Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2000 7 14 1689 728 40 7/84 12/139 18.20 2.58 42.2 3 1
GA Lohmann (ENG) 1896-1896 1 2 128 45 15 8/7 15/45 3.00 2.10 8.5 2 1
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2020 5 9 875 502 25 6/54 11/150 20.08 3.44 35.0 2 1
KA Maharaj (SA) 2016-2020 5 8 994 550 17 5/59 5/59 32.35 3.31 58.4 2 0
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2007 9 17 1845 750 37 5/40 7/89 20.27 2.43 49.8 2 0
A Rose-Innes (SA) 1889-1889 1 2 80 59 5 5/43 5/59 11.80 4.42 16.0 1 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1998-1998 1 2 148 48 8 6/23 8/48 6.00 1.94 18.5 1 0
CA Smith (ENG) 1889-1889 1 2 154 61 7 5/19 7/61 8.71 2.37 22.0 1 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1998-1998 1 2 216 79 8 6/51 8/79 9.87 2.19 27.0 1 0
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1998-1998 1 2 244 133 10 6/78 10/133 13.30 3.27 24.4 1 1
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1997-1997 1 2 246 103 8 5/54 8/103 12.87 2.51 30.7 1 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2007-2007 1 2 282 110 7 5/76 7/110 15.71 2.34 40.2 1 0
J Srinath (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 2 282 104 8 6/76 8/104 13.00 2.21 35.2 1 0
J Middleton (SA) 1896-1896 1 2 309 130 9 5/64 9/130 14.44 2.52 34.3 1 0
DM Bess (ENG) 2020-2020 1 2 318 87 6 5/51 6/87 14.50 1.64 53.0 1 0
FH Tyson (ENG) 1957-1957 1 2 320 78 8 6/40 8/78 9.75 1.46 40.0 1 0
R Benaud (AUS) 1958-1958 1 2 360 116 6 5/82 6/116 19.33 1.93 60.0 1 0
AK Davidson (AUS) 1958-1958 1 2 369 82 9 5/38 9/82 9.11 1.33 41.0 1 0
AN Connolly (AUS) 1970-1970 1 2 386 177 7 6/47 7/177 25.28 2.75 55.1 1 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2016-2019 2 4 447 199 10 5/63 6/127 19.90 2.67 44.7 1 0
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 2 4 482 198 11 6/73 9/103 18.00 2.46 43.8 1 0
AMB Rowan (SA) 1949-1949 1 2 560 232 8 5/167 8/232 29.00 2.48 70.0 1 0
NM Lyon (AUS) 2014-2018 2 4 564 280 9 5/130 6/178 31.11 2.97 62.6 1 0
M Morkel (SA) 2013-2017 4 7 574 273 16 5/21 5/33 17.06 2.85 35.8 1 0
GD McKenzie (AUS) 1967-1970 2 4 594 241 8 5/65 7/103 30.12 2.43 74.2 1 0
VD Philander (SA) 2014-2020 6 10 954 411 16 5/45 6/110 25.68 2.58 59.6 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2019 6 11 1041 634 21 5/17 8/65 30.19 3.65 49.5 1 0
M Ntini (SA) 2000-2007 5 10 1078 500 20 6/59 8/109 25.00 2.78 53.9 1 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1950-1958 4 7 1217 416 14 6/78 6/121 29.71 2.05 86.9 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 | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, 3rd Test, Jan 16-20, 2020 [Test # 2380]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 21-23, 2019 [Test # 2348]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Mar 9-12, 2018 [Test # 2298]