Batting Average is defined as the measure of total number of runs scored by a batsmen divided by the number of times they have been given out. It gives the number of runs that a batsmen has scored per dismissal on an average.
Learn more about batting average from wikipedia page.
If R is the number of runs scored by a player and N is the number of dismissals. Then,
Batting Average (BA) = Runs Scored (R) / Number Of Dismissals (N)
To calculate batting average just divide the total number of runs a batsmen has scored over the number of times they are out. For example If a batsmen has scored 500 runs in 20 dismissals or played in 20 matches then his batting average(BA) would be 500 / 20 = 25.0
Batting Average is often used to measure the players playing ability, players having high batting average are considered better compared to those who have low batting average.
Donald George Bradman the greatest cricketer ever had the best batting average of 99.94. Compared to Sachin tendular the most worshipped cricketer in the world has a batting average of 53.78.
Virat Kohli has a batting average of 53.40.
Below is the chart to showcase some of the best batting averages of all time.
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