Records / Australia tour of England, Apr-Sep 1938 / First-class matches / Best strike rates in an innings

Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
FA Ward 8.0 1 20 4 12.0 Australians v England XI Blackpool 31 Aug 1938 FC
FA Ward 8.2 2 26 4 12.5 Australians v Warwickshire Birmingham 13 Jul 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 14.4 1 44 7 12.5 Australians v Gents Eng Lord's 15 Jun 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 12.5 4 22 6 12.8 Australians v Gloucs Bristol 1 Jun 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 11.1 1 30 5 13.4 Australians v Somerset Taunton 27 Jul 1938 FC
FA Ward 13.5 0 44 6 13.8 Australians v England XI Blackpool 31 Aug 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 11.4 5 28 5 14.0 Australians v Essex Southend-on-Sea 4 Jun 1938 FC
EL McCormick 15.0 3 58 6 15.0 Australians v Middlesex Lord's 28 May 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 10.0 3 31 4 15.0 Australians v Oxford Uni Oxford 4 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 15.0 2 45 5 18.0 Australians v Gloucs Bristol 1 Jun 1938 FC
MG Waite 15.0 2 40 5 18.0 Australians v Derbyshire Chesterfield 29 Jun 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 12.0 6 25 4 18.0 Australians v Surrey The Oval 10 Aug 1938 FC
FA Ward 16.0 3 69 5 19.2 Australians v Leics Leicester 7 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 16.0 6 44 5 19.2 Australians v England XI Blackpool 31 Aug 1938 FC
MG Waite 16.3 7 23 5 19.8 Australians v Cambridge U Cambridge 11 May 1938 FC
FA Ward 23.3 6 51 7 20.1 Australians v Essex Southend-on-Sea 4 Jun 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 20.5 0 65 6 20.8 Australians v Hampshire Southampton 25 May 1938 FC
FA Ward 14.0 6 26 4 21.0 Australians v Essex Southend-on-Sea 4 Jun 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 29.0 8 98 8 21.7 Australians v Worcs Worcester 30 Apr 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 15.0 4 39 4 22.5 Australians v Gloucs Bristol 1 Jun 1938 FC
FA Ward 26.3 3 112 7 22.7 Australians v England XI Folkestone 3 Sep 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 20.0 4 39 5 24.0 Australians v Notts Nottingham 16 Jul 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 16.0 4 34 4 24.0 Australia v England Leeds 22 Jul 1938 Test # 265
FA Ward 20.2 6 45 5 24.4 Australians v Derbyshire Chesterfield 29 Jun 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 21.0 6 55 5 25.2 Australians v Cambridge U Cambridge 11 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 21.5 8 56 5 26.2 Australia v England Leeds 22 Jul 1938 Test # 265
WJ O'Reilly 36.0 9 104 8 27.0 Australians v Surrey The Oval 21 May 1938 FC
SJ McCabe 18.0 8 28 4 27.0 Australians v Northants Northampton 18 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 18.0 8 33 4 27.0 Australians v Warwickshire Birmingham 13 Jul 1938 FC
FA Ward 28.0 7 75 6 28.0 Australians v Northants Northampton 18 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 19.0 11 30 4 28.5 Australians v England XI Blackpool 31 Aug 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 19.2 5 56 4 29.0 Australians v Middlesex Lord's 28 May 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 24.5 11 28 5 29.8 Australians v Oxford Uni Oxford 4 May 1938 FC
LO Fleetwood-Smith 20.0 2 69 4 30.0 Australians v M.C.C. Lord's 14 May 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 25.5 8 39 5 31.0 Australians v Notts Nottingham 16 Jul 1938 FC
FA Ward 21.1 1 73 4 31.7 Australians v Leics Leicester 7 May 1938 FC
MG Waite 22.0 7 43 4 33.0 Australians v Kent Canterbury 13 Aug 1938 FC
FA Ward 35.4 13 64 6 35.6 Australians v Cambridge U Cambridge 11 May 1938 FC
FA Ward 36.1 6 184 6 36.1 Australians v Sussex Hove 27 Aug 1938 FC
FA Ward 30.1 5 108 5 36.2 Australians v Gents Eng Lord's 15 Jun 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 25.0 5 75 4 37.5 Australians v HDG LG XI Scarborough 10 Sep 1938 FC
MG Waite 32.0 4 85 5 38.4 Australians v Kent Canterbury 13 Aug 1938 FC
EL McCormick 26.0 4 84 4 39.0 Australians v Lancashire Manchester 18 Jun 1938 FC
EL McCormick 27.0 1 101 4 40.5 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
WJ O'Reilly 34.1 17 66 5 41.0 Australia v England Leeds 22 Jul 1938 Test # 265
MG Waite 48.0 21 101 7 41.1 Australians v Yorkshire Sheffield 2 Jul 1938 FC
MG Waite 36.1 17 45 4 54.2 Australians v Glamorgan Swansea 30 Jul 1938 FC
WJ O'Reilly 37.0 6 93 4 55.5 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1938 Test # 264
LO Fleetwood-Smith 49.0 9 153 4 73.5 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jun 1938 Test # 263

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
HDG Leveson-Gower's XI v Australians at Scarborough, Sep 10-13, 1938 [First-class]
England XI v Australians at Folkestone, Sep 3-6, 1938 [First-class]
England XI v Australians at Blackpool, Aug 31-Sep 1, 1938 [First-class]
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