Top 10 Fast Bowlers With Best Averages In T20Is

Our T20 International (T20I) ratings take into account all matches from the first T20I match on February 17, 2005 till the below mentioned last update date. To qualify for the rating, a player must have played at least 20 innings against the Top Teams (TT). TT may be found in the last section of the rating.

*Note: All T20I Ratings are updated till 2022-06-21

Best Averages

The first list simply gives you the bowlers with best averages in T20I Cricket. The second list gives you the bowlers with best Relative Averages (R Ave). How it is calculated is explained in the highlighted sections. Only bowlers with more than 25 wickets are considered for both lists.

TOP 10 T20I Pacers With Best Averages


RANKBOWLERNATFPLPINNSRUNSWKTSAVE
1Umar GulPAK200720166014438516.98
2JR HazlewoodAUS20132022308294618.02
3LT NgidiSA20172022257324018.30
4DW SteynSA200720204711756418.36
5JP FaulknerAUS20122017246843619.00
6KOK WilliamsWI20162020268044119.61
7Mustafizur RahmanBAN201520226317108719.66
8KJ O’BrienIRE200820215211495819.81
9JJ BumrahIND201620225613336719.90
10CH MorrisSA20122019236973420.50
C Ave

The Comparative Average (C Ave) for bowlers is calculated by taken into account two factors:-

  • First is the average of batsmen in the decades the bowler played.
  • Second is the average of the opposition batsmen at Home, in Asia or outside Asia; whichever is applicable.
  • The average of the opposing team’s batsmen is also calculated by decades.
  • Higher C Ave suggest that more runs were scored by the batsmen in the above mentioned factors.
  • Thus it was difficult to get Wkts and the bowler will benefit from this.
  • Lower C Ave means the opposite.
R Ave

The Relative Average (R Ave) is calculated using the C Ave. Its formula is (Bowler Ave/C Ave)*A Constant Factor. This constant doesn’t affect the rating as it is the same for everone. If your C Ave is comparatively high, your R Ave will be low; which is better for bowlers. Broadly speaking, the following bowlers will benefit from this system:-

  • Bowlers who have played more in unfavourable conditions.
  • Bowlers who have played more against top opposition than weaker teams.

TOP 10 T20I Pacers With Best R Ave


RANKBOWLERNATFPLPINNSRUNSWKTSAVER AVE
1Umar GulPAK200720166014438516.9816.88
2LT NgidiSA20172022257324018.3017.47
3JR HazlewoodAUS20132022308294618.0217.84
4DW SteynSA200720204711756418.3618.40
5JP FaulknerAUS20122017246843619.0019.22
6SL MalingaSL2006202083222510720.7920.05
7Dwaine PretoriusSA20172022245932821.1820.06
8Mustafizur RahmanBAN201520226317108719.6620.29
9JJ BumrahIND201620225613336719.9020.58
10CH MorrisSA20122019236973420.5020.82

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