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Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2014 41 80 8685 4665 220 6/8 11/60 21.20 3.22 39.4 15 3
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 38 68 7968 3831 177 7/84 12/139 21.64 2.88 45.0 12 2
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 53 103 11266 5986 249 6/59 10/145 24.04 3.18 45.2 12 2
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 59 109 12353 4955 235 6/30 10/147 21.08 2.40 52.5 9 1
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1958 20 34 7621 2378 92 9/113 13/192 25.84 1.87 82.8 8 1
SF Barnes (Eng) 1913-1914 4 8 1356 536 49 9/103 17/159 10.93 2.37 27.6 7 3
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2014 14 28 2813 1342 74 5/7 10/102 18.13 2.86 38.0 6 1
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1935-1936 5 10 2077 642 44 7/40 13/173 14.59 1.85 47.2 5 3
EP Nupen (SA) 1921-1936 15 28 3865 1631 49 6/46 11/150 33.28 2.53 78.8 5 1
GA Lohmann (Eng) 1896-1896 3 6 520 203 35 9/28 15/45 5.80 2.34 14.8 4 2
CB Llewellyn (SA) 1896-1902 5 9 1146 643 30 6/92 10/116 21.43 3.36 38.2 4 1
AEE Vogler (SA) 1906-1910 10 20 1907 984 45 7/94 12/181 21.86 3.09 42.3 4 1
R Benaud (Aus) 1957-1958 5 9 1937 658 30 5/49 9/144 21.93 2.03 64.5 4 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1994-1998 9 18 2501 1068 51 6/23 10/108 20.94 2.56 49.0 4 1
JM Blanckenberg (SA) 1913-1923 13 20 3180 1406 56 6/76 9/135 25.10 2.65 56.7 4 0
JH Wardle (Eng) 1956-1957 4 8 1118 359 26 7/36 12/89 13.80 1.92 43.0 3 1
C Blythe (Eng) 1906-1910 7 13 1858 716 33 7/46 11/118 21.69 2.31 56.3 3 2
M Muralitharan (SL) 1998-2002 6 10 2119 911 35 6/39 11/161 26.02 2.57 60.5 3 1
J Srinath (India) 1992-2001 8 16 2232 1087 43 6/76 8/104 25.27 2.92 51.9 3 0
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1966-1970 8 14 2317 957 25 5/46 8/132 38.28 2.47 92.6 3 0
AE Hall (SA) 1923-1931 7 14 2361 886 40 7/63 11/112 22.15 2.25 59.0 3 1
PM Pollock (SA) 1961-1970 17 31 3480 1472 56 6/38 9/99 26.28 2.53 62.1 3 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1953-1962 17 31 4039 1356 68 6/43 8/87 19.94 2.01 59.3 3 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
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