Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.

Batting average shows a hitters ability to reach base on a swing, a vital part of baseball.

It is usually reported to three decimal places and read without the decimal.

**Formula to calculate batting average.**

**Formula to calculate batting average.**

Suppose a player had 50 hits and 300 atbats, calculate her batting average.

Therefore, this player would expect to get 350 hits in 1000 at-bats.