Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
JH Wardle 5.0 2 7 4 7.5 England Manchester 9 Jul 1953 Test # 374
CA Walsh 5.1 1 14 4 7.7 West Indies Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991 Test # 1169
VD Philander 7.0 3 15 5 8.4 South Africa Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
FE Woolley 7.4 1 20 5 9.2 England The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
MA Holding 9.2 3 21 6 9.3 West Indies Perth 9 Nov 1984 Test # 997
W Rhodes 11.0 3 17 7 9.4 England Birmingham 29 May 1902 Test # 70
GOB Allen 6.0x8 0 36 5 9.6 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
Shoaib Akhtar 8.0 2 21 5 9.6 Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 3 Oct 2002 Test # 1615
T Richardson 11.3x5 3 39 6 9.6 England Lord's 22 Jun 1896 Test # 50
HJ Tayfield 8.4x8 1 23 7 9.7 South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1950 Test # 320
JC White 6.3 2 7 4 9.7 England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
R Peel 12.0x5 5 23 6 10.0 England The Oval 10 Aug 1896 Test # 52
R Peel 10.2x4 3 14 4 10.5 England Lord's 16 Jul 1888 Test # 28
JC Laker 16.4 4 37 9 11.1 England Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
W Rhodes 15.0 0 68 8 11.2 England Melbourne 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
B Mitchell 7.3 0 26 4 11.2 South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
RGD Willis 15.1 3 43 8 11.3 England Leeds 16 Jul 1981 Test # 905
FE Woolley 9.4 3 29 5 11.6 England The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
RO Schwarz 11.4 0 47 6 11.6 South Africa Sydney 3 Mar 1911 Test # 115
Hon.A Lyttelton 12.0x4 5 19 4 12.0 England The Oval 11 Aug 1884 Test # 16
W Rhodes 8.0 2 38 4 12.0 England Leeds 1 Jul 1909 Test # 103
W Voce 6.3x8 0 16 4 12.7 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
DR Parry 10.4 4 15 5 12.8 West Indies Port of Spain 15 Apr 1978 Test # 823
VA Holder 13.0 4 28 6 13.0 West Indies Port of Spain 15 Apr 1978 Test # 823
Harbhajan Singh 10.5 2 29 5 13.0 India Mumbai 3 Nov 2004 Test # 1720
W Rhodes 15.2 3 56 7 13.1 England Melbourne 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
IT Botham 11.0 3 21 5 13.2 England Leeds 11 Aug 1977 Test # 807
H Dean 9.0 2 19 4 13.5 England The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
RM Ellison 9.0 3 27 4 13.5 England Birmingham 15 Aug 1985 Test # 1021
MA Butcher 9.0 3 42 4 13.5 England Birmingham 5 Jul 2001 Test # 1550
SJ Harmison 11.2 0 43 5 13.6 England Lord's 21 Jul 2005 Test # 1756
GA Lohmann 27.1x4 12 35 8 13.6 England Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
CEH Croft 9.1 5 15 4 13.7 West Indies Port of Spain 3 Mar 1978 Test # 819
WE Bowes 11.3 3 55 5 13.8 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
GA Lohmann 14.0x4 4 33 4 14.0 England Lord's 16 Jul 1888 Test # 28
TE Bailey 7.0x8 2 22 4 14.0 England Brisbane 1 Dec 1950 Test # 327
FH Tyson 12.3x8 1 27 7 14.1 England Melbourne 31 Dec 1954 Test # 393
AR Caddick 11.5 1 50 5 14.2 England Birmingham 5 Jun 1997 Test # 1368
AR Caddick 12.0 2 42 5 14.4 England The Oval 21 Aug 1997 Test # 1377
SCJ Broad 12.0 1 37 5 14.4 England The Oval 20 Aug 2009 Test # 1931
MH Mankad 9.4 1 49 4 14.5 India Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
J Briggs 14.3x5 5 34 5 14.6 England The Oval 14 Aug 1893 Test # 40
H Larwood 14.4 4 32 6 14.6 England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
P Lever 11.0x8 2 38 6 14.6 England Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
AV Bedser 17.2 7 44 7 14.8 England Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
A Kumble 17.3 4 48 7 15.0 India Chennai 14 Oct 2004 Test # 1714
BJT Bosanquet 15.0 1 51 6 15.0 England Sydney 26 Feb 1904 Test # 81
R Peel 18.3x4 9 18 5 15.0 England Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
SCJ Broad 10.0 2 43 4 15.0 England The Oval 21 Aug 2013 Test # 2094

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 2nd Test, Oct 30-Nov 3, 2014 [Test # 2142 - Live]
    » Pakistan 570/6 (164.0 ov, Sarfraz Ahmed 19*, Yasir Shah 1*, MA Starc 2/86) - Innings break
Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 1st Test, Oct 22-26, 2014 [Test # 2140]
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
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