Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
VD Philander 6.0 3 7 5 7.2 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2013 Test # 2069
Shoaib Akhtar 8.2 4 11 6 8.3 Pakistan Lahore 1 May 2002 Test # 1600
R Appleyard 6.0 3 7 4 9.0 England Auckland 25 Mar 1955 Test # 402
SCJ Broad 11.0 0 44 7 9.4 England Lord's 16 May 2013 Test # 2088
DW Steyn 10.3 1 49 6 10.5 South Africa Centurion 16 Nov 2007 Test # 1848
AA Mallett 5.2x8 0 22 4 10.5 Australia Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
JC Adams 9.0 4 17 5 10.8 West Indies Bridgetown 19 Apr 1996 Test # 1325
R Ashwin 13.5 2 59 7 11.8 India Indore 8 Oct 2016 Test # 2223
JD Higgs 8.0 2 25 4 12.0 Australia Perth 12 Dec 1980 Test # 889
MG Johnson 8.0 3 30 4 12.0 Australia Brisbane 20 Nov 2008 Test # 1894
SH Cook 10.2 3 39 5 12.4 Australia Perth 20 Nov 1997 Test # 1386
JL Pattinson 11.0 5 27 5 13.2 Australia Brisbane 1 Dec 2011 Test # 2020
K Higgs 9.0 7 5 4 13.5 England Christchurch 25 Feb 1966 Test # 602
GP Swann 9.0 1 42 4 13.5 England Leeds 24 May 2013 Test # 2089
GAR Lock 11.3 7 17 5 13.8 England Lord's 19 Jun 1958 Test # 455
RGD Willis 7.0x8 2 14 4 14.0 England Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
WJ O'Reilly 12.0 5 14 5 14.4 Australia Wellington 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
TWJ Goddard 14.4 5 29 6 14.6 England Manchester 24 Jul 1937 Test # 261
DK Lillee 15.0 1 53 6 15.0 Australia Brisbane 28 Nov 1980 Test # 887
CA Walsh 15.2 8 18 6 15.3 West Indies Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
SK Warne 10.2 3 15 4 15.5 Australia Brisbane 18 Nov 2004 Test # 1721
GOB Allen 13.0 7 14 5 15.6 England The Oval 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
DE Bollinger 13.0 4 28 5 15.6 Australia Wellington 19 Mar 2010 Test # 1955
DW Steyn 13.0 5 17 5 15.6 South Africa Port Elizabeth 11 Jan 2013 Test # 2071
PVD Chameera 13.0 3 47 5 15.6 Sri Lanka Hamilton 18 Dec 2015 Test # 2194
DL Underwood 11.6x8 7 12 6 15.6 England Christchurch 25 Feb 1971 Test # 681
VD Philander 15.5 3 44 6 15.8 South Africa Hamilton 15 Mar 2012 Test # 2036
Z Khan 13.2 4 29 5 16.0 India Hamilton 19 Dec 2002 Test # 1633
AW Greig 10.4 0 33 4 16.0 England Nottingham 7 Jun 1973 Test # 722
Wasim Akram 16.1 4 43 6 16.1 Pakistan Auckland 10 Feb 1994 Test # 1248
Waqar Younis 13.3 4 22 5 16.2 Pakistan Hamilton 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1207
Khan Mohammad 16.2 6 21 6 16.3 Pakistan Dhaka 7 Nov 1955 Test # 415
R Ashwin 16.3 5 31 6 16.5 India Hyderabad (Deccan) 23 Aug 2012 Test # 2054
JL Pattinson 13.5 3 51 5 16.6 Australia Hobart 9 Dec 2011 Test # 2021
M Morkel 16.4 7 23 6 16.6 South Africa Wellington 23 Mar 2012 Test # 2037
GD McGrath 11.1 2 33 4 16.7 Australia Auckland 11 Mar 2000 Test # 1488
RGD Willis 14.0 5 35 5 16.8 England Leeds 28 Jul 1983 Test # 958
AR Caddick 14.0 3 32 5 16.8 England Birmingham 1 Jul 1999 Test # 1455
SK Warne 14.0 3 39 5 16.8 Australia Christchurch 10 Mar 2005 Test # 1739
M Ntini 14.0 3 51 5 16.8 South Africa Centurion 15 Apr 2006 Test # 1798
RJ Sidebottom 17.0 4 49 6 17.0 England Hamilton 5 Mar 2008 Test # 1866
MS Panesar 17.0 5 37 6 17.0 England Manchester 23 May 2008 Test # 1876
I Sharma 17.0 3 51 6 17.0 India Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
Mohammad Zahid 20.0 3 66 7 17.1 Pakistan Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996 Test # 1342
JP Duminy 11.3 2 47 4 17.2 South Africa Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
SCJ Broad 17.2 2 51 6 17.3 England Wellington 14 Mar 2013 Test # 2080
DW Steyn 14.3 3 34 5 17.4 South Africa Johannesburg 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
CA Walsh 20.4 7 37 7 17.7 West Indies Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v England at Christchurch, 2nd Test, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 [Test # 2301]
New Zealand v England at Auckland, 1st Test, Mar 22-26, 2018 [Test # 2299]
New Zealand v West Indies at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Dec 9-12, 2017 [Test # 2287]