Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: ODI, T20i, Test

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Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: ODI, T20i, Test


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Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: ODI, T20i, Test


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveBwd% Wkts
77 M Muralidaran (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 290 21.52
31 Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 460 40813 21591 916 7/119 23.57 278 30.34
35 Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 349 28922 18707 789 7/36 23.70 253 32.06
23 MA Starc (AUS) 2010-2023 261 23796 16286 642 6/28 25.36 201 31.3
34 JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2023 396 49223 26647 977 7/42 27.27 197 20.16
37 A Kumble (Asia/IND) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 186 19.45
13 SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2020 340 17944 15334 546 6/38 28.08 171 31.31
24 N Kapil Dev (IND) 1978-1994 356 38942 19812 687 9/83 28.83 167 24.3
38 SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 165 16.48
36 GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 376 42266 20656 949 8/24 21.76 164 17.28
19 B Lee (AUS) 1999-2012 322 28261 19145 718 5/22 26.66 161 22.42
10 Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2018 524 23032 17737 541 7/12 32.78 155 28.65
16 Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1997-2011 224 16225 11175 444 6/11 25.16 154 34.68
24 Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 263 26919 13102 544 8/58 24.08 150 27.57
26 CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 31456 13930 630 8/45 22.11 149 23.65
25 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 430 29885 19467 690 7/36 28.21 144 20.86
29 DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2020 265 25879 16339 699 7/51 23.37 143 20.45
23 CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 40841 19606 746 7/37 26.28 143 19.16
12 Z Khan (Asia/IND) 2000-2014 309 29234 18996 610 7/87 31.14 142 23.27
34 R Ashwin (IND) 2010-2023 275 32868 18421 717 7/59 25.69 139 19.38
21 SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2023 344 40980 23574 847 8/15 27.83 137 16.17
41 Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 28100 13018 589 9/52 22.10 136 23.08
16 TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2023 247 24854 15510 602 7/34 25.76 135 22.42
21 SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 40308 19673 829 7/87 23.73 135 16.28
11 Mohammed Shami (IND) 2013-2023 188 16977 11675 448 7/57 26.06 133 29.68
14 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2023 328 27341 16009 546 7/42 29.32 129 23.62
16 WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 39345 21643 761 8/19 28.44 129 16.95
13 J Srinath (IND) 1991-2003 296 27039 16043 551 8/86 29.11 125 22.68
8 Umar Gul (PAK) 2003-2016 237 16866 12249 427 6/42 28.68 123 28.8
14 MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 162 18153 8932 391 8/92 22.84 123 31.45
22 AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 24080 13270 602 8/71 22.04 122 20.26
22 MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 24759 12109 533 7/22 22.71 122 22.88
22 M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 29713 18099 662 7/37 27.33 118 17.82
10 J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 156 18499 8185 405 6/56 20.20 111 27.4
11 D Gough (ENG/ICC) 1994-2006 219 20332 12761 467 6/42 27.32 109 23.34
6 ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 23433 15693 440 6/29 35.66 108 24.54
22 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 442 43661 22863 705 7/87 32.42 108 15.31
10 JJ Bumrah (IND) 2016-2023 181 12179 7779 351 6/19 22.16 107 30.48
20 TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2023 370* 32260 21619 736 7/33 29.37 106 14.4
17 FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 103 33.55
9 JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1965 70 16056 6261 252 7/39 24.84 102 40.47
