Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
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
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124 243 29248 12186 563 8/24 10/27 21.64 2.49 51.9 29 3
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 168 21815 10878 383 8/34 13/106 28.40 2.99 56.9 27 4
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) 1998-2013 101 186 28293 13372 413 8/84 15/217 32.37 2.83 68.5 25 5
SF Barnes (Eng) 1901-1914 27 50 7873 3106 189 9/103 17/159 16.43 2.36 41.6 24 7
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2014 74 140 15711 8560 375 7/51 11/60 22.82 3.26 41.8 23 5
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
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 227 27740 12867 434 9/83 11/146 29.64 2.78 63.9 23 2
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87 154 16224 8788 373 7/76 13/135 23.56 3.25 43.4 22 5
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 151 17584 7876 376 7/22 11/89 20.94 2.68 46.7 22 4
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 179 22103 8501 405 8/45 11/84 20.99 2.30 54.5 22 3
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 242 30019 12688 519 7/37 13/55 24.44 2.53 57.8 22 3
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1925-1936 37 67 14513 5231 216 7/40 14/199 24.21 2.16 67.1 21 7
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 129 15519 7344 330 8/71 12/139 22.25 2.83 47.0 20 3
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2012 112 185 28670 12392 360 7/87 12/149 34.42 2.59 79.6 20 3
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2014 55 99 15730 7208 237 7/89 12/157 30.41 2.74 66.3 18 3
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 190 20834 11242 390 7/37 13/132 28.82 3.23 53.4 18 4
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 148 27115 8989 309 8/38 11/157 29.09 1.98 87.7 18 2
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
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1982 86 151 21862 7674 297 8/51 13/71 25.83 2.10 73.6 17 6
BS Chandrasekhar (India) 1964-1979 58 97 15963 7199 242 8/79 12/104 29.74 2.70 65.9 16 2
RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-1984 90 165 17357 8190 325 8/43 9/92 25.20 2.83 53.4 16 0
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1961-1971 60 113 17681 7328 246 8/71 10/91 29.78 2.48 71.8 16 3
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1964 63 116 19108 6704 248 7/72 11/105 27.03 2.10 77.0 16 1
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 202 24353 9733 421 7/87 10/147 23.11 2.39 57.8 16 1
AV Bedser (Eng) 1946-1955 51 92 15918 5876 236 7/44 14/99 24.89 2.21 67.4 15 5
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-1990 67 111 17126 7742 236 9/56 13/101 32.80 2.71 72.5 15 5
Danish Kaneria (Pak) 2000-2010 61 112 17697 9082 261 7/77 12/94 34.79 3.07 67.8 15 2
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2014 97* 180 21627 11101 365 7/43 11/71 30.41 3.07 59.2 15 2
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1991 41 73 10181 4616 170 6/47 10/151 27.15 2.72 59.8 14 1
AK Davidson (Aus) 1953-1963 44 82 11587 3819 186 7/93 12/124 20.53 1.97 62.2 14 2
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1960 37 61 13568 4405 170 9/113 13/165 25.91 1.94 79.8 14 2
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 71 124 16586 8332 291 8/97 11/157 28.63 3.01 56.9 14 2
BS Bedi (India) 1966-1979 67 118 21364 7637 266 7/98 10/194 28.71 2.14 80.3 14 1
Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 1952-1962 34 53 9834 3434 139 7/42 13/114 24.70 2.09 70.7 13 4
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1989-1998 46 79 10876 4836 177 8/53 11/110 27.32 2.66 61.4 13 2
CL Cairns (NZ) 1989-2004 62 104 11698 6410 218 7/27 10/100 29.40 3.28 53.6 13 1
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 60 113 12680 5898 249 8/92 14/149 23.68 2.79 50.9 13 2
AR Caddick (Eng) 1993-2003 62 105 13558 6999 234 7/46 10/215 29.91 3.09 57.9 13 1
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 49 86 14070 6206 208 8/164 10/155 29.83 2.64 67.6 13 3
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 1997-2007 46 82 8143 4574 178 6/11 11/78 25.69 3.37 45.7 12 2
FH Edwards (WI) 2003-2012 55 97 9602 6249 165 7/87 8/132 37.87 3.90 58.1 12 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 1998-2008 44 85 11237 6038 208 8/108 12/107 29.02 3.22 54.0 12 2
SP Gupte (India) 1951-1961 36 61 11284 4403 149 9/102 10/223 29.55 2.34 75.7 12 1
MS Panesar (Eng) 2006-2013 50 85 12475 5797 167 6/37 11/210 34.71 2.78 74.7 12 2
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2014 59 113 13227 7240 264 8/61 12/127 27.42 3.28 50.1 12 3
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1946-1960 61 113 13650 5251 228 7/38 9/70 23.03 2.30 59.8 12 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 111 194 23438 10501 355 7/71 14/191 29.58 2.68 66.0 12 2
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Investec Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132 - Live]
    » India 25/1 (14.0 ov, CA Pujara 4*, M Vijay 11*, CR Woakes 0/0) - Stumps
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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