Best averages
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
CB Lambert (WI) 1991-1991 1 4 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 6.00 4.0 0 0
MG Melle (SA) 1951-1951 1 78 17 4 4/9 4/17 4.25 1.30 19.5 0 0
Hon.A Lyttelton (ENG) 1880-1884 3 48 19 4 4/19 4/19 4.75 2.37 12.0 0 0
JR Reid (NZ) 1949-1958 2 47 11 2 2/11 2/11 5.50 1.40 23.5 0 0
JT Hearne (ENG) 1896-1896 1 196 60 10 6/41 10/60 6.00 1.83 19.6 1 1
CJ Jordan (ENG) 2014-2014 1 110 50 7 4/18 7/50 7.14 2.72 15.7 0 0
WH Moule (AUS) 1880-1880 1 51 23 3 3/23 3/23 7.66 2.70 17.0 0 0
JH Wardle (ENG) 1954-1954 1 210 56 7 7/56 7/56 8.00 1.60 30.0 1 0
PC Charlton (AUS) 1890-1890 1 45 24 3 3/18 3/24 8.00 3.20 15.0 0 0
SJ Snooke (SA) 1907-1912 2 30 8 1 1/8 1/8 8.00 1.60 30.0 0 0
F Martin (ENG) 1890-1890 1 287 102 12 6/50 12/102 8.50 2.13 23.9 2 1
RB Minnett (AUS) 1912-1912 1 61 34 4 4/34 4/34 8.50 3.34 15.2 0 0
CS Marriott (ENG) 1933-1933 1 247 96 11 6/59 11/96 8.72 2.33 22.4 2 1
R Peel (ENG) 1888-1896 2 306 116 13 6/23 8/53 8.92 2.27 23.5 1 0
JW Sharpe (ENG) 1890-1890 1 75 18 2 1/8 2/18 9.00 1.44 37.5 0 0
BW Luckhurst (ENG) 1971-1971 1 12 9 1 1/9 1/9 9.00 4.50 12.0 0 0
BJ Sealey (WI) 1933-1933 1 30 10 1 1/10 1/10 10.00 2.00 30.0 0 0
SF Barnes (ENG) 1909-1912 3 688 223 22 8/29 13/57 10.13 1.94 31.2 3 1
GR Hazlitt (AUS) 1912-1912 1 286 73 7 7/25 7/73 10.42 1.53 40.8 1 0
GA Lohmann (ENG) 1886-1890 3 680 202 19 7/36 12/104 10.63 1.78 35.7 2 1
RO Schwarz (SA) 1907-1907 1 246 66 6 3/21 6/66 11.00 1.60 41.0 0 0
TR McKibbin (AUS) 1896-1896 1 148 56 5 3/35 5/56 11.20 2.27 29.6 0 0
J Briggs (ENG) 1886-1893 3 668 238 21 5/25 10/148 11.33 2.13 31.8 3 1
FE Woolley (ENG) 1909-1934 8 539 229 20 5/20 10/49 11.45 2.54 26.9 3 1
MS Kasprowicz (AUS) 1997-1997 1 165 92 8 7/36 8/92 11.50 3.34 20.6 1 0
H Dean (ENG) 1912-1912 1 150 48 4 4/19 4/48 12.00 1.92 37.5 0 0
LC Braund (ENG) 1902-1907 2 161 49 4 2/15 4/44 12.25 1.82 40.2 0 0
FR Spofforth (AUS) 1882-1886 3 636 250 20 7/44 14/90 12.50 2.35 31.8 2 1
ED Solkar (INDIA) 1971-1971 1 108 38 3 3/28 3/38 12.66 2.11 36.0 0 0
GH Vihari (INDIA) 2018-2018 1 63 38 3 3/37 3/38 12.66 3.61 21.0 0 0
KD Walters (AUS) 1968-1977 3 101 51 4 4/34 4/34 12.75 3.02 25.2 0 0
C White (ENG) 2000-2000 1 137 64 5 5/32 5/64 12.80 2.80 27.4 1 0
MF Malone (AUS) 1977-1977 1 342 77 6 5/63 6/77 12.83 1.35 57.0 1 0
Iftikhar Ahmed (PAK) 2016-2016 1 26 13 1 1/1 1/13 13.00 3.00 26.0 0 0
JDC Goddard (WI) 1950-1957 2 298 79 6 4/25 5/36 13.16 1.59 49.6 0 0
KD Boyce (WI) 1973-1973 1 259 147 11 6/77 11/147 13.36 3.40 23.5 2 1
CL Cairns (NZ) 1999-1999 1 205 81 6 5/31 6/81 13.50 2.37 34.1 1 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 1998-1998 1 683 220 16 9/65 16/220 13.75 1.93 42.6 2 1
RA Harper (WI) 1984-1988 2 216 69 5 3/50 5/59 13.80 1.91 43.2 0 0
C Blythe (ENG) 1907-1907 1 198 97 7 5/61 7/97 13.85 2.93 28.2 1 0
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1971-1971 1 253 114 8 6/38 8/114 14.25 2.70 31.6 1 0
MR Marsh (AUS) 2015-2019 2 326 172 12 5/46 7/86 14.33 3.16 27.1 1 0
BR Taylor (NZ) 1969-1969 1 150 58 4 4/47 4/58 14.50 2.32 37.5 0 0
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1984 3 820 393 27 8/92 14/149 14.55 2.87 30.3 3 1
RM Ellison (ENG) 1984-1985 2 474 175 12 5/46 7/81 14.58 2.21 39.5 1 0
JJ Ferris (AUS) 1888-1890 2 382 147 10 5/49 9/74 14.70 2.30 38.2 1 0
Surendranath (INDIA) 1959-1959 1 309 75 5 5/75 5/75 15.00 1.45 61.8 1 0
FH Tyson (ENG) 1954-1956 2 220 91 6 4/35 5/57 15.16 2.48 36.6 0 0
W Barnes (ENG) 1880-1890 6 499 173 11 5/32 7/50 15.72 2.08 45.3 1 0
DJ Nash (NZ) 1999-1999 1 168 79 5 4/39 5/79 15.80 2.82 33.6 0 0
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 | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Sep 12-15, 2019 [Test # 2362]
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Sep 7-11, 2018 [Test # 2318]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2017 [Test # 2266]