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Most ten-wickets-in-a-match
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 230 44039 18180 800 9/51 16/220 22.72 2.47 55.0 67 22
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 273 40705 17995 708 8/71 12/128 25.41 2.65 57.4 37 10
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 150 21918 9611 431 9/52 15/123 22.29 2.63 50.8 36 9
A Kumble (India) 1990-2008 132 236 40850 18355 619 10/74 14/149 29.65 2.69 65.9 35 8
SF Barnes (Eng) 1901-1914 27 50 7873 3106 189 9/103 17/159 16.43 2.36 41.6 24 7
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1925-1936 37 67 14513 5231 216 7/40 14/199 24.21 2.16 67.1 21 7
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 70 132 18467 8493 355 7/83 11/123 23.92 2.75 52.0 23 7
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 88 142 19458 8258 362 8/58 14/116 22.81 2.54 53.7 23 6
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1982 86 151 21862 7674 297 8/51 13/71 25.83 2.10 73.6 17 6
GA Lohmann (Eng) 1886-1896 18 36 3830 1205 112 9/28 15/45 10.75 1.88 34.1 9 5
AV Bedser (Eng) 1946-1955 51 92 15918 5876 236 7/44 14/99 24.89 2.21 67.4 15 5
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87 154 16224 8788 373 7/76 13/135 23.56 3.25 43.4 22 5
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2015 80 149 16716 9040 402 7/51 11/60 22.48 3.24 41.5 25 5
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-1990 67 111 17126 7742 236 9/56 13/101 32.80 2.71 72.5 15 5
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-2002 104 181 22627 9779 414 7/119 11/110 23.62 2.59 54.6 25 5
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2015 103 190 28580 13537 417 8/84 15/217 32.46 2.84 68.5 25 5
FR Spofforth (Aus) 1877-1887 18 30 4185 1731 94 7/44 14/90 18.41 2.48 44.5 7 4
T Richardson (Eng) 1893-1898 14 24 4498 2220 88 8/94 13/244 25.22 2.96 51.1 11 4
C Blythe (Eng) 1901-1910 19 37 4546 1863 100 8/59 15/99 18.63 2.45 45.4 9 4
J Briggs (Eng) 1884-1899 33 49 5332 2095 118 8/11 15/28 17.75 2.35 45.1 9 4
Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 1952-1962 34 53 9834 3434 139 7/42 13/114 24.70 2.09 70.7 13 4
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2009-2014 35 67 11592 5003 178 7/55 11/111 28.10 2.58 65.1 10 4
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 151 17584 7876 376 7/22 11/89 20.94 2.68 46.7 22 4
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2015 63 114 18173 8400 278 9/127 14/184 30.21 2.77 65.3 22 4
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 190 20834 11242 390 7/37 13/132 28.82 3.23 53.4 18 4
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 168 21815 10878 383 8/34 13/106 28.40 2.99 56.9 27 4
AP Freeman (Eng) 1924-1929 12 22 3732 1707 66 7/71 12/171 25.86 2.74 56.5 5 3
H Trumble (Aus) 1890-1904 32 57 8099 3072 141 8/65 12/89 21.78 2.27 57.4 9 3
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2015 28 52 8236 4125 145 7/103 12/85 28.44 3.00 56.8 12 3
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1946 27 48 10024 3254 144 7/54 11/129 22.59 1.94 69.6 11 3
JC Laker (Eng) 1948-1959 46 86 12027 4101 193 10/53 19/90 21.24 2.04 62.3 9 3
Mushtaq Ahmed (Pak) 1990-2003 52 89 12532 6100 185 7/56 10/106 32.97 2.92 67.7 10 3
GAR Lock (Eng) 1952-1968 49 88 13147 4451 174 7/35 11/48 25.58 2.03 75.5 9 3
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 49 86 14070 6206 208 8/164 10/155 29.83 2.64 67.6 13 3
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1965 67 127 15178 6625 307 8/31 12/119 21.57 2.61 49.4 17 3
GP Swann (Eng) 2008-2013 60 109 15349 7642 255 6/65 10/132 29.96 2.98 60.1 17 3
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 129 15519 7344 330 8/71 12/139 22.25 2.83 47.0 20 3
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2015 71 136 15557 8551 306 8/61 12/127 27.94 3.29 50.8 12 3
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1961-1971 60 113 17681 7328 246 8/71 10/91 29.78 2.48 71.8 16 3
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 179 22103 8501 405 8/45 11/84 20.99 2.30 54.5 22 3
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2014 113 187 28814 12441 362 7/87 12/149 34.36 2.59 79.5 20 3
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124 243 29248 12186 563 8/24 10/27 21.64 2.49 51.9 29 3
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 242 30019 12688 519 7/37 13/55 24.44 2.53 57.8 22 3
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), 3rd Test, Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 [Test # 2179]
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Aug 20-24, 2015 [Test # 2177]
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 20-23, 2015 [Test # 2178]
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