Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
GOB Allen 6.0x8 0 36 5 9.6 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
B Mitchell 7.3 0 26 4 11.2 South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
W Voce 6.3x8 0 16 4 12.7 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
WE Bowes 11.3 3 55 5 13.8 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
W Voce 8.0x8 1 10 4 16.0 England Sydney 18 Dec 1936 Test # 256
H Verity 22.3 8 43 8 16.8 England Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
K Farnes 12.1 1 63 4 18.2 England The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
HC Griffith 13.3 3 50 4 20.2 West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 1931 Test # 208
H Larwood 18.0 4 28 5 21.6 England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
H Verity 19.0 9 33 5 22.8 England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
WE Bowes 19.0 3 49 5 22.8 England The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
OC Scott 15.4 0 66 4 23.5 West Indies Sydney 1 Jan 1931 Test # 201
EW Clark 20.0 1 98 5 24.0 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
WR Hammond 15.2x8 1 57 5 24.4 England Adelaide 29 Jan 1937 Test # 258
RWV Robins 17.0 4 51 4 25.5 England Nottingham 13 Jun 1930 Test # 194
GOB Allen 17.2 5 50 4 26.0 England Adelaide 13 Jan 1933 Test # 222
W Voce 20.6x8 5 41 6 27.6 England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
GN Francis 19.0 6 48 4 28.5 West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 1931 Test # 208
H Larwood 19.0 3 71 4 28.5 England Adelaide 13 Jan 1933 Test # 222
K Farnes 25.0 3 77 5 30.0 England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
H Verity 36.0 15 61 7 30.8 England Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
B Mitchell 25.5 2 87 5 31.0 South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
OC Scott 20.5 2 83 4 31.2 West Indies Adelaide 12 Dec 1930 Test # 199
AJ Bell 26.1 9 69 5 31.4 South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
GOB Allen 23.0 4 71 4 34.5 England Adelaide 13 Jan 1933 Test # 222
EQ Davies 24.4 4 75 4 37.0 South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
H Larwood 31.0 5 96 5 37.2 England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
K Farnes 28.5x8 5 96 6 38.1 England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
K Farnes 26.0 3 77 4 39.0 England Leeds 22 Jul 1938 Test # 265
W Voce 29.0 4 110 4 43.5 England Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
NA Quinn 31.0 13 42 4 46.5 South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
H Larwood 31.0 7 101 4 46.5 England Brisbane 10 Feb 1933 Test # 223
MW Tate 39.0 9 124 5 46.8 England Leeds 11 Jul 1930 Test # 196
AJ Bell 40.0 2 142 5 48.0 South Africa Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
ACB Langton 32.0 6 85 4 48.0 South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
K Farnes 40.2 10 102 5 48.4 England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
H Larwood 32.2 10 98 4 48.5 England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
HC Griffith 33.0 4 133 4 49.5 West Indies Brisbane 16 Jan 1931 Test # 203
Q McMillan 33.0 3 150 4 49.5 South Africa Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
WE Bowes 50.0 13 142 6 50.0 England Leeds 20 Jul 1934 Test # 236
GOB Allen 34.0 5 170 4 51.0 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
H Verity 35.4 9 103 4 53.5 England Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
K Farnes 37.0 11 106 4 55.5 England Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
AJ Bell 46.5 6 140 5 56.2 South Africa Sydney 18 Dec 1931 Test # 213
WE Bowes 38.0 2 164 4 57.0 England The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
XC Balaskas 38.0 1 126 4 57.0 South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
DVP Wright 39.0 6 153 4 58.5 England Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263
AJ Bell 42.0 5 120 4 63.0 South Africa Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
XC Balaskas 44.0 4 165 4 66.0 South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
IAR Peebles 71.0 8 204 6 71.0 England The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198

Minimum of 4 wickets
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:
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 20-24, 1938 [Test # 266]
England v Australia at Leeds, 4th Test, Jul 22-25, 1938 [Test # 265]
England v Australia at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jun 24-28, 1938 [Test # 264]