Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
H Verity 22.3 8 43 8 1.91 England Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
H Verity 36.0 15 61 7 1.69 England Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
W Voce 20.6x8 5 41 6 1.48 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
K Farnes 28.5x8 5 96 6 2.51 England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
WE Bowes 50.0 13 142 6 2.84 England Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
IAR Peebles 71.0 8 204 6 2.87 England The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
H Larwood 18.0 4 28 5 1.55 England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
H Verity 19.0 9 33 5 1.73 England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
GOB Allen 6.0x8 0 36 5 4.50 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
WE Bowes 19.0 3 49 5 2.57 England The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
WE Bowes 11.3 3 55 5 4.78 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
WR Hammond 15.2x8 1 57 5 2.80 England Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
AJ Bell 26.1 9 69 5 2.63 South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
K Farnes 25.0 3 77 5 3.08 England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
B Mitchell 25.5 2 87 5 3.36 South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
H Larwood 31.0 5 96 5 3.09 England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
EW Clark 20.0 1 98 5 4.90 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
K Farnes 40.2 10 102 5 2.52 England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
MW Tate 39.0 9 124 5 3.17 England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
AJ Bell 46.5 6 140 5 2.98 South Africa Sydney 18 Dec 1931 Test # 213
AJ Bell 40.0 2 142 5 3.55 South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215

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 Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 20-24, 1938 [Test # 266]
England v Australia at Leeds, 4th Test, Jul 22-25, 1938 [Test # 265]
England v Australia at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jun 24-28, 1938 [Test # 264]