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Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
H Trumble 6.5 0 28 7 5.8 Australia v England 5 Mar 1904 Test # 82
MA Noble 7.4 2 17 7 6.5 Australia v England 1 Jan 1902 Test # 66
H Ironmonger 7.2 5 6 5 8.8 Australia v South Africa 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
W Rhodes 15.0 0 68 8 11.2 England v Australia 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
IWG Johnson 5.7x8 0 35 4 11.7 Australia v India 1 Jan 1948 Test # 292
H Trumble 10.5 2 34 5 13.0 Australia v England 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
W Rhodes 15.2 3 56 7 13.1 England v Australia 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
FH Tyson 12.3x8 1 27 7 14.1 England v Australia 31 Dec 1954 Test # 393
P Lever 11.0x8 2 38 6 14.6 England v Australia 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
W Bates 26.2x4 14 28 7 15.1 England v Australia 19 Jan 1883 Test # 11
A Cotter 15.2 2 40 6 15.3 Australia v England 5 Mar 1904 Test # 82
H Ironmonger 15.3 7 18 6 15.5 Australia v South Africa 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
WJ Whitty 16.0 7 17 6 16.0 Australia v South Africa 31 Dec 1910 Test # 112
GJ Gilmour 10.0x8 3 34 5 16.0 Australia v West Indies 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
SF Barnes 16.1 5 42 6 16.1 England v Australia 1 Jan 1902 Test # 66
AJ Bichel 13.3 2 60 5 16.2 Australia v West Indies 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1525
FR Spofforth 25.0x4 9 48 6 16.6 Australia v England 2 Jan 1879 Test # 3
MA Noble 17.0 1 49 6 17.0 Australia v England 1 Jan 1898 Test # 54
DW Headley 17.0 5 60 6 17.0 England v Australia 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1436
JN Gillespie 17.0 5 40 6 17.0 Australia v West Indies 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1525
GD McGrath 11.2 1 35 4 17.0 Australia v Pakistan 26 Dec 2004 Test # 1729
JM Gregory 20.0 1 69 7 17.1 Australia v England 31 Dec 1920 Test # 136
H Ironmonger 20.0 7 23 7 17.1 Australia v West Indies 13 Feb 1931 Test # 205
HV Hordern 14.2 2 66 5 17.2 Australia v South Africa 17 Feb 1911 Test # 114
JR Thomson 11.0x8 1 62 5 17.6 Australia v West Indies 26 Dec 1975 Test # 766
CT Tremlett 11.5 5 26 4 17.7 England v Australia 26 Dec 2010 Test # 1986
DK Lillee 13.3x8 2 26 6 17.8 Australia v England 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
MW Sievers 11.2x8 5 21 5 18.0 Australia v England 1 Jan 1937 Test # 257
E Jones 12.0 2 56 4 18.0 Australia v England 29 Jan 1898 Test # 56
LJ Nash 12.0 6 18 4 18.0 Australia v South Africa 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
CEL Ambrose 12.0 4 17 4 18.0 West Indies v Australia 26 Dec 1996 Test # 1346
DK Lillee 11.3x8 0 63 5 18.2 Australia v West Indies 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
BP Patterson 15.1 3 39 5 18.2 West Indies v Australia 24 Dec 1988 Test # 1112
JV Saunders 15.2 8 28 5 18.4 Australia v England 7 Feb 1908 Test # 99
BS Chandrasekhar 14.1x8 2 52 6 18.8 India v Australia 30 Dec 1977 Test # 812
W Bates 33.0x4 14 74 7 18.8 England v Australia 19 Jan 1883 Test # 11
BA Reid 22.0 12 51 7 18.8 Australia v England 26 Dec 1990 Test # 1159
TK Kendall 33.1x4 12 55 7 19.0 Australia v England 15 Mar 1877 Test # 1
J Trim 12.0x8 2 34 5 19.2 West Indies v Australia 31 Dec 1951 Test # 345
IT Botham 16.0 4 41 5 19.2 England v Australia 26 Dec 1986 Test # 1062
FR Spofforth 35.0x4 16 62 7 20.0 Australia v England 2 Jan 1879 Test # 3
SK Warne 23.2 8 52 7 20.0 Australia v West Indies 26 Dec 1992 Test # 1205
N Kapil Dev 16.4 4 28 5 20.0 India v Australia 7 Feb 1981 Test # 895
G Giffen 20.0x4 7 38 4 20.0 Australia v England 30 Dec 1882 Test # 10
WA Johnston 10.0x8 1 44 4 20.0 Australia v India 1 Jan 1948 Test # 292
GH Hirst 16.5 4 48 5 20.2 England v Australia 5 Mar 1904 Test # 82
CJ McDermott 16.5 5 42 5 20.2 Australia v England 24 Dec 1994 Test # 1279
I Meckiff 15.2x8 3 38 6 20.3 Australia v England 31 Dec 1958 Test # 462
MA Holding 17.0 3 45 5 20.4 West Indies v Australia 26 Dec 1981 Test # 915
NM Lyon 17.0 3 50 5 20.4 Australia v England 26 Dec 2013 Test # 2110

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v England at Melbourne, 4th Test, Dec 26-29, 2013 [Test # 2110]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-28, 2012 [Test # 2068]
Australia v India at Melbourne, 1st Test, Dec 26-29, 2011 [Test # 2025]
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