Most Wickets in Tests
    Name Mat Balls Wkts Avg S/R 5i/10m Best
1
SRI
M Muralitharan 133 44039 800 22.72 55.0 67/22 9-52
2
AUS
SK Warne 145 40705 708 25.41 57.5 37/10 8-72
3
ENG
JM Anderson 169 36396 640 26.58 56.9 31/3 7-43
4
IND
A Kumble 132 40850 619 29.65 66.0 35/8 10-75
5
AUS
GD McGrath 124 29248 563 21.64 52.0 29/3 8-25
6
ENG
SCJ Broad 152 30575 537 27.80 56.9 19/3 8-16
7
WIN
CA Walsh 132 30019 519 24.44 57.8 22/3 7-38
8
RSA
DW Steyn 93 18608 439 22.95 42.4 26/5 7-52
9
IND
Kapil Dev 131 27740 434 29.64 63.9 23/2 9-84
10
SRI
HMRKB Herath 93 25993 433 28.07 60.0 34/9 9-128
11
NZL
RJ Hadlee 86 21918 431 22.29 50.9 36/9 9-53
12
IND
R Ashwin 84 22673 430 24.38 52.7 30/7 7-60
13
RSA
SM Pollock 108 24353 421 23.11 57.8 16/1 7-88
14
IND
Harbhajan Singh 103 28580 417 32.46 68.5 25/5 8-85
15
AUS
NM Lyon 105 26669 415 31.79 64.3 18/3 8-51
16
PAK
Wasim Akram 104 22627 414 23.62 54.7 25/5 7-120
17
WIN
CEL Ambrose 98 22103 405 20.99 54.6 22/3 8-46
18
RSA
M Ntini 101 20834 390 28.82 53.4 18/4 7-38
19
ENG
IT Botham 102 21815 383 28.40 57.0 27/4 8-35
20
WIN
MD Marshall 81 17584 376 20.94 46.8 22/4 7-23
21
PAK
Waqar Younis 87 16224 373 23.56 43.5 22/5 7-77
22
PAK
Imran Khan 88 19458 362 22.81 53.8 23/6 8-59
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NZL
DL Vettori 113 28814 362 34.36 79.6 20/3 7-88
24
AUS
DK Lillee 70 18467 355 23.92 52.0 23/7 7-84
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SRI
WPUJC Vaas 111 23438 355 29.58 66.0 12/2 7-72
26
RSA
AA Donald 72 15519 330 22.25 47.0 20/3 8-72
27
NZL
TG Southee 83 18826 329 28.25 57.2 13/1 7-65
28
ENG
RGD Willis 90 17357 325 25.20 53.4 16/0 8-44
29
AUS
MG Johnson 73 16001 313 28.40 51.1 12/3 8-62
30
IND
Z Khan 92 18785 311 32.94 60.4 11/1 7-88
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IND
I Sharma 105 19160 311 32.40 61.6 11/1 7-75
32
AUS
B Lee 76 16531 310 30.81 53.3 10/0 5-31
33
WIN
LR Gibbs 79 27115 309 29.09 87.8 18/2 8-39
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RSA
M Morkel 86 16498 309 27.66 53.4 8/0 6-24
35
ENG
FS Trueman 67 15178 307 21.57 49.4 17/3 8-32
36
NZL
TA Boult 75 16689 301 27.42 55.4 9/1 6-31
37
ENG
DL Underwood 86 21862 297 25.83 73.6 17/6 8-52
38
RSA
JH Kallis 166 20232 292 32.65 69.3 5/0 6-55
39
AUS
CJ McDermott 71 16586 291 28.63 57.0 14/2 8-98
40
AUS
MA Starc 66 13488 274 27.41 49.2 13/2 6-51
41
IND
BS Bedi 67 21364 266 28.71 80.3 14/1 7-99
42
PAK
Danish Kaneria 61 17697 261 34.79 67.8 15/2 7-78
43
WIN
J Garner 58 13169 259 20.97 50.8 7/0 6-57
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AUS
JN Gillespie 71 14234 259 26.13 55.0 8/0 7-38
45
ENG
GP Swann 60 15349 255 29.96 60.2 17/3 6-66
46
ENG
JB Statham 70 16056 252 24.84 63.7 9/1 7-40
47
WIN
MA Holding 60 12680 249 23.68 50.9 13/2 8-93
48
AUS
R Benaud 63 19108 248 27.03 77.0 16/1 7-73
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ENG
MJ Hoggard 67 13909 248 30.50 56.1 7/1 7-62
50
AUS
GD McKenzie 60 17681 246 29.78 71.9 16/3 8-72
51
IND
BS Chandrasekhar 58 15963 242 29.74 66.0 16/2 8-80
52
ENG
AV Bedser 51 15918 236 24.89 67.4 15/5 7-45
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PAK
Abdul Qadir 67 17126 236 32.80 72.6 15/5 9-57
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IND
