Adam Voges has had an incredible year for Australia in Tests © Getty Images
Adam Voges has had an incredible year for Australia in Tests © Getty Images

Adam  Voges with an average of 542 has registered the highest average for ant batsman against one particular opposition. Voges made his debut against West Indies earlier this year and has amassed a total of 542 runs in four innings. He has been dismissed only once in his four innings so far. He scored his highest score of 269 not out in the first Test at Hobart in the ongoing series and has struck another unbeaten ton in the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne to further bolstered his  average. Second in the list happens to be former South African Jacques Rudolph, who has an average of 293 against Bangladesh in 2003. Live cricket Scorecard: Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test, Day 4 at Melbourne

Voges has also score 1208 runs this year with his teammates Steven Smith and David Warner being the others from Australia, who have managed to score more than 1,000 runs this year. Voges was also part of the Ashes 2015, where he managed to score just a couple of half-centuries. He followed it up with a good series against New Zealand at home, where he he managed to score  century in the second Test at Perth.

Voges will have another innings to improve his average when he gets a chance to bat on Day Four of the Boxing Day Test. He averages well over 80 in his career at the moment and will look to end the year with yet another huge score. Voges is also the oldest player to score a maiden Test ton, when he achieved this feat this on his debut against West Indies at Roseau. He was 35 years 242 days when he achieved this incredible feat.

Highest average against any opposition:

Players Opposition M I R HS Ave 100s 50s
Adam Voges West Indies 4 4 542 269* 542 3 0
Jacques Rudolph Bangladesh 2 2 293 222* 293 1 1
Rohit Sharma West Indies 2 2 288 177 288 2 0
David Lloyd India 2 2 260 214* 260 1 0
Steve Waugh Bangladesh 2 2 256 156* –  2 0

Voges is also has the highest average for any player against West Indies.

Players M I R HS Ave 100s 50s
Adam Voges 4 4 542 269* 542 3 0
Mohammad Yousuf 8 14 1214 192 101.16 7 3
Doug Walters 9 14 1196 242 92 6 5
AB de Villiers 13 21 1347 178 84.18 6 5
Len Hutton 13 24 1661 205 79.09 5 6

Voges is head and shoulders above his closest competitor Mohammad Yousuf, who has scored 1,214 runs at an average of 101.16 against West Indies. Doug Walters, AB de Villiers and Len Hutton complete the list.