Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
DW Steyn 36.5 16 60 11 1.62 South Africa Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
D Olivier 29.0 6 96 11 3.31 South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
PS de Villiers 40.2 15 108 10 2.67 South Africa Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995 Test # 1283
Waqar Younis 40.4 10 133 10 3.27 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
Saeed Ajmal 60.1 11 147 10 2.44 Pakistan Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
KJ Abbott 28.4 11 68 9 2.37 South Africa Centurion 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2075
VD Philander 45.0 16 99 9 2.20 South Africa Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
Mushtaq Ahmed 69.0 22 149 9 2.15 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
PS de Villiers 24.4 8 48 8 1.94 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
AA Donald 28.0 7 74 8 2.64 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
M Ntini 35.5 9 95 8 2.65 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
SM Pollock 40.3 9 105 8 2.59 South Africa Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
M Ntini 40.0 12 109 8 2.72 South Africa Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
D Olivier 28.0 4 125 8 4.46 South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
Imran Tahir 55.0 17 130 8 2.36 South Africa Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 Test # 2100
PR Adams 56.0 12 185 8 3.30 South Africa Lahore 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1664
Abdur Rehman 69.0 9 210 8 3.04 Pakistan Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
SM Pollock 31.0 6 101 7 3.25 South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997 Test # 1382
SM Pollock 51.2 21 105 7 2.04 South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
DW Steyn 28.3 5 106 7 3.71 South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
Mohammad Asif 47.0 18 110 7 2.34 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
Danish Kaneria 49.3 10 111 7 2.24 Pakistan Lahore 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1664
M Hayward 23.4 2 119 7 5.02 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1635
PL Harris 66.0 21 131 7 1.98 South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
DW Steyn 34.1 5 133 7 3.89 South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
Mushtaq Ahmed 44.0 9 138 7 3.13 Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997 Test # 1382
Danish Kaneria 65.2 17 141 7 2.15 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
Mohammad Asif 41.5 6 145 7 3.46 Pakistan Centurion 11 Jan 2007 Test # 1828
JH Kallis 18.0 1 78 6 4.33 South Africa Cape Town 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
K Rabada 26.4 4 96 6 3.60 South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
Shoaib Akhtar 28.3 3 98 6 3.43 Pakistan Lahore 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1664
AA Donald 29.2 7 99 6 3.37 South Africa Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
Faheem Ashraf 29.0 5 99 6 3.41 Pakistan Johannesburg 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
K Rabada 32.0 8 106 6 3.31 South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
Rahat Ali 27.2 1 127 6 4.64 Pakistan Centurion 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2075
Saeed Ajmal 61.5 13 133 6 2.15 Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013 Test # 2098
Shabbir Ahmed 60.3 18 144 6 2.38 Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
Tanvir Ahmed 33.0 7 149 6 4.51 Pakistan Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010 Test # 1979
Saeed Ajmal 55.5 8 151 6 2.70 Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 Test # 2100
M Ntini 40.0 5 161 6 4.02 South Africa Centurion 11 Jan 2007 Test # 1828
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 11-14, 2019 [Test # 2341]
South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2019 [Test # 2340]
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 26-28, 2018 [Test # 2338]