Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 caught % Wkts
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 67 388 48.50
SK Warne (AUS) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 37 345 48.72
A Kumble (INDIA) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 35 313 50.56
Harbhajan Singh (INDIA) 1998-2015 103 28580 13537 417 8/84 32.46 25 256 61.39
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 30019 12688 519 7/37 24.44 22 238 45.85
GD McGrath (AUS) 1993-2007 124 29248 12186 563 8/24 21.64 29 221 39.25
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 20834 11242 390 7/37 28.82 18 205 52.56
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2014 113 28814 12441 362 7/87 34.36 20 195 53.86
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2016 121 26720 13247 467 7/43 28.36 21 180 38.54
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 36 176 40.83
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 24353 9733 421 7/87 23.11 16 175 41.56
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 22103 8501 405 8/45 20.99 22 173 42.71
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2016 85 17286 9303 417 7/51 22.30 26 164 39.32
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 29.09 18 162 52.42
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2007-2016 101 20838 10423 366 8/15 28.47 15 161 43.98
DL Underwood (ENG) 1966-1982 86 21862 7674 297 8/51 25.83 17 160 53.87
BS Bedi (INDIA) 1966-1979 67 21364 7637 266 7/98 28.71 14 156 58.64
RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1984 90 17357 8190 325 8/43 25.20 16 155 47.69
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1992 102 21815 10878 383 8/34 28.40 27 148 38.64
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 20232 9535 292 6/54 32.65 5 145 49.65
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 17584 7876 376 7/22 20.94 22 144 38.29
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1984 70 18467 8493 355 7/83 23.92 23 142 40.00
R Benaud (AUS) 1952-1964 63 19108 6704 248 7/72 27.03 16 136 54.83
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 23 136 31.33
MG Johnson (AUS) 2007-2015 73 16001 8891 313 8/61 28.40 12 134 42.81
NM Lyon (AUS) 2011-2016 60 13745 7267 217 7/94 33.48 7 131 60.36
CJ McDermott (AUS) 1984-1996 71 16586 8332 291 8/97 28.63 14 130 44.67
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2016 75 21329 9820 351 9/127 27.97 28 130 37.03
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 111 23438 10501 355 7/71 29.58 12 130 36.61
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 15519 7344 330 8/71 22.25 20 126 38.18
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2000-2010 61 17697 9082 261 7/77 34.79 15 126 48.27
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1985-2002 104 22627 9779 414 7/119 23.62 25 123 29.71
M Morkel (SA) 2006-2016 71 13640 7098 242 6/23 29.33 6 121 50.00
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 23 118 32.59
EAS Prasanna (INDIA) 1962-1978 49 14353 5742 189 8/76 30.38 10 116 61.37
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1964-1979 58 15963 7199 242 8/79 29.74 16 114 47.10
Z Khan (INDIA) 2000-2014 92 18785 10247 311 7/87 32.94 11 113 36.33
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2004 49 14070 6206 208 8/164 29.83 13 111 53.36
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2013 71 14026 7878 233 6/26 33.81 10 110 47.21
FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 17 109 35.50
B Lee (AUS) 1999-2008 76 16531 9554 310 5/30 30.81 10 109 35.16
SCG MacGill (AUS) 1998-2008 44 11237 6038 208 8/108 29.02 12 107 51.44
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1990 67 17126 7742 236 9/56 32.80 15 107 45.33
AV Bedser (ENG) 1946-1955 51 15918 5876 236 7/44 24.89 15 106 44.91
MG Hughes (AUS) 1985-1994 53 12285 6017 212 8/87 28.38 7 105 49.52
GP Swann (ENG) 2008-2013 60 15349 7642 255 6/65 29.96 17 105 41.17
AR Caddick (ENG) 1993-2003 62 13558 6999 234 7/46 29.91 13 104 44.44
SJ Harmison (ENG/ICC) 2002-2009 63 13375 7192 226 7/12 31.82 8 103 45.57
A Flintoff (ENG/ICC) 1998-2009 79 14951 7410 226 5/58 32.78 3 103 45.57
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2000-2008 67 13909 7564 248 7/61 30.50 7 100 40.32

Records include the following recent matches:
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2016 [Test # 2237]
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, 3rd Test, Nov 24-27, 2016 [Test # 2236]

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Number of single-digit scores by the Australia batsmen against South Africa in Hobart was 16 - their joint-most in any Test. The last time before this they had 16 such scores in a Test was in 1912 at the Oval.

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