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Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn (SA) 2010-2014 43* 1552.1 376 4656 217 7/51 11/60 21.45 2.99 42.9 14 2
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2014 28* 917.5 227 2557 121 6/44 10/102 21.13 2.78 45.5 9 2
ST Finn (Eng) 2010-2013 23 724.4 135 2646 90 6/125 9/187 29.40 3.65 48.3 4 0
KAJ Roach (WI) 2010-2014 24 759.1 149 2350 93 5/41 10/146 25.26 3.09 48.9 5 1
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2014 26* 896.0 240 2498 109 7/117 9/106 22.91 2.78 49.3 5 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2010-2014 34* 1189.0 240 3998 144 7/40 12/127 27.76 3.36 49.5 8 2
JL Pattinson (Aus) 2011-2014 13 425.0 96 1381 51 5/27 8/105 27.07 3.24 50.0 3 0
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
M Morkel (SA) 2010-2014 42* 1389.4 346 4164 152 6/23 8/196 27.39 2.99 54.8 5 0
JM Anderson (Eng) 2010-2014 55 2187.3 564 6136 232 6/17 11/71 26.44 2.80 56.5 9 2
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2010-2014 50 1803.0 403 5385 191 7/44 11/121 28.19 2.98 56.6 9 2
TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2014 29 1004.4 237 2883 106 6/40 10/80 27.19 2.86 56.8 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
TG Southee (NZ) 2010-2014 32 1138.4 247 3334 119 7/64 10/108 28.01 2.92 57.4 3 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2010-2014 37 1893.1 385 4988 190 9/127 14/184 26.25 2.63 59.7 17 4
GP Swann (Eng) 2010-2013 46 1939.4 366 5818 193 6/65 10/132 30.14 2.99 60.3 13 3
MDK Perera (SL) 2014-2014 7 363.1 67 1083 36 5/69 8/129 30.08 2.98 60.5 3 0
Mohammed Shami (India) 2013-2014 11* 404.0 57 1537 40 5/47 9/118 38.42 3.80 60.6 1 0
N Wagner (NZ) 2012-2014 16 586.4 114 2000 58 5/64 8/126 34.48 3.40 60.6 1 0
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2011-2014 19 657.4 136 1874 65 5/38 6/115 28.83 2.84 60.7 5 0
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2014 23* 1154.4 224 3384 114 7/103 12/85 29.68 2.93 60.7 9 2
PM Siddle (Aus) 2010-2014 41 1415.2 376 4109 138 6/54 9/104 29.77 2.90 61.5 6 0
CS Martin (NZ) 2010-2013 18 591.5 113 1961 57 6/26 8/31 34.40 3.31 62.2 2 0
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2010-2014 31 1661.2 343 4242 160 7/55 11/111 26.51 2.55 62.3 10 4
Zulfiqar Babar (Pak) 2013-2014 7 345.2 51 1128 33 5/74 8/233 34.18 3.26 62.7 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
MA Starc (Aus) 2011-2014 14 472.0 81 1630 45 6/154 8/209 36.22 3.45 62.9 2 0
BW Hilfenhaus (Aus) 2010-2012 18 684.1 183 1782 65 5/75 8/97 27.41 2.60 63.1 2 0
DAJ Bracewell (NZ) 2011-2013 18 530.4 90 1813 50 6/40 9/60 36.26 3.41 63.6 2 0
RMS Eranga (SL) 2011-2014 17 561.5 115 1814 52 4/49 6/226 34.88 3.22 64.8 0 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 38* 1470.0 283 4649 134 7/94 12/286 34.69 3.16 65.8 7 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2010-2014 23 1013.2 187 3046 92 6/59 10/124 33.10 3.00 66.0 9 1
R Rampaul (WI) 2010-2012 15 496.2 97 1415 45 4/48 7/75 31.44 2.85 66.1 0 0
S Shillingford (WI) 2010-2014 16 782.2 122 2419 70 6/49 10/93 34.55 3.09 67.0 6 2
I Sharma (India) 2010-2014 42* 1504.3 283 5117 133 7/74 10/108 38.47 3.40 67.8 5 1
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2010-2014 17 512.1 100 1800 45 5/52 6/106 40.00 3.51 68.2 2 0
PP Ojha (India) 2010-2013 22 1187.0 277 3162 104 6/47 10/89 30.40 2.66 68.4 7 1
Abdur Rehman (Pak) 2010-2014 20 1023.4 235 2558 88 6/25 8/92 29.06 2.49 69.7 2 0
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2010-2014 30 454.5 79 1196 39 4/16 4/48 30.66 2.62 69.9 0 0
Rahat Ali (Pak) 2013-2014 12 373.4 68 1137 31 6/127 7/100 36.67 3.04 72.3 2 0
S Randiv (SL) 2010-2012 12 524.2 70 1613 43 5/82 9/162 37.51 3.07 73.1 1 0
SJ Benn (WI) 2010-2014 12* 573.3 116 1477 47 6/81 8/194 31.42 2.57 73.2 5 0
S Sreesanth (India) 2010-2011 11 362.2 37 1458 29 5/114 5/193 50.27 4.02 74.9 1 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2010-2014 40* 602.1 181 1567 48 6/33 6/51 32.64 2.60 75.2 3 0
RA Jadeja (India) 2012-2014 12 570.4 144 1367 45 6/138 7/98 30.37 2.39 76.0 2 0
D Bishoo (WI) 2011-2012 11 507.4 75 1582 40 5/90 8/152 39.55 3.11 76.1 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2014 16* 559.1 73 1995 43 5/32 8/130 46.39 3.56 78.0 1 0
BAW Mendis (SL) 2010-2014 9 357.2 49 1136 26 6/99 6/160 43.69 3.17 82.4 2 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:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » West Indies 275/9 (79.0 ov, JE Taylor 10*, Imran Tahir 3/108) - Stumps
Australia v India at Melbourne, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2152 - Live]
    » Australia 261/7 (75.0 ov, SE Marsh 62*, RJ Harris 8*, Mohammed Shami 1/75) - Stumps
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-29, 2014 [Test # 2151]
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