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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SF Barnes (Eng) 4 1356 536 49 9/103 17/159 10.93 2.37 27.6 7 3
England in South Africa Test Series, 1913/14
CV Grimmett (Aus) 5 2077 642 44 7/40 13/173 14.59 1.85 47.2 5 3
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1935/36
HJ Tayfield (SA) 5 2280 636 37 9/113 13/192 17.18 1.67 61.6 4 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
AEE Vogler (SA) 5 1349 783 36 7/94 12/181 21.75 3.48 37.4 4 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
GA Lohmann (Eng) 3 520 203 35 9/28 15/45 5.80 2.34 14.8 4 2
England in South Africa Test Series, 1895/96
AS Kennedy (Eng) 5 1683 599 31 5/76 8/169 19.32 2.13 54.2 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
R Benaud (Aus) 5 1937 658 30 5/49 9/144 21.93 2.03 64.5 4 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
SM Pollock (SA) 5 1184 483 29 5/43 9/103 16.65 2.44 40.8 3 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
M Ntini (SA) 4 1121 620 29 5/49 9/147 21.37 3.31 38.6 3 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2003/04
GA Faulkner (SA) 5 1255 635 29 6/87 8/138 21.89 3.03 43.2 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
GB Lawrence (SA) 5 1334 512 28 8/53 9/98 18.28 2.30 47.6 2 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1961/62
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 5 1502 460 27 5/20 8/104 17.03 1.83 55.6 2 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1935/36
AE Hall (SA) 4 1505 501 27 7/63 11/112 18.55 1.99 55.7 2 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
MJ Procter (SA) 4 858 353 26 6/73 9/103 13.57 2.46 33.0 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1969/70
JH Wardle (Eng) 4 1118 359 26 7/36 12/89 13.80 1.92 43.0 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
TL Goddard (SA) 5 1533 422 26 6/53 8/92 16.23 1.65 58.9 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
WS Lees (Eng) 5 1256 467 26 6/78 9/163 17.96 2.23 48.3 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1905/06
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 5 1203 663 26 7/61 12/205 25.50 3.30 46.2 2 1
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
AK Davidson (Aus) 5 1613 425 25 6/34 9/82 17.00 1.58 64.5 2 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
CB Llewellyn (SA) 3 796 448 25 6/92 10/116 17.92 3.37 31.8 4 1
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1902/03
GF Bissett (SA) 4 989 469 25 7/29 9/90 18.76 2.84 39.5 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1927/28
JM Blanckenberg (SA) 5 1510 613 25 6/76 9/135 24.52 2.43 60.4 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
M Ntini (SA) 5 1329 627 25 4/50 7/173 25.08 2.83 53.1 0 0
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
SJ Snooke (SA) 5 870 369 24 8/70 12/127 15.37 2.54 36.2 1 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1905/06
NAT Adcock (SA) 5 1363 485 24 5/43 8/87 20.20 2.13 56.7 2 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1953/54
GD McKenzie (Aus) 5 1652 624 24 5/46 8/132 26.00 2.26 68.8 3 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
AMB Rowan (SA) 5 2218 794 24 5/80 8/232 33.08 2.14 92.4 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1948/49
WA Johnston (Aus) 5 1285 392 23 6/44 8/65 17.04 1.83 55.8 1 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1949/50
AA Donald (SA) 5 704 395 23 5/49 7/82 17.17 3.36 30.6 2 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
GHT Simpson-Hayward (Eng) 5 898 420 23 6/43 8/102 18.26 2.80 39.0 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
CL Vincent (SA) 5 1336 517 23 6/131 7/115 22.47 2.32 58.0 1 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1927/28
W Voce (Eng) 5 1504 561 23 5/58 8/104 24.39 2.23 65.3 1 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1930/31
A Flintoff (Eng) 5 1208 574 23 4/44 6/90 24.95 2.85 52.5 0 0
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
GJ Thompson (Eng) 5 1343 619 23 4/50 7/112 26.91 2.76 58.3 0 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
MG Johnson (Aus) 3 757 382 22 7/68 12/127 17.36 3.02 34.4 2 1
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 2013/14
CA Walsh (WI) 4 953 416 22 6/80 7/111 18.90 2.61 43.3 1 0
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
AA Donald (SA) 4 872 422 22 6/53 11/127 19.18 2.90 39.6 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1999/00
AR MacGibbon (NZ) 5 1369 454 22 4/62 7/123 20.63 1.98 62.2 0 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1953/54
A Nel (SA) 4 958 510 22 5/87 6/111 23.18 3.19 43.5 1 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2003/04
JC Alabaster (NZ) 5 1347 617 22 4/59 8/180 28.04 2.74 61.2 0 0
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1961/62
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
South Africa v Australia at Centurion, 1st Test, Feb 12-15, 2014 [Test # 2119]
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