Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 51.2 23 53 10 1.03 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
A Kumble 26.3 9 74 10 2.79 India v Pakistan Delhi 4 Feb 1999 Test # 1443
GA Lohmann 14.2x5 6 28 9 2.33 England v South Africa Johannesburg 2 Mar 1896 Test # 48
JC Laker 16.4 4 37 9 2.22 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
M Muralitharan 40.0 19 51 9 1.27 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
RJ Hadlee 23.4 4 52 9 2.19 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 8 Nov 1985 Test # 1029
Abdul Qadir 37.0 13 56 9 1.51 Pakistan v England Lahore 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1081
DE Malcolm 16.3 2 57 9 3.45 England v South Africa The Oval 18 Aug 1994 Test # 1266
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 1.19 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
JM Patel 35.5 16 69 9 1.92 India v Australia Kanpur 19 Dec 1959 Test # 483
N Kapil Dev 30.3 6 83 9 2.72 India v West Indies Ahmedabad 12 Nov 1983 Test # 967
Sarfraz Nawaz 35.4x8 7 86 9 1.81 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 10 Mar 1979 Test # 849
JM Noreiga 49.4 16 95 9 1.91 West Indies v India Port of Spain 6 Mar 1971 Test # 683
SP Gupte 34.3 11 102 9 2.95 India v West Indies Kanpur 12 Dec 1958 Test # 461
SF Barnes 38.4 7 103 9 2.66 England v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913 Test # 131
HJ Tayfield 37.0x8 11 113 9 2.29 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
AA Mailey 47.0 8 121 9 2.57 Australia v England Melbourne 11 Feb 1921 Test # 138
HMRKB Herath 33.1 3 127 9 3.82 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
GA Lohmann 9.4x5 5 7 8 0.85 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
J Briggs 14.2x4 5 11 8 1.13 England v South Africa Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
GD McGrath 16.0 8 24 8 1.50 Australia v Pakistan Perth 16 Dec 2004 Test # 1726
SF Barnes 16.4 4 29 8 1.74 England v South Africa The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
CEH Croft 18.5 7 29 8 1.53 West Indies v Pakistan Port of Spain 4 Mar 1977 Test # 799
FJ Laver 18.2 7 31 8 1.69 Australia v England Manchester 26 Jul 1909 Test # 104
FS Trueman 8.4 2 31 8 3.57 England v India Manchester 17 Jul 1952 Test # 353
IT Botham 20.5 8 34 8 1.63 England v Pakistan Lord's 15 Jun 1978 Test # 826
GA Lohmann 27.1x4 12 35 8 1.92 England v Australia Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
LR Gibbs 53.3 37 38 8 0.71 West Indies v India Bridgetown 23 Mar 1962 Test # 527
GD McGrath 20.3 8 38 8 1.85 Australia v England Lord's 19 Jun 1997 Test # 1370
AE Trott 27.0 10 43 8 1.59 Australia v England Adelaide 11 Jan 1895 Test # 44
H Verity 22.3 8 43 8 1.91 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
RGD Willis 15.1 3 43 8 2.83 England v Australia Leeds 16 Jul 1981 Test # 905
CEL Ambrose 22.4 10 45 8 1.98 West Indies v England Bridgetown 5 Apr 1990 Test # 1143
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 2.81 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
DL Underwood 34.5 17 51 8 1.46 England v Pakistan Lord's 8 Aug 1974 Test # 743
MH Mankad 47.0 27 52 8 1.10 India v Pakistan Delhi 16 Oct 1952 Test # 355
GB Lawrence 30.3 12 53 8 1.73 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 26 Dec 1961 Test # 517
RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 1.93 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
ARC Fraser 16.1 2 53 8 3.27 England v West Indies Port of Spain 5 Feb 1998 Test # 1398
MH Mankad 38.5 15 55 8 1.41 India v England Chennai 6 Feb 1952 Test # 348
SF Barnes 26.5 9 56 8 2.08 England v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913 Test # 131
GA Lohmann 43.2 18 58 8 1.33 England v Australia Sydney 29 Jan 1892 Test # 36
Imran Khan 29.3 8 58 8 1.96 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982 Test # 927
C Blythe 15.5 1 59 8 3.72 England v South Africa Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
AA Mallett 23.6x8 6 59 8 1.86 Australia v Pakistan Adelaide 22 Dec 1972 Test # 704
Imran Khan 20.1 4 60 8 2.97 Pakistan v India Karachi 23 Dec 1982 Test # 942
ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 3.29 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
MG Johnson 24.0 4 61 8 2.54 Australia v South Africa Perth 17 Dec 2008 Test # 1899
L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 2.97 South Africa v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996 Test # 1341
H Trumble 31.0 13 65 8 2.09 Australia v England The Oval 11 Aug 1902 Test # 74
W Rhodes 15.0 0 68 8 4.53 England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1904 Test # 79
HJ Tayfield 37.7x8 14 69 8 1.36 South Africa v England Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
Sikander Bakht 21.0 3 69 8 3.28 Pakistan v India Delhi 4 Dec 1979 Test # 863
SJ Snooke 31.4 8 70 8 2.21 South Africa v England Johannesburg 10 Mar 1906 Test # 90
M Muralitharan 30.0 10 70 8 2.33 Sri Lanka v England Nottingham 2 Jun 2006 Test # 1804
GD McKenzie 28.0x8 5 71 8 1.90 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1968 Test # 643
SK Warne 50.2 22 71 8 1.41 Australia v England Brisbane 25 Nov 1994 Test # 1275
AA Donald 33.0 12 71 8 2.15 South Africa v Zimbabwe Harare 13 Oct 1995 Test # 1307
S Venkataraghavan 51.1 26 72 8 1.40 India v New Zealand Delhi 19 Mar 1965 Test # 583
ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4.89 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
ARC Fraser 28.5 7 75 8 2.60 England v West Indies Bridgetown 8 Apr 1994 Test # 1258
EAS Prasanna 23.0x8 5 76 8 2.47 India v New Zealand Auckland 24 Jan 1976 Test # 769
BS Chandrasekhar 41.5 18 79 8 1.88 India v England Delhi 20 Dec 1972 Test # 703
LC Braund 29.1 6 81 8 2.77 England v Australia Melbourne 5 Mar 1904 Test # 82
JR Ratnayeke 23.2 5 83 8 3.55 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Sialkot 27 Oct 1985 Test # 1027
RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 2.55 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
Harbhajan Singh 41.5 20 84 8 2.00 India v Australia Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
N Kapil Dev 30.5 7 85 8 2.75 India v Pakistan Lahore 23 Jan 1983 Test # 947
AW Greig 36.1 10 86 8 2.37 England v West Indies Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974 Test # 738
J Srinath 27.0 6 86 8 3.18 India v Pakistan Kolkata 16 Feb 1999 Test # 1444
MG Hughes 37.0 9 87 8 2.35 Australia v West Indies Perth 2 Dec 1988 Test # 1110
M Muralitharan 34.1 9 87 8 2.54 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 29 Aug 2001 Test # 1559
MA Holding 33.0 9 92 8 2.78 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
T Richardson 36.1 7 94 8 2.59 England v Australia Sydney 26 Feb 1898 Test # 57
CJ McDermott 24.4 2 97 8 3.93 Australia v England Perth 1 Feb 1991 Test # 1163
IT Botham 27.4 6 103 8 3.72 England v West Indies Lord's 28 Jun 1984 Test # 990
AL Valentine 50.0 14 104 8 2.08 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jun 1950 Test # 323
N Kapil Dev 38.0 6 106 8 2.78 India v Australia Adelaide 13 Dec 1985 Test # 1032
BJT Bosanquet 32.4 2 107 8 3.27 England v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905 Test # 83
NA Foster 46.2 15 107 8 2.30 England v Pakistan Leeds 2 Jul 1987 Test # 1077
SCG MacGill 33.3 2 108 8 3.22 Australia v Bangladesh Fatullah 9 Apr 2006 Test # 1797
PA Strang 51.5 12 109 8 2.10 Zimbabwe v New Zealand Bulawayo 12 Sep 2000 Test # 1510
GF Lawson 40.0 7 112 8 2.80 Australia v West Indies Adelaide 7 Dec 1984 Test # 1002
JC White 64.5 21 126 8 1.94 England v Australia Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
CJ McDermott 36.0 3 141 8 3.91 Australia v England Manchester 1 Aug 1985 Test # 1020
A Kumble 46.5 7 141 8 3.01 India v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 2004 Test # 1680
MHN Walker 42.2x8 7 143 8 2.53 Australia v England Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
Saqlain Mushtaq 74.0 20 164 8 2.21 Pakistan v England Lahore 15 Nov 2000 Test # 1513
JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 4.90 Australia v India Nagpur 6 Nov 2008 Test # 1892
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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