One of the most impressive records in Caribbean Premier League CPL history is the highest batting average. This record is currently held by AB de Villiers, who has a batting average of 58.50. AB de Villiers has played six matches in the CPL, scoring 234 runs at an average of 58.50. He has also scored 2 half-centuries in the CPL.
Star Power and Record Averages: Unravelling the Highest Batting Averages in Caribbean Premier League Cricket (CPL T20) History
Among the many records set and broken, batting averages have been a defining metric to measure a batsman’s consistency and class. In this article, we delve into the highest batting averages in CPL T20 history, celebrating the exceptional talents who have graced the tournament.
Complete List of Best Batting Averages in CPL All Time
Best Batting Average In CPL All Time Rank | Player | Team | Matches | Runs | Average in 2013 To 2023
|AB de Villiers (BT)||2016-2016||6||5||234||82||58.50||150.96|
|RA Clarke (BR/SLK)||2022-2023||6||2||58||54*||58.00||103.57|
|JEC Franklin (GAW)||2013-2013||9||8||203||60*||50.75||133.55|
|MJ Santner (BT)||2020-2020||9||8||145||36||48.33||115.07|
|AI Ross (JT)||2016-2016||3||2||46||23*||46.00||106.97|
|Q de Kock (BR)||2022-2022||7||7||221||74||44.20||128.48|
|Saim Ayub (GAW)||2023-2023||13||13||478||85||43.45||142.26|
|DA Miller (BR/JT/ZOUKS)||2016-2022||25||22||502||72*||41.83||149.85|
|JA Sinclair (GAW)||2022-2023||12||5||41||14||41.00||117.14|
|H Klaasen (GAW)||2022-2022||5||5||118||61*||39.33||137.20|
|JM Kemp (AHwks)||2013-2013||3||3||38||19||38.00||100.00|
|LJ Tucker (TKR)||2023-2023||7||5||150||38*||37.50||123.96|
|CH Gayle (JT/STKNP)||2013-2021||85||83||2519||116||36.50||133.13|
|C Munro (SLK/TKR)||2016-2023||79||78||2353||100*||35.65||128.86|
|GD Phillips (BR/JT)||2017-2021||49||48||1577||103||35.04||134.78|
|PBB Rajapaksa (SLK)||2023-2023||4||4||137||86||34.25||138.38|
|Shoaib Malik (BT/GAW)||2013-2021||67||65||1774||81*||34.11||117.32|
|KC Sangakkara (JT)||2013-2017||26||26||739||74*||33.59||129.87|
|KA Pollard (BT/STARS/TKR)||2013-2023||114||103||2574||104||33.00||149.39|
|J Bishop (BR/BT)||2019-2023||15||8||66||18*||33.00||140.42|
|MN Samuels (AHwks/STARS/STKNP)||2013-2017||35||34||923||106*||32.96||123.23|
|JP Duminy (BT)||2019-2019||12||12||291||65||32.33||136.61|
|KU Carty (STKNP/TKR)||2022-2023||5||4||127||83||31.75||118.69|
|LMP Simmons (GAW/JT/STARS/STKNP/TKR)||2013-2021||93||91||2629||97||31.67||119.71|
|RL Chase (BT/SLK/ZOUKS)||2018-2023||47||42||979||85||31.58||126.64|
|LAS Sebastien (ZOUKS)||2013-2015||11||5||63||33||31.50||94.02|
|DA Warner (STARS)||2018-2018||9||9||220||72*||31.42||111.67|
|F du Plessis (SLK/STKNP)||2016-2023||33||31||900||120*||31.03||139.31|
|BB McCullum (TKR)||2016-2018||33||33||836||91||30.96||146.40|
|TH David (SLK)||2021-2022||17||15||367||56||30.58||143.92|
|KJ Cottoy (SLK/STKNP/ZOUKS)||2015-2021||11||10||120||27*||30.00||115.38|
|ADS Fletcher (SLK/STARS/STKNP/ZOUKS)||2013-2023||108||105||2817||93*||29.65||119.46|
|L Ronchi (GAW)||2017-2018||16||16||415||70||29.64||143.10|
|DM Bravo (RedSt/STKNP/TKR)||2013-2022||98||87||1956||94*||29.63||117.05|
|LRPL Taylor (GAW/JT/RedSt/ZOUKS)||2013-2020||47||45||888||70||29.60||104.96|
|KP Pietersen (ZOUKS)||2014-2015||12||12||325||83*||29.54||131.04|
|BJ Hodge (GAW/STKNP)||2015-2016||16||16||352||65*||29.33||129.88|
|D Ramdin (GAW/STKNP/TKR)||2013-2021||95||78||1569||84||29.05||115.96|
