Best Test Innings Bowling for each Nation
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Aus BD Eng Ind NZ Pak SAf SL WI Zim

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Australia
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 AA Mailey 9-121 Eng Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
2 GD McGrath 8-24 Pak Perth 16 Dec 2004
3 FJ Laver 8-31 Eng Manchester 26 Jul 1909
4 GD McGrath 8-38 Eng Lord's 19 Jun 1997
5 AE Trott 8-43 Eng Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
6 NM Lyon 8-50 Ind Bangalore 4 Mar 2017
7 RAL Massie 8-53 Eng Lord's 22 Jun 1972
8 AA Mallett 8-59 Pak Adelaide 22 Dec 1972
9 MG Johnson 8-61 SAf Perth 17 Dec 2008
10 H Trumble 8-65 Eng The Oval 11 Aug 1902
11 GD McKenzie 8-71 WI Melbourne 26 Dec 1968
= SK Warne 8-71 Eng Brisbane 25 Nov 1994
13 RAL Massie 8-84 Eng Lord's 22 Jun 1972
14 MG Hughes 8-87 WI Perth 2 Dec 1988
15 CJ McDermott 8-97 Eng Perth 1 Feb 1991
16 SCG MacGill 8-108 BD Fatullah 9 Apr 2006
17 GF Lawson 8-112 WI Adelaide 7 Dec 1984
18 CJ McDermott 8-141 Eng Manchester 1 Aug 1985
19 MHN Walker 8-143 Eng Melbourne 8 Feb 1975
20 JJ Krejza 8-215 Ind Nagpur 6 Nov 2008
21 MA Noble 7-17 Eng Melbourne 1 Jan 1902
22 H Ironmonger 7-23 WI Melbourne 13 Feb 1931
= SK Warne 7-23 Pak Brisbane 9 Nov 1995
24 GR Hazlitt 7-25 Eng The Oval 19 Aug 1912
25 MR Whitney 7-27 Ind Perth 1 Feb 1992
26 H Trumble 7-28 Eng Melbourne 5 Mar 1904
27 JV Saunders 7-34 SAf Johannesburg OW 18 Oct 1902
28 MS Kasprowicz 7-36 Eng The Oval 21 Aug 1997
29 JN Gillespie 7-37 Eng Leeds 24 Jul 1997
30 RR Lindwall 7-38 Ind Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
31 MS Kasprowicz 7-39 SL Darwin 1 Jul 2004
32 CV Grimmett 7-40 SAf Johannesburg OW 15 Feb 1936
= MG Johnson 7-40 Eng Adelaide 5 Dec 2013
34 CTB Turner 7-43 Eng Sydney 10 Feb 1888
= RR Lindwall 7-43 Ind Chennai NS 19 Oct 1956
36 FR Spofforth 7-44 Eng The Oval 28 Aug 1882
= FR Spofforth 7-44 Eng Sydney 26 Jan 1883
= IWG Johnson 7-44 WI Georgetown 26 Apr 1955
39 FR Spofforth 7-46 Eng The Oval 28 Aug 1882
= AR Border 7-46 WI Sydney 26 Jan 1989
41 SCG MacGill 7-50 Eng Sydney 2 Jan 1999
42 BA Reid 7-51 Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 1990
43 SK Warne 7-52 WI Melbourne 26 Dec 1992
44 WJ O'Reilly 7-54 Eng Nottingham 8 Jun 1934
45 TK Kendall 7-55 Eng Melbourne 15 Mar 1877
46 SK Warne 7-56 SAf Sydney 2 Jan 1994
47 CG Macartney 7-58 Eng Leeds 1 Jul 1909
48 KR Miller 7-60 Eng Brisbane 29 Nov 1946
49 FR Spofforth 7-62 Eng Melbourne 2 Jan 1879
50 RR Lindwall 7-63 Eng Sydney 28 Feb 1947