27 IT Botham (ENG) 1976-1992 218 28086 15017 528 8/34 28.44 101 19.12
4 Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK) 1996-2013 343 18288 12653 389 6/35 32.52 99 25.44
35 HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2018 181 29600 14892 525 9/127 28.36 99 18.85
12 RR Lindwall (AUS) 1946-1960 61 13650 5251 228 7/38 23.03 97 42.54
15 CJ McDermott (AUS) 1984-1996 209 24047 13350 494 8/97 27.02 97 19.63
7 JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 31258 18548 577 6/54 32.14 96 16.63
14 KAJ Roach (WI) 2008-2023 185 19042 11531 400 6/27 28.82 94 23.5
10 Rashid Khan (AFG/ICC) 2015-2023 190 8708 6433 347 7/18 18.53 92 26.51
14 CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1989-2006 279 19914 13056 420 7/27 31.08 91 21.66
19 Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2004 218 22840 12481 496 8/164 25.16 90 18.14
8 HH Streak (Afr/ZIM) 1993-2005 254 23027 13208 455 6/73 29.02 90 19.78
15 MG Johnson (AUS) 2005-2015 256 24146 15726 590 8/61 26.65 90 15.25
16 RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1984 154 20952 10158 405 8/43 25.08 89 21.97
5 A Flintoff (ENG/ICC) 1998-2009 227 20725 11692 400 5/19 29.23 88 22
18 LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 82 27271 9048 311 8/38 29.09 88 28.29
12 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 212 19022 10701 447 7/55 23.93 85 19.01
18 GP Swann (ENG) 2000-2013 178 19968 11389 410 6/65 27.77 85 20.73
17 DL Underwood (ENG) 1966-1982 112 23140 8408 329 8/51 25.55 85 25.83
10 M Morkel (Afr/SA/World) 2006-2018 247 23210 14502 544 6/23 26.65 85 15.62
28 Harbhajan Singh (Asia/IND) 1998-2016 367 41671 23143 711 8/84 32.54 85 11.95
11 I Sharma (IND) 2007-2021 199 23171 14041 434 7/74 32.35 84 19.35
15 K Rabada (SA) 2014-2023 217 17495 12351 495 7/112 24.95 83 16.76
24 DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1984 133 22060 10638 458 7/83 23.22 83 18.12
17 Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1993 171 22226 11196 368 9/56 30.42 82 22.28
1 Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/BAN) 2001-2020 310 18051 13659 390 6/26 35.02 81 20.76
5 JE Taylor (WI) 2003-2018 166 12698 9123 291 6/47 31.35 80 27.49

Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: ODI


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveBwd% Wkts
6 Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 356 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 176 35.05
13 Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 262 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 151 36.29
10 M Muralidaran (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 122 22.84
8 SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2019 226 10936 9760 338 6/38 28.87 104 30.76
9 Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2015 398 17670 13632 395 7/12 34.51 104 26.32
2 A Kumble (Asia/IND) 1990-2007 271 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 92 27.29
4 WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 90 22.5
9 B Lee (AUS) 2000-2012 221 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 89 23.42
9 MA Starc (AUS) 2010-2023 121 6240 5420 236 6/28 22.96 88 37.28
4 ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 88 27.24
7 GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 250 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 87 22.83
4 Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1998-2011 163 7764 6169 247 6/16 24.97 86 34.81
1 Z Khan (Asia/IND) 2000-2012 200 10097 8301 282 5/42 29.43 81 28.72
3 Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK) 1996-2011 265 10941 8564 269 6/35 31.83 81 30.11
3 J Srinath (IND) 1991-2003 229 11935 8847 315 5/23 28.08 80 25.39
1 N Kapil Dev (IND) 1978-1994 225 11202 6945 253 5/43 27.45 79 31.22
5 SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 75 19.08
2 AB Agarkar (IND) 1998-2007 191 9484 8021 288 6/42 27.85 71 24.65
4 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 247 12575 9360 317 5/29 29.52 68 21.45
4 CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 176 9353 5429 225 5/17 24.12 66 29.33
