Most runs conceded in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
PL Harris 50.0 5 182 1 3.64 v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010 Test # 1952
Imran Tahir 23.0 0 180 0 7.82 v Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
K Rabada 29.5 2 175 3 5.86 v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
PL Harris 62.0 9 165 2 2.66 v West Indies Basseterre 18 Jun 2010 Test # 1961
KA Maharaj 40.0 4 154 3 3.85 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 20 Jul 2018 Test # 2313
DL Piedt 36.0 4 153 5 4.25 v England Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
CH Morris 28.0 3 150 1 5.35 v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
M Morkel 30.0 5 146 5 4.86 v Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
J Botha 38.0 7 138 1 3.63 v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1976
DW Steyn 30.0 3 129 1 4.30 v Australia Brisbane 9 Nov 2012 Test # 2056
KA Maharaj 41.1 10 129 9 3.13 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 20 Jul 2018 Test # 2313
M Morkel 31.0 6 127 3 4.09 v Australia Brisbane 9 Nov 2012 Test # 2056
RJ Peterson 20.0 2 127 3 6.35 v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064
K Rabada 28.0 4 123 3 4.39 v England Lord's 6 Jul 2017 Test # 2262
KA Maharaj 33.4 5 123 5 3.65 v Australia Durban 1 Mar 2018 Test # 2297
K Rabada 34.0 3 122 4 3.58 v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257
Imran Tahir 33.0 4 121 1 3.66 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
KA Maharaj 50.0 8 118 2 2.36 v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257
DL Piedt 38.0 6 117 4 3.07 v India Delhi 3 Dec 2015 Test # 2191
M Morkel 34.1 9 116 4 3.39 v West Indies Basseterre 18 Jun 2010 Test # 1961
VD Philander 26.4 2 116 1 4.35 v Australia Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
DW Steyn 30.0 5 115 1 3.83 v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010 Test # 1952
M Morkel 26.0 3 115 2 4.42 v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010 Test # 1952
M Morkel 25.3 2 115 4 4.50 v England Lord's 6 Jul 2017 Test # 2262
M Morkel 29.0 5 114 1 3.93 v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
DL Piedt 25.0 5 112 0 4.48 v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
K Rabada 29.0 6 112 7 3.86 v England Centurion 22 Jan 2016 Test # 2200
RJ Peterson 27.0 2 111 0 4.11 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013 Test # 2098
Imran Tahir 26.0 2 108 3 4.15 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2153
KA Maharaj 22.0 1 107 0 4.86 v England Lord's 6 Jul 2017 Test # 2262
M Morkel 29.1 7 106 2 3.63 v India Cape Town 2 Jan 2011 Test # 1988
Imran Tahir 32.0 7 106 3 3.31 v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
DW Steyn 29.0 4 105 1 3.62 v West Indies Basseterre 18 Jun 2010 Test # 1961
DW Steyn 30.1 6 105 4 3.48 v India Centurion 16 Dec 2010 Test # 1985
SR Harmer 35.0 8 105 3 3.00 v Bangladesh Chattogram 21 Jul 2015 Test # 2172
DW Steyn 30.0 5 104 0 3.46 v India Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013 Test # 2108
WD Parnell 20.0 1 103 0 5.15 v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010 Test # 1952
VD Philander 30.0 3 103 0 3.43 v Australia Brisbane 9 Nov 2012 Test # 2056
DW Steyn 28.0 8 102 2 3.64 v England Leeds 2 Aug 2012 Test # 2051
KA Maharaj 29.4 4 102 4 3.43 v Australia Durban 1 Mar 2018 Test # 2297
Imran Tahir 32.0 3 101 1 3.15 v Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026
T Shamsi 29.0 4 101 1 3.48 v Australia Adelaide 24 Nov 2016 Test # 2236
DW Steyn 30.0 9 100 6 3.33 v India Durban 26 Dec 2013 Test # 2111
VD Philander 29.0 5 100 2 3.44 v Australia Adelaide 24 Nov 2016 Test # 2236
M Morkel 36.1 7 100 4 2.76 v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257
DW Steyn 30.0 7 99 2 3.30 v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
D Elgar 22.0 0 99 1 4.50 v Australia Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years

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:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 21-23, 2019 [Test # 2348]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, 1st Test, Feb 13-16, 2019 [Test # 2347]
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 11-14, 2019 [Test # 2341]