Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2014 8* 1389 777 41 6/34 8/94 18.95 3.35 33.8 3 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2001-2008 9 2060 913 55 7/71 14/191 16.60 2.65 37.4 4 1
DG Cork (Eng) 1995-2000 9 1765 906 46 7/43 8/115 19.69 3.07 38.3 1 0
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1990-2002 13 2180 1283 55 5/46 9/120 23.32 3.53 39.6 3 0
AK Davidson (Aus) 1960-1961 4 1391 612 33 6/53 11/222 18.54 2.63 42.1 5 1
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2008 12 2705 1472 64 5/30 8/110 23.00 3.26 42.2 3 0
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2013 5 1452 736 34 6/47 9/128 21.64 3.04 42.7 2 0
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2001 10 1856 894 43 5/49 7/82 20.79 2.89 43.1 2 0
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1930-1931 5 1436 593 33 7/87 11/183 17.96 2.47 43.5 2 1
Imran Khan (Pak) 1977-1990 18 3488 1695 80 7/80 11/121 21.18 2.91 43.6 6 1
A Nel (SA) 2003-2008 10 2311 1145 52 6/32 10/88 22.01 2.97 44.4 2 1
PR Reiffel (Aus) 1995-1997 7 1205 568 27 5/73 7/95 21.03 2.82 44.6 1 0
TG Southee (NZ) 2012-2014 7 1429 658 32 4/19 7/91 20.56 2.76 44.6 0 0
JR Thomson (Aus) 1975-1982 14 2774 1817 62 6/50 9/167 29.30 3.93 44.7 3 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1986-2000 17 3550 1645 79 6/61 11/110 20.82 2.78 44.9 4 1
TA Boult (NZ) 2012-2014 7 1483 729 33 6/40 10/80 22.09 2.94 44.9 1 1
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2008 12 3735 1609 82 8/46 11/170 19.62 2.58 45.5 9 3
KD Ghavri (India) 1974-1979 9 1668 950 36 5/51 7/120 26.38 3.41 46.3 1 0
PP Ojha (India) 2011-2013 5 1462 628 31 6/47 10/89 20.25 2.57 47.1 4 1
D Gough (Eng) 1995-2000 8 1463 785 31 5/109 7/89 25.32 3.21 47.1 1 0
CR Miller (Aus) 1999-2001 4 1088 431 23 5/32 10/113 18.73 2.37 47.3 2 1
SJ Harmison (Eng) 2004-2009 14 2858 1539 60 7/12 9/73 25.65 3.23 47.6 3 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2008-2009 6 1291 824 27 5/103 8/208 30.51 3.82 47.8 1 0
BR Taylor (NZ) 1969-1972 7 1533 746 32 7/74 9/182 23.31 2.91 47.9 2 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1973-1982 12 2677 1526 55 7/83 10/127 27.74 3.42 48.6 3 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1980-1987 10 2506 1124 51 6/50 11/102 22.03 2.69 49.1 4 1
GD McGrath (Aus) 1995-2005 23 5475 2132 110 6/17 10/27 19.38 2.33 49.7 8 2
JA Snow (Eng) 1966-1976 14 3594 1917 72 7/49 10/142 26.62 3.20 49.9 4 1
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2009-2012 9 1711 874 34 7/72 11/165 25.70 3.06 50.3 2 1
M Ntini (SA) 2001-2008 15 3196 1738 63 7/37 13/132 27.58 3.26 50.7 5 1
B Yardley (Aus) 1978-1982 8 1776 823 35 7/98 10/185 23.51 2.78 50.7 2 1
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1993 14 3036 1703 59 5/80 8/128 28.86 3.36 51.4 1 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2000-2007 11 1757 982 34 4/35 6/153 28.88 3.35 51.6 0 0
I Sharma (India) 2011-2011 6 1397 708 27 6/55 10/108 26.22 3.04 51.7 2 1
SLV Raju (India) 1994-1994 3 1037 463 20 5/60 8/145 23.15 2.67 51.8 2 0
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1989 25 4639 2216 89 9/83 10/135 24.89 2.86 52.1 4 1
AR Caddick (Eng) 1994-2000 14 2767 1355 53 6/65 7/131 25.56 2.93 52.2 5 0
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1990-1998 17 3691 1659 70 8/53 11/110 23.70 2.69 52.7 5 1
FS Trueman (Eng) 1954-1963 18 4584 2018 86 7/44 12/119 23.46 2.64 53.3 6 2
Abdul Razzaq (Pak) 2000-2006 10 1335 634 25 4/25 5/74 25.36 2.84 53.4 0 0
A Flintoff (Eng) 2000-2009 12 1657 793 31 5/58 7/78 25.58 2.87 53.4 1 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2002-2011 11 3017 1266 56 7/48 8/85 22.60 2.51 53.8 5 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1951-1955 10 2157 1039 40 6/107 8/165 25.97 2.89 53.9 3 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2003 13 2706 1056 50 6/40 9/88 21.12 2.34 54.1 3 0
DW Headley (Eng) 1998-1998 6 1029 546 19 4/77 6/127 28.73 3.18 54.1 0 0
AF Giles (Eng) 2004-2004 7 1303 646 24 5/57 9/122 26.91 2.97 54.2 2 0
MS Panesar (Eng) 2007-2009 7 1522 700 28 6/129 10/187 25.00 2.75 54.3 3 1
MG Hughes (Aus) 1988-1993 14 2886 1524 53 8/87 13/217 28.75 3.16 54.4 3 1
GB Troup (NZ) 1980-1985 4 1093 471 20 6/95 10/166 23.55 2.58 54.6 1 1
NJN Hawke (Aus) 1965-1965 5 1312 524 24 6/72 10/115 21.83 2.39 54.6 1 1

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » West Indies 147/2 (44.0 ov, MN Samuels 60*, KC Brathwaite 65*, Imran Tahir 0/52) - Stumps
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
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