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Highest strike rates in an innings
Player Runs Balls 4s 6s SR Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
SP Fleming 31* 11 6 1 281.81 New Zealand v South Africa Auckland 18 Mar 2004 Test # 1689
M Muralitharan 29 11 3 2 263.63 Sri Lanka v India Kanpur 24 Nov 2009 Test # 1935
KD Boyce 26 10 3 2 260.00 West Indies v England Port of Spain 2 Feb 1974 Test # 731
NAM McLean 31 12 0 4 258.33 West Indies v South Africa Port Elizabeth 10 Dec 1998 Test # 1433
Abdur Razzak 43 17 5 3 252.94 Bangladesh v Zimbabwe Harare 4 Aug 2011 Test # 2002
WP Howell 35 15 6 1 233.33 Australia v England Sydney 14 Feb 1902 Test # 68
DJG Sammy 25 11 1 3 227.27 West Indies v India Kingston 20 Jun 2011 Test # 1997
GO Jones 27* 12 2 2 225.00 England v Australia Manchester 11 Aug 2005 Test # 1760
P Kumar 40 18 5 3 222.22 India v England Birmingham 10 Aug 2011 Test # 2003
JH Kallis 54 25 3 5 216.00 South Africa v Zimbabwe Cape Town 4 Mar 2005 Test # 1737
MA Holding 32 15 5 1 213.33 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
Shahid Afridi 31 15 4 2 206.66 Pakistan v Australia Lord's 13 Jul 2010 Test # 1963
Harbhajan Singh 37 18 4 3 205.55 India v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 13 Sep 2005 Test # 1765
BA Stokes 32 16 3 2 200.00 England v Australia Sydney 3 Jan 2014 Test # 2113
Shoaib Akhtar 28 14 4 2 200.00 Pakistan v India Rawalpindi 13 Apr 2004 Test # 1697
ST Clarke 35* 18 1 4 194.44 West Indies v Pakistan Faisalabad 8 Dec 1980 Test # 888
TG Southee 77* 40 4 9 192.50 New Zealand v England Napier 22 Mar 2008 Test # 1868
IVA Richards 110* 58 7 7 189.65 West Indies v England St John's 11 Apr 1986 Test # 1045
SM Pollock 36* 19 4 2 189.47 South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
BC Lara 30 16 6 1 187.50 West Indies v India Georgetown 17 Apr 1997 Test # 1365
SCJ Broad 28 15 5 1 186.66 England v Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
M Muralitharan 26 14 4 1 185.71 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
S Shillingford 53* 29 3 5 182.75 West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 8 Jun 2014 Test # 2123
TG Southee 45 25 7 1 180.00 New Zealand v Australia Hamilton 27 Mar 2010 Test # 1957
SPD Smith 36* 20 5 0 180.00 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
N Wagner 27 15 6 0 180.00 New Zealand v England Leeds 24 May 2013 Test # 2089
Al-Amin Hossain 32* 18 1 4 177.77 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Dhaka 27 Jan 2014 Test # 2116
IDS Smith 30 17 6 0 176.47 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
CL Hooper 28 16 3 2 175.00 West Indies v India Mumbai 18 Nov 1994 Test # 1274
CL Cairns 82 47 10 4 174.46 New Zealand v England Lord's 20 May 2004 Test # 1700
CH Gayle 80* 46 7 6 173.91 West Indies v New Zealand Port of Spain 16 Jun 2014 Test # 2125
IDS Smith 33* 19 5 0 173.68 New Zealand v England Wellington 3 Mar 1988 Test # 1094
AC Gilchrist 102* 59 12 4 172.88 Australia v England Perth 14 Dec 2006 Test # 1821
Yousuf Youhana 50 29 6 2 172.41 Pakistan v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
SJ Harmison 31* 18 5 1 172.22 England v West Indies Birmingham 29 Jul 2004 Test # 1708
Shahid Afridi 58 34 8 2 170.58 Pakistan v India Bangalore 24 Mar 2005 Test # 1743
Aamer Sohail 29* 17 5 0 170.58 Pakistan v England The Oval 22 Aug 1996 Test # 1332
A Flintoff 75 44 9 2 170.45 England v New Zealand Wellington 21 Mar 2002 Test # 1596
Aamer Sohail 46 27 11 0 170.37 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 7 Feb 1995 Test # 1288
