Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn 2004-2014 76 16109 8731 389 7/51 11/60 22.44 3.25 41.4 25 5
AEE Vogler 1906-1911 15 2764 1455 64 7/94 12/181 22.73 3.15 43.1 5 1
VD Philander 2011-2014 27 5399 2516 120 6/44 10/102 20.96 2.79 44.9 9 2
AA Donald 1992-2002 72 15519 7344 330 8/71 12/139 22.25 2.83 47.0 20 3
CB Llewellyn 1896-1912 15 2292 1421 48 6/92 10/116 29.60 3.71 47.7 4 1
RO Schwarz 1906-1912 20 2639 1417 55 6/47 7/89 25.76 3.22 47.9 2 0
GA Faulkner 1906-1924 25 4227 2180 82 7/84 9/75 26.58 3.09 51.5 4 0
M Hayward 1999-2004 16 2821 1609 54 5/56 7/119 29.79 3.42 52.2 1 0
M Ntini 1998-2009 101 20834 11242 390 7/37 13/132 28.82 3.23 53.4 18 4
Q McMillan 1929-1932 13 2021 1243 36 5/66 9/127 34.52 3.69 56.1 2 0
M Morkel 2006-2014 60 11739 6199 209 6/23 8/196 29.66 3.16 56.1 6 0
PM Pollock 1961-1970 28 6522 2806 116 6/38 10/87 24.18 2.58 56.2 9 1
PS de Villiers 1993-1998 18 4805 2063 85 6/23 10/108 24.27 2.57 56.5 5 2
JH Sinclair 1896-1911 25 3598 1996 63 6/26 9/89 31.68 3.32 57.1 1 0
SM Pollock 1995-2008 108 24353 9733 421 7/87 10/147 23.11 2.39 57.8 16 1
AE Hall 1923-1931 7 2361 886 40 7/63 11/112 22.15 2.25 59.0 3 1
NAT Adcock 1953-1962 26 6391 2195 104 6/43 8/87 21.10 2.06 61.4 5 0
A Nel 2001-2008 36 7630 3919 123 6/32 10/88 31.86 3.08 62.0 3 1
SJ Pegler 1910-1924 16 2989 1572 47 7/65 7/65 33.44 3.15 63.5 2 0
JM Blanckenberg 1913-1924 18 3888 1817 60 6/76 9/135 30.28 2.80 64.8 4 0
PR Adams 1995-2004 45 8850 4405 134 7/128 10/106 32.87 2.98 66.0 4 1
RJ Peterson 2003-2014 15 2515 1416 38 5/33 6/94 37.26 3.37 66.1 1 0
JP Duminy 2008-2014 27 2118 1259 32 4/73 4/149 39.34 3.56 66.1 0 0
AJ Hall 2002-2007 21 3001 1617 45 3/1 5/20 35.93 3.23 66.6 0 0
PS Heine 1955-1962 14 3890 1455 58 6/58 8/157 25.08 2.24 67.0 4 0
JH Kallis 1995-2013 165 20172 9497 291 6/54 9/92 32.63 2.82 69.3 5 0
AJ Bell 1929-1935 16 3342 1567 48 6/99 6/159 32.64 2.81 69.6 4 0
CL Vincent 1927-1935 25 5851 2631 84 6/51 8/149 31.32 2.69 69.6 3 0
EJ Barlow 1961-1970 30 3021 1362 40 5/85 6/87 34.05 2.70 75.5 1 0
CR Matthews 1992-1995 18 3980 1502 52 5/42 8/140 28.88 2.26 76.5 2 0
AW Nourse 1902-1924 45 3234 1553 41 4/25 7/104 37.87 2.88 78.8 0 0
HJ Tayfield 1949-1960 37 13568 4405 170 9/113 13/165 25.91 1.94 79.8 14 2
Imran Tahir 2011-2014 15 3199 1887 40 5/32 8/130 47.17 3.53 79.9 1 0
BM McMillan 1992-1998 38 6048 2537 75 4/65 7/117 33.82 2.51 80.6 0 0
EP Nupen 1921-1936 17 4159 1788 50 6/46 11/150 35.76 2.57 83.1 5 1
NA Quinn 1929-1932 12 2922 1145 35 6/92 6/88 32.71 2.35 83.4 1 0
JT Partridge 1963-1965 11 3684 1373 44 7/91 9/176 31.20 2.23 83.7 3 0
PL Harris 2007-2011 37 8809 3901 103 6/127 9/161 37.87 2.65 85.5 3 0
L Klusener 1996-2004 49 6887 3033 80 8/64 8/139 37.91 2.64 86.0 1 0
N Boje 2000-2006 43 8620 4265 100 5/62 8/134 42.65 2.96 86.2 3 0
WJ Cronje 1992-2000 68 3800 1288 43 3/14 5/34 29.95 2.03 88.3 0 0
B Mitchell 1929-1949 42 2525 1380 27 5/87 5/87 51.11 3.27 93.5 1 0
TL Goddard 1955-1970 41 11736 3226 123 6/53 8/92 26.22 1.64 95.4 5 0
AMB Rowan 1947-1951 15 5193 2084 54 5/68 8/232 38.59 2.40 96.1 4 0
PL Symcox 1993-1998 20 3561 1603 37 4/69 5/159 43.32 2.70 96.2 0 0
JC Watkins 1949-1957 15 2805 816 29 4/22 6/88 28.13 1.74 96.7 0 0
CN McCarthy 1948-1951 15 3499 1510 36 6/43 7/164 41.94 2.58 97.1 2 0
AH McKinnon 1960-1967 8 2546 925 26 4/128 7/172 35.57 2.17 97.9 0 0
NBF Mann 1947-1951 19 5796 1920 58 6/59 7/72 33.10 1.98 99.9 1 0
ACB Langton 1935-1939 15 4199 1827 40 5/58 6/89 45.67 2.61 104.9 1 0

Minimum of 2000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
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