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Best Batting Average in the CPL

Best Batting Average in the CPL

CPL 2021 Stats – An overview of how the batsmen have performed over the editions 

The Caribbean Premier League 2022 is here and is set to begin on August 26, 2022. In this edition, Saint Kitts, St.Lucia, Trinidad, and Guyana will host all matches. The players will be hoping to set new records in the CPL 2022 stats as a result of their efforts.  

While the new season of the CPL is around the corner, a lot of people like to read about stats, trivia, and other kinds of records. This article looks at how the batsmen have performed over the years in the CPL: 

Batting Stats in the CPL

Best Individual Score in CPL

The top individual score in the CPL is Brandon King’s 132 not out off 72 balls. In his innings against the Barbados Royals, King hammered the ball all over the place, scoring at a strike rate of 183.33. His 21 boundaries (11 sixes and 10 fours) are the most ever scored in a single CPL inning.

Read More: Most Runs in CPL

Best Batting Average in the CPL

The highest CPL average is 40.68, which belongs to Colin Munro of the Trinbago Knight Riders. He has scored 1546 runs in 46 appearances. He has accumulated a total of 12 half-centuries and a century. Shoaib Malik, who has a batting average of 39.69, is exactly behind him with a batting average of 39.69.

Read More: CPL 2022 Schedule list

Best Strike Rate (CPL)

With a strike rate of 181.18, Andre Russell leads the way in CPL regarding striking rate. With an average of 37.4, he has 337 runs in 16 games.

Hundreds of CPL

Over the years, Chris Gayle and Dwayne Smith have both struck four hundreds in the CPL, with just one other batter scoring two. Despite Smith hitting the fourth ton before Gayle, the Universe Boss has five more half-centuries than the former. Smith had only 8 double-digit scores over 50, compared to Gayle’s 13.

Read More: CPL Points Table

Best Batting Average / CPL / Records

1AB de Villiers (BR)5523458.5002
2James Franklin (GAW)9820350.7501
3Mitchell Santner (BR)9814548.3300
4Roston Chase (SLK)262472348.2006
5Alex Ross (JT)324646.0000
6Kjorn Ottley (SKNP)224444.0000
7Colin Munro (TKR)6464202038.11114
8Justin Kemp (AH)333838.0000
9Kieron Pollard (TKR)9084222737.11112
10David Miller (JT)171533236.8801
11Chris Gayle (SKNP)8483251936.50413
12Tim David (SLK)121128235.2501
13Glenn Phillips (BR)4848157735.04110
14Shoaib Malik (GAW)6665177434.11012
15Kumar Sangakkara (JT)262673933.5907
16Marlon Samuels (SLK)353492332.9617
17JP Duminy (BR)121229132.3301
18Lendl Simmons (TKR)9291262931.67020
19Liam Sebastien (SLK)1156331.5000
20Darren Bravo (SKNP)8879182431.44011
21David Warner (SLK)9922031.4201
22Joshua Da Silva (SKNP)13925131.3702
23Andre Russell (TKR)7569149131.0626
24Brendon McCullum (TKR)333383630.9606
25Laurie Evans (SKNP)9927430.4402
26Luke Ronchi (GAW)161641529.6403
27Fabian Allen (JT)272547429.6202
28Ross Taylor (JT)474588829.6005
29Kevin Pietersen (SLK)121232529.5402
30Evin Lewis (SKNP)7979221329.50117
31Brad Hodge (SKNP)161635229.3302
32Denesh Ramdin (TKR)9478156929.0509
33Colin de Grandhomme (JT)121023229.0001
34Hardus Viljoen (SLK)8611528.7500
35Shimron Hetmyer (GAW)4746114928.7218
36Andre Fletcher (SKNP)9089231028.51012
37Assad Fudadin (GAW)131019928.4201
38Hashim Amla (BR)171748228.3503
39Ben Rohrer (AH)548528.3300
40Martin Guptill (BR)4948124328.2509
41Shane Watson (SLK)191944627.8703
42Jacques Kallis (TKR)131330427.6301
43Dwayne Smith (BR)6565165527.1348
44Jason Mohammed (JT)514588026.6603
45Steven Smith (BR)7718526.4201
46Johnson Charles (SLK)8888227226.41013
47Brandon King (JT)5148106826.0416
48Wayne Parnell (BR)151212925.8000
49Nicolas Pooran (TKR)8173154425.7317
50Seekkuge Prasanna (TKR)835125.5001

Best Batting Average in the CPL FAQs

  1. Which player has achieved the highest batting average in the history of the CPL? 

AB De Villiers tops the chart with an average of 58.50. 

  1. Who’s the only other batsman with a batting average of 50 or more? 

James Franklin is the other player who averages 50.75 in the CPL. 

  1. Which team does James Franklin represent in the CPL? 

Guyana Amazon Warriors. 

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