Top 5 batsman with highest average in Test cricket in 50+ Tests
Updated - Jan 4, 2015 6:39 pm
Top 5 batsman with highest average in Test cricket in 50+ Tests: In the highest level of the game, that is the test cricket, batting is an art of consistency. There have been occasions when a team is in trouble, reeling at some 100 for 5, before a saviour rescued them. During this job, the more consistent batsmen also end up with high averages in the 5-day format. Let us have a look at the top 5 batsman with highest average in test cricket, with the qualification being minimum 50 tests.
5. Walter Reginald Hammond (England): 58.45 in 85 tests
One of the four greatest cricketers (the other three are William Grace, Jack Hobbs and Donald Bradman), Walter Hammond is 5th in the list of batsman with highest average in test cricket. He has represented England 85 times in Test Cricket and went on to average 58.45 in them, which is 2.35 more than his first class average of 56.10.