Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
SR Watson 5.0 2 17 5 6.0 Australia v South Africa 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
VD Philander 6.0 3 7 5 7.2 South Africa v New Zealand 2 Jan 2013 Test # 2069
J Briggs 14.2x4 5 11 8 7.2 England v South Africa 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
VD Philander 7.0 3 15 5 8.4 South Africa v Australia 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
S Haigh 11.4x5 6 11 6 9.8 England v South Africa 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
JH Sinclair 12.0x5 4 26 6 10.0 South Africa v England 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
AJL Hill 8.0x5 4 8 4 10.0 England v South Africa 21 Mar 1896 Test # 49
DW Steyn 7.0 0 30 4 10.5 South Africa v India 2 Jan 2007 Test # 1827
J Briggs 19.1x4 11 17 7 11.0 England v South Africa 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
JH Kallis 7.2 3 13 4 11.0 South Africa v Zimbabwe 4 Mar 2005 Test # 1737
M Morkel 9.4 3 23 5 11.6 South Africa v Australia 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2300
SM Pollock 13.4 6 30 6 13.6 South Africa v Sri Lanka 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
AE Trott 11.0x5 5 19 4 13.7 England v South Africa 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
AW Nourse 10.0 3 25 4 15.0 South Africa v England 30 Mar 1906 Test # 92
N Boje 10.0 3 28 4 15.0 South Africa v Sri Lanka 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
C Blythe 18.0 5 46 7 15.4 England v South Africa 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
VD Philander 15.4 4 42 6 15.6 South Africa v India 5 Jan 2018 Test # 2292
RJ Harris 10.3 3 33 4 15.7 Australia v South Africa 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
JH Kallis 11.0 1 42 4 16.5 South Africa v Pakistan 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
K Rabada 17.0 3 55 6 17.0 South Africa v Sri Lanka 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
GA Lohmann 24.0x5 9 42 7 17.1 England v South Africa 21 Mar 1896 Test # 49
JJ Ferris 25.0x5 16 37 7 17.8 England v South Africa 19 Mar 1892 Test # 37
RO Jenkins 9.0x8 0 48 4 18.0 England v South Africa 1 Jan 1949 Test # 309
PM Pollock 12.0 4 20 4 18.0 South Africa v Australia 22 Jan 1970 Test # 670
VD Philander 12.0 4 27 4 18.0 South Africa v Sri Lanka 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
K Rabada 12.0 2 37 4 18.0 South Africa v Sri Lanka 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
CL McCool 11.4x8 1 41 5 18.4 Australia v South Africa 31 Dec 1949 Test # 319
JV Saunders 12.2 2 37 4 18.5 Australia v South Africa 8 Nov 1902 Test # 77
SM Pollock 15.5 4 32 5 19.0 South Africa v England 2 Jan 1996 Test # 1321
AA Donald 16.0 5 46 5 19.2 South Africa v England 2 Jan 1996 Test # 1321
CK Langeveldt 16.0 4 46 5 19.2 South Africa v England 2 Jan 2005 Test # 1732
M Ntini 13.1 2 44 4 19.7 South Africa v Pakistan 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
GF Bissett 17.0 5 37 5 20.4 South Africa v England 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
CV Grimmett 17.0 4 32 5 20.4 Australia v South Africa 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
SR Clark 17.0 3 55 5 20.4 Australia v South Africa 16 Mar 2006 Test # 1789
WS Lees 14.0 5 27 4 21.0 England v South Africa 24 Mar 1906 Test # 91
AA Mailey 14.0 1 40 4 21.0 Australia v South Africa 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
PGH Fender 14.0 4 29 4 21.0 England v South Africa 1 Jan 1923 Test # 149
JH Wardle 19.0x8 3 36 7 21.7 England v South Africa 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
NO Norton 15.0 4 47 4 22.5 South Africa v England 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
D Olivier 15.0 3 48 4 22.5 South Africa v Pakistan 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
CL Vincent 15.1 4 22 4 22.7 South Africa v England 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
M Ntini 15.1 2 33 4 22.7 South Africa v Pakistan 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
J Middleton 19.0x5 9 18 4 23.7 South Africa v England 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
GJ Thompson 16.0 3 50 4 24.0 England v South Africa 7 Mar 1910 Test # 109
SR Clark 16.0 7 34 4 24.0 Australia v South Africa 16 Mar 2006 Test # 1789
DW Steyn 16.0 5 56 4 24.0 South Africa v Australia 19 Mar 2009 Test # 1916
JJ Ferris 29.2x5 11 54 6 24.5 England v South Africa 19 Mar 1892 Test # 37
WH Ashley 43.1x4 18 95 7 24.7 South Africa v England 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
RR Lindwall 15.4x8 2 32 5 24.8 Australia v South Africa 31 Dec 1949 Test # 319
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2019 [Test # 2340]
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 22-25, 2018 [Test # 2300]
South Africa v India at Cape Town, 1st Test, Jan 5-8, 2018 [Test # 2292]