Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
D Elgar (SA) 2013-2022 9 26 11 2 2/10 2/10 5.50 2.53 13.0 0 0
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2009-2011 2 36 8 2 2/6 2/8 4.00 1.33 18.0 0 0
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2013-2013 1 74 48 4 4/16 4/48 12.00 3.89 18.5 0 0
MA Wood (ENG) 2020-2020 1 184 100 9 5/46 9/100 11.11 3.26 20.4 1 0
SR Watson (AUS) 2011-2011 1 23 13 1 1/13 1/13 13.00 3.39 23.0 0 0
WD Parnell (SA) 2010-2017 2 193 124 8 4/51 6/89 15.50 3.85 24.1 0 0
SN Thakur (IND) 2022-2022 1 203 108 8 7/61 8/108 13.50 3.19 25.3 1 0
AJ Hall (SA) 2002-2006 2 209 91 8 3/1 5/20 11.37 2.61 26.1 0 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2005-2005 1 315 205 12 7/61 12/205 17.08 3.90 26.2 2 1
S Sreesanth (IND) 2006-2006 1 210 99 8 5/40 8/99 12.37 2.82 26.2 1 0
D Olivier (SA) 2017-2022 3 450 297 17 5/51 8/125 17.47 3.96 26.4 1 0
JEC Franklin (NZ) 2006-2006 1 159 154 6 3/67 6/154 25.66 5.81 26.5 0 0
A Nortje (SA) 2020-2021 2 411 291 15 6/56 8/120 19.40 4.24 27.4 2 0
L Sipamla (SA) 2021-2021 1 113 67 4 3/40 4/67 16.75 3.55 28.2 0 0
Faheem Ashraf (PAK) 2019-2019 1 174 99 6 3/42 6/99 16.50 3.41 29.0 0 0
M Jansen (SA) 2022-2022 1 204 98 7 4/31 7/98 14.00 2.88 29.1 0 0
PWA Mulder (SA) 2021-2021 1 120 77 4 3/25 4/77 19.25 3.85 30.0 0 0
AL Phehlukwayo (SA) 2018-2018 1 60 40 2 2/25 2/40 20.00 4.00 30.0 0 0
Younis Khan (PAK) 2013-2013 1 30 16 1 1/16 1/16 16.00 3.20 30.0 0 0
GB Lawrence (SA) 1961-1962 2 546 207 18 8/53 9/98 11.50 2.27 30.3 2 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1997-2002 2 375 143 12 5/21 8/49 11.91 2.28 31.2 1 0
RB Simpson (AUS) 1957-1967 4 157 109 5 2/10 4/76 21.80 4.16 31.4 0 0
MG Bevan (AUS) 1997-1997 1 192 96 6 4/32 6/96 16.00 3.00 32.0 0 0
Shadab Khan (PAK) 2019-2019 1 129 80 4 3/41 4/80 20.00 3.72 32.2 0 0
MVT Fernando (SL) 2021-2021 1 166 124 5 5/101 5/124 24.80 4.48 33.2 1 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 2011-2018 2 545 258 16 6/79 9/141 16.12 2.84 34.0 2 0
WW Hinds (WI) 2003-2003 1 172 134 5 3/79 5/134 26.80 4.67 34.4 0 0
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 2 420 142 12 4/32 6/70 11.83 2.02 35.0 0 0
DE Malcolm (ENG) 1995-1995 1 210 127 6 4/62 6/127 21.16 3.62 35.0 0 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 2016-2020 2 319 171 9 3/53 5/77 19.00 3.21 35.4 0 0
SB Doull (NZ) 1994-1994 1 216 103 6 4/33 6/103 17.16 2.86 36.0 0 0
KD Walters (AUS) 1970-1970 1 72 49 2 2/16 2/49 24.50 4.08 36.0 0 0
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2022 6 1108 634 30 5/78 6/108 21.13 3.43 36.9 1 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1998-1998 1 74 47 2 2/47 2/47 23.50 3.81 37.0 0 0
CBRLS Kumara (SL) 2017-2017 1 151 107 4 4/107 4/107 26.75 4.25 37.7 0 0
KD Mills (NZ) 2006-2006 1 114 79 3 2/49 3/79 26.33 4.15 38.0 0 0
BE Hendricks (SA) 2020-2020 1 231 175 6 5/64 6/175 29.16 4.54 38.5 1 0
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2020 8 1588 663 41 6/21 9/51 16.17 2.50 38.7 2 0
SR Clark (AUS) 2006-2006 1 276 145 7 4/64 7/145 20.71 3.15 39.4 0 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1998-1998 1 276 111 7 4/66 7/111 15.85 2.41 39.4 0 0
AF Giles (ENG) 2005-2005 1 79 49 2 1/24 2/49 24.50 3.72 39.5 0 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2007-2007 1 198 133 5 4/73 5/133 26.60 4.03 39.6 0 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1956-1957 2 516 119 13 5/20 8/53 9.15 1.38 39.6 1 0
M Ntini (SA) 2000-2009 10 2110 1143 53 6/100 10/178 21.56 3.25 39.8 3 1
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2010-2020 3 523 235 13 6/17 8/99 18.07 2.69 40.2 1 0
N Pradeep (SL) 2017-2017 1 162 78 4 4/78 4/78 19.50 2.88 40.5 0 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2005-2019 10 2076 1156 50 6/8 11/60 23.12 3.34 41.5 5 2
B Lee (AUS) 2002-2006 2 375 209 9 3/40 6/114 23.22 3.34 41.6 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
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]