Best Test Match Bowling Against each Team
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Aus BD Eng Ind NZ Pak SAf SL WI Zim

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Australia
  Name   Venue Date
1 JC Laker (Eng) 19-90 Manchester 26 Jul 1956
2 H Verity (Eng) 15-104 Lord's 22 Jun 1934
3 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 15-123 Brisbane 8 Nov 1985
4 W Rhodes (Eng) 15-124 Melbourne 1 Jan 1904
5 Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 15-217 Chennai 18 Mar 2001
6 AV Bedser (Eng) 14-99 Nottingham 11 Jun 1953
7 W Bates (Eng) 14-102 Melbourne 19 Jan 1883
8 JM Patel (Ind) 14-124 Kanpur 19 Dec 1959
9 Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 13-114 Karachi 11 Oct 1956
10 HMRKB Herath (SL) 13-145 Colombo SSC 13 Aug 2016
11 SF Barnes (Eng) 13-163 Melbourne 1 Jan 1902
12 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 13-165 Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
13 A Kumble (Ind) 13-181 Chennai 14 Oct 2004
14 Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 13-196 Kolkata 11 Mar 2001
15 T Richardson (Eng) 13-244 Manchester 16 Jul 1896
16 JC White (Eng) 13-256 Adelaide 1 Feb 1929
17 F Martin (Eng) 12-102 The Oval 11 Aug 1890
18 GA Lohmann (Eng) 12-104 The Oval 12 Aug 1886
= BS Chandrasekhar (Ind) 12-104 Melbourne 30 Dec 1977
20 J Briggs (Eng) 12-136 Adelaide 24 Mar 1892
21 DL Vettori (NZ) 12-149 Auckland 11 Mar 2000
22 Imran Khan (Pak) 12-165 Sydney 14 Jan 1977
23 R Ashwin (Ind) 12-198 Chennai 22 Feb 2013
24 A Kumble (Ind) 12-279 Sydney 2 Jan 2004
25 R Peel (Eng) 11-68 Manchester 30 Aug 1888
26 J Briggs (Eng) 11-74 Lord's 19 Jul 1886
27 WH Lockwood (Eng) 11-76 Manchester 24 Jul 1902
28 FS Trueman (Eng) 11-88 Leeds 6 Jul 1961
29 PCR Tufnell (Eng) 11-93 The Oval 21 Aug 1997
30 C Blythe (Eng) 11-102 Birmingham 27 May 1909

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Bangladesh
  Name   Venue Date
1 NM Lyon (Aus) 13-154 Chittagong 4 Sep 2017
2 M Muralitharan (SL) 12-82 Kandy 11 Jul 2007
3 Danish Kaneria (Pak) 12-94 Multan 29 Aug 2001
4 HMRKB Herath (SL) 12-157 Colombo RPS 16 Mar 2013
5 DL Vettori (NZ) 12-170 Chittagong MAS 26 Oct 2004
6 IK Pathan (Ind) 11-96 Dhaka BNS 10 Dec 2004
7 K Rabada (SAf) 10-63 Bloemfontein 6 Oct 2017
8 Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 10-80 Peshawar 27 Aug 2003
9 M Muralitharan (SL) 10-98 Colombo PS 21 Jul 2002
10 PR Adams (SAf) 10-106 Chittagong MAS 24 Apr 2003

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England
  Name   Venue Date
1 RAL Massie (Aus) 16-137 Lord's 22 Jun 1972
2 M Muralitharan (SL) 16-220 The Oval 27 Aug 1998
3 FR Spofforth (Aus) 14-90 The Oval 28 Aug 1882
4 MA Holding (WI) 14-149 The Oval 12 Aug 1976
5 MA Noble (Aus) 13-77 Melbourne 1 Jan 1902
6 Abdul Qadir (Pak) 13-101 Lahore 25 Nov 1987
7 FR Spofforth (Aus) 13-110 Melbourne 2 Jan 1879
8 K Rabada (SAf) 13-144 Centurion 22 Jan 2016
9 BA Reid (Aus) 13-148 Melbourne 26 Dec 1990
10 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 13-192 Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
11 AA Mailey (Aus) 13-236 Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
12 CTB Turner (Aus) 12-87 Sydney 10 Feb 1888
13 H Trumble (Aus) 12-89 The Oval 10 Aug 1896
14 Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 12-99 The Oval 12 Aug 1954
15 SCG MacGill (Aus) 12-107 Sydney 2 Jan 1999
16 MH Mankad (Ind) 12-108 Chennai 6 Feb 1952
17 SJ Snooke (SAf) 12-127 Johannesburg OW 10 Mar 1906
18 Mehedi Hasan (BD) 12-159 Mirpur 28 Oct 2016
19 R Ashwin (Ind) 12-167 Mumbai 8 Dec 2016
20 HMRKB Herath (SL) 12-171 Galle 26 Mar 2012
21 H Trumble (Aus) 12-173 The Oval 11 Aug 1902
22 HV Hordern (Aus) 12-175 Sydney 15 Dec 1911
23 AEE Vogler (SAf) 12-181 Johannesburg OW 1 Jan 1910
= L Sivaramakrishnan (Ind) 12-181 Mumbai 28 Nov 1984
25 SK Warne (Aus) 12-246 The Oval 8 Sep 2005
26 CV Grimmett (Aus) 11-82 Sydney 27 Feb 1925
27 CEL Ambrose (WI) 11-84 Port-of-Spain 25 Mar 1994
28 CG Macartney (Aus) 11-85 Leeds 1 Jul 1909
29 M Muralitharan (SL) 11-93 Galle 2 Dec 2003
30 MA Noble (Aus) 11-103 Sheffield 3 Jul 1902