J Srinath 67 15104 236 30.49 64.0 10/1 8-87
55
WIN
GS Sobers 93 21599 235 34.03 91.9 6/0 6-74
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PAK
Yasir Shah 46 13697 235 31.08 58.3 16/3 8-42
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NZL
N Wagner 56 12423 235 26.60 52.9 9/0 7-40
58
ENG
AR Caddick 62 13558 234 29.91 57.9 13/1 7-47
59
NZL
CS Martin 71 14026 233 33.81 60.2 10/1 6-27
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RSA
K Rabada 50 9500 233 22.43 40.8 10/4 7-113
61
IND
RA Jadeja 57 14333 232 24.84 61.8 9/1 7-49
62
WIN
KAJ Roach 68 12302 231 27.22 53.3 9/1 6-49
63
ENG
D Gough 58 11821 229 28.39 51.6 9/0 6-43
64
AUS
RR Lindwall 61 13650 228 23.03 59.9 12/0 7-39
65
ENG
SJ Harmison 63 13375 226 31.82 59.2 8/1 7-13
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ENG
A Flintoff 79 14951 226 32.78 66.2 3/0 5-59
67
RSA
VD Philander 64 11391 224 22.32 50.9 13/2 6-22
68
AUS
PM Siddle 67 13907 221 30.66 62.9 8/0 6-55
69
NZL
CL Cairns 62 11698 218 29.40 53.7 13/1 7-28
70
AUS
CV Grimmett 37 14513 216 24.21 67.2 21/7 7-41
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ZIM
HH Streak 65 13559 216 28.14 62.8 7/0 6-74
72
BAN
Shakib Al Hasan 59 13529 215 31.30 62.9 18/2 7-37
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AUS
JR Hazlewood 56 12049 215 25.63 56.0 9/0 6-68
74
AUS
MG Hughes 53 12285 212 28.38 57.9 7/1 8-88
75
IND
Mohammed Shami 57 10413 209 27.12 49.8 6/0 6-57
76
PAK
Saqlain Mushtaq 49 14070 208 29.83 67.6 13/3 8-165
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AUS
SCG MacGill 44 11237 208 29.02 54.0 12/2 8-109
78
ENG
JA Snow 49 12021 202 26.66 59.5 8/1 7-41
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WIN
AME Roberts 47 11135 202 25.61 55.1 11/2 7-55
80
AUS
JR Thomson 51 10535 200 28.00 52.7 8/0 6-47
81
ENG
MM Ali 64 11854 195 36.66 60.8 5/1 6-54
82
ENG
JC Laker 46 12027 193 21.24 62.3 9/3 10-54
83
WIN
WW Hall 48 10421 192 26.38 54.3 9/1 7-70
84
ENG
SF Barnes 27 7873 189 16.43 41.7 24/7 9-104
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IND
EAS Prasanna 49 14353 189 30.38 75.9 10/2 8-77
86
AUS
AK Davidson 44 11587 186 20.53 62.3 14/2 7-94
87
PAK
Mushtaq Ahmed 52 12532 185 32.97 67.7 10/3 7-57
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AUS
PJ Cummins 38 8494 185 21.19 45.9 6/1 6-24
89
AUS
GF Lawson 46 11118 180 30.56 61.8 11/2 8-113
90
PAK
Shoaib Akhtar 46 8143 178 25.69 45.7 12/2 6-12
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PAK
Saeed Ajmal 35 11592 178 28.10 65.1 10/4 7-56
92
PAK
Sarfraz Nawaz 55 13951 177 32.75 78.8 4/1 9-87
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ENG
ARC Fraser 46 10876 177 27.32 61.4 13/2 8-54
94
ENG
GAR Lock 49 13147 174 25.58 75.6 9/3 7-36
95
PAK
Iqbal Qasim 50 13019 171 28.11 76.1 8/2 7-50
96
AUS
KR Miller 55 10461 170 22.97 61.5 7/1 7-61
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RSA
HJ Tayfield 37 13568 170 25.91 79.8 14/2 9-114
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AUS
TM Alderman 41 10181 170 27.15 59.9 14/1 6-48
99
SRI
RAS Lakmal 68 12185 168 36.28 72.5 4/0 5-48
100
ENG
MS Panesar 50 12475 167 34.71 74.7 12/2 6-38
Bold = appeared less than 3 years ago.


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