Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SF Barnes (Eng) 1912-1914 7 2124 818 83 9/103 17/159 9.85 2.31 25.5 12 6
WJ Whitty (Aus) 1910-1912 8 2055 875 50 6/17 9/98 17.50 2.55 41.1 3 0
C Blythe (Eng) 1906-1910 10 2461 986 59 8/59 15/99 16.71 2.40 41.7 6 3
H Ironmonger (Aus) 1931-1932 4 1331 296 31 6/18 11/24 9.54 1.33 42.9 3 1
FH Tyson (Eng) 1955-1957 4 1010 358 22 6/28 8/78 16.27 2.12 45.9 2 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2004-2005 5 1203 663 26 7/61 12/205 25.50 3.30 46.2 2 1
FS Trueman (Eng) 1955-1960 6 1293 620 27 5/27 9/104 22.96 2.87 47.8 1 0
WS Lees (Eng) 1906-1906 5 1256 467 26 6/78 9/163 17.96 2.23 48.3 2 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2008-2014 12 3174 1641 64 8/61 12/127 25.64 3.10 49.5 3 2
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2013 14 2730 1470 55 6/76 11/180 26.72 3.23 49.6 4 1
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1997-2003 7 1215 690 24 6/78 10/133 28.75 3.40 50.6 1 1
AER Gilligan (Eng) 1922-1924 6 1317 527 26 6/7 11/90 20.26 2.40 50.6 2 1
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1931-1936 10 3913 1199 77 7/40 14/199 15.57 1.83 50.8 8 4
BKV Prasad (India) 1996-1997 6 1278 684 25 6/104 10/153 27.36 3.21 51.1 3 1
J Srinath (India) 1992-2001 13 3315 1567 64 6/21 8/68 24.48 2.83 51.7 4 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1992-1999 5 1113 390 21 6/34 8/79 18.57 2.10 53.0 2 0
A Cotter (Aus) 1910-1911 5 1169 633 22 6/69 8/142 28.77 3.24 53.1 1 0
AP Freeman (Eng) 1927-1929 7 1924 946 36 7/71 12/171 26.27 2.95 53.4 3 2
AS Kennedy (Eng) 1922-1923 5 1683 599 31 5/76 8/169 19.32 2.13 54.2 2 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1992-2001 10 2829 1010 51 6/61 8/108 19.80 2.14 55.4 2 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 1998-2006 4 1004 512 18 4/123 7/174 28.44 3.05 55.7 0 0
Mohammad Asif (Pak) 2007-2007 5 1175 545 21 5/76 7/110 25.95 2.78 55.9 2 0
CP Buckenham (Eng) 1910-1910 4 1182 593 21 5/115 7/187 28.23 3.01 56.2 1 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2006 15 5908 2311 104 7/84 13/171 22.22 2.34 56.8 11 4
JB Statham (Eng) 1951-1965 16 3931 1426 69 7/39 11/97 20.66 2.17 56.9 4 1
CRD Fernando (SL) 2000-2011 8 1368 896 24 5/98 6/117 37.33 3.92 57.0 1 0
S Sreesanth (India) 2006-2011 9 1770 1045 31 5/40 8/99 33.70 3.54 57.0 2 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1997-2002 7 1378 654 24 5/54 8/103 27.25 2.84 57.4 1 0
GJ Thompson (Eng) 1910-1910 5 1343 619 23 4/50 7/112 26.91 2.76 58.3 0 0
JH Wardle (Eng) 1951-1957 9 2687 803 46 7/36 12/89 17.45 1.79 58.4 3 1
DG Cork (Eng) 1995-1998 10 2184 1058 37 6/119 9/162 28.59 2.90 59.0 3 0
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1949-1953 8 1835 631 31 5/32 8/112 20.35 2.06 59.1 2 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2001-2011 11 3569 1704 60 7/87 9/141 28.40 2.86 59.4 4 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1949-1953 9 1801 631 30 5/40 7/113 21.03 2.10 60.0 1 0
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1936 7 2046 634 34 5/20 8/104 18.64 1.85 60.1 2 0
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1994-1998 10 2132 924 35 5/42 10/122 26.40 2.60 60.9 3 1
SK Warne (Aus) 1993-2006 24 7928 3142 130 7/56 12/128 24.16 2.37 60.9 7 2
JC Alabaster (NZ) 1961-1962 5 1347 617 22 4/59 8/180 28.04 2.74 61.2 0 0
G Geary (Eng) 1924-1929 5 1182 390 19 7/70 12/130 20.52 1.97 62.2 2 1
B Lee (Aus) 2001-2008 14 3122 1732 50 5/69 6/114 34.64 3.32 62.4 2 0
Mushtaq Ahmed (Pak) 1997-2003 8 1823 865 29 6/78 9/149 29.82 2.84 62.8 1 0
AK Davidson (Aus) 1957-1958 5 1613 425 25 6/34 9/82 17.00 1.58 64.5 2 0
IWG Johnson (Aus) 1949-1952 6 1434 519 22 5/34 6/72 23.59 2.17 65.1 1 0
RC Motz (NZ) 1961-1964 7 1370 649 21 4/68 6/138 30.90 2.84 65.2 0 0
NAM McLean (WI) 1998-2001 6 1177 693 18 3/53 5/129 38.50 3.53 65.3 0 0
W Voce (Eng) 1930-1931 5 1504 561 23 5/58 8/104 24.39 2.23 65.3 1 0
IAR Peebles (Eng) 1927-1931 8 1510 712 23 6/63 7/138 30.95 2.82 65.6 1 0
Z Khan (India) 2001-2013 12 2651 1457 40 4/62 6/93 36.42 3.29 66.2 0 0
RO Jenkins (Eng) 1948-1949 5 1063 495 16 4/48 5/94 30.93 2.79 66.4 0 0
GG Macaulay (Eng) 1923-1924 5 1197 409 18 5/64 7/83 22.72 2.05 66.5 1 0

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
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