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Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
RJ Hadlee 23.4 4 52 9 2.19 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 8 Nov 1985 Test # 1029
Abdul Qadir 37.0 13 56 9 1.51 Pakistan v England Lahore 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1081
N Kapil Dev 30.3 6 83 9 2.72 India v West Indies Ahmedabad 12 Nov 1983 Test # 967
RGD Willis 15.1 3 43 8 2.83 England v Australia Leeds 16 Jul 1981 Test # 905
Imran Khan 29.3 8 58 8 1.96 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982 Test # 927
Imran Khan 20.1 4 60 8 2.97 Pakistan v India Karachi 23 Dec 1982 Test # 942
ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 3.29 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4.89 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
JR Ratnayeke 23.2 5 83 8 3.55 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Sialkot 27 Oct 1985 Test # 1027
N Kapil Dev 30.5 7 85 8 2.75 India v Pakistan Lahore 23 Jan 1983 Test # 947
MG Hughes 37.0 9 87 8 2.35 Australia v West Indies Perth 2 Dec 1988 Test # 1110
IT Botham 27.4 6 103 8 3.72 England v West Indies Lord's 28 Jun 1984 Test # 990
N Kapil Dev 38.0 6 106 8 2.78 India v Australia Adelaide 13 Dec 1985 Test # 1032
NA Foster 46.2 15 107 8 2.30 England v Pakistan Leeds 2 Jul 1987 Test # 1077
GF Lawson 40.0 7 112 8 2.80 Australia v West Indies Adelaide 7 Dec 1984 Test # 1002
CJ McDermott 36.0 3 141 8 3.91 Australia v England Manchester 1 Aug 1985 Test # 1020
MD Marshall 15.4 5 22 7 1.40 West Indies v England Manchester 30 Jun 1988 Test # 1100
Maninder Singh 18.2 8 27 7 1.47 India v Pakistan Bangalore 13 Mar 1987 Test # 1073
Imran Khan 19.1 5 40 7 2.08 Pakistan v England Leeds 2 Jul 1987 Test # 1077
AR Border 26.0 10 46 7 1.76 Australia v West Indies Sydney 26 Jan 1989 Test # 1113
IT Botham 26.0 7 48 7 1.84 England v India Mumbai 15 Feb 1980 Test # 874
Iqbal Qasim 42.0 22 49 7 1.16 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 27 Feb 1980 Test # 876
Maninder Singh 17.4 4 51 7 2.88 India v Sri Lanka Nagpur 27 Dec 1986 Test # 1063
Imran Khan 25.3 11 52 7 2.03 Pakistan v England Birmingham 29 Jul 1982 Test # 931
MD Marshall 26.0 9 53 7 2.03 West Indies v England Leeds 12 Jul 1984 Test # 991
N Kapil Dev 23.4 7 56 7 2.36 India v Pakistan Chennai 15 Jan 1980 Test # 869
BL Cairns 33.2 14 74 7 2.22 New Zealand v England Leeds 28 Jul 1983 Test # 958
JE Emburey 46.0 15 78 7 1.69 England v Australia Sydney 10 Jan 1987 Test # 1065
MD Marshall 25.3 6 80 7 3.13 West Indies v New Zealand Bridgetown 26 Apr 1985 Test # 1015
Imran Khan 22.4 2 80 7 3.52 Pakistan v West Indies Georgetown 2 Apr 1988 Test # 1095
GF Lawson 43.1 14 81 7 1.87 Australia v England Lord's 2 Jul 1981 Test # 904
DK Lillee 26.3 3 83 7 3.13 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1981 Test # 915
RJ Bright 46.5 17 87 7 1.85 Australia v Pakistan Karachi 27 Feb 1980 Test # 876
SL Boock 37.0 13 87 7 2.35 New Zealand v Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 25 Nov 1984 Test # 1000
DK Lillee 31.4 4 89 7 2.81 Australia v England The Oval 27 Aug 1981 Test # 908
MR Whitney 30.0 6 89 7 2.96 Australia v West Indies Adelaide 3 Feb 1989 Test # 1114
Abdul Qadir 44.4 15 96 7 2.14 Pakistan v England The Oval 6 Aug 1987 Test # 1079
B Yardley 31.4 6 98 7 3.09 Australia v West Indies Sydney 2 Jan 1982 Test # 917
RJ Hadlee 44.4 8 116 7 2.59 New Zealand v Australia Christchurch 28 Feb 1986 Test # 1038
Abdul Qadir 50.5 12 142 7 2.79 Pakistan v Australia Faisalabad 30 Sep 1982 Test # 936
BL Cairns 45.0 10 143 7 3.17 New Zealand v England Wellington 20 Jan 1984 Test # 975
B Yardley 66.0 16 187 7 2.83 Australia v Pakistan Melbourne 11 Dec 1981 Test # 913
N Kapil Dev 38.4 3 220 7 5.68 India v Pakistan Faisalabad 3 Jan 1983 Test # 945

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 Sri Lanka at Hobart, 2nd Test, Dec 16-20, 1989 [Test # 1133]
Pakistan v India at Sialkot, 4th Test, Dec 9-14, 1989 [Test # 1132]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, 1st Test, Dec 8-12, 1989 [Test # 1131]
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