5 Mohammed Shami (IND) 2013-2023 101 4985 4618 195 7/57 23.68 61 31.28
2 JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2015 194 9584 7861 269 5/23 29.22 61 22.67
2 D Gough (ENG/ICC) 1994-2006 159 8470 6209 235 5/44 26.42 60 25.53
2 AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 164 8561 5926 272 6/23 21.78 60 22.05
0 CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 9573 6958 193 4/34 36.05 60 31.08
2 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2023 197 9750 7936 220 5/33 36.07 58 26.36
4 Abdur Razzak (BAN) 2004-2014 153 7965 6065 207 5/29 29.29 57 27.53
1 HH Streak (Afr/ZIM) 1993-2005 189 9468 7129 239 5/32 29.82 57 23.84
2 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 295 14060 9674 305 5/7 31.71 56 18.36
1 CJ McDermott (AUS) 1985-1996 138 7461 5018 203 5/44 24.71 55 27.09
6 Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2003 169 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 55 19.09
2 JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 10750 8680 273 5/30 31.79 55 20.14
2 Umar Gul (PAK) 2003-2016 130 6064 5253 179 6/42 29.34 54 30.16
1 Imran Khan (PAK) 1974-1992 175 7461 4844 182 6/14 26.61 54 29.67
1 Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/BAN) 2001-2020 220 10922 8893 270 6/26 32.93 54 20
1 DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 164 6511 5874 199 6/43 29.51 52 26.13
4 Aaqib Javed (PAK) 1988-1998 163 8012 5721 182 7/37 31.43 52 28.57
1 CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2000 205 10822 6918 227 5/1 30.47 52 22.9
1 CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1991-2006 215 8168 6594 201 5/42 32.80 51 25.37
2 A Flintoff (ENG/ICC) 1999-2009 141 5624 4121 169 5/19 24.38 49 28.99
6 TA Boult (NZ) 2012-2023 114 6180 5146 211 7/34 24.38 49 23.22
2 M Prabhakar (IND) 1984-1996 130 6360 4534 157 5/33 28.87 49 31.21
0 MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1992 136 7175 4233 157 4/18 26.96 49 31.21
1 CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2019 301 7424 5926 167 5/46 35.48 49 29.34
1 SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1993-2005 194 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 49 16.72
4 Rashid Khan (AFG) 2015-2023 103 5300 3748 183 7/18 20.48 48 26.22
1 CRD Fernando (Asia/SL) 2001-2012 147 6507 5648 187 6/27 30.20 48 25.66
4 M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2009 173 8687 6559 266 6/22 24.65 46 17.29
1 JE Taylor (WI) 2003-2017 90 4341 3780 128 5/48 29.53 45 35.15
2 JJ Bumrah (IND) 2016-2023 89 4580 3509 149 6/19 23.55 45 30.2
1 KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2003-2017 184 8263 6751 199 5/22 33.92 45 22.61
2 DK Morrison (NZ) 1987-1996 96 4586 3470 126 5/34 27.53 44 34.92
5 RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 115 6182 3407 158 5/25 21.56 44 27.84
3 TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2023 161 8075 7448 221 7/33 33.70 44 19.9
0 SR Waugh (AUS) 1986-2002 325 8883 6761 195 4/33 34.67 44 22.56
3 J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 98 5330 2752 146 5/31 18.84 43 29.45
0 IT Botham (ENG) 1976-1992 116 6271 4139 145 4/31 28.54 43 29.65
1 MA Holding (WI) 1976-1987 102 5473 3034 142 5/26 21.36 42 29.57
2 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 113 6000 4182 184 5/24 22.72 42 22.82
1 Mohammad Sami (PAK) 2001-2015 87 4284 3567 121 5/10 29.47 41 33.88
2 Kuldeep Yadav (IND) 2017-2023 101 5126 4319 167 6/25 25.86 41 24.55
6 L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 7336 5751 192 6/49 29.95 41 21.35

Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: T20i


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveBwd% Wkts
2 SL Malinga (SL) 2006-2020 84 1799 2225 107 5/6 20.79 43 40.18
2 Rashid Khan (AFG/ICC) 2015-2023 82 1874 1925 130 5/3 14.80 41 31.53
0 Shahid Afridi (ICC/PAK) 2006-2018 99 2168 2396 98 4/11 24.44 39 39.79
0 Bilal Hassun (UGA) 2021-2023 35 666 745 51 4/17 14.60 33 64.7
2 DM Nakrani (UGA) 2019-2023 47 925 891 60 6/7 14.85 31 51.66
2 Umar Gul (PAK) 2007-2016 60 1203 1443 85 5/6 16.97 31 36.47
