Sunday, 15 December 2013

Highest "least batting average" of a playing eleven in Test Cricket


Here is the list where batting averages are calculated at the end of innings. Innings end, where all eleven members of team had a defined batting average are only considered.

(21.37) :

West Indies vs India, Port of Spain, 4 Apr 1962
After India's 1st innings:

BK Kunderan - 21.37, CG Borde - 35, DN Sardesai - 22.83, MAK Pataudi - 39.62, ML Jaisimha - 38.95, PR Umrigar - 40.08, RF Surti - 26.22, RG Nadkarni - 25.36, SA Durani - 24.13, VL Manjrekar - 39.24, VL Mehra - 22.17


(20.25) :

Australia vs India, Brisbane, 29 Nov 1991
After India's 1st innings:

DB Vengsarkar - 43.32, J Srinath - 21, K Srikkanth - 31.29, KS More - 26.49, M Azharuddin - 50.61, M Prabhakar - 47.07, N Kapil Dev - 31.08, RJ Shastri - 35.75, SLV Raju - 20.25, SR Tendulkar - 37.75, SV Manjrekar - 46.79


(19.73) :

Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide, 30 Jan 1998
After South Africa's 1st innings:

AM Bacher - 32.10, BM McMillan - 39.73, DJ Richardson - 24.27, G Kirsten - 37.88, HH Gibbs - 19.73, JH Kallis - 23.85, JN Rhodes - 29.18, L Klusener - 32.21, PL Symcox - 27.1, SM Pollock - 30.74, WJ Cronje - 36.18


(19.44) :

West Indies vs India, Port of Spain, 4 Apr 1962
After India's 2nd innings:

BK Kunderan - 19.44, CG Borde - 34.48, DN Sardesai - 19.57, MAK Pataudi - 35.33, ML Jaisimha - 37.86, PR Umrigar - 42.13, RF Surti - 23.8, RG Nadkarni - 25.27, SA Durani - 29.12, VL Manjrekar - 38.85, VL Mehra - 27.86


(19.17) :

England vs Australia, Leeds, 12 Jul 1956
After Australia's 1st innings:

CC McDonald - 47.37, IWG Johnson - 19.17, JW Burke - 31.92, KD Mackay - 23.67, KR Miller - 38.19, LV Maddocks - 23.28, PJP Burge - 21.33, R Benaud - 22, RG Archer - 28.69, RN Harvey - 58.39, RR Lindwall - 21.92


(19.00):

Australia vs India, Melbourne, 26 Dec 1991
After India's 1st innings:

DB Vengsarkar - 42.92, J Srinath - 23.5, K Srikkanth - 30.39, KS More - 27.58, M Azharuddin - 49.51, M Prabhakar - 43.82, N Kapil Dev - 30.96, RJ Shastri - 35.68, SLV Raju - 19, SR Tendulkar - 34.78, SV Manjrekar - 44.35


England vs Australia, The Oval, 12 Aug 1886
After England 1st innings:

A Shrewsbury snr - 39.64, AG Steel - 36.69, EFS Tylecote - 19, G Ulyett - 26.35, GA Lohmann - 23, J Briggs - 23.3, RG Barlow - 22.13, W Barnes - 26.54, WG Grace - 42.64, WH Scotton - 26.37, WW Read - 41


England vs Australia, Lord's, 22 Jun 1961
After Australia's 1st innings:

AK Davidson - 23.79, ATW Grout - 19.07, CC McDonald - 39.97, FM Misson - 19, GD McKenzie - 34, KD Mackay - 36.64, NC O'Neill - 56.96, PJP Burge - 30.83, RB Simpson - 36.5, RN Harvey - 50.06, WM Lawry - 93.5


England vs Australia, Lord's, 22 Jun 1961
After Australia's 2nd innings:

AK Davidson - 23.79, ATW Grout - 19.07, CC McDonald - 39.64, FM Misson - 19, GD McKenzie - 34, KD Mackay - 36.64, NC O'Neill - 54.85, PJP Burge - 32.37, RB Simpson - 35.37, RN Harvey - 49.65, WM Lawry - 62.67