Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Most wickets taken caught by a fielder

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) 1998-2013 101 28293 13372 413 8/84 32.37 25 253 61.25
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
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
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 29.09 18 162 52.42
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
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2014 76 16109 8731 389 7/51 22.44 25 151 38.81
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 21815 10878 383 8/34 28.40 27 148 38.64
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2014 99 22114 11295 380 7/43 29.72 16 147 38.68
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
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 71 16586 8332 291 8/97 28.63 14 130 44.67
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
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 23 118 32.59
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2014 63 14136 7706 278 8/61 27.71 12 116 41.72
EAS Prasanna (India) 1962-1978 49 14353 5742 189 8/76 30.38 10 116 61.37
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2007-2014 74 15515 7894 264 7/44 29.90 12 115 43.56
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
M Morkel (SA) 2006-2014 60 11739 6199 209 6/23 29.66 6 104 49.76
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:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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