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India
  Name   Venue Date
1 IT Botham (Eng) 13-106 Mumbai 15 Feb 1980
2 SNJ O'Keefe (Aus) 12-70 Pune 23 Feb 2017
3 Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 12-94 Lucknow UG 23 Oct 1952
4 AME Roberts (WI) 12-121 Chennai 11 Jan 1975
5 AK Davidson (Aus) 12-124 Kanpur 19 Dec 1959
6 BA Reid (Aus) 12-126 Melbourne 26 Dec 1991
7 AA Donald (SAf) 12-139 Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
8 G Dymock (Aus) 12-166 Kanpur 2 Oct 1979
9 NM Lyon (Aus) 12-286 Adelaide 9 Dec 2014
10 JJ Krejza (Aus) 12-358 Nagpur 6 Nov 2008
11 ERH Toshack (Aus) 11-31 Brisbane 28 Nov 1947
12 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 11-58 Wellington BR 13 Feb 1976
13 Imran Khan (Pak) 11-79 Karachi 23 Dec 1982
14 MD Marshall (WI) 11-89 Port-of-Spain 15 Apr 1989
15 AV Bedser (Eng) 11-93 Manchester 20 Jul 1946
16 MR Whitney (Aus) 11-95 Perth 1 Feb 1992
17 R Benaud (Aus) 11-105 Kolkata 2 Nov 1956
18 M Muralitharan (SL) 11-110 Colombo SSC 23 Jul 2008
19 WW Hall (WI) 11-126 Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
20 AV Bedser (Eng) 11-145 Lord's 22 Jun 1946
21 H Verity (Eng) 11-153 Chennai 10 Feb 1934
22 NA Foster (Eng) 11-163 Chennai 13 Jan 1985
23 Imran Khan (Pak) 11-180 Faisalabad 3 Jan 1983
24 Sikander Bakht (Pak) 11-190 Delhi 4 Dec 1979
25 M Muralitharan (SL) 11-196 Colombo SSC 29 Aug 2001

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New Zealand
  Name   Venue Date
1 CA Walsh (WI) 13-55 Wellington BR 10 Feb 1995
2 R Ashwin (Ind) 13-140 Indore 8 Oct 2016
3 R Ashwin (Ind) 12-85 Hyderabad 23 Aug 2012
4 DL Underwood (Eng) 12-97 Christchurch LP 25 Feb 1971
5 DL Underwood (Eng) 12-101 The Oval 21 Aug 1969
6 Waqar Younis (Pak) 12-130 Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
7 S Venkataraghavan (Ind) 12-152 Delhi 19 Mar 1965
8 GAR Lock (Eng) 11-65 Leeds 3 Jul 1958
9 DL Underwood (Eng) 11-70 Lord's 24 Jul 1969
10 Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 11-78 Wellington BR 26 Dec 2003
11 Zulfiqar Ahmed (Pak) 11-79 Karachi 13 Oct 1955
12 GAR Lock (Eng) 11-84 Christchurch LP 27 Feb 1959
13 HMRKB Herath (SL) 11-108 Galle 17 Nov 2012
14 MD Marshall (WI) 11-120 Bridgetown 26 Apr 1985
15 DK Lillee (Aus) 11-123 Auckland 25 Feb 1977
16 Intikhab Alam (Pak) 11-130 Dunedin CB 7 Feb 1973
= Mohammad Zahid (Pak) 11-130 Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
18 EAS Prasanna (Ind) 11-140 Auckland 24 Jan 1976
= IT Botham (Eng) 11-140 Lord's 24 Aug 1978
20 PCR Tufnell (Eng) 11-147 Christchurch LP 18 Jan 1992