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Bangladesh
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 Taijul Islam 8-39 Zim Mirpur 25 Oct 2014
2 Shakib Al Hasan 7-36 NZ Chittagong 17 Oct 2008
3 Enamul Haque jnr 7-95 Zim Dhaka BNS 14 Jan 2005
4 Shahadat Hossain 6-27 SAf Mirpur 22 Feb 2008
5 Enamul Haque jnr 6-45 Zim Chittagong MAS 6 Jan 2005
6 Shakib Al Hasan 6-59 Zim Mirpur 25 Oct 2014
7 Robiul Islam 6-71 Zim Harare 17 Apr 2013
8 Sohag Gazi 6-74 WI Mirpur 13 Nov 2012
9 Mohammad Rafique 6-77 SAf Dhaka BNS 1 May 2003
= Sohag Gazi 6-77 NZ Chittagong 9 Oct 2013

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England
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 JC Laker 10-53 Aus Manchester 26 Jul 1956
2 GA Lohmann 9-28 SAf Johannesburg OW 2 Mar 1896
3 JC Laker 9-37 Aus Manchester 26 Jul 1956
4 DE Malcolm 9-57 SAf The Oval 18 Aug 1994
5 SF Barnes 9-103 SAf Johannesburg OW 26 Dec 1913
6 GA Lohmann 8-7 SAf Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896
7 J Briggs 8-11 SAf Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
8 SCJ Broad 8-15 Aus Nottingham 6 Aug 2015
9 SF Barnes 8-29 SAf The Oval 12 Aug 1912
10 FS Trueman 8-31 Ind Manchester 17 Jul 1952
11 IT Botham 8-34 Pak Lord's 15 Jun 1978
12 GA Lohmann 8-35 Aus Sydney 25 Feb 1887
13 H Verity 8-43 Aus Lord's 22 Jun 1934
= RGD Willis 8-43 Aus Leeds 16 Jul 1981
15 DL Underwood 8-51 Pak Lord's 8 Aug 1974
16 ARC Fraser 8-53 WI Port-of-Spain 5 Feb 1998
17 SF Barnes 8-56 SAf Johannesburg OW 26 Dec 1913
18 GA Lohmann 8-58 Aus Sydney 29 Jan 1892
19 C Blythe 8-59 SAf Leeds 29 Jul 1907
20 W Rhodes 8-68 Aus Melbourne 1 Jan 1904
21 ARC Fraser 8-75 WI Bridgetown 8 Apr 1994
22 LC Braund 8-81 Aus Melbourne 5 Mar 1904
23 AW Greig 8-86 WI Port-of-Spain 30 Mar 1974
24 T Richardson 8-94 Aus Sydney 26 Feb 1898
25 IT Botham 8-103 WI Lord's 28 Jun 1984
26 BJT Bosanquet 8-107 Aus Nottingham 29 May 1905
= NA Foster 8-107 Pak Leeds 2 Jul 1987
28 JC White 8-126 Aus Adelaide 1 Feb 1929
29 SJ Harmison 7-12 WI Kingston 11 Mar 2004
30 J Briggs 7-17 SAf Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
= W Rhodes 7-17 Aus Birmingham 29 May 1902
32 FH Tyson 7-27 Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1954
33 W Bates 7-28 Aus Melbourne 19 Jan 1883
34 R Peel 7-31 Aus Manchester 30 Aug 1888
35 DL Underwood 7-32 NZ Lord's 24 Jul 1969
36 TE Bailey 7-34 WI Kingston 30 Mar 1954
37 GAR Lock 7-35 NZ Manchester 24 Jul 1958
38 G Ulyett 7-36 Aus Lord's 21 Jul 1884
= GA Lohmann 7-36 Aus The Oval 12 Aug 1886
= JH Wardle 7-36 SAf Cape Town 1 Jan 1957
41 JJ Ferris 7-37 SAf Cape Town 19 Mar 1892
42 GA Lohmann 7-38 SAf Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896
43 JB Statham 7-39 SAf Lord's 23 Jun 1955
44 RG Barlow 7-40 Aus Sydney 26 Jan 1883
= C Blythe 7-40 SAf Leeds 29 Jul 1907
= JA Snow 7-40 Aus Sydney 9 Jan 1971
47 GA Lohmann 7-42 SAf Cape Town 21 Mar 1896
= JM Anderson 7-42 WI Lord's 7 Sep 2017
49 DG Cork 7-43 WI Lord's 22 Jun 1995
= JM Anderson 7-43 NZ Nottingham 5 Jun 2008

