Records / One-Day Internationals / Bowling records / Most wickets in career

Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 341 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 3.93 35.2 15 10
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 356 351 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 3.89 36.2 17 6
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 262 258 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 4.68 30.5 14 13
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 320 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 4.18 39.4 9 4
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2015 398 372 17670 13632 395 7/12 34.51 4.62 44.7 4 9
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 297 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 3.67 39.9 12 5
GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 250 248 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 3.88 34.0 9 7
B Lee (AUS) 2000-2012 221 217 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 4.76 29.4 14 9
A Kumble (Asia/INDIA) 1990-2007 271 265 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 4.30 43.0 8 2
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 368 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 4.78 46.0 8 4
J Srinath (INDIA) 1991-2003 229 227 11935 8847 315 5/23 28.08 4.44 37.8 7 3
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 295 277 14060 9674 305 5/7 31.71 4.12 46.0 8 2
SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1993-2005 194 191 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 4.25 36.3 12 1
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2015 191 185 9207 8082 291 6/38 27.77 5.26 31.6 9 7
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2003 169 165 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 4.29 30.4 11 6
AB Agarkar (INDIA) 1998-2007 191 188 9484 8021 288 6/42 27.85 5.07 32.9 10 2
Z Khan (Asia/INDIA) 2000-2012 200 197 10097 8301 282 5/42 29.43 4.93 35.8 7 1
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 283 10750 8680 273 5/30 31.79 4.84 39.3 2 2
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 164 162 8561 5926 272 6/23 21.78 4.15 31.4 11 2
JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2015 194 191 9584 7861 269 5/23 29.22 4.92 35.6 11 2
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK) 1996-2011 265 254 10941 8564 269 6/35 31.83 4.69 40.6 8 3
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/INDIA) 1998-2015 236 227 12479 8973 269 5/31 33.35 4.31 46.3 2 3
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2009 173 171 8687 6559 266 6/22 24.65 4.53 32.6 8 4
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 225 221 11202 6945 253 5/43 27.45 3.71 44.2 3 1
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1998-2011 163 162 7764 6169 247 6/16 24.97 4.76 31.4 6 4
KD Mills (NZ) 2001-2015 170 169 8230 6485 240 5/25 27.02 4.72 34.2 8 1
MG Johnson (AUS) 2005-2015 153 150 7489 6038 239 6/31 25.26 4.83 31.3 9 3
HH Streak (Afr/ZIM) 1993-2005 189 185 9468 7129 239 5/32 29.82 4.51 39.6 7 1
D Gough (ENG/ICC) 1994-2006 159 156 8470 6209 235 5/44 26.42 4.39 36.0 10 2
CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2000 205 204 10822 6918 227 5/1 30.47 3.83 47.6 6 1
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 176 175 9353 5429 225 5/17 24.12 3.48 41.5 6 4
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/BDESH) 2001-2016 166 166 8285 6497 216 6/26 30.07 4.70 38.3 6 1
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2006-2016 163 162 8329 6007 215 5/47 27.93 4.32 38.7 7 1
Abdur Razzak (BDESH) 2004-2014 153 152 7965 6065 207 5/29 29.29 4.56 38.4 5 4
CJ McDermott (AUS) 1985-1996 138 138 7461 5018 203 5/44 24.71 4.03 36.7 4 1
CZ Harris (NZ) 1990-2004 250 232 10667 7613 203 5/42 37.50 4.28 52.5 2 1
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1991-2006 215 186 8168 6594 201 5/42 32.80 4.84 40.6 3 1
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 164 150 6511 5874 199 6/43 29.51 5.41 32.7 6 1
BKV Prasad (INDIA) 1994-2001 161 160 8129 6332 196 5/27 32.30 4.67 41.4 3 1
SR Waugh (AUS) 1986-2002 325 207 8883 6761 195 4/33 34.67 4.56 45.5 3 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2003-2016 178 176 8050 6519 194 5/22 33.60 4.85 41.4 3 1
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 203 9573 6958 193 4/34 36.05 4.36 49.6 3 0
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 164 7336 5751 192 6/49 29.95 4.70 38.2 1 6
CRD Fernando (Asia/SL) 2001-2012 147 141 6507 5648 187 6/27 30.20 5.20 34.7 3 1
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 113 112 6000 4182 184 5/24 22.72 4.18 32.6 6 2
Imran Khan (PAK) 1974-1992 175 153 7461 4844 182 6/14 26.61 3.89 40.9 3 1
Aaqib Javed (PAK) 1988-1998 163 159 8012 5721 182 7/37 31.43 4.28 44.0 2 4
M Morkel (Afr/SA) 2007-2016 108 105 5388 4453 181 5/21 24.60 4.95 29.7 7 2
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2005-2016 116 115 5821 4793 180 6/39 26.62 4.94 32.3 4 3
Umar Gul (PAK) 2003-2016 130 128 6064 5253 179 6/42 29.34 5.19 33.8 4 2
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2016 121 121 6109 5364 178 5/23 30.13 5.26 34.3 9 1
NW Bracken (AUS) 2001-2009 116 116 5759 4240 174 5/47 24.36 4.41 33.0 5 2
JDP Oram (NZ) 2001-2012 160 154 6911 5047 173 5/26 29.17 4.38 39.9 3 2
IK Pathan (INDIA) 2004-2012 120 118 5855 5142 173 5/27 29.72 5.26 33.8 5 2
A Flintoff (ENG/ICC) 1999-2009 141 119 5624 4121 169 5/19 24.38 4.39 33.2 6 2
SR Watson (AUS) 2002-2015 190 163 6466 5342 168 4/36 31.79 4.95 38.4 3 0
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2015 269 190 7222 5739 163 5/46 35.20 4.76 44.3 3 1
Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1989-2003 144 142 7543 5361 161 5/36 33.29 4.26 46.8 3 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 115 112 6182 3407 158 5/25 21.56 3.30 39.1 1 5
MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1992 136 134 7175 4233 157 4/18 26.96 3.53 45.7 6 0
M Prabhakar (INDIA) 1984-1996 130 127 6360 4534 157 5/33 28.87 4.27 40.5 4 2
A Nehra (Asia/INDIA) 2001-2011 120 120 5751 4981 157 6/23 31.72 5.19 36.6 5 2
GB Hogg (AUS) 1996-2008 123 113 5564 4188 156 5/32 26.84 4.51 35.6 3 2
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2012 463 270 8054 6850 154 5/32 44.48 5.10 52.2 4 2
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2015 87 84 4154 3324 152 6/13 21.86 4.80 27.3 7 3
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 1999-2016 240 193 7457 5779 152 4/19 38.01 4.64 49.0 1 0
UDU Chandana (SL) 1994-2007 147 136 6142 4818 151 5/61 31.90 4.70 40.6 4 1
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, 3rd ODI, Dec 9, 2016 [ODI # 3813]
Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, 2nd ODI, Dec 6, 2016 [ODI # 3812]
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, 1st ODI, Dec 4, 2016 [ODI # 3811]

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