Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
SF Barnes 65.3 16 159 17 2.42 England Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913 Test # 131
J Briggs 33.3x4 16 28 15 1.24 England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
GA Lohmann 25.3x5 11 45 15 2.10 England Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
C Blythe 38.3 10 99 15 2.57 England Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
SF Barnes 61.5 17 144 14 2.32 England Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
CV Grimmett 96.2 28 199 14 2.06 Australia Adelaide 29 Jan 1932 Test # 215
SF Barnes 37.4 14 57 13 1.51 England The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
JJ Ferris 54.2x5 27 91 13 2.00 England Cape Town 19 Mar 1892 Test # 37
M Muralitharan 76.0 13 171 13 2.25 Sri Lanka Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
CV Grimmett 93.0 41 173 13 1.86 Australia Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
GA Lohmann 31.2x5 10 71 12 2.71 England Johannesburg 2 Mar 1896 Test # 48
JH Wardle 42.6x8 12 89 12 1.56 England Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
R Tattersall 60.2 24 101 12 1.67 England Lord's 21 Jun 1951 Test # 335
AV Bedser 56.5 18 112 12 1.97 England Manchester 5 Jul 1951 Test # 336
MG Johnson 33.1 4 127 12 3.82 Australia Centurion 12 Feb 2014 Test # 2119
SK Warne 69.0 25 128 12 1.85 Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1994 Test # 1243
G Geary 54.3 16 130 12 2.38 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1927 Test # 168
AP Freeman 71.4 25 171 12 2.38 England Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
MJ Hoggard 52.3 7 205 12 3.90 England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
M Muralitharan 80.4 14 225 12 2.78 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
H Ironmonger 22.5 12 24 11 1.05 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
AER Gilligan 34.3 10 90 11 2.60 England Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
JB Statham 41.0 11 97 11 2.36 England Lord's 23 Jun 1960 Test # 493
SK Warne 53.1 17 109 11 2.05 Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1998 Test # 1393
SF Barnes 47.0 12 110 11 2.34 England Lord's 10 Jun 1912 Test # 122
C Blythe 60.5 23 118 11 1.93 England Cape Town 24 Mar 1906 Test # 91
MG Johnson 58.2 9 159 11 2.72 Australia Perth 17 Dec 2008 Test # 1899
M Muralitharan 68.3 17 161 11 2.35 Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
CS Martin 54.0 12 180 11 3.33 New Zealand Auckland 18 Mar 2004 Test # 1689
CV Grimmett 53.4 21 88 10 1.63 Australia Cape Town 1 Jan 1936 Test # 249
C Blythe 48.0 18 104 10 2.16 England Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
SF Barnes 44.4 12 105 10 2.35 England Durban 13 Dec 1913 Test # 130
CV Grimmett 46.3 15 110 10 2.36 Australia Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
SF Barnes 43.2 12 115 10 2.65 England Leeds 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
JC Laker 65.0 20 119 10 1.83 England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
ARC Fraser 54.3 13 122 10 2.23 England Nottingham 23 Jul 1998 Test # 1421
Waqar Younis 40.4 10 133 10 3.27 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
DE Malcolm 41.3 7 138 10 3.32 England The Oval 18 Aug 1994 Test # 1266
Saeed Ajmal 60.1 11 147 10 2.44 Pakistan Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
BKV Prasad 44.0 10 153 10 3.47 India Durban 26 Dec 1996 Test # 1347
M Muralitharan 82.2 17 172 10 2.08 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006 Test # 1810
DVP Wright 71.2 16 175 10 2.45 England Lord's 21 Jun 1947 Test # 286
AP Freeman 67.3 13 207 10 3.06 England Leeds 13 Jul 1929 Test # 183
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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