Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
SR Watson 5.0 2 17 5 6.0 Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
GA Lohmann 9.4x5 5 7 8 6.1 England Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
AER Gilligan 6.3 4 7 6 6.5 England Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
J Briggs 14.2x4 5 11 8 7.2 England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
GA Lohmann 14.2x5 6 28 9 8.0 England Johannesburg 2 Mar 1896 Test # 48
JWHT Douglas 5.4 2 14 4 8.5 England Port Elizabeth 27 Feb 1914 Test # 134
H Ironmonger 7.2 5 6 5 8.8 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
MW Tate 6.0 1 12 4 9.0 England Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
JV Saunders 11.0 2 34 7 9.4 Australia Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902 Test # 76
S Haigh 11.4x5 6 11 6 9.8 England Cape Town 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
M Muralitharan 10.0 1 39 6 10.0 Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
AJL Hill 8.0x5 4 8 4 10.0 England Cape Town 21 Mar 1896 Test # 49
K Cranston 7.0 3 12 4 10.5 England Leeds 26 Jul 1947 Test # 288
CA Smith 13.2x4 6 19 5 10.8 England Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
DE Malcolm 16.3 2 57 9 11.0 England The Oval 18 Aug 1994 Test # 1266
J Briggs 19.1x4 11 17 7 11.0 England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
Harbhajan Singh 7.2 2 10 4 11.0 India Durban 26 Dec 2010 Test # 1987
Mohammad Hafeez 7.2 1 16 4 11.0 Pakistan Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
GA Lohmann 15.4x5 6 38 7 11.2 England Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
J Srinath 11.5 4 21 6 11.8 India Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996 Test # 1338
C Blythe 15.5 1 59 8 11.8 England Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
S Sreesanth 10.0 3 40 5 12.0 India Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1823
SF Barnes 16.4 4 29 8 12.5 England The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
AR Caddick 16.0 5 46 7 13.7 England Durban 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1480
AE Trott 11.0x5 5 19 4 13.7 England Cape Town 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
Shoaib Akhtar 12.0 1 43 5 14.4 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
MG Johnson 17.1 1 68 7 14.7 Australia Centurion 12 Feb 2014 Test # 2119
GD McGrath 12.3 4 21 5 15.0 Australia Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
C Blythe 18.0 5 46 7 15.4 England Cape Town 11 Mar 1910 Test # 110
H Ironmonger 15.3 7 18 6 15.5 Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932 Test # 216
Shahadat Hossain 15.3 8 27 6 15.5 Bangladesh Dhaka 22 Feb 2008 Test # 1864
SF Barnes 13.0 3 25 5 15.6 England Lord's 10 Jun 1912 Test # 122
AE Moss 10.3 0 35 4 15.7 England Lord's 23 Jun 1960 Test # 493
RJ Harris 10.3 3 33 4 15.7 Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
FR Foster 13.1 7 16 5 15.8 England Lord's 10 Jun 1912 Test # 122
MJ Hoggard 18.3 5 61 7 15.8 England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
GHT Simpson-Hayward 16.0 3 43 6 16.0 England Johannesburg 1 Jan 1910 Test # 106
WJ Whitty 16.0 7 17 6 16.0 Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1910 Test # 112
RJ Kirtley 16.2 7 34 6 16.3 England Nottingham 14 Aug 2003 Test # 1654
C Heseltine 16.2x5 3 38 5 16.4 England Johannesburg 2 Mar 1896 Test # 48
Shoaib Akhtar 11.0 2 36 4 16.5 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
CV Grimmett 19.5 9 40 7 17.0 Australia Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
MW Tate 17.0 4 42 6 17.0 England Leeds 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
ST Jayasuriya 14.1 4 34 5 17.0 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
GA Lohmann 24.0x5 9 42 7 17.1 England Cape Town 21 Mar 1896 Test # 49
HV Hordern 14.2 2 66 5 17.2 Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 1911 Test # 114
C Kelleway 14.2 4 33 5 17.2 Australia Manchester 27 May 1912 Test # 121
FS Trueman 14.3 6 27 5 17.4 England Nottingham 7 Jul 1960 Test # 494
JJ Ferris 25.0x5 16 37 7 17.8 England Cape Town 19 Mar 1892 Test # 37

Minimum of 4 wickets

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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