Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
DW Steyn 8.1 6 8 6 8.1 South Africa v Pakistan 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
Mohammad Hafeez 7.2 1 16 4 11.0 Pakistan v South Africa 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
S Sreesanth 10.0 3 40 5 12.0 India v South Africa 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1823
SCJ Broad 12.1 6 17 6 12.1 England v South Africa 14 Jan 2016 Test # 2199
VD Philander 13.0 5 21 6 13.0 South Africa v Australia 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2302
A Nortje 14.3 1 56 6 14.5 South Africa v Sri Lanka 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
AA Donald 15.0 3 53 6 15.0 South Africa v England 25 Nov 1999 Test # 1471
GD McGrath 12.3 4 21 5 15.0 Australia v South Africa 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
Mohammed Shami 12.3 2 28 5 15.0 India v South Africa 24 Jan 2018 Test # 2294
SN Thakur 17.5 3 61 7 15.2 India v South Africa 3 Jan 2022 Test # 2445
D Olivier 13.0 2 51 5 15.6 South Africa v Pakistan 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
WD Parnell 10.3 1 51 4 15.7 South Africa v Sri Lanka 12 Jan 2017 Test # 2247
MJ Hoggard 18.3 5 61 7 15.8 England v South Africa 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
DW Steyn 13.5 1 51 5 16.6 South Africa v England 14 Jan 2010 Test # 1948
DW Steyn 14.3 3 34 5 17.4 South Africa v New Zealand 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
MA Wood 14.3 2 46 5 17.4 England v South Africa 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
CS Martin 15.0 2 37 5 18.0 New Zealand v South Africa 5 May 2006 Test # 1801
SK Warne 12.0 3 44 4 18.0 Australia v South Africa 22 Feb 2002 Test # 1590
BE Hendricks 15.3 2 64 5 18.6 South Africa v England 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
M Ntini 18.5 2 100 6 18.8 South Africa v Australia 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
PS Heine 14.2x8 3 58 6 19.0 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
M Ntini 16.0 7 35 5 19.2 South Africa v New Zealand 5 May 2006 Test # 1801
GB Lawrence 16.1 3 52 5 19.4 South Africa v New Zealand 2 Feb 1962 Test # 523
DW Steyn 17.0 1 59 5 20.4 South Africa v New Zealand 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
PS de Villiers 20.5 4 81 6 20.8 South Africa v Pakistan 19 Jan 1995 Test # 1283
M Ntini 14.0 4 53 4 21.0 South Africa v West Indies 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1674
SM Pollock 14.4 6 16 4 22.0 South Africa v England 25 Nov 1999 Test # 1471
SB Doull 15.0 5 33 4 22.5 New Zealand v South Africa 25 Nov 1994 Test # 1276
MG Bevan 15.0 3 32 4 22.5 Australia v South Africa 28 Feb 1997 Test # 1356
L Ngidi 15.0 5 44 4 22.5 South Africa v Sri Lanka 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
JJ Bumrah 18.5 2 54 5 22.6 India v South Africa 24 Jan 2018 Test # 2294
CR Matthews 19.0 9 42 5 22.8 South Africa v New Zealand 25 Nov 1994 Test # 1276
GB Lawrence 30.3 12 53 8 22.8 South Africa v New Zealand 26 Dec 1961 Test # 517
AK Davidson 17.4x8 4 34 6 23.3 Australia v South Africa 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
VD Philander 20.0 3 70 5 24.0 South Africa v Australia 17 Nov 2011 Test # 2018
M Morkel 16.0 5 59 4 24.0 South Africa v England 14 Jan 2010 Test # 1948
MA Wood 16.1 3 54 4 24.2 England v South Africa 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
TE Bailey 15.4x8 6 20 5 24.8 England v South Africa 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
RC Motz 17.0 2 68 4 25.5 New Zealand v South Africa 26 Dec 1961 Test # 517
SM Pollock 17.0 6 31 4 25.5 South Africa v West Indies 12 Dec 2003 Test # 1674
SE Bond 17.0 1 73 4 25.5 New Zealand v South Africa 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
M Jansen 17.0 5 31 4 25.5 South Africa v India 3 Jan 2022 Test # 2445
GD McKenzie 21.5 6 46 5 26.2 Australia v South Africa 23 Dec 1966 Test # 611
SM Pollock 17.5 7 39 4 26.7 South Africa v India 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1823
MJ Procter 18.0 7 32 4 27.0 South Africa v Australia 3 Feb 1967 Test # 616
SR Clark 18.0 4 64 4 27.0 Australia v South Africa 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
DW Steyn 18.0 3 64 4 27.0 South Africa v Australia 17 Nov 2011 Test # 2018
PJ Cummins 18.0 5 58 4 27.0 Australia v South Africa 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2302
MG Johnson 18.1 7 25 4 27.2 Australia v South Africa 26 Feb 2009 Test # 1910
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 4 wickets

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]