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 Test Cricket - Bowling - Career Averages and Ratings
Best Bowling Averages (minimum 50 wickets)  
  Player Country Career Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Avg   Best 5w 10w
1 Turner, C T B Australia 1887-1895 17 1057.2 457 1670 101 16.53 7/43 11 2
2 Ironmonger, H Australia 1928-1933 14 782.3 328 1330 74 17.97 7/23 4 2
3 Spofforth, F R Australia 1877-1887 18 1046.1 416 1731 94 18.41 7/44 7 4
4 Davidson, A K Australia 1953-1963 44 1662.3 431 3819 186 20.53 7/93 14 2
5 Whitty, W J Australia 1909-1912 14 559.3 163 1373 65 21.12 6/17 3 0
6 Palmer, G E Australia 1880-1886 17 1129.1 452 1678 78 21.51 7/65 6 2
7 McGrath, G D Australia 1993-2007 124 4874.4 1470 12186 563 21.64 8/24 29 3
8 Trumble, H Australia 1890-1904 32 1431.2 452 3072 141 21.79 8/65 9 3
9 Cummins, P J* Australia 2011- 20 733.3 160 2070 94 22.02 6/23 4 1
10 O'Reilly, W J Australia 1932-1946 27 1588.0 585 3254 144 22.60 7/54 11 3
11 Saunders, J V Australia 1902-1908 14 594.1 116 1796 79 22.73 7/34 6 0
12 Miller, K R Australia 1946-1956 55 1496.1 337 3906 170 22.98 7/60 7 1
13 Lindwall, R R Australia 1946-1960 61 1970.2 419 5251 228 23.03 7/38 12 0
14 Harris, R J Australia 2010-2015 27 956.0 258 2658 113 23.52 7/117 5 0
15 Clark, S R Australia 2006-2009 24 857.4 230 2243 94 23.86 5/32 2 0
16 Johnston, W A Australia 1947-1955 40 1515.0 372 3826 160 23.91 6/44 7 0
17 Lillee, D K Australia 1971-1984 70 2834.1 652 8493 355 23.92 7/83 23 7
18 Grimmett, C V Australia 1925-1936 37 2408.3 736 5231 216 24.22 7/40 21 7
19 Reid, B A Australia 1985-1992 27 1040.4 244 2784 113 24.64 7/51 5 2
20 Noble, M A Australia 1898-1909 42 1213.2 361 3025 121 25.00 7/17 9 2
21 Warne, S K Australia 1992-2007 145 6784.1 1762 17995 708 25.42 8/71 37 10
22 Fleming, D W Australia 1994-2001 20 688.1 153 1942 75 25.89 5/30 3 0
23 Bollinger, D E Australia 2009-2010 12 400.1 78 1296 50 25.92 5/28 2 0
24 Gilmour, G J Australia 1973-1977 15 345.3 51 1406 54 26.04 6/85 3 0
25 Pascoe, L S Australia 1977-1982 14 567.1 112 1668 64 26.06 5/59 1 0
26 Gillespie, J N Australia 1996-2006 71 2372.2 630 6770 259 26.14 7/37 8 0
27 Miller, C R Australia 1998-2001 18 681.5 163 1805 69 26.16 5/32 3 1
28 Pattinson, J L Australia 2011-2016 17 546.3 116 1831 70 26.16 5/27 4 0
29 Reiffel, P R Australia 1992-1998 35 1067.1 280 2804 104 26.96 6/71 5 0
30 Benaud, R Australia 1952-1964 63 2727.2 805 6704 248 27.03 7/72 16 1
31 Giffen, G Australia 1881-1896 31 1288.4 435 2791 103 27.10 7/117 7 1
32 Dymock, G Australia 1974-1980 21 815.1 179 2116 78 27.13 7/67 5 1
33 Alderman, T M Australia 1981-1991 41 1696.5 432 4616 170 27.15 6/47 14 1
34 Hazlewood, J R* Australia 2014- 44 1595.5 407 4452 164 27.15 6/67 6 0
35 Walker, M H N Australia 1972-1977 34 1449.2 380 3792 138 27.48 8/143 6 0
36 Thomson, J R Australia 1972-1985 51 1589.3 300 5601 200 28.01 6/46 8 0
37 Starc, M A* Australia 2011- 51 1755.2 344 5952 211 28.21 6/50 11 2
38 Hughes, M G Australia 1985-1994 53 2047.3 499 6017 212 28.38 8/87 7 1
39 Johnson, M G Australia 2007-2015 73 2666.5 514 8892 313 28.41 8/61 12 3
40 Hogg, R M Australia 1978-1984 38 1174.5 232 3503 123 28.48 6/74 6 2
41 Hilfenhaus, B W Australia 2009-2012 27 1013.0 258 2822 99 28.51 5/75 2 0
42 McDermott, C J Australia 1984-1996 71 2764.2 583 8332 291 28.63 8/97 14 2
43 Cotter, A Australia 1904-1912 21 772.1 86 2549 89 28.64 7/148 7 0
44 Jones, E Australia 1894-1902 19 679.3 160 1857 64 29.02 7/88 3 1
45 MacGill, S C G Australia 1998-2008 44 1872.5 365 6037 208 29.02 8/108 12 2
46 Johnson, I W Australia 1946-1956 45 1230.4 330 3182 109 29.19 7/44 3 0
47 Connolly, A N Australia 1963-1971 29 1163.4 289 2981 102 29.23 6/47 4 0
48 Hawke, N J N Australia 1963-1968 27 1034.0 238 2677 91 29.42 7/105 6 1
49 McKenzie, G D Australia 1961-1971 60 2629.5 547 7328 246 29.79 8/71 16 3
50 Mallett, A A Australia 1968-1980 38 1462.0 419 3940 132 29.85 8/59 6 1

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