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India
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 A Kumble 10-74 Pak Delhi 4 Feb 1999
2 JM Patel 9-69 Aus Kanpur 19 Dec 1959
3 Kapil Dev 9-83 WI Ahmedabad 12 Nov 1983
4 SP Gupte 9-102 WI Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
5 MH Mankad 8-52 Pak Delhi 16 Oct 1952
6 MH Mankad 8-55 Eng Chennai 6 Feb 1952
7 ND Hirwani 8-61 WI Chennai 11 Jan 1988
8 S Venkataraghavan 8-72 NZ Delhi 19 Mar 1965
9 ND Hirwani 8-75 WI Chennai 11 Jan 1988
10 EAS Prasanna 8-76 NZ Auckland 24 Jan 1976
11 BS Chandrasekhar 8-79 Eng Delhi 20 Dec 1972
12 Harbhajan Singh 8-84 Aus Chennai 18 Mar 2001
13 Kapil Dev 8-85 Pak Lahore 23 Jan 1983
14 J Srinath 8-86 Pak Kolkata 16 Feb 1999
15 Kapil Dev 8-106 Aus Adelaide 13 Dec 1985
16 A Kumble 8-141 Aus Sydney 2 Jan 2004
17 Maninder Singh 7-27 Pak Bangalore 13 Mar 1987
18 Harbhajan Singh 7-48 WI Mumbai 9 Oct 2002
= A Kumble 7-48 Aus Chennai 14 Oct 2004
= RA Jadeja 7-48 Eng Chennai 16 Dec 2016
21 Ghulam Ahmed 7-49 Aus Kolkata 2 Nov 1956
22 Maninder Singh 7-51 SL Nagpur (Old VCA) 27 Dec 1986
23 Kapil Dev 7-56 Pak Chennai 15 Jan 1980
24 A Kumble 7-59 SL Lucknow 18 Jan 1994
= IK Pathan 7-59 Zim Harare 20 Sep 2005
= R Ashwin 7-59 NZ Indore 8 Oct 2016
27 Harbhajan Singh 7-62 SL Ahmedabad 18 Dec 2005
28 A Kumble 7-63 Pak Kolkata 16 Mar 2005
29 R Ashwin 7-66 SAf Nagpur 25 Nov 2015
30 I Sharma 7-74 Eng Lord's 17 Jul 2014

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New Zealand
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 RJ Hadlee 9-52 Aus Brisbane 8 Nov 1985
2 RJ Hadlee 7-23 Ind Wellington BR 13 Feb 1976
3 CL Cairns 7-27 WI Hamilton 16 Dec 1999
4 C Pringle 7-52 Pak Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
5 CL Cairns 7-53 BD Hamilton 18 Dec 2001
6 TG Southee 7-64 Ind Bangalore 31 Aug 2012
7 SB Doull 7-65 Ind Wellington BR 26 Dec 1998
8 BR Taylor 7-74 WI Bridgetown 23 Mar 1972
= BL Cairns 7-74 Eng Leeds 28 Jul 1983
10 SL Boock 7-87 Pak Hyderabad NS 25 Nov 1984
= DL Vettori 7-87 Aus Auckland 11 Mar 2000
12 DK Morrison 7-89 Aus Wellington BR 4 Mar 1993
13 MD Craig 7-94 Pak Sharjah 26 Nov 2014
14 RJ Hadlee 7-116 Aus Christchurch LP 28 Feb 1986
15 DL Vettori 7-130 SL Wellington BR 15 Dec 2006
16 BL Cairns 7-143 Eng Wellington BR 20 Jan 1984
17 RJ Hadlee 6-26 Eng Wellington BR 10 Feb 1978
= CS Martin 6-26 Zim Napier 26 Jan 2012
19 DJ Nash 6-27 Ind Mohali 10 Oct 1999
20 DL Vettori 6-28 BD Dhaka BNS 19 Oct 2004
21 JG Bracewell 6-32 Aus Auckland 13 Mar 1986
22 DK Morrison 6-37 Aus Auckland 12 Mar 1993
23 GA Bartlett 6-38 Ind Christchurch LP 22 Feb 1968
24 J Cowie 6-40 Aus Wellington BR 29 Mar 1946
= DAJ Bracewell 6-40 Aus Hobart 9 Dec 2011
= TA Boult 6-40 WI Wellington BR 11 Dec 2013
27 N Wagner 6-41 Zim Bulawayo 28 Jul 2016
= C de Grandhomme 6-41 Pak Christchurch 17 Nov 2016
29 IG Butler 6-46 Pak Wellington BR 26 Dec 2003
30 RJ Hadlee 6-49 Ind Mumbai 24 Nov 1988

