Top 25 Test Batsmen With The Ability To Score Big

All Test Ratings on the website are from 01/01/1950 onwards. Our ratings are based on conditions and diverse oppositions. Before the above mentioned date, there were primarily only two teams which dominated cricket. Moreover, matches were of unequal length with some ending in 4 days and some being timeless. Post 1950, West Indies and South Africa grew as test teams. Moreover, Asian teams India and Pakistan started improving after 1950 and became compenent at home at least. Performance in Asia and outside Asia are integral to our overall rating.

*Note: All Test Ratings are updated till 2022-06-21

Ave HS

In this criteria, we have taken the top 7 scores of the batsman. Average High Score (Ave HS) is simply the total runs in the 7 innings divided by 7.


1BC LaraWI400*375277226221216213275.43
2DPMD JayawardenaSL374275242240237213*203*254.86
3KC SangakkaraSL319287270232230222*221254.43
4V SehwagIND319309293254201*201195253.14
5AN CookENG294263244*243235*190189236.86
6Younis KhanPAK313267218213200*200*199230.00
7Javed MiandadPAK280*271260211206203*163227.71
8V KohliIND254*243235213211204200222.86
9MJ ClarkeAUS329*259*230210187168166221.29
10GC SmithSA277259234232200183157220.29
11CH GayleWI333317204197175165*150220.14
12RT PontingAUS257242221209207206197219.86
13RS DravidIND270233222217200*191190217.57
14SR TendulkarIND248*241*217214203201*194*216.86
15HM AmlaSA311*253*208201196176*159214.86
16JE RootENG254228226218200*190186214.57
17ST JayasuriyaSL340253213199188157148214.00
18Zaheer AbbasPAK274240235*215186176168*213.43
19MS AtapattuSL249223216*207*201*201185211.71
20BB McCullumNZ302225224202195185145211.14
21GS SobersWI365*226198178*174168163*210.29
22KS WilliamsonNZ251242*238200*192176166209.29
23IVA RichardsWI291232208192*182*178177208.57
24GS ChappellAUS247*235204201182*182176203.86
25SM GavaskarIND236*221220205182*176172201.71

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