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250 runs and 20 wickets in a series
Player Mat Runs HS Ave 100 Wkts BBI Ave 5 Ct St
G Giffen (Aus) 5 475 161 52.77 1 34 6/155 24.11 3 6 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95
LC Braund (Eng) 5 256 103* 36.57 1 21 5/61 35.14 2 12 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
GA Faulkner (SA) 5 545 123 60.55 1 29 6/87 21.89 2 7 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
GJ Thompson (Eng) 5 267 63 33.37 0 23 4/50 26.91 0 3 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
JM Gregory (Aus) 5 442 100 73.66 1 23 7/69 24.17 1 15 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1920/21
KR Miller (Aus) 5 362 129 40.22 1 20 5/26 19.90 2 5 0
West Indies in Australia Test Series, 1951/52
KR Miller (Aus) 5 439 147 73.16 3 20 6/107 32.05 1 1 0
Australia in West Indies Test Series, 1955
R Benaud (Aus) 5 329 122 54.83 2 30 5/49 21.93 4 5 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
GS Sobers (WI) 5 424 153 70.66 2 23 5/63 20.56 1 11 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1961/62
GS Sobers (WI) 5 322 102 40.25 1 20 5/60 28.55 1 8 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1963
GS Sobers (WI) 5 722 174 103.14 3 20 5/41 27.25 1 10 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1966
TL Goddard (SA) 5 294 74 32.66 0 26 6/53 16.23 1 6 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1966/67
AW Greig (Eng) 5 430 148 47.77 2 24 8/86 22.62 3 7 0
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1973/74
IT Botham (Eng) 6 291 74 29.10 0 23 4/42 24.65 0 11 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1978/79
N Kapil Dev (India) 6 278 84 30.88 0 32 7/56 17.68 3 3 0
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1979/80
IT Botham (Eng) 6 399 149* 36.27 2 34 6/95 20.58 3 12 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
N Kapil Dev (India) 6 318 116 53.00 1 22 6/91 37.95 2 3 0
England in India Test Series, 1981/82
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 4 301 92* 50.16 0 21 6/53 26.61 2 1 0
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1983
IT Botham (Eng) 6 250 85 31.25 0 31 5/109 27.58 1 8 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
JH Kallis (SA) 5 267 53 29.66 0 20 6/67 19.75 1 4 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (South Africa in West Indies), 2000/01
SM Pollock (SA) 5 302 106* 75.50 1 20 5/28 23.20 1 4 0
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (South Africa in West Indies), 2000/01
A Flintoff (Eng) 5 402 102 40.20 1 24 5/78 27.29 1 3 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2005
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]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]
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