IVA Richards 34 20 4 2 170.00 West Indies v England Port of Spain 7 Mar 1986 Test # 1039
SR Clark 39 23 3 2 169.56 Australia v England Brisbane 23 Nov 2006 Test # 1817
IVA Richards 61 36 5 4 169.44 West Indies v India Kingston 23 Feb 1983 Test # 949
R Clarke 27 16 0 1 168.75 England v Bangladesh Chittagong 29 Oct 2003 Test # 1667
BL Cairns 30 18 1 3 166.66 New Zealand v West Indies Dunedin 8 Feb 1980 Test # 873
G Gambhir 30* 18 6 0 166.66 India v New Zealand Hamilton 18 Mar 2009 Test # 1915
GA Gooch 33 20 7 0 165.00 England v South Africa The Oval 18 Aug 1994 Test # 1266
IT Botham 59* 36 8 2 163.88 England v New Zealand The Oval 21 Aug 1986 Test # 1051
Abdur Rehman 36 22 3 3 163.63 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 30 Jun 2012 Test # 2047
Mohammad Ashraful 67 41 12 2 163.41 Bangladesh v India Dhaka 25 May 2007 Test # 1833
RA Jadeja 26 16 6 0 162.50 India v New Zealand Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
BL Cairns 34 21 3 2 161.90 New Zealand v Australia Auckland 12 Mar 1982 Test # 924
DL Haynes 34 21 4 1 161.90 West Indies v India Kingston 23 Feb 1983 Test # 949
N Kapil Dev 89 55 13 3 161.81 India v England Lord's 10 Jun 1982 Test # 928
AI Kallicharran 29* 18 1 2 161.11 West Indies v England Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
DE Malcolm 29 18 3 2 161.11 England v Australia Sydney 1 Jan 1995 Test # 1281
CG Greenidge 37 23 6 0 160.86 West Indies v England Port of Spain 7 Mar 1986 Test # 1039
BL Cairns 32 20 1 4 160.00 New Zealand v England The Oval 14 Jul 1983 Test # 957
SM Pollock 32* 20 3 2 160.00 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 5 May 2006 Test # 1801
ST Jayasuriya 89 56 11 4 158.92 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 2001 Test # 1561
APF Chapman 27 17 4 0 158.82 England v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
MA Starc 68* 43 9 2 158.13 Australia v South Africa Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064
Tamim Iqbal 30 19 5 1 157.89 Bangladesh v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Feb 2010 Test # 1953
Umar Akmal 52 33 6 2 157.57 Pakistan v New Zealand Wellington 3 Dec 2009 Test # 1938
MP Bowden 25 16 5 0 156.25 England v South Africa Cape Town 25 Mar 1889 Test # 32
GE Tribe 25* 16 5 0 156.25 Australia v England Sydney 13 Dec 1946 Test # 280
V Sehwag 25 16 5 0 156.25 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
Taslim Arif 31 20 5 0 155.00 Pakistan v Australia Lahore 18 Mar 1980 Test # 879
M Muralitharan 43 28 5 3 153.57 Sri Lanka v Australia Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
RC Fredericks 46 30 6 1 153.33 West Indies v Australia Brisbane 28 Nov 1975 Test # 764
SB Doull 26 17 4 1 152.94 New Zealand v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1996 Test # 1339
VRV Singh 29 19 6 0 152.63 India v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1823
KP Pietersen 42* 28 4 2 150.00 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
CH Gayle 33 22 6 1 150.00 West Indies v Pakistan Kingston 3 Jun 2005 Test # 1754
GAR Lock 30 20 7 0 150.00 England v Australia Leeds 6 Jul 1961 Test # 509
SB Joshi 27 18 4 1 150.00 India v Zimbabwe Nagpur 25 Nov 2000 Test # 1517

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Strike rates listed for matches only where balls faced are available

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Investec Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132 - Live]
    » India 112/4 (42.0 ov, AM Rahane 18*, RG Sharma 6*, JM Anderson 0/13) - Stumps
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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