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Players with best records in Test wins

Players with best records in Test wins

Travis Basevi

October 25, 2005

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Best batting averages in won Tests (qualification: minimum 20 innings)
Player Span Mat Inns Runs HS Ave 100
DG Bradman (Aust) 1929-1948 30 43 4813 299* 130.08 23
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak) 1992-2005 43 67 4284 329 80.83 17
R Dravid (India) 1996-2005 30 47 3101 270 79.51 9
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2005 22 29 2017 270 77.57 7
GS Sobers (WI) 1956-1974 31 46 3097 365* 77.42 12
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2005 16 27 1788 267 74.50 7
FMM Worrell (WI) 1948-1963 18 26 1483 261 74.15 3
GC Smith (SAf) 2002-2005 20 29 1896 259 72.92 9
GS Chappell (Aust) 1972-1984 38 62 3595 204 70.49 14
WR Hammond (Eng) 1927-1946 29 44 2584 251 69.83 10
HP Tillakaratne (SL) 1992-2003 24 32 1534 204* 69.72 5
JC Adams (WI) 1992-2000 21 30 1534 174* 69.72 4
SR Waugh (Aust) 1987-2003 86 120 6460 200 69.46 25
TT Samaraweera (SL) 2001-2005 19 23 1239 142 68.83 5
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1908-1930 28 45 2720 211 68.00 7
SR Tendulkar (India) 1990-2005 38 59 3293 248* 67.20 11
ED Weekes (WI) 1948-1958 16 23 1403 156 66.80 5
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 1994-2001 23 36 2254 188* 66.29 8
L Hutton (Eng) 1937-1955 27 48 2678 364 65.31 8
KF Barrington (Eng) 1955-1968 31 42 2319 163 64.41 8


Best bowling averages in won Tests (qualification: minimum 2000 balls)
Player Span Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5
GA Lohmann (Eng) 1886-1896 15 909 94 9/28 9.67 8
H Ironmonger (Aust) 1931-1933 8 534 53 7/23 10.07 4
Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 1952-1959 7 695 65 7/42 10.69 9
J Briggs (Eng) 1884-1897 19 1093 84 8/11 13.01 9
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1974-1990 22 2261 173 9/52 13.06 17
SF Barnes (Eng) 1901-1914 13 1562 115 9/103 13.58 16
JC Laker (Eng) 1950-1958 19 1379 101 10/53 13.65 7
Imran Khan (Pak) 1976-1992 26 2248 155 8/58 14.50 11
GAR Lock (Eng) 1952-1968 19 1365 93 7/35 14.67 8
R Peel (Eng) 1884-1896 12 1144 77 7/31 14.85 5
WJ O'Reilly (Aust) 1932-1946 14 1361 91 7/54 14.95 9
DL Underwood (Eng) 1967-1982 27 1868 123 7/32 15.18 10
M Muralitharan (SL) 1992-2005 36 4456 288 9/51 15.47 26
PS de Villiers (SAf) 1994-1998 8 868 56 6/23 15.50 5
NAT Adcock (SAf) 1953-1962 9 651 41 5/43 15.87 2
AK Davidson (Aust) 1957-1963 16 1428 89 6/53 16.04 6
M Hendrick (Eng) 1974-1979 12 804 50 4/28 16.07 0
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 1997-2004 16 1399 85 6/11 16.45 6
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1990-1998 12 1289 78 8/75 16.52 9
H Verity (Eng) 1931-1939 16 1182 71 8/43 16.64 4

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