Best averages
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2009-2011 2 36 8 2 2/6 2/8 4.00 1.33 18.0 0 0
D Elgar (SA) 2013-2022 9 26 11 2 2/10 2/10 5.50 2.53 13.0 0 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1956-1957 2 516 119 13 5/20 8/53 9.15 1.38 39.6 1 0
JH du Preez (SA) 1967-1967 1 84 22 2 2/22 2/22 11.00 1.57 42.0 0 0
MA Wood (ENG) 2020-2020 1 184 100 9 5/46 9/100 11.11 3.26 20.4 1 0
AJ Hall (SA) 2002-2006 2 209 91 8 3/1 5/20 11.37 2.61 26.1 0 0
GB Lawrence (SA) 1961-1962 2 546 207 18 8/53 9/98 11.50 2.27 30.3 2 0
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 2 420 142 12 4/32 6/70 11.83 2.02 35.0 0 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1997-2002 2 375 143 12 5/21 8/49 11.91 2.28 31.2 1 0
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2013-2013 1 74 48 4 4/16 4/48 12.00 3.89 18.5 0 0
S Sreesanth (IND) 2006-2006 1 210 99 8 5/40 8/99 12.37 2.82 26.2 1 0
SR Watson (AUS) 2011-2011 1 23 13 1 1/13 1/13 13.00 3.39 23.0 0 0
SN Thakur (IND) 2022-2022 1 203 108 8 7/61 8/108 13.50 3.19 25.3 1 0
M Jansen (SA) 2022-2022 1 204 98 7 4/31 7/98 14.00 2.88 29.1 0 0
SR Waugh (AUS) 1994-2002 3 138 46 3 1/4 2/42 15.33 2.00 46.0 0 0
WD Parnell (SA) 2010-2017 2 193 124 8 4/51 6/89 15.50 3.85 24.1 0 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1998-1998 1 276 111 7 4/66 7/111 15.85 2.41 39.4 0 0
A Kumble (IND) 1992-2006 3 840 272 17 6/53 8/113 16.00 1.94 49.4 1 0
MG Bevan (AUS) 1997-1997 1 192 96 6 4/32 6/96 16.00 3.00 32.0 0 0
Younis Khan (PAK) 2013-2013 1 30 16 1 1/16 1/16 16.00 3.20 30.0 0 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 2011-2018 2 545 258 16 6/79 9/141 16.12 2.84 34.0 2 0
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2020 8 1588 663 41 6/21 9/51 16.17 2.50 38.7 2 0
Faheem Ashraf (PAK) 2019-2019 1 174 99 6 3/42 6/99 16.50 3.41 29.0 0 0
MN Hart (NZ) 1994-1994 1 352 134 8 5/77 8/134 16.75 2.28 44.0 1 0
L Sipamla (SA) 2021-2021 1 113 67 4 3/40 4/67 16.75 3.55 28.2 0 0
M Ngam (SA) 2000-2000 1 114 34 2 2/34 2/34 17.00 1.78 57.0 0 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2005-2005 1 315 205 12 7/61 12/205 17.08 3.90 26.2 2 1
SB Doull (NZ) 1994-1994 1 216 103 6 4/33 6/103 17.16 2.86 36.0 0 0
D Olivier (SA) 2017-2022 3 450 297 17 5/51 8/125 17.47 3.96 26.4 1 0
CR Matthews (SA) 1992-1994 3 786 286 16 5/42 8/140 17.87 2.18 49.1 1 0
DG Cork (ENG) 1995-1995 1 381 162 9 5/84 9/162 18.00 2.55 42.3 1 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2010-2020 3 523 235 13 6/17 8/99 18.07 2.69 40.2 1 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 2016-2020 2 319 171 9 3/53 5/77 19.00 3.21 35.4 0 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1994-1995 3 881 382 20 6/81 10/108 19.10 2.60 44.0 1 1
PWA Mulder (SA) 2021-2021 1 120 77 4 3/25 4/77 19.25 3.85 30.0 0 0
A Nortje (SA) 2020-2021 2 411 291 15 6/56 8/120 19.40 4.24 27.4 2 0
N Pradeep (SL) 2017-2017 1 162 78 4 4/78 4/78 19.50 2.88 40.5 0 0
Shadab Khan (PAK) 2019-2019 1 129 80 4 3/41 4/80 20.00 3.72 32.2 0 0
AL Phehlukwayo (SA) 2018-2018 1 60 40 2 2/25 2/40 20.00 4.00 30.0 0 0
SR Clark (AUS) 2006-2006 1 276 145 7 4/64 7/145 20.71 3.15 39.4 0 0
B Kumar (IND) 2018-2018 1 222 83 4 3/44 4/83 20.75 2.24 55.5 0 0
KHRK Fernando (SL) 2002-2002 1 126 63 3 3/63 3/63 21.00 3.00 42.0 0 0
JB Statham (ENG) 1956-1957 2 585 211 10 3/37 5/93 21.10 2.16 58.5 0 0
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2022 6 1108 634 30 5/78 6/108 21.13 3.43 36.9 1 0
DE Malcolm (ENG) 1995-1995 1 210 127 6 4/62 6/127 21.16 3.62 35.0 0 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1956-1962 5 1044 360 17 4/36 7/69 21.17 2.06 61.4 0 0
SK Warne (AUS) 1994-2006 4 1047 448 21 4/43 6/70 21.33 2.56 49.8 0 0
ST Finn (ENG) 2016-2016 1 126 64 3 2/50 3/64 21.33 3.04 42.0 0 0
M Ntini (SA) 2000-2009 10 2110 1143 53 6/100 10/178 21.56 3.25 39.8 3 1
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2006 13 2817 1145 53 5/54 9/103 21.60 2.43 53.1 1 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
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v India at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2022 [Test # 2445]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-5, 2021 [Test # 2401]
South Africa v England at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 24-27, 2020 [Test # 2382]