Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
MJ Clarke 6.2 0 9 6 6.3 Australia v India Mumbai 3 Nov 2004 Test # 1720
BR Taylor 7.3 2 26 5 9.0 New Zealand v India Mumbai (BS) 12 Mar 1965 Test # 582
DW Steyn 8.0 2 23 5 9.6 South Africa v India Ahmedabad 3 Apr 2008 Test # 1871
BKV Prasad 10.2 5 33 6 10.3 India v Pakistan Chennai 28 Jan 1999 Test # 1442
BP Patterson 8.5 1 24 5 10.6 West Indies v India Delhi 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1080
DJ Nash 11.0 3 27 6 11.0 New Zealand v India Mohali 10 Oct 1999 Test # 1462
ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 11.5 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
J Srinath 11.5 4 21 6 11.8 India v South Africa Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996 Test # 1338
R Ashwin 13.5 2 59 7 11.8 India v New Zealand Indore 8 Oct 2016 Test # 2223
D Elgar 8.0 1 22 4 12.0 South Africa v India Mohali 5 Nov 2015 Test # 2186
R Ashwin 8.0 1 27 4 12.0 India v Afghanistan Bengaluru 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2307
R Ashwin 12.4 4 41 6 12.6 India v Australia Bengaluru 4 Mar 2017 Test # 2251
Harbhajan Singh 10.5 2 29 5 13.0 India v Australia Mumbai 3 Nov 2004 Test # 1720
SNJ O'Keefe 13.1 2 35 6 13.1 Australia v India Pune 23 Feb 2017 Test # 2250
RA Jadeja 9.0 3 17 4 13.5 India v Afghanistan Bengaluru 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2307
PP Ojha 11.2 2 40 5 13.6 India v West Indies Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102
Imran Tahir 11.3 2 38 5 13.8 South Africa v India Nagpur 25 Nov 2015 Test # 2189
ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 13.8 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
SD Udal 9.2 3 14 4 14.0 England v India Mumbai 18 Mar 2006 Test # 1791
WW Daniel 11.5 0 39 5 14.2 West Indies v India Ahmedabad 12 Nov 1983 Test # 967
RA Jadeja 11.5 4 21 5 14.2 India v South Africa Mohali 5 Nov 2015 Test # 2186
DW Steyn 16.4 6 51 7 14.2 South Africa v India Nagpur 6 Feb 2010 Test # 1951
S Madan Lal 12.0 6 23 5 14.4 India v England Mumbai 27 Nov 1981 Test # 911
RA Jadeja 12.0 2 30 5 14.4 India v South Africa Delhi 3 Dec 2015 Test # 2191
MH Mankad 9.4 1 49 4 14.5 India v Australia Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
A Kumble 17.3 4 48 7 15.0 India v Australia Chennai 14 Oct 2004 Test # 1714
MD Marshall 15.0 4 37 6 15.0 West Indies v India Kolkata 10 Dec 1983 Test # 971
SNJ O'Keefe 15.0 4 35 6 15.0 Australia v India Pune 23 Feb 2017 Test # 2250
PEW Jones 10.0 3 30 4 15.0 West Indies v India Chennai 27 Jan 1949 Test # 310
EAS Prasanna 10.0 5 16 4 15.0 India v England Chennai 12 Jan 1973 Test # 708
Maninder Singh 17.4 4 51 7 15.1 India v Sri Lanka Nagpur 27 Dec 1986 Test # 1063
HDPK Dharmasena 12.4 0 57 5 15.2 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 3 Dec 1997 Test # 1390
Maninder Singh 18.2 8 27 7 15.7 India v Pakistan Bengaluru 13 Mar 1987 Test # 1073
Sikander Bakht 21.0 3 69 8 15.7 Pakistan v India Delhi 4 Dec 1979 Test # 863
C Sharma 13.1 2 55 5 15.8 India v West Indies Delhi 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1080
Mohammed Shami 13.1 0 47 5 15.8 India v West Indies Kolkata 6 Nov 2013 Test # 2101
A Kumble 26.3 9 74 10 15.9 India v Pakistan Delhi 4 Feb 1999 Test # 1443
N Kapil Dev 13.2 0 70 5 16.0 India v England Mumbai 27 Nov 1981 Test # 911
L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 16.1 South Africa v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996 Test # 1341
R Ashwin 16.3 5 31 6 16.5 India v New Zealand Hyderabad (Deccan) 23 Aug 2012 Test # 2054
RJ Shastri 11.0 4 11 4 16.5 India v Sri Lanka Cuttack 4 Jan 1987 Test # 1064
B Kumar 11.0 8 8 4 16.5 India v Sri Lanka Kolkata 16 Nov 2017 Test # 2281
R Ashwin 11.0 2 37 4 16.5 India v West Indies Rajkot 4 Oct 2018 Test # 2319
NM Lyon 22.2 4 50 8 16.7 Australia v India Bengaluru 4 Mar 2017 Test # 2251
ALF de Mel 14.0 0 68 5 16.8 Sri Lanka v India Chennai 17 Sep 1982 Test # 934
A Kumble 14.0 2 60 5 16.8 India v Pakistan Bengaluru 8 Dec 2007 Test # 1852
Kuldeep Yadav 14.0 2 57 5 16.8 India v West Indies Rajkot 4 Oct 2018 Test # 2319
RGD Willis 17.0 2 53 6 17.0 England v India Bengaluru 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
Ghulam Ahmed 20.3 6 49 7 17.5 India v Australia Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
JG Bracewell 17.4 3 51 6 17.6 New Zealand v India Mumbai 24 Nov 1988 Test # 1109
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Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Only Test, Mar 15-18, 2019 [Test # 2351]
India v West Indies at Hyderabad (Deccan), 2nd Test, Oct 12-14, 2018 [Test # 2321]
India v West Indies at Rajkot, 1st Test, Oct 4-6, 2018 [Test # 2319]