Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Sarfraz Nawaz 35.4x8 7 86 9 1.81 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 10 Mar 1979 Test # 849
JM Noreiga 49.4 16 95 9 1.91 West Indies v India Port of Spain 6 Mar 1971 Test # 683
CEH Croft 18.5 7 29 8 1.53 West Indies v Pakistan Port of Spain 4 Mar 1977 Test # 799
IT Botham 20.5 8 34 8 1.63 England v Pakistan Lord's 15 Jun 1978 Test # 826
DL Underwood 34.5 17 51 8 1.46 England v Pakistan Lord's 8 Aug 1974 Test # 743
RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 1.93 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
AA Mallett 23.6x8 6 59 8 1.86 Australia v Pakistan Adelaide 22 Dec 1972 Test # 704
Sikander Bakht 21.0 3 69 8 3.28 Pakistan v India Delhi 4 Dec 1979 Test # 863
EAS Prasanna 23.0x8 5 76 8 2.47 India v New Zealand Auckland 24 Jan 1976 Test # 769
BS Chandrasekhar 41.5 18 79 8 1.88 India v England Delhi 20 Dec 1972 Test # 703
RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 2.55 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
AW Greig 36.1 10 86 8 2.37 England v West Indies Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974 Test # 738
MA Holding 33.0 9 92 8 2.78 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
MHN Walker 42.2x8 7 143 8 2.53 Australia v England Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
RJ Hadlee 8.3x8 0 23 7 2.05 New Zealand v India Wellington 13 Feb 1976 Test # 772
JA Snow 17.5x8 5 40 7 1.70 England v Australia Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
JK Lever 23.0 6 46 7 2.00 England v India Delhi 17 Dec 1976 Test # 788
CM Old 22.4 6 50 7 2.20 England v Pakistan Birmingham 1 Jun 1978 Test # 825
Intikhab Alam 21.0x8 3 52 7 1.85 Pakistan v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Feb 1973 Test # 712
AME Roberts 14.0x8 3 54 7 2.89 West Indies v Australia Perth 12 Dec 1975 Test # 765
AME Roberts 20.5 5 64 7 3.07 West Indies v India Chennai 11 Jan 1975 Test # 752
PH Edmonds 33.0x8 7 66 7 1.50 England v Pakistan Karachi 18 Jan 1978 Test # 815
G Dymock 28.4 5 67 7 2.33 Australia v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
BR Taylor 20.3 6 74 7 3.60 New Zealand v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Mar 1972 Test # 695
RGD Willis 30.1 7 78 7 2.58 England v Australia Lord's 16 Jun 1977 Test # 804
LR Gibbs 59.0 20 98 7 1.66 West Indies v India Mumbai 23 Jan 1975 Test # 753
DL Underwood 29.0x8 3 113 7 2.92 England v Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
JD Higgs 41.3 12 143 7 3.44 Australia v India Chennai 11 Sep 1979 Test # 855

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:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]