Mominul Haque also claims the seventh spot in the table to have the best batting average in Tests © AFP
Mominul Haque also claims the seventh spot in the table to have the best batting average in Tests © AFP

Nov 6, 2014

Bangladesh batsman, Mominul Haque on Thursday completed his 1000 Test runs during the fourth day of the 2nd Test against Zimbabwe at Khulna. As a result he also became the quickest Bangladesh batsman to score 1000 Test runs. He also claims the seventh spot in the table to have the best batting average in Tests. The table below shows the top eight batsmen in the world with the greatest batting average in Test cricket:

 Batsmen Name M I NO R HS Ave 100s 50s
Don Bradman 52 80 10 6,996 334 99.94 29 13
Sid Barnes 13 19 2 1,072 234 63.06 3 5
Graeme Pollock 23 41 4 2,256 274 60.97 7 11
George Headley 22 40 4 2,190 270* 60.83 10 5
Herbert Sutcliffe 54 84 9 4,555 194 60.73 16 23
Eddie Paynter 20 31 5 1,540 243 59.23 4 7
Mominul Haque 11 21 4 1,000 181 58.82 3 6
Kumar Sangakkara 128 221 17 11,988 319 58.76 37 51

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