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Pakistan
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 Abdul Qadir 9-56 Eng Lahore 25 Nov 1987
2 Sarfraz Nawaz 9-86 Aus Melbourne 10 Mar 1979
3 Imran Khan 8-58 SL Lahore 22 Mar 1982
4 Imran Khan 8-60 Ind Karachi 23 Dec 1982
5 Sikander Bakht 8-69 Ind Delhi 4 Dec 1979
6 Saqlain Mushtaq 8-164 Eng Lahore 15 Nov 2000
7 Imran Khan 7-40 Eng Leeds 2 Jul 1987
8 Fazal Mahmood 7-42 Ind Lucknow UG 23 Oct 1952
9 Iqbal Qasim 7-49 Aus Karachi 27 Feb 1980
10 Intikhab Alam 7-52 NZ Dunedin CB 7 Feb 1973
= Imran Khan 7-52 Eng Birmingham 29 Jul 1982
12 Saeed Ajmal 7-55 Eng Dubai ICS 17 Jan 2012
13 Mushtaq Ahmed 7-56 NZ Christchurch LP 8 Dec 1995
14 Mohammad Zahid 7-66 NZ Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
= Saqlain Mushtaq 7-66 Zim Bulawayo 16 Nov 2002
16 Pervez Sajjad 7-74 NZ Lahore 30 Oct 1969
17 Waqar Younis 7-76 NZ Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
= Yasir Shah 7-76 SL Galle 17 Jun 2015
19 Danish Kaneria 7-77 BD Dhaka BNS 9 Jan 2002
20 Fazal Mahmood 7-80 Aus Karachi 11 Oct 1956
= Imran Khan 7-80 WI Georgetown 2 Apr 1988
22 Waqar Younis 7-86 NZ Lahore 18 Oct 1990
23 Waqar Younis 7-91 Zim Karachi DS 1 Dec 1993
24 Yasir Shah 7-94 WI Bridgetown 30 Apr 2017
25 Saeed Ajmal 7-95 Zim Harare 3 Sep 2013
26 Abdul Qadir 7-96 Eng The Oval 6 Aug 1987
27 Mohammad Nazir 7-99 NZ Karachi 24 Oct 1969
28 Danish Kaneria 7-118 SL Karachi 28 Oct 2004
29 Wasim Akram 7-119 NZ Wellington BR 17 Feb 1994
30 Abdul Qadir 7-142 Aus Faisalabad 30 Sep 1982

