Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 51.2 23 53 10 1.03 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
JC Laker 16.4 4 37 9 2.22 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
JM Patel 35.5 16 69 9 1.92 India v Australia Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
SP Gupte 34.3 11 102 9 2.95 India v West Indies Kanpur 12 Dec 1958 Test # 461
HJ Tayfield 37.0x8 11 113 9 2.29 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
FS Trueman 8.4 2 31 8 3.57 England v India Manchester 17 Jul 1952 Test # 353
MH Mankad 47.0 27 52 8 1.10 India v Pakistan Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
MH Mankad 38.5 15 55 8 1.41 India v England Chennai 6 Feb 1952 Test # 348
HJ Tayfield 37.7x8 14 69 8 1.36 South Africa v England Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
AL Valentine 50.0 14 104 8 2.08 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jun 1950 Test # 323
HJ Tayfield 8.4x8 1 23 7 2.02 South Africa v Australia Durban 20 Jan 1950 Test # 320
FH Tyson 12.3x8 1 27 7 1.63 England v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1954 Test # 393
TE Bailey 16.0 7 34 7 2.12 England v West Indies Kingston 30 Mar 1954 Test # 386
GAR Lock 24.0 11 35 7 1.45 England v New Zealand Manchester 24 Jul 1958 Test # 457
JH Wardle 19.0x8 3 36 7 1.42 England v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
JB Statham 29.0 12 39 7 1.34 England v South Africa Lord's 23 Jun 1955 Test # 409
Fazal Mahmood 27.3 11 42 7 1.52 Pakistan v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952 Test # 356
RR Lindwall 22.5 9 43 7 1.88 Australia v India Chennai 19 Oct 1956 Test # 431
AV Bedser 17.2 7 44 7 2.53 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
IWG Johnson 22.2 10 44 7 1.97 Australia v West Indies Georgetown 26 Apr 1955 Test # 405
TE Bailey 21.0 8 44 7 2.09 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1957 Test # 440
Ghulam Ahmed 20.3 6 49 7 2.39 India v Australia Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
S Ramadhin 31.0 16 49 7 1.58 West Indies v England Birmingham 30 May 1957 Test # 439
GAR Lock 35.2 20 51 7 1.44 England v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
R Tattersall 28.0 10 52 7 1.85 England v South Africa Lord's 21 Jun 1951 Test # 335
DS Atkinson 40.0 21 53 7 1.32 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 9 Mar 1956 Test # 424
GE Gomez 18.0x8 3 55 7 2.29 West Indies v Australia Sydney 25 Jan 1952 Test # 347
AV Bedser 38.3 16 55 7 1.42 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
JH Wardle 35.0 16 56 7 1.60 England v Pakistan The Oval 12 Aug 1954 Test # 390
JB Statham 28.0x8 6 57 7 1.52 England v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1958 Test # 462
AV Bedser 32.3 10 58 7 1.78 England v South Africa Manchester 5 Jul 1951 Test # 336
FMM Worrell 38.2 9 70 7 1.82 West Indies v England Leeds 25 Jul 1957 Test # 442
R Benaud 29.3 10 72 7 2.44 Australia v India Chennai 19 Oct 1956 Test # 431
LF Kline 44.0 21 75 7 1.70 Australia v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1959 Test # 480
Fazal Mahmood 48.0 17 80 7 1.66 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956 Test # 430
HJ Tayfield 37.1x8 13 81 7 1.63 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 24 Dec 1952 Test # 361
AK Davidson 57.3 23 93 7 1.61 Australia v India Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
SP Gupte 76.4 35 128 7 1.66 India v New Zealand Hyderabad (Deccan) 19 Nov 1955 Test # 416
SP Gupte 66.0 15 162 7 2.45 India v West Indies Port of Spain 21 Jan 1953 Test # 363

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:
India v Australia at Kanpur, 2nd Test, Dec 19-24, 1959 [Test # 483]
India v Australia at Delhi, 1st Test, Dec 12-16, 1959 [Test # 482]
Pakistan v Australia at Karachi, 3rd Test, Dec 4-9, 1959 [Test # 481]