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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SF Barnes 4 1356 536 49 9/103 17/159 10.93 2.37 27.6 7 3
England in South Africa Test Series, 1913/14
JC Laker 5 1703 442 46 10/53 19/90 9.60 1.55 37.0 4 2
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1956
SF Barnes 6 1140 404 39 8/29 13/57 10.35 2.12 29.2 6 3
Triangular Tournament (Australia, England, South Africa in England), 1912
AV Bedser 5 1591 682 39 7/44 14/99 17.48 2.57 40.7 5 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1953
MW Tate 5 2528 881 38 6/99 11/228 23.18 2.09 66.5 5 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1924/25
GA Lohmann 3 520 203 35 9/28 15/45 5.80 2.34 14.8 4 2
England in South Africa Test Series, 1895/96
GAR Lock 5 1056 254 34 7/35 11/65 7.47 1.44 31.0 3 1
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1958
SF Barnes 3 768 282 34 8/29 13/57 8.29 2.20 22.5 5 3
South Africa in England Test Series, 1912
FS Trueman 5 1420 594 34 7/44 12/119 17.47 2.50 41.7 4 2
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1963
IT Botham 6 1635 700 34 6/95 10/253 20.58 2.56 48.0 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
SF Barnes 5 1782 778 34 5/44 8/140 22.88 2.61 52.4 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1911/12
H Larwood 5 1322 644 33 5/28 10/124 19.51 2.92 40.0 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1932/33
FR Foster 5 1660 692 32 6/91 7/115 21.62 2.50 51.8 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1911/12
T Richardson 5 1748 849 32 6/104 9/242 26.53 2.91 54.6 4 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95
W Rhodes 5 1032 488 31 8/68 15/124 15.74 2.83 33.2 3 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1903/04
AS Kennedy 5 1683 599 31 5/76 8/169 19.32 2.13 54.2 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
JA Snow 6 1805 708 31 7/40 8/63 22.83 2.35 58.2 2 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1970/71
IT Botham 6 1510 855 31 5/109 7/158 27.58 3.39 48.7 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
AV Bedser 5 1560 482 30 5/46 10/105 16.06 1.85 52.0 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1950/51
AV Bedser 5 1655 517 30 7/58 12/112 17.23 1.87 55.1 3 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 1951
JN Crawford 5 1426 742 30 5/48 8/120 24.73 3.12 47.5 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1907/08
FS Trueman 4 718 386 29 8/31 9/40 13.31 3.22 24.7 2 0
India in England Test Series, 1952
DL Underwood 5 1517 509 29 5/84 9/173 17.55 2.01 52.3 1 0
England in India Test Series, 1976/77
RGD Willis 6 1516 666 29 8/43 8/115 22.96 2.63 52.2 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
FH Tyson 5 1208 583 28 7/27 10/130 20.82 2.89 43.1 2 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1954/55
MW Tate 5 1304 424 27 6/42 9/106 15.70 1.95 48.2 1 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1924
JB Statham 5 1218 491 27 6/63 11/97 18.18 2.41 45.1 2 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 1960
ARC Fraser 6 1124 492 27 8/53 11/110 18.22 2.62 41.6 2 1
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1997/98
JA Snow 4 990 504 27 7/49 10/142 18.66 3.05 36.6 3 1
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1967/68
RGD Willis 5 1000 534 27 7/78 9/118 19.77 3.20 37.0 3 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1977
R Peel 5 1831 721 27 6/67 8/207 26.70 2.36 67.8 1 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95
FJ Titmus 5 2393 747 27 6/73 9/162 27.66 1.87 88.6 2 0
England in India Test Series, 1963/64
C Blythe 3 603 270 26 8/59 15/99 10.38 2.68 23.1 3 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 1907
JH Wardle 4 1118 359 26 7/36 12/89 13.80 1.92 43.0 3 1
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
JK Lever 5 898 380 26 7/46 10/70 14.61 2.53 34.5 2 1
England in India Test Series, 1976/77
WS Lees 5 1256 467 26 6/78 9/163 17.96 2.23 48.3 2 0
England in South Africa Test Series, 1905/06
W Voce 5 1297 560 26 6/41 10/57 21.53 2.59 49.8 1 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1936/37
DG Cork 5 1106 661 26 7/43 8/115 25.42 3.58 42.5 1 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1995
MJ Hoggard 5 1203 663 26 7/61 12/205 25.50 3.30 46.2 2 1
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
GP Swann 5 1494 755 26 5/44 9/122 29.03 3.03 57.4 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2013
SCJ Broad 4 908 346 25 6/46 8/76 13.84 2.28 36.3 1 0
Pataudi Trophy (India in England), 2011
FS Trueman 5 1083 508 25 5/27 9/104 20.32 2.81 43.3 1 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1960
D Gough 5 1043 530 25 5/109 7/89 21.20 3.04 41.7 1 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 2000
A Fielder 4 1299 627 25 6/82 9/170 25.08 2.89 51.9 1 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1907/08
JC White 5 2440 760 25 8/126 13/256 30.40 1.86 97.6 3 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1928/29
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2124]
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