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South Africa
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 HJ Tayfield 9-113 Eng Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
2 GB Lawrence 8-53 NZ Johannesburg 26 Dec 1961
3 L Klusener 8-64 Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
4 HJ Tayfield 8-69 Eng Durban 25 Jan 1957
5 SJ Snooke 8-70 Eng Johannesburg OW 10 Mar 1906
6 AA Donald 8-71 Zim Harare 13 Oct 1995
7 HJ Tayfield 7-23 Aus Durban 20 Jan 1950
8 GF Bissett 7-29 Eng Durban 4 Feb 1928
= KJ Abbott 7-29 Pak Centurion 22 Feb 2013
10 M Ntini 7-37 WI Port-of-Spain 8 Apr 2005
11 DW Steyn 7-51 Ind Nagpur 6 Feb 2010
12 AE Hall 7-63 Eng Cape Town 1 Jan 1923
13 SJ Pegler 7-65 Eng Lord's 10 Jun 1912
14 HJ Tayfield 7-81 Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
= M de Lange 7-81 SL Durban 26 Dec 2011
16 GA Faulkner 7-84 Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1912
= AA Donald 7-84 Ind Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
18 SM Pollock 7-87 Aus Adelaide 30 Jan 1998
19 JT Partridge 7-91 Aus Sydney 7 Feb 1964
20 AEE Vogler 7-94 Eng Johannesburg OW 1 Jan 1910
21 WH Ashley 7-95 Eng Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
22 K Rabada 7-112 Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016
23 AEE Vogler 7-128 Eng Lord's 1 Jul 1907
= PR Adams 7-128 Pak Lahore 17 Oct 2003
25 DW Steyn 6-8 Pak Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013
26 HJ Tayfield 6-13 NZ Johannesburg EP 29 Jan 1954
27 GA Faulkner 6-17 Eng Leeds 29 Jul 1907
28 PS de Villiers 6-23 Pak Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998
= M Morkel 6-23 NZ Wellington BR 23 Mar 2012
30 JH Sinclair 6-26 Eng Cape Town 1 Apr 1899

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Sri Lanka
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 M Muralitharan 9-51 Zim Kandy 4 Jan 2002
2 M Muralitharan 9-65 Eng The Oval 27 Aug 1998
3 HMRKB Herath 9-127 Pak Colombo SSC 14 Aug 2014
4 M Muralitharan 8-46 WI Kandy 22 Jul 2005
5 HMRKB Herath 8-63 Zim Harare 6 Nov 2016
6 M Muralitharan 8-70 Eng Nottingham 2 Jun 2006
7 JR Ratnayeke 8-83 Pak Sialkot 27 Oct 1985
8 M Muralitharan 8-87 Ind Colombo SSC 29 Aug 2001
9 M Muralitharan 7-46 Eng Galle 2 Dec 2003
10 HMRKB Herath 7-48 Ind Galle 12 Aug 2015
11 HMRKB Herath 7-64 Aus Colombo SSC 13 Aug 2016
12 WPUJC Vaas 7-71 WI Colombo SSC 29 Nov 2001
13 M Muralitharan 7-84 SAf Galle 20 Jul 2000
14 HMRKB Herath 7-89 BD Colombo RPS 16 Mar 2013
15 M Muralitharan 7-94 Zim Kandy 7 Jan 1998
16 M Muralitharan 7-97 SAf Colombo PS 4 Aug 2006
17 M Muralitharan 7-100 Ind Delhi 10 Dec 2005
18 KR Pushpakumara 7-116 Zim Harare 26 Oct 1994
19 WPUJC Vaas 7-120 WI Colombo SSC 29 Nov 2001
20 M Muralitharan 7-155 Eng The Oval 27 Aug 1998
21 HMRKB Herath 7-157 Aus Colombo SSC 16 Sep 2011
22 M Muralitharan 6-18 BD Colombo RPS 12 Sep 2005
23 WPUJC Vaas 6-22 WI Kandy 22 Jul 2005
24 M Muralitharan 6-26 Ind Colombo SSC 23 Jul 2008
25 M Muralitharan 6-28 BD Kandy 11 Jul 2007
26 WPUJC Vaas 6-29 SAf Colombo SSC 11 Aug 2004
27 M Muralitharan 6-36 WI Colombo SSC 13 Jul 2005
28 M Muralitharan 6-39 SAf Durban 26 Dec 2000
29 HMRKB Herath 6-43 NZ Galle 17 Nov 2012
= HMRKB Herath 6-43 Pak Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017