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Pakistan
  Name   Venue Date
1 A Kumble (Ind) 14-149 Delhi 4 Feb 1999
2 HMRKB Herath (SL) 14-184 Colombo SSC 14 Aug 2014
3 DL Underwood (Eng) 13-71 Lord's 8 Aug 1974
4 MH Mankad (Ind) 13-131 Delhi 16 Oct 1952
5 J Srinath (Ind) 13-132 Kolkata 16 Feb 1999
6 DW Steyn (SAf) 11-60 Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013
7 JM Anderson (Eng) 11-71 Nottingham 29 Jul 2010
8 SJ Harmison (Eng) 11-76 Manchester 27 Jul 2006
9 SK Warne (Aus) 11-77 Brisbane 9 Nov 1995
10 NGB Cook (Eng) 11-83 Karachi 2 Mar 1984
11 CR Woakes (Eng) 11-102 Lord's 14 Jul 2016
12 CG Rackemann (Aus) 11-118 Perth 11 Nov 1983
13 CD Collymore (WI) 11-134 Kingston 3 Jun 2005
14 HMRKB Herath (SL) 11-136 Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017
15 Kapil Dev (Ind) 11-146 Chennai 15 Jan 1980
16 C Pringle (NZ) 11-152 Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
17 SK Warne (Aus) 11-188 Colombo PS 3 Oct 2002
18 PS de Villiers (SAf) 10-108 Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995
19 RJ Bright (Aus) 10-111 Karachi 27 Feb 1980
20 Maninder Singh (Ind) 10-126 Bangalore 13 Mar 1987
21 DK Lillee (Aus) 10-135 Melbourne 1 Jan 1977
22 M Muralitharan (SL) 10-148 Peshawar 5 Mar 2000
23 A Kumble (Ind) 10-161 Kolkata 16 Mar 2005
24 D Bishoo (WI) 10-174 Dubai ICS 13 Oct 2016
25 MD Craig (NZ) 10-203 Sharjah 26 Nov 2014

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South Africa
  Name   Venue Date
1 SF Barnes (Eng) 17-159 Johannesburg OW 26 Dec 1913
2 J Briggs (Eng) 15-28 Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
3 GA Lohmann (Eng) 15-45 Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896
4 C Blythe (Eng) 15-99 Leeds 29 Jul 1907
5 SF Barnes (Eng) 14-144 Durban (Lord's) 14 Feb 1914
6 CV Grimmett (Aus) 14-199 Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
7 SF Barnes (Eng) 13-57 The Oval 12 Aug 1912
8 JJ Ferris (Eng) 13-91 Cape Town 19 Mar 1892
9 M Muralitharan (SL) 13-171 Galle 20 Jul 2000
10 CV Grimmett (Aus) 13-173 Durban 28 Feb 1936
11 GA Lohmann (Eng) 12-71 Johannesburg OW 2 Mar 1896
12 JH Wardle (Eng) 12-89 Cape Town 1 Jan 1957
13 R Ashwin (Ind) 12-98 Nagpur 25 Nov 2015
14 R Tattersall (Eng) 12-101 Lord's 21 Jun 1951
15 AV Bedser (Eng) 12-112 Manchester 5 Jul 1951
16 MG Johnson (Aus) 12-127 Centurion 12 Feb 2014
17 SK Warne (Aus) 12-128 Sydney 2 Jan 1994
18 G Geary (Eng) 12-130 Johannesburg OW 24 Dec 1927
19 AP Freeman (Eng) 12-171 Manchester 27 Jul 1929
20 MJ Hoggard (Eng) 12-205 Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005
21 M Muralitharan (SL) 12-225 Colombo PS 4 Aug 2006
22 H Ironmonger (Aus) 11-24 Melbourne 12 Feb 1932
23 AER Gilligan (Eng) 11-90 Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
24 JB Statham (Eng) 11-97 Lord's 23 Jun 1960
25 SK Warne (Aus) 11-109 Sydney 2 Jan 1998

