Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 7 1514 616 41 6/73 9/103 15.02 2.44 36.9 1 0
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2018 7 1494 779 38 6/54 11/150 20.50 3.12 39.3 3 1
Fazal Mahmood (PAK) 1956-1959 3 1028 327 24 7/80 13/114 13.62 1.90 42.8 4 1
GA Lohmann (ENG) 1886-1896 15 3310 1002 77 8/35 12/104 13.01 1.81 42.9 5 3
DW Headley (ENG) 1997-1999 6 1517 867 35 6/60 8/102 24.77 3.42 43.3 1 0
CB Llewellyn (SA) 1902-1912 10 1828 1138 42 6/92 10/116 27.09 3.73 43.5 4 1
W Barnes (ENG) 1880-1890 21 2289 793 51 6/28 9/81 15.54 2.07 44.8 3 0
RO Schwarz (SA) 1910-1912 7 1264 837 28 6/47 7/89 29.89 3.97 45.1 2 0
ST Finn (ENG) 2010-2015 7 1265 851 28 6/79 8/117 30.39 4.03 45.1 2 0
WH Lockwood (ENG) 1893-1902 12 1973 883 43 7/71 11/76 20.53 2.68 45.8 5 1
DW Steyn (SA) 2008-2016 15 3240 1923 70 5/67 10/154 27.47 3.56 46.2 2 1
AG Steel (ENG) 1880-1888 13 1360 605 29 3/27 6/83 20.86 2.66 46.8 0 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 23 6099 2674 130 9/52 15/123 20.56 2.63 46.9 14 3
J Garner (WI) 1978-1985 18 4190 1860 89 6/60 9/142 20.89 2.66 47.0 4 0
W Bates (ENG) 1881-1887 15 2364 821 50 7/28 14/102 16.42 2.08 47.2 4 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2016 11 3135 1494 66 7/64 13/145 22.63 2.85 47.5 6 1
JN Crawford (ENG) 1907-1908 5 1426 742 30 5/48 8/120 24.73 3.12 47.5 3 0
WE Bowes (ENG) 1932-1938 6 1459 741 30 6/142 9/219 24.70 3.04 48.6 3 0
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1985 17 3774 1771 76 6/21 11/107 23.30 2.81 49.6 5 1
MD Marshall (WI) 1984-1991 19 4335 1959 87 5/29 10/107 22.51 2.71 49.8 7 1
JM Patel (INDIA) 1956-1960 5 1107 474 22 9/69 14/124 21.54 2.56 50.3 2 1
JC Laker (ENG) 1948-1959 15 4010 1444 79 10/53 19/90 18.27 2.16 50.7 5 2
C Blythe (ENG) 1901-1909 9 2085 877 41 6/44 11/102 21.39 2.52 50.8 3 1
Mohammed Shami (INDIA) 2014-2019 7 1579 956 31 6/56 6/136 30.83 3.63 50.9 2 0
J Briggs (ENG) 1884-1899 31 4941 1994 97 6/45 12/136 20.55 2.42 50.9 7 3
T Richardson (ENG) 1893-1898 14 4498 2220 88 8/94 13/244 25.22 2.96 51.1 11 4
R Peel (ENG) 1884-1896 20 5216 1715 101 7/31 11/68 16.98 1.97 51.6 5 1
EJ Barlow (SA) 1963-1970 14 1707 811 33 5/85 6/87 24.57 2.85 51.7 1 0
AME Roberts (WI) 1975-1982 12 2648 1265 51 7/54 9/119 24.80 2.86 51.9 2 0
IR Bishop (WI) 1992-1997 10 2235 990 43 6/40 8/57 23.02 2.65 51.9 1 0
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2018 14 2761 1308 53 6/21 9/51 24.67 2.84 52.0 4 0
BP Patterson (WI) 1988-1992 10 1615 941 31 5/39 9/88 30.35 3.49 52.0 2 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-1999 27 6696 2718 128 7/25 10/120 21.23 2.43 52.3 8 1
G Ulyett (ENG) 1877-1890 23 2527 992 48 7/36 7/57 20.66 2.35 52.6 1 0
D Gough (ENG) 1994-2001 17 3909 2280 74 6/49 7/119 30.81 3.49 52.8 4 0
RA Jadeja (INDIA) 2013-2019 10 2973 1083 56 6/63 9/178 19.33 2.18 53.0 3 0
W Rhodes (ENG) 1899-1926 41 5790 2616 109 8/68 15/124 24.00 2.71 53.1 6 1
FR Brown (ENG) 1950-1953 6 1184 524 22 5/49 6/81 23.81 2.65 53.8 1 0
FH Tyson (ENG) 1954-1959 8 1724 810 32 7/27 10/130 25.31 2.81 53.8 2 1
AJ Bell (SA) 1931-1932 5 1242 624 23 5/69 6/170 27.13 3.01 54.0 3 0
SF Barnes (ENG) 1901-1912 20 5749 2288 106 7/60 13/163 21.58 2.38 54.2 12 1
TT Bresnan (ENG) 2010-2013 7 1417 717 26 4/50 6/75 27.57 3.03 54.5 0 0
EG Arnold (ENG) 1903-1905 8 1365 689 25 4/28 6/70 27.56 3.02 54.6 0 0
UT Yadav (INDIA) 2011-2018 12 2415 1636 44 5/93 7/176 37.18 4.06 54.8 1 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2009-2019 32 6512 3464 118 8/15 11/121 29.35 3.19 55.1 7 1
FS Trueman (ENG) 1953-1964 19 4361 1999 79 6/30 11/88 25.30 2.75 55.2 5 1
DJ Bravo (WI) 2005-2009 8 1608 891 29 6/84 6/84 30.72 3.32 55.4 1 0
FR Foster (ENG) 1911-1912 8 1894 742 34 6/91 7/115 21.82 2.35 55.7 3 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 2013-2019 14 1902 1222 34 6/36 8/161 35.94 3.85 55.9 2 0
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1998-2005 10 1751 1105 31 5/21 8/72 35.64 3.78 56.4 3 0
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 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Sep 12-15, 2019 [Test # 2362]
England v Australia at Manchester, 4th Test, Sep 4-8, 2019 [Test # 2360]
England v Australia at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 22-25, 2019 [Test # 2357]