Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 68.0 27 90 19 1.32 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
AV Bedser 55.5 23 99 14 1.77 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
JM Patel 61.3 23 124 14 2.01 India v Australia Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
Fazal Mahmood 75.0 28 114 13 1.52 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956 Test # 430
MH Mankad 71.2 30 131 13 1.83 India v Pakistan Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
HJ Tayfield 66.5x8 22 165 13 1.85 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 24 Dec 1952 Test # 361
HJ Tayfield 74.0x8 26 192 13 1.94 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
JH Wardle 42.6x8 12 89 12 1.56 England v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
Fazal Mahmood 51.4 19 94 12 1.81 Pakistan v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952 Test # 356
Fazal Mahmood 60.0 27 99 12 1.65 Pakistan v England The Oval 12 Aug 1954 Test # 390
Fazal Mahmood 45.3 19 100 12 2.19 Pakistan v West Indies Dhaka 6 Mar 1959 Test # 471
R Tattersall 60.2 24 101 12 1.67 England v South Africa Lord's 21 Jun 1951 Test # 335
MH Mankad 69.4 24 108 12 1.55 India v England Chennai 6 Feb 1952 Test # 348
AV Bedser 56.5 18 112 12 1.97 England v South Africa Manchester 5 Jul 1951 Test # 336
AK Davidson 77.4 30 124 12 1.59 Australia v India Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
GAR Lock 37.4 19 48 11 1.27 England v West Indies The Oval 22 Aug 1957 Test # 443
GAR Lock 53.3 33 65 11 1.21 England v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
Zulfiqar Ahmed 83.5 40 79 11 0.94 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 13 Oct 1955 Test # 413
GAR Lock 54.2 28 84 11 1.54 England v New Zealand Christchurch 27 Feb 1959 Test # 470
TE Bailey 43.0 14 98 11 2.27 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1957 Test # 440
R Benaud 53.2 16 105 11 1.96 Australia v India Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
JC Laker 70.3 31 113 11 1.60 England v Australia Leeds 12 Jul 1956 Test # 427
WW Hall 60.4 16 126 11 2.07 West Indies v India Kanpur 12 Dec 1958 Test # 461
S Ramadhin 115.0 70 152 11 1.32 West Indies v England Lord's 24 Jun 1950 Test # 324
AL Valentine 106.0 36 204 11 1.92 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jun 1950 Test # 323
AV Bedser 42.3x8 9 105 10 1.85 England v Australia Melbourne 23 Feb 1951 Test # 331
GE Gomez 36.2x8 6 113 10 2.33 West Indies v Australia Sydney 25 Jan 1952 Test # 347
JC Laker 65.0 20 119 10 1.83 England v South Africa The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
FH Tyson 31.4x8 3 130 10 3.09 England v Australia Sydney 17 Dec 1954 Test # 392
Ghulam Ahmed 49.3 11 130 10 2.62 India v Australia Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
KR Miller 70.1 21 152 10 2.16 Australia v England Lord's 21 Jun 1956 Test # 426
AL Valentine 90.3 31 160 10 1.76 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1950 Test # 326
SP Gupte 57.3 13 223 10 3.87 India v West Indies Kanpur 12 Dec 1958 Test # 461

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]