Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
HJ Tayfield 5 2280 636 37 9/113 13/192 17.18 1.67 61.6 4 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
AEE Vogler 5 1349 783 36 7/94 12/181 21.75 3.48 37.4 4 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
AA Donald 5 1460 653 33 6/88 8/115 19.78 2.68 44.2 4 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1998
HJ Tayfield 5 2228 843 30 7/81 13/165 28.10 2.27 74.2 2 1
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1952/53
SM Pollock 5 1184 483 29 5/43 9/103 16.65 2.44 40.8 3 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
SJ Pegler 6 1388 619 29 7/65 7/65 21.34 2.67 47.8 2 0
Triangular Tournament (Australia, England, South Africa in England), 1912
M Ntini 4 1121 620 29 5/49 9/147 21.37 3.31 38.6 3 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2003/04
GA Faulkner 5 1255 635 29 6/87 8/138 21.89 3.03 43.2 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
GB Lawrence 5 1334 512 28 8/53 9/98 18.28 2.30 47.6 2 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1961/62
AE Hall 4 1505 501 27 7/63 11/112 18.55 1.99 55.7 2 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
MJ Procter 4 858 353 26 6/73 9/103 13.57 2.46 33.0 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1969/70
TL Goddard 5 1533 422 26 6/53 8/92 16.23 1.65 58.9 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
HJ Tayfield 5 1881 568 26 5/60 9/164 21.84 1.81 72.3 3 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1955
NAT Adcock 5 1578 587 26 6/65 8/119 22.57 2.23 60.6 2 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1960
CB Llewellyn 3 796 448 25 6/92 10/116 17.92 3.37 31.8 4 1
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1902/03
GF Bissett 4 989 469 25 7/29 9/90 18.76 2.84 39.5 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1927/28
TL Goddard 5 1894 528 25 5/31 7/108 21.12 1.67 75.7 2 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1955
JM Blanckenberg 5 1510 613 25 6/76 9/135 24.52 2.43 60.4 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
M Ntini 5 1329 627 25 4/50 7/173 25.08 2.83 53.1 0 0
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
RO Schwarz 5 1006 651 25 6/47 7/89 26.04 3.88 40.2 2 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1910/11
PM Pollock 5 1275 710 25 6/95 7/212 28.40 3.34 51.0 2 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1963/64
JT Partridge 5 1980 833 25 7/91 9/176 33.32 2.52 79.2 2 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1963/64
SJ Snooke 5 870 369 24 8/70 12/127 15.37 2.54 36.2 1 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1905/06
NAT Adcock 5 1363 485 24 5/43 8/87 20.20 2.13 56.7 2 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1953/54
AMB Rowan 5 2218 794 24 5/80 8/232 33.08 2.14 92.4 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1948/49
AA Donald 5 704 395 23 5/49 7/82 17.17 3.36 30.6 2 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
CL Vincent 5 1336 517 23 6/131 7/115 22.47 2.32 58.0 1 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1927/28
AJ Bell 5 1242 624 23 5/69 6/170 27.13 3.01 54.0 3 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1931/32
M Ntini 5 1178 814 23 5/75 10/220 35.39 4.14 51.2 2 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 2003
AA Donald 4 872 422 22 6/53 11/127 19.18 2.90 39.6 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1999/00
A Nel 4 958 510 22 5/87 6/111 23.18 3.19 43.5 1 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2003/04
NAT Adcock 5 1136 313 21 4/20 7/69 14.90 1.65 54.0 0 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
VD Philander 3 609 325 21 6/44 10/114 15.47 3.20 29.0 2 1
South Africa in New Zealand Test Series, 2011/12
DW Steyn 3 744 367 21 6/50 8/110 17.47 2.95 35.4 2 0
India in South Africa Test Series, 2010/11
HJ Tayfield 5 1542 377 21 6/13 9/97 17.95 1.46 73.4 2 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1953/54
EP Nupen 3 947 413 21 6/46 11/150 19.66 2.61 45.0 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1930/31
JH Sinclair 5 1065 418 21 4/41 7/108 19.90 2.35 50.7 0 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1905/06
PS Heine 4 1199 494 21 5/60 8/157 23.52 2.47 57.0 2 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1955
SM Pollock 5 1333 503 21 4/32 5/101 23.95 2.26 63.4 0 0
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
CN McCarthy 5 1285 561 21 6/43 7/164 26.71 2.61 61.1 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1948/49
GWA Chubb 5 1425 577 21 6/51 6/123 27.47 2.42 67.8 2 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1951
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2150 - Live]
    » South Africa 552/5d (140.3 ov, Q de Kock 18*, S van Zyl 101*, J Blackwood 0/15) - Tea
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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