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Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JH Kallis 4.3 1 21 5 5.4 v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 25 Oct 2002 Test # 1621
VD Philander 6.0 3 7 5 7.2 v New Zealand Cape Town 2 Jan 2013 Test # 2069
DW Steyn 8.1 6 8 6 8.1 v Pakistan Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
DW Steyn 8.2 2 34 6 8.3 v West Indies Centurion 17 Dec 2014 Test # 2150
VD Philander 7.0 3 15 5 8.4 v Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
DW Steyn 8.0 2 23 5 9.6 v India Ahmedabad 3 Apr 2008 Test # 1871
HJ Tayfield 8.4x8 1 23 7 9.7 v Australia Durban 20 Jan 1950 Test # 320
KJ Abbott 11.4 4 29 7 10.0 v Pakistan Centurion 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2075
JH Sinclair 12.0x5 4 26 6 10.0 v England Cape Town 1 Apr 1899 Test # 59
DW Steyn 10.3 1 49 6 10.5 v New Zealand Centurion 16 Nov 2007 Test # 1848
DW Steyn 7.0 0 30 4 10.5 v India Cape Town 2 Jan 2007 Test # 1827
GA Faulkner 11.0 4 17 6 11.0 v England Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
JH Kallis 7.2 3 13 4 11.0 v Zimbabwe Cape Town 4 Mar 2005 Test # 1737
B Mitchell 7.3 0 26 4 11.2 v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935 Test # 248
RO Schwarz 11.4 0 47 6 11.6 v Australia Sydney 3 Mar 1911 Test # 115
PS de Villiers 11.5 5 23 6 11.8 v Pakistan Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
M Hayward 10.4 1 56 5 12.8 v Pakistan Durban 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1635
SM Pollock 11.0 1 37 5 13.2 v Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997 Test # 1382
VD Philander 11.1 1 49 5 13.4 v Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
SM Pollock 13.4 6 30 6 13.6 v Sri Lanka Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
DW Steyn 16.4 6 51 7 14.2 v India Nagpur 6 Feb 2010 Test # 1951
A Rose-Innes 18.0x4 5 43 5 14.4 v England Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
M Zondeki 14.3 2 39 6 14.5 v Zimbabwe Centurion 11 Mar 2005 Test # 1740
M Morkel 9.4 1 45 4 14.5 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
AA Donald 15.0 3 53 6 15.0 v England Johannesburg 25 Nov 1999 Test # 1471
PR Adams 12.3 3 37 5 15.0 v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
AW Nourse 10.0 3 25 4 15.0 v England Cape Town 30 Mar 1906 Test # 92
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 15.0 v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
N Boje 10.0 3 28 4 15.0 v Sri Lanka Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
M Morkel 12.4 5 20 5 15.2 v India Centurion 16 Dec 2010 Test # 1985
AA Donald 13.0 4 49 5 15.6 v West Indies Centurion 15 Jan 1999 Test # 1441
M Morkel 13.0 2 50 5 15.6 v Bangladesh Dhaka 22 Feb 2008 Test # 1864
RJ Peterson 13.0 2 33 5 15.6 v Bangladesh Chittagong 29 Feb 2008 Test # 1865
VD Philander 13.0 2 53 5 15.6 v Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
DW Steyn 13.0 5 17 5 15.6 v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 11 Jan 2013 Test # 2071
Imran Tahir 13.0 3 32 5 15.6 v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 Test # 2100
DW Steyn 13.1 1 82 5 15.8 v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
VD Philander 15.5 3 44 6 15.8 v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Mar 2012 Test # 2036
CN McCarthy 12.0x8 2 43 6 16.0 v England Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
DW Steyn 10.4 3 18 4 16.0 v Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 16.1 v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996 Test # 1341
EP Nupen 16.1 1 46 6 16.1 v England Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
AA Donald 13.3 2 54 5 16.2 v Sri Lanka Centurion 27 Mar 1998 Test # 1414
SM Pollock 13.3 2 43 5 16.2 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 10 Dec 1998 Test # 1433
GF Bissett 19.0 5 29 7 16.2 v England Durban 4 Feb 1928 Test # 172
A Nel 16.2 3 32 6 16.3 v West Indies Bridgetown 21 Apr 2005 Test # 1749
ACB Langton 11.0 3 31 4 16.5 v England Lord's 29 Jun 1935 Test # 243
M Ntini 11.0 5 39 4 16.5 v Sri Lanka Centurion 20 Jan 2001 Test # 1529
JH Kallis 11.0 1 42 4 16.5 v Pakistan Cape Town 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
SM Pollock 11.0 2 35 4 16.5 v West Indies Durban 10 Jan 2008 Test # 1860

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » West Indies 147/2 (44.0 ov, MN Samuels 60*, KC Brathwaite 65*, Imran Tahir 0/52) - Lunch
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]
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