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Sri Lanka
  Name   Venue Date
1 Imran Khan (Pak) 14-116 Lahore 22 Mar 1982
2 Mohammad Asif (Pak) 11-71 Kandy 3 Apr 2006
3 MA Starc (Aus) 11-94 Galle 4 Aug 2016
4 Waqar Younis (Pak) 11-119 Kandy 26 Aug 1994
5 SLV Raju (Ind) 11-125 Ahmedabad 8 Feb 1994
6 A Kumble (Ind) 11-128 Lucknow 18 Jan 1994
7 JM Anderson (Eng) 10-45 Leeds 19 May 2016
8 K Rabada (SAf) 10-92 Cape Town 2 Jan 2017
9 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 10-102 Colombo CCC 24 Mar 1984
= VD Philander (SAf) 10-102 Centurion 15 Dec 2011
11 Maninder Singh (Ind) 10-107 Nagpur (Old VCA) 27 Dec 1986
12 Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 10-141 Ahmedabad 18 Dec 2005
13 Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 10-153 Galle 31 Jul 2008
14 SK Warne (Aus) 10-155 Kandy 16 Mar 2004
15 A Kumble (Ind) 10-157 Delhi 10 Dec 2005
16 SK Warne (Aus) 10-159 Galle 8 Mar 2004
17 R Ashwin (Ind) 10-160 Galle 12 Aug 2015
18 GP Swann (Eng) 10-181 Colombo PS 3 Apr 2012
19 DL Vettori (NZ) 10-183 Wellington BR 15 Dec 2006
20 Danish Kaneria (Pak) 10-190 Karachi 28 Oct 2004
21 Tauseef Ahmed (Pak) 9-77 Kandy 23 Feb 1986
22 CD Collymore (WI) 9-85 Kingston 27 Jun 2003
23 Imran Khan (Pak) 9-95 Sialkot 27 Oct 1985
24 DW Steyn (SAf) 9-99 Galle 16 Jul 2014
25 PM Siddle (Aus) 9-104 Hobart 14 Dec 2012

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West Indies
  Name   Venue Date
1 ND Hirwani (Ind) 16-136 Chennai 11 Jan 1988
2 WPUJC Vaas (SL) 14-191 Colombo SSC 29 Nov 2001
3 M Ntini (SAf) 13-132 Port-of-Spain 8 Apr 2005
4 AW Greig (Eng) 13-156 Port-of-Spain 30 Mar 1974
5 MG Hughes (Aus) 13-217 Perth 2 Dec 1988
6 Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 12-100 Dhaka 6 Mar 1959
7 FS Trueman (Eng) 12-119 Birmingham 4 Jul 1963
8 GAR Lock (Eng) 11-48 The Oval 22 Aug 1957
9 H Ironmonger (Aus) 11-79 Melbourne 13 Feb 1931
10 CS Marriott (Eng) 11-96 The Oval 12 Aug 1933
= AR Border (Aus) 11-96 Sydney 26 Jan 1989
12 TE Bailey (Eng) 11-98 Lord's 20 Jun 1957
13 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 11-102 Dunedin CB 8 Feb 1980
14 ARC Fraser (Eng) 11-110 Port-of-Spain 5 Feb 1998
= Wasim Akram (Pak) 11-110 St John's 25 May 2000
16 Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 11-111 Providence 12 May 2011
17 Imran Khan (Pak) 11-121 Georgetown 2 Apr 1988
18 W Voce (Eng) 11-149 Port-of-Spain 1 Feb 1930
19 FS Trueman (Eng) 11-152 Lord's 20 Jun 1963
20 SCJ Broad (Eng) 11-165 Lord's 17 May 2012
21 M Muralitharan (SL) 11-170 Galle 13 Nov 2001
22 GF Lawson (Aus) 11-181 Adelaide 7 Dec 1984
23 CV Grimmett (Aus) 11-183 Adelaide 12 Dec 1930
24 AK Davidson (Aus) 11-222 Brisbane 9 Dec 1960
25 BS Chandrasekhar (Ind) 11-235 Mumbai BS 13 Dec 1966

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Zimbabwe
  Name   Venue Date
1 M Muralitharan (SL) 13-115 Kandy 4 Jan 2002
2 Waqar Younis (Pak) 13-135 Karachi DS 1 Dec 1993
3 HMRKB Herath (SL) 13-152 Harare 6 Nov 2016
4 M Muralitharan (SL) 12-117 Kandy 7 Jan 1998
5 IK Pathan (Ind) 12-126 Harare 20 Sep 2005
6 Enamul Haque jnr (BD) 12-200 Dhaka BNS 14 Jan 2005
7 AA Donald (SAf) 11-113 Harare 13 Oct 1995
8 Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 11-118 Harare 3 Sep 2013
9 HMRKB Herath (SL) 11-249 Colombo RPS 14 Jul 2017
10 S Shillingford (WI) 10-93 Roseau 20 Mar 2013
11 SE Bond (NZ) 10-99 Bulawayo 15 Aug 2005
12 Wasim Akram (Pak) 10-106 Faisalabad 24 Oct 1996
13 Shakib Al Hasan (BD) 10-124 Khulna 3 Nov 2014
14 Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 10-155 Bulawayo 16 Nov 2002
15 ST Jayasuriya (SL) 9-74 Galle 12 Jan 2002


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