Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
SR Watson 5.0 2 17 5 6.0 Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
VD Philander 7.0 3 15 5 8.4 South Africa Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
H Ironmonger 7.2 5 6 5 8.8 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
JV Saunders 11.0 2 34 7 9.4 Australia Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902 Test # 76
HJ Tayfield 8.4x8 1 23 7 9.7 South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1950 Test # 320
B Mitchell 7.3 0 26 4 11.2 South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
RO Schwarz 11.4 0 47 6 11.6 South Africa Sydney 3 Mar 1911 Test # 115
MG Johnson 17.1 1 68 7 14.7 Australia Centurion 12 Feb 2014 Test # 2119
GD McGrath 12.3 4 21 5 15.0 Australia Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
H Ironmonger 15.3 7 18 6 15.5 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
RJ Harris 10.3 3 33 4 15.7 Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
WJ Whitty 16.0 7 17 6 16.0 Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1910 Test # 112
CV Grimmett 19.5 9 40 7 17.0 Australia Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
HV Hordern 14.2 2 66 5 17.2 Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 1911 Test # 114
C Kelleway 14.2 4 33 5 17.2 Australia Manchester 27 May 1912 Test # 121
MG Johnson 24.0 4 61 8 18.0 Australia Perth 17 Dec 2008 Test # 1899
SJ McCabe 12.0 5 13 4 18.0 Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1931 Test # 213
LJ Nash 12.0 6 18 4 18.0 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
PM Pollock 12.0 4 20 4 18.0 South Africa Cape Town 22 Jan 1970 Test # 670
SK Warne 12.0 3 44 4 18.0 Australia Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
TW Wall 15.1 7 14 5 18.2 Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
CL McCool 11.4x8 1 41 5 18.4 Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1949 Test # 319
JV Saunders 12.2 2 37 4 18.5 Australia Cape Town 8 Nov 1902 Test # 77
M Ntini 18.5 2 100 6 18.8 South Africa Johannesburg 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
PS Heine 14.2x8 3 58 6 19.0 South Africa Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
MG Johnson 16.0 3 59 5 19.2 Australia Centurion 12 Feb 2014 Test # 2119
TJ Matthews 13.0 2 29 4 19.5 Australia Lord's 15 Jul 1912 Test # 125
SK Warne 13.0 4 33 4 19.5 Australia Durban 15 Mar 2002 Test # 1595
A Cotter 20.0 2 69 6 20.0 Australia Sydney 9 Dec 1910 Test # 111
WJ O'Reilly 17.0 5 49 5 20.4 Australia Durban 14 Dec 1935 Test # 247
CV Grimmett 17.0 4 32 5 20.4 Australia Cape Town 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
SR Clark 17.0 3 55 5 20.4 Australia Cape Town 16 Mar 2006 Test # 1789
SK Warne 21.0 9 34 6 21.0 Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1998 Test # 1393
AA Mailey 14.0 1 40 4 21.0 Australia Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
AA Donald 18.0 5 36 5 21.6 South Africa Centurion 21 Mar 1997 Test # 1362
CB Llewellyn 18.1 3 43 5 21.8 South Africa Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902 Test # 76
CB Llewellyn 22.0 3 92 6 22.0 South Africa Johannesburg 11 Oct 1902 Test # 75
A Cotter 15.0 3 47 4 22.5 Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1910 Test # 112
RO Schwarz 15.0 3 48 4 22.5 South Africa Adelaide 7 Jan 1911 Test # 113
MG Bevan 15.0 3 32 4 22.5 Australia Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997 Test # 1356
M Ntini 19.0 3 64 5 22.8 South Africa Perth 16 Dec 2005 Test # 1777
SK Warne 27.0 8 56 7 23.1 Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1994 Test # 1243
AK Davidson 17.4x8 4 34 6 23.3 Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
PS de Villiers 23.3 8 43 6 23.5 South Africa Sydney 2 Jan 1994 Test # 1243
B Lee 19.4 5 69 5 23.6 Australia Durban 24 Mar 2006 Test # 1792

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
South Africa v Australia at Centurion, 1st Test, Feb 12-15, 2014 [Test # 2119]
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