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West Indies
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 JM Noreiga 9-95 Ind Port-of-Spain 6 Mar 1971
2 CEH Croft 8-29 Pak Port-of-Spain 4 Mar 1977
3 LR Gibbs 8-38 Ind Bridgetown 23 Mar 1962
4 CEL Ambrose 8-45 Eng Bridgetown 5 Apr 1990
5 D Bishoo 8-49 Pak Dubai ICS 13 Oct 2016
6 MA Holding 8-92 Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1976
7 AL Valentine 8-104 Eng Manchester 8 Jun 1950
8 MD Marshall 7-22 Eng Manchester 30 Jun 1988
9 CEL Ambrose 7-25 Aus Perth 30 Jan 1993
10 CA Walsh 7-37 NZ Wellington BR 10 Feb 1995
11 S Ramadhin 7-49 Eng Birmingham 30 May 1957
12 DS Atkinson 7-53 NZ Auckland 9 Mar 1956
= MD Marshall 7-53 Eng Leeds 12 Jul 1984
14 AME Roberts 7-54 Aus Perth 12 Dec 1975
15 GE Gomez 7-55 Aus Sydney 25 Jan 1952
16 CD Collymore 7-57 SL Kingston 27 Jun 2003
17 AME Roberts 7-64 Ind Chennai 11 Jan 1975
18 DJG Sammy 7-66 Eng Manchester 7 Jun 2007
19 WW Hall 7-69 Eng Kingston 17 Feb 1960
20 FMM Worrell 7-70 Eng Leeds 25 Jul 1957
21 JJC Lawson 7-78 Aus St John's 9 May 2003
= CD Collymore 7-78 Pak Kingston 3 Jun 2005
23 MD Marshall 7-80 NZ Bridgetown 26 Apr 1985
24 FA Rose 7-84 SAf Durban 26 Dec 1998
25 FH Edwards 7-87 NZ Napier 19 Dec 2008
26 LR Gibbs 7-98 Ind Mumbai 23 Jan 1975
27 JJC Lawson 6-3 BD Dhaka BNS 8 Dec 2002
28 CA Walsh 6-18 NZ Wellington BR 10 Feb 1995
29 MA Holding 6-21 Aus Perth 9 Nov 1984
30 S Ramadhin 6-23 NZ Dunedin CB 3 Feb 1956

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Zimbabwe
  Name   Opp Venue Date
1 PA Strang 8-109 NZ Bulawayo 12 Sep 2000
2 DT Hondo 6-59 BD Dhaka BNS 14 Jan 2005
3 RW Price 6-73 WI Harare 4 Nov 2003
= HH Streak 6-73 Ind Harare 20 Sep 2005
5 HH Streak 6-87 Eng Lord's 18 May 2000
6 HH Streak 6-90 Pak Harare 31 Jan 1995
7 AG Huckle 6-109 NZ Bulawayo 25 Sep 1997
8 RW Price 6-121 Aus Sydney 17 Oct 2003
9 HH Streak 5-27 WI Port-of-Spain 16 Mar 2000
10 TJ Friend 5-31 BD Dhaka BNS 8 Nov 2001
11 DH Brain 5-42 Pak Lahore 16 Dec 1993
12 E Chigumbura 5-54 BD Chittagong MAS 6 Jan 2005
= KM Jarvis 5-54 WI Bridgetown 12 Mar 2013
14 HH Streak 5-56 Pak Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993
15 T Panyangara 5-59 BD Dhaka-Mirpur 25 Oct 2014
16 BV Vitori 5-61 Pak Harare 10 Sep 2013
= TL Chatara 5-61 Pak Harare 10 Sep 2013
18 KM Jarvis 5-64 NZ Bulawayo 1 Nov 2011
19 HH Streak 5-70 Pak Bulawayo 7 Feb 1995
= HK Olonga 5-70 Ind Harare 7 Oct 1998


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