*, 56
DR Martyn (Aus) 1998-2004 11 7 336 336.00 v Zimbabwe Adelaide Jan 26, 2004 ODI 2089
8*, 57*, DNB, DNB, DNB, DNB, 144*, 50*, 21, 47*, 9
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2005-2005 3 3 332 332.00 v Bangladesh Leeds Jun 26, 2005 ODI 2255
82*, 152, 98
GS Chappell (Aus) 1974-1980 5 5 328 328.00 v New Zealand Melbourne Dec 7, 1980 ODI 98
42*, 75*, 25, 138*, 48
DR Martyn (Aus) 1998-2004 10 6 327 327.00 v Zimbabwe Hobart Jan 16, 2004 ODI 2082
8*, 57*, DNB, DNB, DNB, DNB, 144*, 50*, 21, 47*
MW Gatting (Eng) 1981-1984 6 6 318 318.00 v India Cuttack Dec 27, 1984 ODI 281
47*, 71*, 8*, 18, 115*, 59
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2003-2010 9 8 316 316.00 v Bangladesh Dhaka Mar 2, 2010 ODI 2965
34*, 11, 46*, DNB, 112*, 8*, 23*, 75*, 7
N Boje (SA) 1999-2000 9 4 310 310.00 v New Zealand Centurion Oct 25, 2000 ODI 1647
DNB, 12*, DNB, DNB, DNB, DNB, 105*, 64, 129
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2003-2010 8 7 309 309.00 v Bangladesh Dhaka Feb 28, 2010 ODI 2964
34*, 11, 46*, DNB, 112*, 8*, 23*, 75*
MG Bevan (Aus) 1994-1996 9 8 301 301.00 v Sri Lanka Lahore Mar 17, 1996 ODI 1083
DNB, 47*, 18*, 65*, 1*, 43*, 59, 32*, 36*
A Bagai (Can) 2007-2009 4 4 301 301.00 v Scotland Benoni Apr 8, 2009 ODI 2838
64*, 13, 137*, 87
DM Jones (Aus) 1985-1988 5 4 285 285.00 v Sri Lanka Adelaide Jan 10, 1988 ODI 491
62*, 99*, DNB, 55, 69
GS Chappell (Aus) 1974-1980 4 4 280 280.00 v New Zealand Sydney Nov 25, 1980 ODI 95
42*, 75*, 25, 138*
DR Martyn (Aus) 1998-2004 9 5 280 - v Zimbabwe Sydney Jan 11, 2004 ODI 2079
8*, 57*, DNB, DNB, DNB, DNB, 144*, 50*, 21

Highest average by ground at any point in career - ODIs
Player Span Mat Inns Runs Ave Ground Start Date Scorecard
MS Dhoni (India) 2006-2008 6 5 355 355.00 National Stadium, Karachi Jul 3, 2008 ODI 2732
77*, 109*, 26*, DNB, 76, 67
SR Tendulkar (India) 1999-2007 3 3 352 352.00 County Ground, Bristol Aug 24, 2007 ODI 2613
140*, 113, 99
G Kirsten (SA) 1994-1996 4 4 329 329.00 Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium Mar 5, 1996 ODI 1073
20*, 188*, 38, 83
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 1998-2002 5 4 313 313.00 Harare Sports Club Dec 1, 2002 ODI 1907
59*, 66, 100*, DNB, 88
SR Tendulkar (India) 1994-2003 4 4 310 310.00 Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad, Deccan Nov 15, 2003 ODI 2062
11*, 11, 186*, 102
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 2000-2000 4 4 295 295.00 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka Jun 7, 2000 ODI 1602
80, 100*, 90*, 25
MS Dhoni (India) 2006-2008 5 4 288 - National Stadium, Karachi Jul 2, 2008 ODI 2730
77*, 109*, 26*, DNB, 76
IVA Richards (WI) 1975-1991 4 3 284 284.00 Old Trafford, Manchester May 25, 1991 ODI 677
DNB, 17, 189*, 78
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 2000-2000 3 3 270 270.00 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka Jun 5, 2000 ODI 1601
80, 100*, 90*
RS Mahanama (SL) 1994-1994 3 3 267 267.00 Harare Sports Club Nov 6, 1994 ODI 948
119*, 108, 40
ML Hayden (Aus) 2002-2002 5 4 265 265.00 Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi Sep 7, 2002 ODI 1873
146, 40*, 59*, DNB, 20*
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 2002-2006 2 2 264 264.00 Headingley, Leeds Jul 1, 2006 ODI 2389
112, 152
DS Lehmann (Aus) 1999-2003 3 3 260 260.00 National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada Jun 1, 2003 ODI 2021
110*, 43, 107
IVA Richards (WI) 1980-1987 3 3 257 257.00 National Stadium, Karachi Oct 13, 1987 ODI 457
36, 40*, 181
G Boycott (Eng) 1979-1980 4 3 254 254.00 Sydney Cricket Ground Jan 22, 1980 ODI 87
TDNB, 105, 86*, 63
SR Tendulkar (India) 1999-2002 2 2 253 - County Ground, Bristol Jul 11, 2002 ODI 1855
140*, 113
SR Tendulkar (India) 1993-1996 3 3 251 251.00 Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur Oct 23, 1996 ODI 1130
82*, 105, 64

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