2 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 117 2535 2869 140 5/20 20.49 31 22.14
0 PWH de Silva (SL) 2019-2023 58 1252 1438 91 4/9 15.80 29 31.86
0 MA Starc (AUS) 2012-2022 58 1314 1673 73 4/20 22.91 29 39.72
0 JJ Bumrah (IND) 2016-2023 62 1331 1455 74 3/11 19.66 29 39.18
0 Bilal Khan (OMA) 2015-2023 64 1381 1489 92 4/19 16.18 26 28.26
1 Mustafizur Rahman (BAN) 2015-2023 85 1816 2294 103 5/22 22.27 26 25.24
0 Zahoor Khan (UAE) 2017-2023 57 1239 1406 72 4/16 19.52 25 34.72
0 Hamid Hassan (AFG) 2010-2021 25 544 580 35 4/22 16.57 24 68.57
0 K Irakoze (RWN) 2021-2023 65 1164 1265 64 4/20 19.76 23 35.93
2 B Kumar (IND) 2012-2022 87 1791 2079 90 5/4 23.10 23 25.55
0 Ehsan Khan (HKG) 2016-2023 51 1134 1148 68 4/24 16.88 22 32.35
0 H Ssenyondo (UGA) 2019-2023 67 1318 1204 72 4/4 16.72 22 30.55
1 Waseem Abbas (MLT) 2019-2023 46 1008 1263 59 5/37 21.40 21 35.59
0 F Nsubuga (UGA) 2019-2023 51 1043 827 52 3/9 15.90 21 40.38
0 Sompal Kami (NEP) 2014-2023 55 1060 1218 52 3/20 23.42 21 40.38
0 Rohan Mustafa (UAE) 2014-2023 58 1106 1283 61 4/18 21.03 21 34.42
0 SM Sharif (SCOT) 2012-2023 63 1285 1730 72 4/24 24.02 21 29.16
1 Imad Wasim (PAK) 2015-2023 66 1356 1416 65 5/14 21.78 21 32.3
0 SO Ngoche (KENYA) 2010-2023 71 1432 1496 86 4/14 17.39 21 24.41
0 CJ Jordan (ENG) 2014-2023 88 1828 2658 96 4/6 27.68 21 21.87
1 YM Nkanya (TAN) 2022-2023 44 858 762 60 5/2 12.70 20 33.33
0 M Akayezu (RWN) 2021-2023 62 946 1247 60 4/9 20.78 20 33.33
0 Haris Rauf (PAK) 2020-2023 62 1344 1802 83 4/18 21.71 20 24.09
1 Syazrul Idrus (MAL) 2019-2023 33 586 686 51 7/8 13.45 19 37.25
0 SA Jumbe (TAN) 2021-2023 49 812 1021 49 4/24 20.83 19 38.77
0 AM Kimote (TAN) 2021-2023 55 828 1004 51 4/13 19.68 19 37.25
0 IS Sodhi (NZ) 2014-2023 102 2119 2822 126 4/28 22.39 19 15.07
0 G Sesay (SLE) 2021-2023 27 435 428 33 4/11 12.96 18 54.54
0 Mohammad Naveed (UAE) 2015-2019 31 688 729 37 3/14 19.70 18 48.64
1 N Vanua (PNG) 2015-2023 51 916 1084 60 5/17 18.06 18 30
1 A Bohara (NEP) 2019-2023 48 978 1134 64 6/11 17.71 18 28.12
0 Hasan Ali (PAK) 2016-2022 50 1015 1414 60 4/18 23.56 18 30
0 DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2020 47 1015 1175 64 4/9 18.35 18 28.12
0 Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 2018-2023 52 1143 1455 64 4/22 22.73 18 28.12
1 YS Chahal (IND) 2016-2023 80 1764 2409 96 6/25 25.09 18 18.75
0 Shadab Khan (PAK) 2017-2023 92 1951 2301 104 4/8 22.12 18 17.3
1 P Aho (NGA) 2021-2023 35 630 547 45 6/5 12.15 17 37.77
0 E Sebareme (RWN) 2021-2023 55 910 868 57 4/6 15.22 17 29.82
0 RE van der Merwe (NED/SA) 2009-2022 52 997 1070 56 4/35 19.10 17 30.35
0 Mohammad Amir (PAK) 2009-2020 50 1079 1263 59 4/13 21.40 17 28.81
0 K Rabada (SA) 2014-2023 56 1207 1733 58 3/20 29.87 17 29.31
1 A Zampa (AUS) 2016-2023 74 1589 1856 82 5/19 22.63 17 20.73
0 AU Rashid (ENG) 2009-2023 99 2072 2574 98 4/2 26.26 17 17.34
0 Bilal Muhammad (MLT) 2021-2022 31 710 786 40 4/10 19.65 16 40
1 CW Perchard (JER) 2019-2023 37 779 799 55 5/17 14.52 16 29.09
1 P Mishra (BUL) 2019-2023 43 838 1068 40 5/16 26.70 16 40
0 S Badree (WI/World) 2012-2018 52 1146 1180 56 4/15 21.07 16 28.57
0 Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2006-2021 119 1261 1388 61 4/10 22.75 16 26.22
0 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2015 64 1430 1516 85 4/19 17.83 16 18.82
0 JJ Huo (MOZ) 2019-2023 29 381 370 34 4/11 10.88 15 44.11
0 WA Peatfield (GUE) 2019-2022 21 450 457 29 4/22 15.75 15 51.72
1 MA Baig (MWI) 2019-2023 26 534 485 41 5/13 11.82 15 36.58
0 AR Ramjani (UGA) 2022-2023 28 575 487 51 4/9 9.54 15 29.41
2 BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 39 885 952 66 6/8 14.42 15 22.72
1 Karan KC (NEP) 2015-2023 55 1107 1412 79 5/21 17.87 15 18.98
0 PA van Meekeren (NED) 2013-2022 58 1165 1358 64 4/11 21.21 15 23.43
1 S Lamichhane (ICC/NEP) 2018-2023 52 1175 1233 98 5/9 12.58 15 15.3
0 MR Adair (IRE) 2019-2023 71 1499 1920 98 4/13 19.59 15 15.3
0 Mohammad Wasim (PAK) 2021-2023 27 511 692 35 4/24 19.77 14 40
1 Rizwan Butt (BHR) 2022-2023 27 581 729 41 5/16 17.78 14 34.14
