Top 3 Best Bowling Average Records In India

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Bowlers of the Indian cricket team have been gaining fame and winning hearts worldwide because of their bowling pace and ability to bag wickets in the most crucial moments of the game. Let’s detail the best bowling average records in the Indian cricket team.

Top 3 Best Bowling Average Records In India

The topper of the list of the best bowling average records in India is JJ Bumrah. This right-arm fast bowler has the best bowling average of 21.73 in test matches. He has played in a total of 29 matches and attained 123 wickets. He has taken eight fifers so far. The highest record in his bowling career is six wickets for 27 runs. His bowling economy rate is 2.65.

The second position has been taken by our favourite bowling all-rounder, Ravichandran Ashwin, in the records of the best bowling average. His best bowling average is 24.13 in a total of 86 test matches. Our off-break bowler has bagged 86 wickets, with an economy of 2.77. His highest record in test format matches is seven wickets for 59 runs. Ashwin has 30 five wickets haul, and 7 ten wickets haul so far in his career. Let’s hope that Ashwin has more milestones to go and more records to break in his remaining years. 

Ravindra Jadeja takes third place in the records of the best bowling average. Our all-rounder cricketer has a bowling average of 24.44. He has taken part in 59 test matches so far, in which he managed to take 242 wickets. Our slow left-arm bowler has taken ten fifers, and his best bowling so far is bagging seven wickets for 48 runs. 

Who Has The Highest Test Average?

If you want to know who has the best bowler average in cricket history, then that is George Alfred Lohmann from the England team. Being a right-arm medium-fast bowler has a bowling average of 10.75. He has taken a total of 112 wickets in 18 test matches played. He is at the top of the best bowling average test records with an economy of 1.88. His best bowling was when he took nine wickets for 28 runs. He has nine fifers and five ten-wicket hauls in his Test cricket career. 

Next comes JJ Ferris from the Australian team, with a bowling average of 12.70. He has taken 61 wickets in just 9 test matches. In just six years of cricket career, Ferris managed to take sux fifers and one ten wickets haul. This left-arm bowler has an economy rate of 2.01. His best bowling stat is when he took seven wickets in 37 runs. 

William Barnes from England holds third in the best bowling average records. In a decade, he played in 21 ODI matches and was able to take 51 wickets, with a bowling average of 15.54. With an economy of 2.07, his best bowling is when he attained six wickets for 28 runs. 

Which Bowler Has The Highest Average In Odi?

If we are talking about the Indian cricket team, Amit Mishra has the best bowling average in ODI format matches. In the total of 36 ODI matches, our leg-break bowler has bagged 64 wickets, with an economy of 4.72. His bowling average is 23.60, with 6 for 48 runs being the highest in his ODI cricket career. 

If we look at the best bowling average worldwide records, S Lamichhane from Nepal tops the list, with a bowling average of 15.58. He has attained 53 wickets in 24 ODI matches, with two five wickets haul. He has an economy of 3.91. His best bowling stat is taking six wickets for 11 runs. 

The Afghanistan team player, Rashid Khan, occupied second place. Rashid, the bowling all-rounder, has taken 158 wickets in 83 matches and his leg-break bowler’s bowling average is 18.65. He has an economy of 4.16, with four fifers, best bowling is when he took seven wickets for 18 runs. He is such an asset to the Afghanistan team. 

Bilal Khan from Oman takes third place in the best bowling average records. Being a left-arm medium-fast bowler, he has a bowling average of 18.84 has three fifers with an economy of 4.70. Bilal has managed to take 76 wickets in 35 ODI matches. He has three five-wicket hauls, with the best being 5 for 31 runs. 

What Is The Best Bowling Average For T20 Cricket?

If we base our list only on India, then Kuldeep Yadav tops the record for best bowling average for T20 cricket. With a bowling average of 14.75, he has taken 41 wickets from 24 T20 matches and an economy of 7.07. His best T20 bowling is when he bagged five wickets in 24 runs. 

The second record holder in India is JJ Bumrah. Our right-arm fast bowler has a bowling average of 19.89, with an economy of 6.50. He has managed to take 67 wickets from 57 T20 matches. Bumrah’s best in T20 format matches is when he took three wickets for 11 runs. 

Our Ashwin takes third place in the best bowling average in T20 matches. In the total of 61 matches played, he took 51 wickets. His bowling average is 21.27, with two five wickets haul. He has an economy of 6.79 in T20 cricket matches. His best bowling was when Ravichandran Ashwin bagged four wickets for just eight runs. 

If we base our concept worldwide, S Lamichhane from Nepal tops the records with a 12.76 bowling average. Rashid Khan takes the top second place with a 13.05 bowling average. DM Nakrani from Uganda occupies the third position with a 13.88 bowling average. 

What Is A Good Average For A Bowler? 

Bowling average is calculated using runs divided by wickets. Test bowling averages are more or less from 20 to 50. A bowler with less than 20 is considered an exceptionally good bowler, and a bowling average between 20 to 25 is a very good bowler. A bowling average between 25 and 30 is a good bowler, and an average between 30 and 35 is a reasonable bowler. A bowling average ranging from 35 to 50 is mostly a batsman but bowls sometimes or occasionally. 

Conclusion

Hopefully, there will be more Indian players in the future to break these records of bowling average and create one of their own.

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