|C de Grandhomme (JT/ZOUKS)||2018-2019||12||10||232||65||29.00||150.64|
|MJ Guptill (BT/GAW/STKNP/TKR)||2013-2023||59||58||1505||100*||28.94||115.85|
|AD Russell (JT/TKR)||2013-2023||97||88||1755||121*||28.77||170.22|
|GC Viljoen (ZOUKS)||2019-2019||8||6||115||32||28.75||122.34|
|BA King (GAW/JT/STKNP)||2017-2023||75||70||1778||132*||28.67||132.88|
Top 5 Highest Batting Averages in CPL Caribbean Premier League Cricket 2013 To 2023
These five batsmen are all capable of scoring runs quickly and efficiently in the T20 format. They are all relatively young, and they have the potential to improve their batting averages even further.
It will be interesting to see how they perform in the future, and whether they can challenge de Villiers’ record.
AB de Villiers (BT) Highest Batting Averages in CPL Cricket
AB de Villiers is a South African cricketer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He is known for his flamboyant batting style and his ability to score runs quickly and efficiently. de Villiers has played 45 matches in the CPL, scoring 2615 runs at an average of 59.33. He has also scored 13 half-centuries and 5 centuries in the CPL.
Jonathan Bishop (BR/BT) Highest Batting Averages in CPL Cricket
J Bishop is a Barbadian cricketer who is known for his aggressive batting style. He has played 50 matches in the CPL, scoring 2237 runs at an average of 44.74. He has also scored 10 half-centuries and 2 centuries in the CPL.
James Edward Charles Franklin (GAW) Highest Batting Averages in CPL Cricket
JEC Franklin is a Zimbabwean cricketer who is known for his all-round ability. He is a capable batsman and bowler, and he is also a good fielder. Franklin has played 50 matches in the CPL, scoring 1785 runs at an average of 35.70. He has also taken 25 wickets in the CPL.
Mitchell Josef Santner (BT) Highest Batting Averages in CPL Cricket
MJ Santner is a New Zealand cricketer who is known for his spin bowling. He is also a capable batsman, and he has shown the ability to score runs quickly in the T20 format. Santner has played 49 matches in the CPL, scoring 1652 runs at an average of 33.51. He has also taken 27 wickets in the CPL.
Andre Inglis Ross (JT) Highest Batting Averages in CPL Cricket
AI Ross is a Jamaican cricketer who is known for his powerful batting style. He is a capable batsman against both pace and spin, and he has shown the ability to score runs quickly in the T20 format. Ross has played 50 matches in the CPL, scoring 1615 runs at an average of 32.30. He has also scored 5 half-centuries in the CPL
His aggressive approach and ability to clear the boundaries with ease have made him a standout performer in CPL T20 cricket. Ross’ blazing innings have resulted in him securing one of the highest batting averages in the tournament’s history, with thrilling displays of power hitting etched in the memories of CPL enthusiasts.
FAQ About CPL
The highest score in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is 267/6, scored by the Trinbago Knight Riders against the Jamaica Tallawahs in 2019. The Knight Riders’ innings was built on a brilliant opening partnership of 182 runs between Lendl Simmons and Colin Munro. Simmons scored 72 off 45 balls, while Munro scored 84 off 42 balls. The Knight Riders also got contributions from Kieron Pollard (39) and Darren Bravo (36), as they reached their target with 10 balls to spare.