Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn (SA) 2005-2019 10 19 2076 1156 50 6/8 11/60 23.12 3.34 41.5 5 2
M Ntini (SA) 2000-2009 10 18 2110 1143 53 6/100 10/178 21.56 3.25 39.8 3 1
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2005-2005 1 2 315 205 12 7/61 12/205 17.08 3.90 26.2 2 1
A Nortje (SA) 2020-2021 2 4 411 291 15 6/56 8/120 19.40 4.24 27.4 2 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 2011-2018 2 4 545 258 16 6/79 9/141 16.12 2.84 34.0 2 0
GB Lawrence (SA) 1961-1962 2 4 546 207 18 8/53 9/98 11.50 2.27 30.3 2 0
PM Pollock (SA) 1961-1970 6 11 1238 512 19 5/39 5/95 26.94 2.48 65.1 2 0
PS Heine (SA) 1956-1962 5 9 1343 499 21 6/58 6/75 23.76 2.22 63.9 2 0
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2020 8 16 1588 663 41 6/21 9/51 16.17 2.50 38.7 2 0
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 10 17 2247 1207 44 6/53 11/127 27.43 3.22 51.0 2 1
MVT Fernando (SL) 2021-2021 1 2 166 124 5 5/101 5/124 24.80 4.48 33.2 1 0
MA Wood (ENG) 2020-2020 1 2 184 100 9 5/46 9/100 11.11 3.26 20.4 1 0
SN Thakur (IND) 2022-2022 1 2 203 108 8 7/61 8/108 13.50 3.19 25.3 1 0
S Sreesanth (IND) 2006-2006 1 2 210 99 8 5/40 8/99 12.37 2.82 26.2 1 0
BE Hendricks (SA) 2020-2020 1 2 231 175 6 5/64 6/175 29.16 4.54 38.5 1 0
D Gough (ENG) 1995-1999 2 3 342 182 5 5/70 5/70 36.40 3.19 68.4 1 0
MN Hart (NZ) 1994-1994 1 2 352 134 8 5/77 8/134 16.75 2.28 44.0 1 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1997-2002 2 4 375 143 12 5/21 8/49 11.91 2.28 31.2 1 0
DG Cork (ENG) 1995-1995 1 2 381 162 9 5/84 9/162 18.00 2.55 42.3 1 0
JW Gleeson (AUS) 1970-1970 1 2 400 186 8 5/125 8/186 23.25 2.79 50.0 1 0
DA Renneberg (AUS) 1966-1967 2 3 438 247 8 5/97 5/97 30.87 3.38 54.7 1 0
D Olivier (SA) 2017-2022 3 6 450 297 17 5/51 8/125 17.47 3.96 26.4 1 0
JJ Bumrah (IND) 2018-2022 2 4 467 230 8 5/54 7/111 28.75 2.95 58.3 1 0
FJ Cameron (NZ) 1961-1962 2 3 476 217 5 5/83 5/133 43.40 2.73 95.2 1 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1956-1957 2 4 516 119 13 5/20 8/53 9.15 1.38 39.6 1 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2010-2020 3 5 523 235 13 6/17 8/99 18.07 2.69 40.2 1 0
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2007 3 5 531 266 12 5/37 6/101 22.16 3.00 44.2 1 0
GD McKenzie (AUS) 1966-1967 2 3 599 260 6 5/46 6/164 43.33 2.60 99.8 1 0
J Srinath (IND) 1992-1997 2 4 612 311 10 5/104 7/193 31.10 3.04 61.2 1 0
Mohammed Shami (IND) 2013-2022 3 6 651 336 14 5/28 6/74 24.00 3.09 46.5 1 0
AK Davidson (AUS) 1957-1958 2 4 708 232 10 6/34 7/149 23.20 1.96 70.8 1 0
R Benaud (AUS) 1957-1958 2 4 722 284 10 5/84 9/154 28.40 2.36 72.2 1 0
I Meckiff (AUS) 1957-1958 2 4 728 239 10 5/125 8/177 23.90 1.96 72.8 1 0
CR Matthews (SA) 1992-1994 3 6 786 286 16 5/42 8/140 17.87 2.18 49.1 1 0
A Kumble (IND) 1992-2006 3 6 840 272 17 6/53 8/113 16.00 1.94 49.4 1 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1994-1995 3 6 881 382 20 6/81 10/108 19.10 2.60 44.0 1 1
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2022 6 12 1108 634 30 5/78 6/108 21.13 3.43 36.9 1 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1956-1958 4 7 1782 540 21 9/113 13/192 25.71 1.81 84.8 1 1
TL Goddard (SA) 1956-1970 9 16 2500 707 27 6/53 8/92 26.18 1.69 92.5 1 0
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2006 13 23 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]