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Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
H Ironmonger 7.2 5 6 5 8.8 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
CIJ Smith 8.0 4 16 5 9.6 England v West Indies Bridgetown 8 Jan 1935 Test # 238
GOB Allen 6.0x8 0 36 5 9.6 England v Australia Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
EA Martindale 8.3 1 22 5 10.2 West Indies v England Bridgetown 8 Jan 1935 Test # 238
B Mitchell 7.3 0 26 4 11.2 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
RWV Robins 11.5 1 32 6 11.8 England v West Indies Lord's 24 Jun 1933 Test # 227
W Voce 6.3x8 0 16 4 12.7 England v Australia Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
WE Bowes 11.3 3 55 5 13.8 England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
CS Marriott 11.5 2 37 5 14.2 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1933 Test # 229
James Langridge 17.0 4 56 7 14.5 England v West Indies Manchester 22 Jul 1933 Test # 228
TWJ Goddard 14.4 5 29 6 14.6 England v New Zealand Manchester 24 Jul 1937 Test # 261
H Ironmonger 15.3 7 18 6 15.5 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
GOB Allen 13.0 7 14 5 15.6 England v New Zealand The Oval 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
W Voce 8.0x8 1 10 4 16.0 England v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936 Test # 256
EP Nupen 16.1 1 46 6 16.1 South Africa v England Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
A Hurwood 11.0 2 22 4 16.5 Australia v West Indies Sydney 1 Jan 1931 Test # 201
ACB Langton 11.0 3 31 4 16.5 South Africa v England Lord's 29 Jun 1935 Test # 243
H Verity 22.3 8 43 8 16.8 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
CV Grimmett 19.5 9 40 7 17.0 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
H Ironmonger 20.0 7 23 7 17.1 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 13 Feb 1931 Test # 205
GOB Allen 20.0 3 80 7 17.1 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
CV Grimmett 14.3 4 49 5 17.4 Australia v West Indies Brisbane 16 Jan 1931 Test # 203
MW Sievers 11.2x8 5 21 5 18.0 Australia v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1937 Test # 257
SJ McCabe 12.0 5 13 4 18.0 Australia v South Africa Sydney 18 Dec 1931 Test # 213
LJ Nash 12.0 6 18 4 18.0 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
TW Wall 15.1 7 14 5 18.2 Australia v South Africa Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
K Farnes 12.1 1 63 4 18.2 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
WE Bowes 19.0 5 34 6 19.0 England v New Zealand Auckland 31 Mar 1933 Test # 226
LG Hylton 13.2 4 27 4 20.0 West Indies v England Georgetown 14 Feb 1935 Test # 240
HC Griffith 13.3 3 50 4 20.2 West Indies v Australia Sydney 27 Feb 1931 Test # 208
WJ O'Reilly 17.0 5 49 5 20.4 Australia v South Africa Durban 14 Dec 1935 Test # 247
CV Grimmett 17.0 4 32 5 20.4 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
GOB Allen 17.0 7 35 5 20.4 England v India Lord's 27 Jun 1936 Test # 252
H Verity 23.5 10 49 7 20.4 England v India Chennai 10 Feb 1934 Test # 232
IAR Peebles 14.0 2 43 4 21.0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1930 Test # 200
AG Fairfax 14.0 2 31 4 21.0 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 13 Feb 1931 Test # 205
RWV Robins 14.1 2 40 4 21.2 England v New Zealand The Oval 14 Aug 1937 Test # 262
H Larwood 18.0 4 28 5 21.6 England v Australia Sydney 2 Dec 1932 Test # 220
GOB Allen 18.0 1 43 5 21.6 England v India Lord's 27 Jun 1936 Test # 252
LN Constantine 11.0x8 1 42 4 22.0 West Indies v England Manchester 22 Jul 1939 Test # 273
WE Hollies 26.0 7 50 7 22.2 England v West Indies Georgetown 14 Feb 1935 Test # 240
K Farnes 15.0 4 40 4 22.5 England v West Indies Bridgetown 8 Jan 1935 Test # 238
JM Sims 18.5 1 73 5 22.6 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
MJC Allom 19.0 4 38 5 22.8 England v New Zealand Christchurch 10 Jan 1930 Test # 186
H Verity 19.0 9 33 5 22.8 England v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
WE Bowes 19.0 3 49 5 22.8 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938 Test # 266
WE Bowes 17.4x8 4 33 6 23.3 England v West Indies Manchester 22 Jul 1939 Test # 273
OC Scott 15.4 0 66 4 23.5 West Indies v Australia Sydney 1 Jan 1931 Test # 201
MS Nichols 23.5 9 35 6 23.8 England v South Africa Nottingham 15 Jun 1935 Test # 242
J Cowie 23.5 6 67 6 23.8 New Zealand v England Manchester 24 Jul 1937 Test # 261

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 West Indies at The Oval, 3rd Test, Aug 19-22, 1939 [Test # 274]
England v West Indies at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 1939 [Test # 273]
England v West Indies at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 24-27, 1939 [Test # 272]
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