For the popular cricket-playing nations, we took every batsmen that has
scored at least 20 runs in their Test career, and
plotted their run rate for every single match where
strike rate is available.
Size = Number of runs.
Colour = strike rate
GA Gooch AJ Stewart DI Gower MA Atherton AN Cook KP Pietersen G Boycott AJ Strauss GP Thorpe IR Bell ME Trescothick N Hussain MP Vaughan IT Botham AJ Lamb MW Gatting JH Edrich MA Butcher PD Collingwood RA Smith APE Knott A Flintoff MJ Prior IJL Trott GA Hick AW Greig DL Amiss KWR Fletcher WR Hammond JB Hobbs DW Randall MR Ramprakash H Sutcliffe BL D'Oliveira MC Cowdrey TW Graveney RC Russell JP Crawley CJ Tavare JE Emburey M Leyland SCJ Broad BC Broad EH Hendren RT Robinson KF Barrington MH Denness JM Brearley AF Giles R Illingworth G Fowler BW Luckhurst G Miller GP Swann P Willey GO Jones RW Taylor CC Lewis L Hutton RA Woolmer C White PAJ DeFreitas CWJ Athey FE Woolley DL Underwood PH Edmonds DG Cork AR Caddick DCS Compton D Gough LEG Ames RGD Willis CM Old GRJ Roope PR Downton RWT Key JM Anderson SJ Harmison W Rhodes NV Knight JA Snow RES Wyatt EJG Morgan DR Pringle ER Dexter DS Steele PBH May CJ Barnett APF Chapman FJ Titmus E Paynter JM Parks RW Barber RS Bopara WJ Edrich D Lloyd DR Jardine GR Dilley J Hardstaff jnr C Milburn G Gunn DB Close W Larkins CT Radley NRD Compton GOB Allen JWHT Douglas MJ Hoggard MW Tate MD Moxon B Wood TR Ambrose NA Foster PH Parfitt TT Bresnan JW Hearne JE Root C Washbrook RDB Croft KS Duleepsinhji JH Hampshire CF Walters CL Smith PJ Sharpe GG Arnold ARC Fraser A Sandham EE Hemmings H Larwood DJ Capel IDK Salisbury CMW Read MJK Smith BC Rose P Lever H Verity JM Bairstow RJ Sidebottom BN French JK Lever