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  1. bowling average(Noun)

    The number of runs conceded divided by the number of wickets taken, used as a statistic.


  1. Bowling average

    The bowling average is one of a number of statistics used to compare bowlers in the sport of cricket. It is the ratio of runs conceded per wickets taken, meaning that the lower the bowling average is, the better the bowler is performing. The bowling average is commonly used alongside the economy rate and the strike rate to judge the overall performance of a bowler. While the bowling average is a useful tool for judging bowlers, it has limitations; bowling averages in Test cricket have tended to rise over time, meaning that comparing bowlers of the modern period with those from before the First World War is impossible using the bowling average alone. Similarly, the location and strength of the opposition are significant factors in a player's bowling average. Where a bowler has taken only a small number of wickets, their average can be artificially low, and an increase in wickets taken can result in large changes in their bowling average. Due to this, qualification caveats are generally applied to determine career records for bowling averages. After applying these criterion, George Lohmann holds the record for the lowest average in Test cricket, having claimed 112 wickets at an average of 10.75.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowling average in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowling average in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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