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Quiz! Name every Test all-rounder with a higher batting average than bowling average

by Wisden Staff 6 minute play

In this quiz, you have to name every men’s Test all-rounder to have a higher batting average than bowling average.

In total there are 21 players who have taken over 100 Test wickets and scored over a 1000 Test runs with a positive average differential between bat and ball.

Two names stand out as able to stake a claim for greatest of all time status, whilst a number of names from the modern game make an appearance suggesting we may be in more of a golden age of all-rounders than we had realised.

You have six minutes to name all twenty one with lots of greats of the game included. The real test that will separate a good score from a great score in this quiz is your knowledge of all-rounders from yesteryear. Full marks here would be impressive but definitely possible.

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