Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
AJ Watkins 3.0x8 0 16 2 12.0 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
HJ Tayfield 14.0x8 7 13 6 18.6 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
KR Miller 15.0x8 3 40 5 24.0 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
B Mitchell 3.0x8 0 8 1 24.0 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
AR MacGibbon 3.0x8 0 16 1 24.0 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
WA Johnston 20.1x8 5 44 6 26.8 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
CL McCool 7.0x8 0 29 2 28.0 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
DEJ Ironside 19.0x8 4 51 5 30.4 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
NAT Adcock 19.0x8 4 43 5 30.4 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
JR Reid 16.0x8 5 34 4 32.0 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
IWG Johnson 14.0x8 0 54 3 37.3 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
NAT Adcock 14.0x8 2 44 3 37.3 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
AR MacGibbon 20.0x8 2 62 4 40.0 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
AJ Watkins 5.0x8 2 5 1 40.0 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
NAT Adcock 26.0x8 8 45 5 41.6 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
WA Johnston 12.0x8 4 21 2 48.0 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
JC Watkins 12.0x8 4 13 2 48.0 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
GWF Overton 12.1x8 1 33 2 48.5 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
IWG Johnson 18.2x8 6 37 3 48.6 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
CN McCarthy 12.2x8 2 50 2 49.0 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
RW Blair 19.0x8 4 42 3 50.6 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
MG Melle 33.0x8 3 113 5 52.8 South Africa v Australia 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
DEJ Ironside 20.5x8 10 37 3 55.0 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
DEJ Ironside 14.0x8 5 20 2 56.0 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
RO Jenkins 21.4x8 3 88 3 57.3 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
CN McCarthy 35.7x8 3 114 5 57.4 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
AR MacGibbon 22.0x8 5 61 3 58.6 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
RO Jenkins 8.0x8 1 39 1 64.0 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
LA Markham 8.0x8 0 34 1 64.0 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
ARA Murray 8.0x8 3 10 1 64.0 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
HJ Tayfield 8.2x8 2 53 1 66.0 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
AMB Rowan 34.0x8 10 69 4 68.0 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
RW Blair 17.0x8 4 50 2 68.0 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
CN McCarthy 26.0x8 1 102 3 69.3 South Africa v England 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
DVP Wright 26.0x8 2 104 3 69.3 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
RR Lindwall 26.0x8 3 82 3 69.3 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
JR Reid 18.0x8 3 63 2 72.0 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
CL McCool 9.0x8 3 15 1 72.0 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
HJ Tayfield 28.0x8 3 93 3 74.6 South Africa v Australia 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
KR Miller 28.0x8 3 75 3 74.6 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
JC Watkins 19.0x8 3 56 2 76.0 South Africa v Australia 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
L Tuckett 29.0x8 2 109 3 77.3 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
NBF Mann 30.0x8 2 107 3 80.0 South Africa v England 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
GWF Overton 20.0x8 4 68 2 80.0 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
DCS Compton 10.0x8 0 34 1 80.0 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
GWF Overton 32.0x8 10 65 3 85.3 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
NAT Adcock 11.3x8 1 27 1 91.0 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JA Young 23.0x8 6 52 2 92.0 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
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Minimum of 1 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 29-Feb 2, 1954 [Test # 381]
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Dec 24-29, 1953 [Test # 378]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Feb 10-14, 1950 [Test # 321]