0 Riazat Ali Shah (UGA) 2019-2023 52 676 781 37 4/12 21.10 14 37.83
0 Khawar Ali (OMA) 2015-2022 41 716 790 46 4/11 17.17 14 30.43
2 Imran Tahir (SA/World) 2013-2019 38 845 948 63 5/23 15.04 14 22.22
1 Mujeeb Ur Rahman (AFG) 2018-2023 43 954 999 56 5/20 17.83 14 25
0 TL Chatara (ZIM) 2010-2023 56 1204 1450 62 3/7 23.38 14 22.58
0 Sohail Tanvir (PAK) 2007-2017 57 1214 1454 54 3/12 26.92 14 25.92
0 TA Boult (NZ) 2013-2022 55 1257 1647 74 4/13 22.25 14 18.91
0 Mohammad Nabi (AFG) 2010-2023 109 1990 2427 87 4/10 27.89 14 16.09
2 TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2023 114 2492 3402 144 5/18 23.62 14 9.72
1 D Heyliger (CAN) 2019-2023 32 604 705 35 5/16 20.14 13 37.14
0 B Ward (JER) 2019-2023 31 633 627 35 4/18 17.91 13 37.14
0 Fitri Sham (MAL) 2019-2023 42 812 896 45 3/22 19.91 13 28.88
1 JN Frylinck (NAM) 2019-2023 48 896 1003 60 6/24 16.71 13 21.66
0 Z Bimenyimana (RWN) 2021-2023 59 1022 1246 55 3/7 22.65 13 23.63
0 CA Young (IRE) 2015-2023 56 1088 1442 60 4/13 24.03 13 21.66
0 PM Seelaar (NED) 2008-2021 77 1132 1290 58 4/19 22.24 13 22.41
0 Aizaz Khan (HKG) 2014-2023 60 1185 1485 72 4/26 20.62 13 18.05
0 KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2008-2017 58 1231 1530 66 4/31 23.18 13 19.69
0 R Ashwin (IND) 2010-2022 65 1452 1672 72 4/8 23.22 13 18.05
0 Kaleem Sana (CAN) 2022-2023 16 359 337 27 4/18 12.48 12 44.44
0 ND Laegsgaard (DEN) 2019-2023 23 411 363 31 4/19 11.70 12 38.7
0 Amjad Javed (UAE) 2014-2017 22 446 560 33 3/12 16.96 12 36.36
0 K Waiswa (UGA) 2020-2023 58 492 611 39 4/14 15.66 12 30.76
0 Sami Sohail (MWI) 2019-2023 26 503 505 41 4/6 12.31 12 29.26
0 Sahir Naqash (GER) 2019-2023 38 537 660 43 3/24 15.34 12 27.9
0 DMW Rawlins (BER) 2019-2023 28 588 567 32 4/10 17.71 12 37.5
0 IO Okpe (NGA) 2019-2023 41 688 697 44 3/8 15.84 12 27.27
0 Mohammad Saifuddin (BAN) 2017-2022 34 701 1009 34 4/33 29.67 12 35.29
0 Mudassar Bukhari (NED) 2008-2016 38 704 780 43 4/7 18.13 12 27.9
0 Dawlat Zadran (AFG) 2012-2019 34 741 980 40 4/44 24.50 12 30
0 Arshdeep Singh (IND) 2022-2023 39 803 1150 56 4/37 20.53 12 21.42
0 JR Hazlewood (AUS) 2013-2022 41 922 1181 58 4/12 20.36 12 20.68
0 M Morkel (SA/World) 2007-2017 44 952 1191 47 4/17 25.34 12 25.53
0 WB Rankin (ENG/IRE) 2009-2020 50 1068 1219 55 3/16 22.16 12 21.81
1 T Shamsi (SA) 2017-2023 63 1360 1676 76 5/24 22.05 12 15.78
1 D Jakiel (MWI/ZIM) 2019-2023 15 330 376 20 5/11 18.80 11 55
0 J Miyaji (UGA) 2022-2022 18 336 334 27 3/7 12.37 11 40.74
0 J Theron (SA/USA) 2010-2022 18 374 477 24 4/27 19.87 11 45.83
1 Nasrulla Rana (HKG) 2019-2023 24 392 526 29 6/12 18.13 11 37.93
0 Abdullah Akbarjan (Aut) 2019-2023 28 527 552 31 3/16 17.80 11 35.48
0 Rubel Hossain (BAN) 2009-2021 28 579 912 28 3/31 32.57 11 39.28
0 JE Taylor (WI) 2006-2018 30 600 863 33 3/6 26.15 11 33.33
0 A Nortje (SA) 2019-2023 31 623 742 38 4/10 19.52 11 28.94
0 Saad Bin Zafar (CAN) 2019-2023 34 690 728 38 3/8 19.15 11 28.94
1 LH Ferguson (NZ) 2017-2023 33 692 903 44 5/21 20.52 11 25
0 Abdur Razzak (BAN) 2006-2014 34 730 838 44 4/16 19.04 11 25
0 Virandeep Singh (MAL) 2019-2023 67 752 658 45 4/10 14.62 11 24.44
0 Faheem Ashraf (PAK) 2017-2023 48 769 981 36 3/5 27.25 11 30.55
0 Janak Prakash (SGP) 2019-2023 40 824 1192 44 3/15 27.09 11 25
0 Muslim Yar (GER) 2019-2023 40 828 853 52 3/9 16.40 11 21.15
0 M Theekshana (SL) 2021-2023 38 877 974 34 3/17 28.64 11 32.35
0 AR Patel (IND) 2015-2023 48 883 1116 41 3/9 27.21 11 26.82
0 AD Russell (WI) 2011-2021 67 891 1364 39 3/43 34.97 11 28.2
0 KJ O'Brien (IRE) 2008-2021 110 917 1149 58 4/45 19.81 11 18.96
0 Pavandeep Singh (MAL) 2019-2023 44 954 939 54 3/12 17.38 11 20.37
0 Junaid Siddique (UAE) 2019-2023 44 968 1195 54 4/12 22.12 11 20.37
0 BM Scholtz (NAM) 2019-2023 48 988 953 51 4/12 18.68 11 21.56
0 Mohammad Nawaz (PAK) 2016-2023 57 1030 1258 47 3/5 26.76 11 23.4
1 WD Parnell (SA) 2009-2023 56 1094 1513 59 5/30 25.64 11 18.64
0 Taskin Ahmed (BAN) 2014-2023 54 1096 1411 52 4/16 27.13 11 21.15
0 PJ Cummins (AUS) 2011-2022 50 1098 1350 55 3/15 24.54 11 20
0 NL McCullum (NZ) 2007-2016 63 1123 1278 58 4/16 22.03 11 18.96
