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 Test Cricket - Batting Records and Statistics - Averages / Scoring Rates
Lowest Batting Averages for Players Batting   Innings for  
  Player Country Career Mat Inns NO Runs  HS 100s 50s Avg S/R
1 M Mbangwa Zimbabwe 1996-2000 15 25 8 34 8 0 0 2.00 17.62
2 J V Saunders Australia 1902-1908 14 23 6 39 11* 0 0 2.29 -   
3 Abu Jayed* Bangladesh 2018- 12 20 8 28 7* 0 0 2.33 20.74
4 C S Martin New Zealand 2000-2013 71 104 52 123 12* 0 0 2.37 20.00
5 H Ironmonger Australia 1928-1933 14 21 5 42 12 0 0 2.63 -   
6 C N McCarthy South Africa 1948-1951 15 24 15 28 5 0 0 3.11 -   
7 L Kumara* Sri Lanka 2016- 23 30 15 52 10 0 0 3.47 27.37
8 J J C Lawson West Indies 2002-2005 13 21 6 52 14 0 0 3.47 29.38
9 R D King West Indies 1999-2005 19 27 8 66 12* 0 0 3.47 20.69
10 Manjural Islam Bangladesh 2001-2004 17 33 11 81 21 0 0 3.68 21.66
11 Maninder Singh India 1982-1993 35 38 12 99 15 0 0 3.81 -   
12 N Pradeep Sri Lanka 2011-2017 28 50 17 132 17* 0 0 4.00 36.57
13 B S Chandrasekhar India 1964-1979 58 80 39 167 22 0 0 4.07 -   
14 C E Cuffy West Indies 1994-2002 15 23 9 58 15 0 0 4.14 22.75
15 S T Gabriel* West Indies 2012- 55 82 32 219 20* 0 0 4.38 35.44
16 Mustafizur Rahman* Bangladesh 2015- 14 20 7 59 16 0 0 4.54 39.60
17 D R Doshi India 1979-1983 33 38 10 129 20 0 0 4.61 -   
18 B A Reid Australia 1985-1992 27 34 14 93 13 0 0 4.65 23.60
19 A L Valentine West Indies 1950-1962 36 51 21 141 14 0 0 4.70 -   
20 J A Hayes New Zealand 1951-1958 15 22 7 73 19 0 0 4.87 -   
21 M S Panesar England 2006-2013 50 68 23 220 26 0 0 4.89 29.37
22 E Jones Australia 1894-1902 19 26 1 126 20 0 0 5.04 -   
23 Aaqib Javed Pakistan 1989-1998 22 27 7 101 28* 0 0 5.05 31.17
24 H C Griffith West Indies 1928-1933 13 23 5 91 18 0 0 5.06 -   
25 P C R Tufnell England 1990-2001 42 59 29 153 22* 0 0 5.10 22.17
26 Shaheen Shah Afridi* Pakistan 2018- 19 27 6 108 19 0 0 5.14 34.18
27 S D Anurasiri Sri Lanka 1986-1998 18 22 5 91 24 0 0 5.35 -   
28 N D Hirwani India 1988-1996 17 22 12 54 17 0 0 5.40 40.91
29 N A T Adcock South Africa 1953-1962 26 39 12 146 24 0 0 5.41 -   
30 H K Olonga Zimbabwe 1995-2002 30 45 11 184 24 0 0 5.41 23.50
31 J J Bumrah* India 2018- 24 37 13 130 34* 0 0 5.42 37.68
32 Mohammad Abbas* Pakistan 2017- 25 36 16 110 29 0 0 5.50 17.03
33 A Nehra India 1999-2004 17 25 11 77 19 0 0 5.50 30.08
34 A D Mullally England 1996-2001 19 27 4 127 24 0 0 5.52 41.37
35 J D Higgs Australia 1978-1981 22 36 16 111 16 0 0 5.55 -   
36 P V D Chameera* Sri Lanka 2015- 11 20 2 101 22 0 0 5.61 30.61
37 Mohammad Asif Pakistan 2005-2010 23 38 13 141 29 0 0 5.64 30.45
38 S B O'Connor New Zealand 1997-2001 19 26 8 103 20 0 0 5.72 19.85
39 C B Mpofu Zimbabwe 2005-2017 15 28 10 105 33 0 0 5.83 42.17
40 P T Collins West Indies 1999-2006 32 47 7 235 24 0 0 5.88 33.52
41 Enamul Haque Bangladesh 2003-2013 15 26 16 59 13 0 0 5.90 21.93
42 A G Hurst Australia 1974-1979 12 20 3 102 26 0 0 6.00 52.04
43 D E Malcolm England 1989-1997 40 58 19 236 29 0 0 6.05 45.83
44 D Ramnarine West Indies 1998-2002 12 21 4 106 35* 0 0 6.24 24.88
45 P I Pocock England 1968-1985 25 37 4 206 33 0 0 6.24 -   
46 A J Bell South Africa 1929-1935 16 23 12 69 26* 0 0 6.27 -   
47 S L Boock New Zealand 1978-1989 30 41 8 207 37 0 0 6.27 -   
48 S P Gupte India 1951-1961 36 42 13 183 21 0 0 6.31 -   
49 Sikander Bakht Pakistan 1976-1983 26 35 12 146 22* 0 0 6.35 -   
50 T W Wall Australia 1929-1934 18 24 5 121 20 0 0 6.37 -   
51 M Hendrick England 1974-1981 30 35 15 128 15 0 0 6.40 29.84
52 V Fernando* Sri Lanka 2016- 14 20 11 58 38 0 0 6.44 24.07
53 T M Alderman Australia 1981-1991 41 53 22 203 26* 0 0 6.55 27.36
54 F H Edwards West Indies 2003-2012 55 88 28 394 30 0 0 6.57 28.20
55 B P Patterson West Indies 1986-1992 28 38 16 145 21* 0 0 6.59 35.89
56 R W Blair New Zealand 1953-1964 19 34 6 189 64* 0 1 6.75 -   
57 A Nortje* South Africa 2019- 12 21 4 115 40 0 0 6.76 23.91
58 L R Gibbs West Indies 1958-1976 79 109 39 488 25 0 0 6.97 -   
59 D Kaneria Pakistan 2000-2010 61 84 33 360 29 0 0 7.06 48.45
60 Mohammed Sharif Bangladesh 2001-2007 10 20 3 122 24* 0 0 7.18 43.26
61 Junaid Khan Pakistan 2011-2015 22 28 11 122 17 0 0 7.18 39.87
S/R not calculated for players with incomplete balls faced records

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