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Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2014 23 791.1 185 2253 112 6/44 10/102 20.11 2.84 42.3 9 2
DW Steyn (SA) 2010-2014 38 1396.5 330 4210 190 7/51 11/60 22.15 3.01 44.1 11 2
MG Johnson (Aus) 2010-2014 29 1006.4 190 3397 127 7/40 12/127 26.74 3.37 47.5 8 2
ST Finn (Eng) 2010-2013 23 724.4 135 2646 90 6/125 9/187 29.40 3.65 48.3 4 0
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2014 24 830.0 221 2324 103 7/117 9/106 22.56 2.80 48.3 5 0
JL Pattinson (Aus) 2011-2014 13 425.0 96 1381 51 5/27 8/105 27.07 3.24 50.0 3 0
KAJ Roach (WI) 2010-2014 21 672.4 129 2118 80 5/41 10/146 26.47 3.14 50.4 4 1
CT Tremlett (Eng) 2010-2013 9 340.3 78 1045 40 6/48 8/150 26.12 3.06 51.0 2 0
FH Edwards (WI) 2011-2012 12 390.3 42 1438 43 6/90 8/132 33.44 3.68 54.4 4 0
TG Southee (NZ) 2010-2014 28 981.4 215 2969 108 7/64 10/108 27.49 3.02 54.5 3 1
TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2014 25 845.4 190 2498 91 6/40 10/80 27.45 2.95 55.7 3 1
Z Khan (India) 2010-2014 24 866.3 166 2775 91 7/87 10/149 30.49 3.20 57.1 3 1
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2010-2014 46* 1671.1 363 5036 174 7/44 11/121 28.94 3.01 57.6 8 2
JM Anderson (Eng) 2010-2014 51* 2035.2 513 5765 210 6/17 11/71 27.45 2.83 58.1 8 2
M Morkel (SA) 2010-2014 37 1241.1 306 3751 128 6/23 8/196 29.30 3.02 58.1 5 0
PM Siddle (Aus) 2010-2014 38 1304.4 343 3783 134 6/54 9/104 28.23 2.89 58.4 6 0
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2013 19 1019.3 206 2965 104 7/103 12/85 28.50 2.90 58.8 9 2
RMS Eranga (SL) 2011-2014 14 482.5 90 1558 49 4/49 6/226 31.79 3.22 59.1 0 0
N Wagner (NZ) 2012-2014 15 545.4 108 1864 55 5/64 8/126 33.89 3.41 59.5 1 0
MA Starc (Aus) 2011-2013 12 408.2 74 1378 41 6/154 8/209 33.60 3.37 59.7 2 0
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2010-2014 29 1517.1 320 3881 151 7/55 11/111 25.70 2.55 60.2 9 4
GP Swann (Eng) 2010-2013 46 1939.4 366 5818 193 6/65 10/132 30.14 2.99 60.3 13 3
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2010-2014 33 1597.3 299 4297 155 7/89 12/157 27.72 2.68 61.8 13 3
CS Martin (NZ) 2010-2013 18 591.5 113 1961 57 6/26 8/31 34.40 3.31 62.2 2 0
Umar Gul (Pak) 2010-2013 23 753.5 123 2493 72 4/61 8/148 34.62 3.30 62.8 0 0
BW Hilfenhaus (Aus) 2010-2012 18 684.1 183 1782 65 5/75 8/97 27.41 2.60 63.1 2 0
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2011-2014 17 589.4 121 1628 56 5/38 6/115 29.07 2.76 63.1 4 0
DAJ Bracewell (NZ) 2011-2013 18 530.4 90 1813 50 6/40 9/60 36.26 3.41 63.6 2 0
TT Bresnan (Eng) 2010-2013 21 748.0 178 2260 69 5/48 8/141 32.75 3.02 65.0 1 0
NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-2014 33 1225.1 260 3695 112 7/94 9/165 32.99 3.01 65.6 5 0
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2010-2012 16 485.1 94 1713 44 5/52 6/106 38.93 3.53 66.1 2 0
R Rampaul (WI) 2010-2012 15 496.2 97 1415 45 4/48 7/75 31.44 2.85 66.1 0 0
Abdur Rehman (Pak) 2010-2014 18 930.1 226 2285 84 6/25 8/92 27.20 2.45 66.4 2 0
S Shillingford (WI) 2010-2014 16 782.2 122 2419 70 6/49 10/93 34.55 3.09 67.0 6 2
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2010-2014 26 346.5 63 871 31 4/16 4/48 28.09 2.51 67.1 0 0
PP Ojha (India) 2010-2013 22 1187.0 277 3162 104 6/47 10/89 30.40 2.66 68.4 7 1
I Sharma (India) 2010-2014 37* 1303.3 241 4452 113 6/51 10/108 39.39 3.41 69.2 4 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2010-2014 20 883.3 158 2717 74 6/82 7/129 36.71 3.07 71.6 6 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2010-2014 37 551.3 165 1417 46 6/33 6/51 30.80 2.56 71.9 3 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2013 13 437.1 59 1551 36 5/32 8/130 43.08 3.54 72.8 1 0
S Randiv (SL) 2010-2012 12 524.2 70 1613 43 5/82 9/162 37.51 3.07 73.1 1 0
RA Jadeja (India) 2012-2014 9* 449.4 124 1027 36 6/138 7/98 28.52 2.28 74.9 2 0
S Sreesanth (India) 2010-2011 11 362.2 37 1458 29 5/114 5/193 50.27 4.02 74.9 1 0
D Bishoo (WI) 2011-2012 11 507.4 75 1582 40 5/90 8/152 39.55 3.11 76.1 1 0
SJ Benn (WI) 2010-2014 8 406.2 81 1053 30 6/81 8/194 35.10 2.59 81.2 3 0
Sohag Gazi (Ban) 2012-2014 10 525.1 66 1599 38 6/74 9/219 42.07 3.04 82.9 2 0
DJG Sammy (WI) 2010-2013 30 792.1 172 2258 57 5/29 7/45 39.61 2.85 83.3 1 0
MS Panesar (Eng) 2012-2013 11 572.1 160 1466 41 6/62 11/210 35.75 2.56 83.7 4 1
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2010-2013 21 978.4 164 2799 70 7/120 8/123 39.98 2.86 83.8 2 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2010-2014 20 561.3 101 1925 39 4/78 6/105 49.35 3.42 86.3 0 0

Minimum of 2000 balls
Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Investec Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128 - Live]
    » India 167/3 (48.0 ov, V Kohli 8*, AM Rahane 18*, SCJ Broad 0/35) - Stumps
West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, 3rd Test, Jun 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2127]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
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