Top 25 Test Fast Bowlers With Best BBI By Ave

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

BBA

In this criteria, we have taken the top 7 bowling performances by Average of a bowler. Best Bowling By Average (BBA) is simply the average of the bowler in the 7 Inns. Only 3+ Wkt performaces are counted in this criteria.

TOP 25 Pacers WITH BEST BBA IN TEST CRICKET


RANKBATSMANNAT1234567AVE
1GD McGrathAUS4/106/178/245/213/134/188/383.71
2JM AndersonENG3/66/175/165/204/174/203/163.73
3SCJ BroadENG8/156/176/254/196/314/214/254.03
4VD PhilanderSA5/75/156/214/165/215/304/274.03
5CEL AmbroseWI3/87/256/244/173/144/205/254.16
6M MorkelSA3/96/235/205/215/233/144/194.16
7DW SteynSA6/85/174/185/236/345/295/334.50
7CA WalshWI6/184/145/224/217/373/163/164.50
9RJ HadleeNZ4/87/236/263/165/289/525/294.67
10WPUJC VaasSL6/224/156/293/154/205/314/285.00
11MD MarshallWI7/224/196/325/294/246/374/255.22
12IT BothamENG5/115/218/346/347/485/354/295.30
13FS TruemanENG8/316/306/315/274/245/317/445.32
14SM PollockSA3/94/166/305/284/245/326/395.39
15RGD WillisENG4/144/168/435/273/185/325/355.44
16PJ CumminsAUS6/236/273/154/215/284/295/385.48
17JN GillespieAUS3/114/187/373/184/244/256/405.58
18M NtiniSA5/193/127/373/183/205/353/225.62
19JH KallisSA4/135/213/184/245/303/223/245.63
20Shoaib AkhtarPAK6/115/215/246/304/306/505/435.65
21Waqar YounisPAK5/224/193/156/344/233/206/445.71
22JB StathamENG3/94/187/394/245/315/344/285.72
23FH TysonENG7/274/166/286/403/233/234/355.82
24MA HoldingWI5/176/213/164/244/303/245/435.83
25SJ HarmisonENG7/126/195/355/386/464/335/435.95

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