1 MRJ Watt (SCOT) 2015-2023 58 1218 1407 69 5/27 20.39 11 15.94
0 DJ Bravo (WI) 2006-2021 91 1505 2036 78 4/19 26.10 11 14.1
0 A Dhingra (LUX) 2021-2023 18 339 449 18 2/26 24.94 10 55.55
1 S Conteh (SLE) 2021-2023 22 376 335 29 5/17 11.55 10 34.48
1 Mohammad Kamran (ESP) 2022-2023 19 403 351 22 5/9 15.95 10 45.45
0 Ijaz Hussain (ROM) 2019-2023 26 442 548 31 4/28 17.67 10 32.25
0 Ravi Bishnoi (IND) 2022-2023 19 448 545 31 4/16 17.58 10 32.25
0 IK Pathan (IND) 2006-2012 24 462 618 28 3/16 22.07 10 35.71
0 Taranjeet Singh (ROM) 2021-2023 24 474 531 29 4/17 18.31 10 34.48
1 A Nanda (LUX) 2019-2023 26 476 604 27 5/6 22.37 10 37.03
0 SW Tait (AUS) 2007-2016 21 478 589 28 3/13 21.03 10 35.71
0 CH Morris (SA) 2012-2019 23 498 697 34 4/27 20.50 10 29.41
0 G Bakiweyem (GHA) 2019-2023 29 506 556 26 3/16 21.38 10 38.46
0 S Vijay Unni (MAL) 2022-2023 27 523 560 32 4/23 17.50 10 31.25
0 Sayed Monib (KUW) 2020-2023 31 584 835 42 4/16 19.88 10 23.8
0 Sarfaraz Ali (BHR) 2019-2023 39 586 698 27 4/12 25.85 10 37.03
0 Al-Amin Hossain (BAN) 2013-2020 31 614 730 43 3/20 16.97 10 23.25
0 Mohammad Nadeem (OMA) 2015-2023 46 684 834 27 4/23 30.88 10 37.03
0 Mahedi Hasan (BAN) 2018-2022 38 737 807 30 3/19 26.90 10 33.33
0 S Muniandy (MAL) 2019-2023 64 757 1085 45 4/13 24.11 10 22.22
1 Vraj Patel (KENYA) 2021-2023 36 762 613 59 5/12 10.38 10 16.94
0 DL Vettori (NZ) 2007-2014 34 787 748 38 4/20 19.68 10 26.31
0 CJA Amini (PNG) 2015-2023 50 814 853 43 4/18 19.83 10 23.25
0 RP Burl (ZIM) 2018-2023 67 816 959 46 3/13 20.84 10 21.73
0 DJ Willey (ENG) 2015-2022 43 865 1180 51 4/7 23.13 10 19.6
0 R Ngarava (ZIM) 2019-2023 41 876 1053 48 3/11 21.93 10 20.83
1 AF Milne (NZ) 2010-2023 44 911 1218 47 5/26 25.91 10 21.27
0 Sikandar Raza (ZIM) 2013-2023 75 1011 1204 48 4/8 25.08 10 20.83
0 AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2021 78 1029 1200 38 3/16 31.57 10 26.31
0 SC Williams (ZIM) 2006-2023 72 1116 1294 44 3/15 29.40 10 22.72
0 PVD Chameera (SL) 2015-2022 52 1118 1507 52 4/17 28.98 10 19.23
0 Mashrafe Mortaza (BAN) 2006-2017 54 1139 1527 42 4/19 36.35 10 23.8
1 JO Holder (WI) 2014-2023 55 1150 1577 57 5/27 27.66 10 17.54
0 JB Little (IRE) 2016-2023 60 1316 1678 68 4/23 24.67 10 14.7
0 HH Pandya (IND) 2016-2023 92 1433 1950 73 4/16 26.71 10 13.69
1 A Gbla (SLE) 2021-2023 21 194 212 16 5/16 13.25 9 56.25
0 RP Singh (IND) 2007-2009 10 198 225 15 4/13 15.00 9 60
0 Shagharai Sefat (Belg) 2021-2023 10 222 247 19 3/13 13.00 9 47.36
0 A Morris (CAY) 2019-2023 12 264 263 17 4/26 15.47 9 52.94
0 Zeeshan Kukikhel (HUN) 2021-2023 15 265 369 18 3/31 20.50 9 50
1 KV Morea (PNG) 2021-2023 15 306 373 25 5/9 14.92 9 36
0 Awais Malik (QAT) 2019-2020 18 342 446 22 3/19 20.27 9 40.9
0 NR Johns-Wickberg (SRB) 2021-2023 19 345 393 19 3/6 20.68 9 47.36
1 AS Joseph (WI) 2022-2023 16 366 493 26 5/40 18.96 9 34.61
0 KS Leverock (BER) 2019-2023 29 460 525 25 4/28 21.00 9 36
0 DR Hooper (GUE) 2019-2023 24 473 592 19 3/5 31.15 9 47.36
2 Aamir Kaleem (OMA) 2015-2022 33 480 557 32 5/15 17.40 9 28.12
1 S Wickramasekara (CZK-R) 2019-2023 34 518 620 23 5/15 26.95 9 39.13
1 F Damiao Couana (MOZ) 2019-2023 30 529 571 28 5/19 20.39 9 32.14
0 EJB Miles (JER) 2019-2023 33 642 696 40 3/10 17.40 9 22.5
0 MA Leask (SCOT) 2013-2023 54 645 839 37 3/11 22.67 9 24.32
0 V Vijh (LUX) 2019-2023 37 654 870 37 4/19 23.51 9 24.32
1 Aqib Iqbal (Aut) 2019-2023 34 679 712 34 5/5 20.94 9 26.47
1 Kuldeep Yadav (IND) 2017-2023 32 687 758 52 5/24 14.57 9 17.3
0 Shapoor Zadran (AFG) 2010-2020 36 695 907 37 3/40 24.51 9 24.32
0 Wahab Riaz (PAK) 2008-2020 36 710 971 34 3/18 28.55 9 26.47
1 JJ Smit (NAM) 2019-2023 42 738 820 44 6/10 18.63 9 20.45
0 SVE Bharathi (GER) 2020-2023 37 755 672 46 4/6 14.60 9 19.56
1 FJ Klaassen (NED) 2018-2022 37 762 938 40 5/19 23.45 9 22.5
0 T van der Gugten (NED) 2012-2022 42 767 939 42 3/9 22.35 9 21.42
0 J Botha (SA) 2006-2012 40 774 823 37 3/16 22.24 9 24.32
0 H Lakov (BUL) 2019-2022 35 779 989 32 3/21 30.90 9 28.12
0 C Rubagumya (RWN) 2021-2023 56 784 988 45 3/14 21.95 9 20
1 L Ngidi (SA) 2017-2023 40 785 1214 60 5/39 20.23 9 15
