Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
CL McCool (AUS) 1946-1946 1 2 0 1 1/0 1/0 0.00 0.00 2.0 0 0
BAG Murray (NZ) 1968-1968 1 6 0 1 1/0 1/0 0.00 0.00 6.0 0 0
Mahmudullah (BDESH) 2017-2019 2 18 15 2 2/15 2/15 7.50 5.00 9.0 0 0
GL Weir (NZ) 1930-1932 2 12 1 1 1/1 1/1 1.00 0.50 12.0 0 0
WJ O'Reilly (AUS) 1946-1946 1 114 33 8 5/14 8/33 4.12 1.73 14.2 1 0
B Mitchell (SA) 1932-1932 1 29 23 2 2/23 2/23 11.50 4.75 14.5 0 0
GD Elliott (NZ) 2009-2009 1 30 8 2 2/8 2/8 4.00 1.60 15.0 0 0
KR Miller (AUS) 1946-1946 1 36 6 2 2/6 2/6 3.00 1.00 18.0 0 0
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2005-2010 2 18 8 1 1/8 1/8 8.00 2.66 18.0 0 0
FH Edwards (WI) 2006-2006 1 93 65 5 5/65 5/65 13.00 4.19 18.6 1 0
KF Barrington (ENG) 1963-1963 1 81 33 4 3/32 4/33 8.25 2.44 20.2 0 0
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 2003-2003 1 231 78 11 6/30 11/78 7.09 2.02 21.0 2 1
J Cowie (NZ) 1946-1946 1 126 40 6 6/40 6/40 6.66 1.90 21.0 1 0
XC Balaskas (SA) 1932-1932 1 42 14 2 2/14 2/14 7.00 2.00 21.0 0 0
K Thomson (NZ) 1968-1968 1 21 9 1 1/9 1/9 9.00 2.57 21.0 0 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2009-2009 1 220 107 9 5/67 9/107 11.88 2.91 24.4 1 0
D Gough (ENG) 1997-1997 1 234 92 9 5/40 9/92 10.22 2.35 26.0 1 0
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1998-2009 3 108 60 4 2/7 2/15 15.00 3.33 27.0 0 0
KA Maharaj (SA) 2017-2017 1 218 87 8 6/40 8/87 10.87 2.39 27.2 1 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 2006-2006 1 278 118 10 6/87 10/118 11.80 2.54 27.8 1 1
MS Kasprowicz (AUS) 2005-2005 1 114 53 4 3/42 4/53 13.25 2.78 28.5 0 0
ERH Toshack (AUS) 1946-1946 1 174 18 6 4/12 6/18 3.00 0.62 29.0 0 0
PL van der Merwe (SA) 1964-1964 1 30 6 1 1/6 1/6 6.00 1.20 30.0 0 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1951-1951 1 152 61 5 3/43 5/61 12.20 2.40 30.4 0 0
R Tattersall (ENG) 1951-1951 1 216 60 7 6/44 7/60 8.57 1.66 30.8 1 0
RJ Shastri (INDIA) 1981-1981 1 186 63 6 3/9 6/63 10.50 2.03 31.0 0 0
TL Best (WI) 2013-2013 1 126 110 4 4/110 4/110 27.50 5.23 31.5 0 0
NM Lyon (AUS) 2016-2016 1 222 123 7 4/91 7/123 17.57 3.32 31.7 0 0
C Burke (NZ) 1946-1946 1 66 30 2 2/30 2/30 15.00 2.72 33.0 0 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1994-1994 1 366 179 11 7/119 11/179 16.27 2.93 33.2 1 1
VB John (SL) 1983-1983 1 200 98 6 5/60 6/98 16.33 2.94 33.3 1 0
PD Collingwood (ENG) 2008-2008 1 101 43 3 3/23 3/43 14.33 2.55 33.6 0 0
DE Bollinger (AUS) 2010-2010 1 240 108 7 5/28 7/108 15.42 2.70 34.2 1 0
FE Woolley (ENG) 1930-1930 1 309 124 9 7/76 9/124 13.77 2.40 34.3 1 0
IG Butler (NZ) 2002-2003 2 380 238 11 6/46 7/146 21.63 3.75 34.5 1 0
M Morkel (SA) 2012-2017 2 394 209 11 6/23 6/77 19.00 3.18 35.8 1 0
PM Pollock (SA) 1964-1964 1 287 78 8 6/47 8/78 9.75 1.63 35.8 1 0
Saleem Altaf (PAK) 1973-1973 1 180 85 5 3/15 5/85 17.00 2.83 36.0 0 0
KC Bland (SA) 1964-1964 1 72 17 2 2/16 2/17 8.50 1.41 36.0 0 0
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1995-2013 4 36 15 1 1/15 1/15 15.00 2.50 36.0 0 0
EAS Prasanna (INDIA) 1968-1976 2 296 109 8 5/32 8/88 13.62 2.20 37.0 1 0
Aftab Ahmed (BDESH) 2008-2008 1 74 31 2 2/31 2/31 15.50 2.51 37.0 0 0
DS Atkinson (WI) 1956-1956 1 260 86 7 5/66 7/86 12.28 1.98 37.1 1 0
DVP Wright (ENG) 1951-1951 1 186 80 5 5/48 5/80 16.00 2.58 37.2 1 0
MR Gillespie (NZ) 2008-2012 2 448 310 12 6/113 6/142 25.83 4.15 37.3 1 0
BR Knight (ENG) 1963-1963 1 150 39 4 3/32 4/39 9.75 1.56 37.5 0 0
Abu Jayed (BDESH) 2019-2019 1 113 94 3 3/94 3/94 31.33 4.99 37.6 0 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2001-2006 3 569 326 15 4/33 7/99 21.73 3.43 37.9 0 0
Saleem Jaffar (PAK) 1989-1989 1 306 134 8 5/40 8/134 16.75 2.62 38.2 1 0
GF Cresswell (NZ) 1951-1951 1 198 49 5 3/18 5/49 9.80 1.48 39.6 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, 2nd Test, Mar 8-12, 2019 [Test # 2350]
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 1st Test, Dec 15-19, 2018 [Test # 2335]
New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington, 1st Test, Dec 1-4, 2017 [Test # 2284]