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Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 68.0 27 90 19 1.32 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
SF Barnes 65.3 16 159 17 2.42 England v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913 Test # 131
ND Hirwani 33.5 6 136 16 4.01 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
RAL Massie 60.1 16 137 16 2.27 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
M Muralitharan 113.5 41 220 16 1.93 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
J Briggs 33.3x4 16 28 15 1.24 England v South Africa Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
GA Lohmann 25.3x5 11 45 15 2.10 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
C Blythe 38.3 10 99 15 2.57 England v South Africa Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
H Verity 58.3 23 104 15 1.77 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
RJ Hadlee 52.3 13 123 15 2.34 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 8 Nov 1985 Test # 1029
W Rhodes 30.2 3 124 15 4.08 England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
Harbhajan Singh 80.1 26 217 15 2.70 India v Australia Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
FR Spofforth 64.3x4 33 90 14 2.08 Australia v England The Oval 28 Aug 1882 Test # 9
AV Bedser 55.5 23 99 14 1.77 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
W Bates 59.2x4 28 102 14 2.57 England v Australia Melbourne 19 Jan 1883 Test # 11
Imran Khan 52.2 11 116 14 2.21 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982 Test # 927
JM Patel 61.3 23 124 14 2.01 India v Australia Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
SF Barnes 61.5 17 144 14 2.32 England v South Africa Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
MA Holding 53.4 15 149 14 2.77 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
A Kumble 51.0 13 149 14 2.92 India v Pakistan Delhi 4 Feb 1999 Test # 1443
WPUJC Vaas 57.2 8 191 14 3.33 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001 Test # 1572
CV Grimmett 96.2 28 199 14 2.06 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
CA Walsh 36.0 15 55 13 1.52 West Indies v New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
SF Barnes 37.4 14 57 13 1.51 England v South Africa The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
DL Underwood 48.5 25 71 13 1.45 England v Pakistan Lord's 8 Aug 1974 Test # 743
MA Noble 33.4 7 77 13 2.28 Australia v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1902 Test # 66
JJ Ferris 54.2x5 27 91 13 2.00 England v South Africa Cape Town 19 Mar 1892 Test # 37
Abdul Qadir 73.0 27 101 13 1.38 Pakistan v England Lahore 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1081
IT Botham 48.5 14 106 13 2.17 England v India Mumbai 15 Feb 1980 Test # 874
FR Spofforth 60.0x4 25 110 13 2.75 Australia v England Melbourne 2 Jan 1879 Test # 3
Fazal Mahmood 75.0 28 114 13 1.52 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956 Test # 430
M Muralitharan 66.4 26 115 13 1.72 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
MH Mankad 71.2 30 131 13 1.83 India v Pakistan Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
J Srinath 46.0 10 132 13 2.86 India v Pakistan Kolkata 16 Feb 1999 Test # 1444
M Ntini 47.5 10 132 13 2.75 South Africa v West Indies Port of Spain 8 Apr 2005 Test # 1747
Waqar Younis 56.0 15 135 13 2.41 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
BA Reid 61.0 20 148 13 2.42 Australia v England Melbourne 26 Dec 1990 Test # 1159
AW Greig 69.1 17 156 13 2.25 England v West Indies Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974 Test # 738
SF Barnes 80.1 22 163 13 2.03 England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1902 Test # 66
HJ Tayfield 66.5x8 22 165 13 1.85 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 24 Dec 1952 Test # 361
M Muralitharan 76.0 13 171 13 2.25 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
CV Grimmett 93.0 41 173 13 1.86 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
A Kumble 64.3 12 181 13 2.80 India v Australia Chennai 14 Oct 2004 Test # 1714
HJ Tayfield 74.0x8 26 192 13 1.94 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
Harbhajan Singh 68.2 15 196 13 2.86 India v Australia Kolkata 11 Mar 2001 Test # 1535
MG Hughes 73.1 16 217 13 2.96 Australia v West Indies Perth 2 Dec 1988 Test # 1110
AA Mailey 76.2 9 236 13 3.09 Australia v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1921 Test # 138
T Richardson 110.3x5 39 244 13 2.64 England v Australia Manchester 16 Jul 1896 Test # 51
JC White 124.5 37 256 13 2.05 England v Australia Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Investec Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132 - Live]
    » India 112/4 (42.0 ov, AM Rahane 18*, RG Sharma 6*, JM Anderson 0/13) - Stumps
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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