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 C S Martin New Zealand 2000-2013 71 104 52 123 12* 0 0 2.37 20.00
4 Ebadat Hossain* Bangladesh 2019- 17 28 15 33 21* 0 0 2.54 18.13
5 Abu Jayed* Bangladesh 2018- 13 22 8 36 8 0 0 2.57 22.93
6 H Ironmonger Australia 1928-1933 14 21 5 42 12 0 0 2.63 -   
7 C N McCarthy South Africa 1948-1951 15 24 15 28 5 0 0 3.11 -   
8 L Kumara* Sri Lanka 2016- 24 32 15 56 10 0 0 3.29 27.32
9 J J C Lawson West Indies 2002-2005 13 21 6 52 14 0 0 3.47 29.38
10 R D King West Indies 1999-2005 19 27 8 66 12* 0 0 3.47 20.69
11 Manjural Islam Bangladesh 2001-2004 17 33 11 81 21 0 0 3.68 21.66
12 Maninder Singh India 1982-1993 35 38 12 99 15 0 0 3.81 -   
13 N Pradeep* Sri Lanka 2011-2017 28 50 17 132 17* 0 0 4.00 36.57
14 B S Chandrasekhar India 1964-1979 58 80 39 167 22 0 0 4.07 -   
15 C E Cuffy West Indies 1994-2002 15 23 9 58 15 0 0 4.14 22.75
16 S T Gabriel* West Indies 2012- 56 84 32 221 20* 0 0 4.25 34.80
17 L Ngidi* South Africa 2018- 13 20 8 52 14* 0 0 4.33 36.36
18 Mustafizur Rahman* Bangladesh 2015- 15 22 7 66 16 0 0 4.40 40.74
19 D R Doshi India 1979-1983 33 38 10 129 20 0 0 4.61 -   
20 B A Reid Australia 1985-1992 27 34 14 93 13 0 0 4.65 23.60
21 A L Valentine West Indies 1950-1962 36 51 21 141 14 0 0 4.70 -   
22 J A Hayes New Zealand 1951-1958 15 22 7 73 19 0 0 4.87 -   
23 M S Panesar England 2006-2013 50 68 23 220 26 0 0 4.89 29.37
24 E Jones Australia 1894-1902 19 26 1 126 20 0 0 5.04 -   
25 Aaqib Javed Pakistan 1989-1998 22 27 7 101 28* 0 0 5.05 31.17
26 H C Griffith West Indies 1928-1933 13 23 5 91 18 0 0 5.06 -   
27 P C R Tufnell England 1990-2001 42 59 29 153 22* 0 0 5.10 22.17
28 S D Anurasiri Sri Lanka 1986-1998 18 22 5 91 24 0 0 5.35 -   
29 N D Hirwani India 1988-1996 17 22 12 54 17 0 0 5.40 40.91
30 N A T Adcock South Africa 1953-1962 26 39 12 146 24 0 0 5.41 -   
31 H K Olonga Zimbabwe 1995-2002 30 45 11 184 24 0 0 5.41 23.50
32 P V D Chameera* Sri Lanka 2015- 12 21 2 104 22 0 0 5.47 30.41
33 Mohammad Abbas* Pakistan 2017- 25 36 16 110 29 0 0 5.50 17.03
34 A Nehra India 1999-2004 17 25 11 77 19 0 0 5.50 30.08
35 A D Mullally England 1996-2001 19 27 4 127 24 0 0 5.52 41.37
36 J D Higgs Australia 1978-1981 22 36 16 111 16 0 0 5.55 -   
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 Shaheen Shah Afridi* Pakistan 2018- 25 32 8 145 19 0 0 6.04 37.96
44 D E Malcolm England 1989-1997 40 58 19 236 29 0 0 6.05 45.83
45 D Ramnarine West Indies 1998-2002 12 21 4 106 35* 0 0 6.24 24.88
46 P I Pocock England 1968-1985 25 37 4 206 33 0 0 6.24 -   
47 A J Bell South Africa 1929-1935 16 23 12 69 26* 0 0 6.27 -   
48 S L Boock New Zealand 1978-1989 30 41 8 207 37 0 0 6.27 -   
49 S P Gupte India 1951-1961 36 42 13 183 21 0 0 6.31 -   
50 Sikander Bakht Pakistan 1976-1983 26 35 12 146 22* 0 0 6.35 -   
51 T W Wall Australia 1929-1934 18 24 5 121 20 0 0 6.37 -   
52 M Hendrick England 1974-1981 30 35 15 128 15 0 0 6.40 29.84
53 V Fernando* Sri Lanka 2016- 17 25 12 85 38 0 0 6.54 24.36
54 T M Alderman Australia 1981-1991 41 53 22 203 26* 0 0 6.55 27.36
55 F H Edwards* West Indies 2003-2012 55 88 28 394 30 0 0 6.57 28.20
56 B P Patterson West Indies 1986-1992 28 38 16 145 21* 0 0 6.59 35.89
57 R W Blair New Zealand 1953-1964 19 34 6 189 64* 0 1 6.75 -   
58 A Nortje* South Africa 2019- 12 21 4 115 40 0 0 6.76 23.91
59 L R Gibbs West Indies 1958-1976 79 109 39 488 25 0 0 6.97 -   
60 D Kaneria Pakistan 2000-2010 61 84 33 360 29 0 0 7.06 48.45
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