0 LM Jongwe (ZIM) 2015-2023 50 792 1108 55 4/18 20.14 9 16.36
0 JW Dernbach (ENG/ITA) 2011-2021 40 826 1170 44 4/22 26.59 9 20.45
1 D Wiese (NAM/SA) 2013-2023 44 897 1081 47 5/23 23.00 9 19.14
1 DJG Sammy (WI/World) 2007-2017 68 916 1116 44 5/26 25.36 9 20.45
0 SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2014 56 1173 1491 65 4/24 22.93 9 13.84
0 Adil Butt (SWZ) 2022-2023 10 198 235 10 2/11 23.50 8 80
0 N Senamontree (THAI) 2020-2023 12 224 242 14 4/9 17.28 8 57.14
0 C Udekwe (NGA) 2022-2023 17 277 223 18 3/12 12.38 8 44.44
2 Zaker Taqawi (SWE) 2022-2023 14 285 270 28 5/17 9.64 8 28.57
0 Muhammad Jawadullah (UAE) 2023-2023 12 287 367 15 4/27 24.46 8 53.33
0 M Magagula (SWA/SWZ) 2021-2022 19 348 507 23 3/12 22.04 8 34.78
0 Rizwan Haider (MAL) 2022-2023 21 348 428 23 4/34 18.60 8 34.78
0 C Rumistrzewicz (ESP) 2021-2023 18 362 299 22 4/24 13.59 8 36.36
0 A Kheterpal (HUN) 2021-2023 18 366 463 12 3/19 38.58 8 66.66
1 H Fennell (Arg) 2019-2023 19 367 393 32 6/18 12.28 8 25
0 B Regmi (NEP) 2014-2019 18 373 405 25 4/16 16.20 8 32
1 SN Netravalkar (USA) 2019-2022 20 378 398 19 5/12 20.94 8 42.1
0 NM Odhiambo (KENYA) 2010-2023 49 384 496 16 3/30 31.00 8 50
1 Sirajullah Khadim (PORT) 2021-2023 18 387 336 29 5/17 11.58 8 27.58
0 PK Matautaava (VAN) 2019-2023 23 408 416 27 3/10 15.40 8 29.62
0 Yasir Ali (ESP) 2019-2022 27 424 428 28 3/8 15.28 8 28.57
1 N Nipiko (VAN) 2019-2023 28 456 573 45 5/19 12.73 8 17.77
0 P Useni (NGA) 2021-2023 29 467 445 25 3/7 17.80 8 32
1 Ibrahim Hassan (MDV) 2019-2023 30 498 669 22 5/24 30.40 8 36.36
1 SA Okpe (NGA) 2019-2023 36 509 437 35 5/9 12.48 8 22.85
1 JP Faulkner (AUS) 2012-2017 24 515 684 36 5/27 19.00 8 22.22
0 Naveen-ul-Haq (AFG) 2019-2023 27 521 704 34 3/21 20.70 8 23.52
0 D Klein (GER) 2020-2023 23 528 536 28 3/31 19.14 8 28.57
0 Fazalhaq Farooqi (AFG) 2021-2023 24 544 590 27 3/11 21.85 8 29.62
0 R Rampaul (WI) 2007-2021 27 575 803 31 3/16 25.90 8 25.8
0 MA Wood (ENG) 2015-2023 28 597 831 45 3/9 18.46 8 17.77
0 E Rukiriza (RWN) 2023-2023 34 611 672 32 4/15 21.00 8 25
0 V Baskaran (SGP) 2019-2022 33 623 783 29 3/39 27.00 8 27.58
0 O Harvey (GHA) 2021-2023 30 629 564 33 3/12 17.09 8 24.24
0 S Veerapathiran (BHR) 2020-2023 34 629 858 38 3/43 22.57 8 21.05
0 Amir Hamza (AFG) 2013-2021 33 666 752 30 3/39 25.06 8 26.66
0 AL Phehlukwayo (SA) 2017-2022 38 670 971 45 4/24 21.57 8 17.77
2 D Maisuria (BOT) 2019-2023 33 682 593 66 5/18 8.98 8 12.12
0 K Nassoro (TAN) 2021-2023 54 716 762 38 4/14 20.05 8 21.05
0 Washington Sundar (IND) 2017-2023 40 753 900 31 3/22 29.03 8 25.8
0 Zeeshan Maqsood (OMA) 2015-2023 53 780 831 37 4/7 22.45 8 21.62
0 MNM Aslam (KUW) 2019-2023 41 840 843 52 4/5 16.21 8 15.38
0 Mahmudullah (BAN) 2007-2022 121 845 1012 38 3/10 26.63 8 21.05
0 SS Cottrell (WI) 2014-2023 45 918 1244 52 4/28 23.92 8 15.38
1 Ghulam Ahmadi (GER) 2021-2023 41 918 898 49 5/23 18.32 8 16.32
2 AC Agar (AUS) 2016-2022 47 994 1073 48 6/30 22.35 8 16.66
1 Ahmed Raza (UAE) 2014-2022 55 1068 1178 37 5/19 31.83 8 21.62
0 SP Narine (WI) 2012-2019 51 1102 1105 52 4/12 21.25 8 15.38
0 NLTC Perera (ICC/SL/World) 2010-2021 84 1102 1717 51 3/24 33.66 8 15.68
0 GH Dockrell (IRE) 2010-2023 125 1562 1869 82 4/20 22.79 8 9.75
1 A Yon (STHEL) 2022-2022 7 96 118 11 5/10 10.72 7 63.63
0 JC Darji (TAN) 2021-2022 8 113 80 10 4/7 8.00 7 70
0 Bilal Zalmai (Aut) 2019-2021 8 156 137 14 4/12 9.78 7 50
0 IKEG Artawan (INA) 2022-2023 15 196 223 20 4/12 11.15 7 35
0 Ali Dawood (BHR) 2023-2023 11 238 286 12 2/16 23.83 7 58.33
0 K Santokie (WI) 2011-2014 12 245 278 18 4/21 15.44 7 38.88
0 Habib Khan (EST) 2021-2022 12 247 281 18 4/16 15.61 7 38.88
0 Atif Kamal (LUX) 2019-2022 15 276 307 15 3/15 20.46 7 46.66
0 Basil Hameed (UAE) 2020-2023 45 276 336 18 3/20 18.66 7 38.88
0 Umair Qasim (SWA/SWZ) 2021-2023 16 279 343 13 3/24 26.38 7 53.84
0 Muhammad Murad (QAT) 2021-2023 15 281 338 16 3/17 21.12 7 43.75
0 LA Simango (MOZ) 2019-2022 21 285 322 18 2/11 17.88 7 38.88
0 Jaweed Sadran (Aut) 2021-2023 20 303 415 13 3/17 31.92 7 53.84
0 KP Meiyappan (UAE) 2021-2023 15 312 367 23 4/25 15.95 7 30.43
0 JEC Franklin (NZ) 2006-2013 38 327 417 20 4/15 20.85 7 35
