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Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
CA Walsh (WI) 1987-1994 7 278.0 55 798 43 6/79 9/94 18.55 2.87 38.7 3 0
ND Hirwani (India) 1988-1996 8 292.5 78 748 45 8/61 16/136 16.62 2.55 39.0 4 1
AME Roberts (WI) 1974-1983 7 264.1 65 733 37 7/64 12/121 19.81 2.77 42.8 3 1
JK Lever (Eng) 1976-1981 8 265.5 50 731 37 7/46 10/70 19.75 2.74 43.1 3 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1976-1988 6 227.5 46 689 31 6/49 10/88 22.22 3.02 44.0 2 1
MA Holding (WI) 1983-1983 6 223.4 43 663 30 5/102 6/88 22.10 2.96 44.7 1 0
R Gilchrist (WI) 1958-1959 4 198.1 73 419 26 6/55 9/73 16.11 2.11 45.7 1 0
WW Hall (WI) 1958-1967 8 294.4 75 796 38 6/50 11/126 20.94 2.70 46.5 2 1
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1999-1999 3 187.5 47 503 24 5/93 10/187 20.95 2.67 46.9 4 2
JN Gillespie (Aus) 2001-2004 7 259.2 64 717 33 5/56 9/80 21.72 2.76 47.1 1 0
RGD Willis (Eng) 1976-1982 10 264.1 54 716 32 6/53 8/100 22.37 2.71 49.5 2 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1983 9 299.0 70 886 36 6/37 9/102 24.61 2.96 49.8 2 0
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2013 15 809.3 181 2292 95 7/103 12/85 24.12 2.83 51.1 9 2
Sikander Bakht (Pak) 1979-1980 5 211.3 47 641 24 8/69 11/190 26.70 3.03 52.8 3 1
G Dymock (Aus) 1979-1979 5 212.4 46 580 24 7/67 12/166 24.16 2.72 53.1 2 1
AK Davidson (Aus) 1956-1960 6 267.5 95 473 30 7/93 12/124 15.76 1.76 53.5 2 1
CM Old (Eng) 1972-1977 8 224.1 51 572 25 4/43 6/115 22.88 2.55 53.8 0 0
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 65 2035.1 467 5803 219 9/83 11/146 26.49 2.85 55.7 11 2
J Srinath (India) 1994-2002 32 1005.0 248 2874 108 8/86 13/132 26.61 2.85 55.8 5 1
C Sharma (India) 1984-1987 10 178.5 16 753 19 5/55 5/99 39.63 4.21 56.4 1 0
R Benaud (Aus) 1956-1960 8 492.1 198 956 52 7/72 11/105 18.38 1.94 56.7 5 1
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2001-2006 6 208.4 69 513 22 6/57 7/86 23.31 2.45 56.9 1 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 1996-2004 8 313.2 123 703 33 4/18 7/121 21.30 2.24 56.9 0 0
JM Patel (India) 1956-1960 6 247.3 81 565 26 9/69 14/124 21.73 2.28 57.1 2 1
IT Botham (Eng) 1980-1982 7 289.2 66 766 30 7/48 13/106 25.53 2.64 57.8 3 1
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1964-1969 8 330.3 99 655 34 6/58 10/91 19.26 1.98 58.3 3 1
RA Jadeja (India) 2012-2013 5 263.2 87 536 27 5/58 7/98 19.85 2.03 58.5 1 0
A Kumble (India) 1993-2008 63 3465.2 895 8710 350 10/74 14/149 24.88 2.51 59.4 25 7
RMH Binny (India) 1979-1987 18 295.0 48 984 29 6/56 8/101 33.93 3.33 61.0 1 0
KD Ghavri (India) 1974-1980 27 783.2 165 2432 77 5/33 7/120 31.58 3.10 61.0 3 0
N Phillip (WI) 1978-1979 6 193.2 38 650 19 4/48 7/85 34.21 3.36 61.0 0 0
Imran Khan (Pak) 1979-1987 10 275.3 59 757 27 5/63 9/130 28.03 2.74 61.2 2 0
GP Swann (Eng) 2008-2012 6 286.2 60 811 28 5/144 8/113 28.96 2.83 61.3 1 0
SLV Raju (India) 1990-2001 16 740.0 211 1704 71 6/12 11/125 24.00 2.30 62.5 5 1
JM Anderson (Eng) 2006-2012 7 230.5 54 656 22 4/40 6/79 29.81 2.84 62.9 0 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1987-1999 8 283.2 54 748 27 5/96 5/129 27.70 2.64 62.9 1 0
M Prabhakar (India) 1984-1995 16 241.4 58 723 23 4/82 5/100 31.43 2.99 63.0 0 0
PP Ojha (India) 2009-2013 20 1070.1 262 2779 101 6/47 10/89 27.51 2.59 63.5 7 1
AA Mallett (Aus) 1969-1969 5 298.4 129 535 28 6/64 10/144 19.10 1.79 64.0 3 1
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2013 55 2831.3 565 7624 265 8/84 15/217 28.76 2.69 64.1 18 4
WW Davis (WI) 1983-1988 10 290.4 29 952 27 4/76 5/96 35.25 3.27 64.5 0 0
BS Chandrasekhar (India) 1964-1979 32 1530.5 408 3933 142 8/79 11/235 27.69 2.56 64.6 8 1
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1956-1960 5 196.1 68 421 18 7/43 7/58 23.38 2.14 65.3 1 0
DJ Nash (NZ) 1995-1999 6 177.0 47 439 16 6/27 6/106 27.43 2.48 66.3 1 0
I Sharma (India) 2007-2013 22 686.1 141 2075 62 5/118 7/58 33.46 3.02 66.4 1 0
ST Clarke (WI) 1978-1979 5 233.5 39 711 21 5/126 6/121 33.85 3.04 66.8 1 0
S Sreesanth (India) 2006-2010 11 345.5 60 1226 31 5/75 6/122 39.54 3.54 66.9 1 0
PEW Jones (WI) 1948-1949 5 191.2 44 479 17 5/85 6/58 28.17 2.50 67.5 1 0
RB Desai (India) 1959-1965 18 646.1 118 1860 57 6/56 8/190 32.63 2.87 68.0 1 0
GS Sobers (WI) 1958-1967 8 274.2 84 642 24 4/26 7/98 26.75 2.34 68.5 0 0

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v West Indies at Mumbai, 2nd Test, Nov 14-16, 2013 [Test # 2102]
India v West Indies at Kolkata, 1st Test, Nov 6-8, 2013 [Test # 2101]
India v Australia at Delhi, 4th Test, Mar 22-24, 2013 [Test # 2085]
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