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 Test Cricket - Batting Records and Statistics - Averages / Scoring Rates
Highest Average Batting as   (minimum 30 innings)
    Career   Batting at No. 3
  Player Country Career   Inns NO Runs 100s Avg   Inns NO Runs 100s Avg
1 Bradman, D G Australia 1928-1948   80 10 6996 29 99.94   56 7 5078 20 103.63
2 Barrington, K F England 1955-1968   131 15 6806 20 58.67   40 6 2626 13 77.24
3 Hammond, W R England 1927-1947   140 16 7249 22 58.46   52 6 3440 14 74.78
4 Headley, G A West Indies 1930-1954   40 4 2190 10 60.83   32 3 2064 10 71.17
5 Richards, I V A West Indies 1974-1991   182 12 8540 24 50.24   59 2 3508 12 61.54
6 Sangakkara, K C Sri Lanka 2000-2015   233 17 12400 38 57.41   207 15 11679 37 60.83
7 Lara, B C West Indies 1990-2006   232 6 11953 34 52.89   66 4 3749 9 60.47
8 Ponting, R T Australia 1995-2012   287 29 13378 41 51.85   196 20 9904 32 56.27
9 Williamson, K S* New Zealand 2010-   140 13 6476 21 50.99   121 12 5882 19 53.96
10 Dravid, R India 1996-2012   286 32 13288 36 52.31   219 20 10524 28 52.88
11 Kanhai, R B West Indies 1957-1974   137 6 6227 15 47.53   90 1 4689 13 52.69
12 Dexter, E R England 1958-1968   102 8 4502 9 47.89   57 3 2798 6 51.81
13 Younis Khan Pakistan 2000-2017   213 19 10099 34 52.06   83 4 4055 13 51.33
14 Edrich, W J England 1938-1955   63 2 2440 6 40.00   41 1 2049 6 51.23
15 Chappell, I M Australia 1964-1980   136 10 5345 14 42.42   91 7 4279 13 50.94
16 Amla, H M South Africa 2004-2019   215 16 9282 28 46.64   174 14 7993 25 49.96
17 Kallis, J H South Africa 1995-2013   280 40 13289 45 55.37   78 11 3335 9 49.78
18 Graveney, T W England 1951-1969   123 13 4882 11 44.38   37 4 1632 4 49.45
19 Gower, D I England 1978-1992   204 18 8231 18 44.25   56 3 2619 8 49.42
20 Pujara, C A* India 2010-   128 8 5840 18 48.67   113 5 5323 17 49.29
21 Amarnath, M India 1969-1988   113 10 4378 11 42.50   66 5 2907 8 47.66
22 Fleming, S P New Zealand 1994-2008   189 10 7172 9 40.07   69 6 2977 6 47.25
23 Richardson, R B West Indies 1983-1995   146 12 5949 16 44.40   107 7 4711 14 47.11
24 Border, A R Australia 1978-1994   265 44 11174 27 50.56   36 3 1554 4 47.09
25 Harvey, R N Australia 1948-1963   137 10 6149 21 48.42   79 5 3454 12 46.68
26 Rudolph, J A South Africa 2003-2012   83 9 2622 6 35.43   36 5 1428 4 46.06
27 Trott, I J L England 2009-2015   93 6 3835 9 44.08   73 5 3109 7 45.72
28 Cowdrey, M C England 1954-1975   188 15 7624 22 44.07   37 2 1600 5 45.71
29 Boon, D C Australia 1984-1996   190 20 7422 21 43.66   111 14 4412 13 45.48
30 Laxman, V V S India 1996-2012   225 34 8781 17 45.97   37 1 1611 4 44.75

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