0 LT Bichard (GUE) 2020-2023 16 336 350 21 4/20 16.66 7 33.33
0 B Shikongo (NAM) 2019-2023 26 346 396 20 2/4 19.80 7 35
0 Hamza Tahir (SCOT) 2018-2022 15 348 493 23 4/30 21.43 7 30.43
0 R Abdulkareem (NGA) 2021-2023 28 376 340 25 3/6 13.60 7 28
0 Khalid Ahmadi (Belg) 2020-2023 18 388 388 26 4/5 14.92 7 26.92
0 Ali Nayyer (SUI) 2021-2023 18 388 513 19 3/25 27.00 7 36.84
0 Aayan Afzal Khan (UAE) 2022-2023 21 410 414 17 3/19 24.35 7 41.17
0 A Vala (PNG) 2015-2023 53 413 445 28 3/7 15.89 7 25
0 Atif Mehmood (ESP) 2019-2023 23 425 399 23 4/6 17.34 7 30.43
1 KS Bagabena (GHA) 2019-2023 33 433 505 24 5/9 21.04 7 29.16
0 J Bulele (MOZ) 2019-2022 27 457 512 32 4/13 16.00 7 21.87
0 S Vashisht (ROM) 2019-2023 26 499 506 27 4/22 18.74 7 25.92
0 HV Patel (IND) 2021-2023 25 503 770 29 4/25 26.55 7 24.13
0 Mohammad Ghazanfar (HKG) 2019-2023 28 524 599 29 3/16 20.65 7 24.13
0 KOK Williams (WI) 2016-2020 26 551 805 41 4/28 19.63 7 17.07
0 AG Cremer (ZIM) 2008-2018 29 570 660 35 3/11 18.85 7 20
1 Ahsan Malik (NED) 2012-2017 31 575 730 44 5/19 16.59 7 15.9
0 TK Curran (ENG) 2017-2021 30 588 907 29 4/36 31.27 7 24.13
0 Gulbadin Naib (AFG) 2012-2023 60 589 801 26 3/28 30.80 7 26.92
0 Harbhajan Singh (IND) 2006-2016 28 612 633 25 4/12 25.32 7 28
0 HR Walsh (USA/WI) 2019-2022 38 623 824 31 3/23 26.58 7 22.58
0 Fayyaz Butt (OMA) 2019-2023 33 645 803 33 3/16 24.33 7 21.21
0 Nasum Ahmed (BAN) 2021-2023 35 645 787 34 4/10 23.14 7 20.58
0 AJ Tye (AUS) 2016-2021 32 683 997 47 4/23 21.21 7 14.89
1 Karim Janat (AFG) 2016-2023 52 757 1011 39 5/11 25.92 7 17.94
1 SM Curran (ENG) 2019-2023 41 802 1026 43 5/10 23.86 7 16.27
0 S Thakor (TAN) 2021-2023 46 828 795 49 4/5 16.22 7 14.28
0 BJ McCarthy (IRE) 2017-2023 44 929 1343 44 4/30 30.52 7 15.9
0 SR Watson (AUS) 2006-2016 58 930 1187 48 4/15 24.72 7 14.58
0 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2022 64 1237 1453 51 3/15 28.49 7 13.72
0 MJ Santner (NZ) 2015-2023 90 1868 2206 100 4/11 22.06 7 7

Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Bowled: Test


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveBwd% Wkts
67 M Muralidaran (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 167 20.87
32 JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2023 183 39217 18234 690 7/42 26.42 133 19.27
37 SK Warne (AUS) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 116 16.38
17 FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 103 33.55
9 JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1965 70 16056 6261 252 7/39 24.84 102 40.47
22 Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 87 16224 8788 373 7/76 23.56 102 27.34
25 Wasim Akram (PAK) 1985-2002 104 22627 9779 414 7/119 23.62 102 24.63
20 SCJ Broad (ENG) 2007-2023 167 33698 16719 604 8/15 27.68 101 16.72
12 RR Lindwall (AUS) 1946-1960 61 13650 5251 228 7/38 23.03 97 42.54
34 R Ashwin (IND) 2011-2023 94 25113 11569 489 7/59 23.65 97 19.83
23 Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 96 26.51
35 A Kumble (IND) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 94 15.18
36 Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 92 21.34
22 CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 30019 12688 519 7/37 24.44 91 17.53
26 DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2019 93 18608 10077 439 7/51 22.95 90 20.5
23 N Kapil Dev (IND) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 88 20.27
18 LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 29.09 87 28.15
14 MA Starc (AUS) 2011-2023 82 16242 9193 333 6/50 27.60 84 25.22
22 CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 22103 8501 405 8/45 20.99 83 20.49
34 HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2018 93 25993 12157 433 9/127 28.07 82 18.93
13 MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 60 12680 5898 249 8/92 23.68 81 32.53
17 DL Underwood (ENG) 1966-1982 86 21862 7674 297 8/51 25.83 79 26.59
29 GD McGrath (AUS) 1993-2007 124 29248 12186 563 8/24 21.64 76 13.49
22 MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 17584 7876 376 7/22