Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
H Verity 22.3 8 43 8 1.91 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
H Ironmonger 20.0 7 23 7 1.15 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 13 Feb 1931 Test # 205
CV Grimmett 19.5 9 40 7 2.01 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
H Verity 23.5 10 49 7 2.05 England v India Chennai 10 Feb 1934 Test # 232
WE Hollies 26.0 7 50 7 1.92 England v West Indies Georgetown 14 Feb 1935 Test # 240
WJ O'Reilly 41.4 24 54 7 1.29 Australia v England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
James Langridge 17.0 4 56 7 3.29 England v West Indies Manchester 22 Jul 1933 Test # 228
H Verity 36.0 15 61 7 1.69 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
W Voce 37.2 15 70 7 1.87 England v West Indies Port of Spain 1 Feb 1930 Test # 189
FE Woolley 28.3 5 76 7 2.66 England v New Zealand Wellington 24 Jan 1930 Test # 188
GOB Allen 20.0 3 80 7 4.00 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
CV Grimmett 49.2 17 83 7 1.68 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
L Amar Singh 44.4 13 86 7 1.92 India v England Chennai 10 Feb 1934 Test # 232
CV Grimmett 48.0 19 87 7 1.81 Australia v West Indies Adelaide 12 Dec 1930 Test # 199
PM Hornibrook 31.2 9 92 7 2.93 Australia v England The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
CV Grimmett 45.0 18 100 7 2.22 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
CV Grimmett 47.0 11 116 7 2.46 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
WJ O'Reilly 59.0 9 189 7 3.20 Australia v England Manchester 6 Jul 1934 Test # 235
H Ironmonger 15.3 7 18 6 1.16 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
TWJ Goddard 14.4 5 29 6 1.97 England v New Zealand Manchester 24 Jul 1937 Test # 261
RWV Robins 11.5 1 32 6 2.70 England v West Indies Lord's 24 Jun 1933 Test # 227
WE Bowes 17.4x8 4 33 6 1.41 England v West Indies Manchester 22 Jul 1939 Test # 273
WE Bowes 19.0 5 34 6 1.78 England v New Zealand Auckland 31 Mar 1933 Test # 226
MS Nichols 23.5 9 35 6 1.46 England v South Africa Nottingham 15 Jun 1935 Test # 242
L Amar Singh 25.1 11 35 6 1.39 India v England Lord's 27 Jun 1936 Test # 252
W Voce 20.6x8 5 41 6 1.48 England v Australia Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
EP Nupen 16.1 1 46 6 2.84 South Africa v England Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
CL Vincent 31.2 9 51 6 1.62 South Africa v England Durban 21 Feb 1931 Test # 207
CS Marriott 29.2 6 59 6 2.01 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1933 Test # 229
IAR Peebles 38.5 10 63 6 1.62 England v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
J Cowie 23.5 6 67 6 2.81 New Zealand v England Manchester 24 Jul 1937 Test # 261
CV Grimmett 48.0 23 73 6 1.52 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
EP Nupen 25.3 3 87 6 3.41 South Africa v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1930 Test # 200
CV Grimmett 46.0 14 92 6 2.00 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
K Farnes 28.5x8 5 96 6 2.51 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
FA Ward 46.0x8 16 102 6 1.66 Australia v England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
LO Fleetwood-Smith 30.0x8 1 110 6 2.75 Australia v England Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
WE Bowes 50.0 13 142 6 2.84 England v Australia Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
CV Grimmett 53.0 13 167 6 3.15 Australia v England Lord's 27 Jun 1930 Test # 195
IAR Peebles 71.0 8 204 6 2.87 England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198

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 West Indies at The Oval, 3rd Test, Aug 19-22, 1939 [Test # 274]
England v West Indies at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 1939 [Test # 273]
England v West Indies at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 24-27, 1939 [Test # 272]