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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 41 1515.5 368 4521 211 7/51 11/60 21.42 2.98 43.1 13 2
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2014 26 877.5 213 2481 115 6/44 10/102 21.57 2.82 45.8 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
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2014 24 830.0 221 2324 103 7/117 9/106 22.56 2.80 48.3 5 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2010-2014 31 1081.4 218 3574 133 7/40 12/127 26.87 3.30 48.7 8 2
KAJ Roach (WI) 2010-2014 23 743.2 145 2298 91 5/41 10/146 25.25 3.09 49.0 5 1
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 40 1343.1 339 3997 143 6/23 8/196 27.95 2.97 56.3 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
TG Southee (NZ) 2010-2014 31* 1057.4 229 3159 112 7/64 10/108 28.20 2.98 56.6 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
TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2014 28* 922.3 214 2678 95 6/40 10/80 28.18 2.90 58.2 3 1
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2014 21 1055.0 209 3066 107 7/103 12/85 28.65 2.90 59.1 9 2
N Wagner (NZ) 2012-2014 15 545.4 108 1864 55 5/64 8/126 33.89 3.41 59.5 1 0
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
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2011-2014 19 657.4 136 1874 65 5/38 6/115 28.83 2.84 60.7 5 0
PM Siddle (Aus) 2010-2014 40 1387.4 371 4000 136 6/54 9/104 29.41 2.88 61.2 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
MA Starc (Aus) 2011-2014 13 447.0 79 1520 43 6/154 8/209 35.34 3.40 62.3 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
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 16 536.5 112 1712 50 4/49 6/226 34.24 3.18 64.4 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
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
I Sharma (India) 2010-2014 39 1380.3 260 4683 124 7/74 10/108 37.76 3.39 66.7 5 1
S Shillingford (WI) 2010-2014 16 782.2 122 2419 70 6/49 10/93 34.55 3.09 67.0 6 2
SJ Benn (WI) 2010-2014 10 499.3 105 1227 44 6/81 8/194 27.88 2.45 68.1 5 0
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
NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-2014 35 1335.1 268 4117 115 7/94 9/165 35.80 3.08 69.6 5 0
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* 431.5 77 1086 37 4/16 4/48 29.35 2.51 70.0 0 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2010-2014 37 551.3 165 1417 46 6/33 6/51 30.80 2.56 71.9 3 0
S Randiv (SL) 2010-2012 12 524.2 70 1613 43 5/82 9/162 37.51 3.07 73.1 1 0
S Sreesanth (India) 2010-2011 11 362.2 37 1458 29 5/114 5/193 50.27 4.02 74.9 1 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
Rahat Ali (Pak) 2013-2014 12* 344.4 66 1038 27 6/127 7/100 38.44 3.01 76.5 2 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2014 15 533.1 71 1887 40 5/32 8/130 47.17 3.53 79.9 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
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

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:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, 3rd Test, Nov 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2147 - Live]
    » Pakistan 19/0 (6.5 ov, Mohammad Hafeez 17*, Shan Masood 1*, TA Boult 0/12)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 3rd Test, Nov 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2145]
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