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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JM Greenwood (EngWn) 3 618 240 23 6/46 11/63 10.43 2.33 26.8 3 1
West Indies Women in England Women's Test Series, 1979
S Kulkarni (IndWn) 5 510+ 249 23 5/48 7/57 10.82 2.36* 26.8* 2 0
West Indies Women in India Women's Test Series, 1976/77
ER Wilson (AusWn) 3 824 204 21 7/7 11/16 9.71 1.48 39.2 2 1
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1957/58
AM Starling (EngWn) 5 1307 431 21 5/36 6/84 20.52 1.97 62.2 1 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1984/85
ME Maclagan (EngWn) 3 993 169 20 7/10 7/41 8.45 1.02 49.6 1 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1934/35
MB Duggan (EngWn) 3 716 239 20 5/30 9/104 11.95 2.00 35.8 2 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 1951
LA Fullston (AusWn) 4 1441 395 20 4/54 7/95 19.75 1.64 72.0 0 0
Australia Women in India Women's Test Series, 1983/84
P Antonio (AusWn) 3 536 212 19 6/51 9/91 11.15 2.37 28.2 2 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 1937
E Bakewell (EngWn) 3 870 242 19 5/40 8/124 12.73 1.66 45.7 2 0
England Women in New Zealand Women's Test Series, 1968/69
DL Wilson (AusWn) 5 1189 424 19 3/25 5/115 22.31 2.13 62.5 0 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1984/85
LA Fullston (AusWn) 5 1743 507 19 4/53 6/83 26.68 1.74 91.7 0 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1984/85
LG Ward (SAWmn) 3 841 239 18 6/48 7/76 13.27 1.70 46.7 2 0
New Zealand Women in South Africa Women's Test Series, 1971/72
R Thompson (AusWn) 5 1128 283 18 5/33 6/97 15.72 1.50 62.6 1 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1984/85
J Lord (NZWmn) 3 822 318 18 6/119 10/137 17.66 2.32 45.6 2 1
New Zealand Women in Australia Women's Test Series, 1978/79
CL Fitzpatrick (AusWn) 2 576 174 17 5/29 9/112 10.23 1.81 33.8 2 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 2001
EA Sanders (EngWn) 4 987 252 17 4/41 7/69 14.82 1.53 58.0 0 0
England Women in South Africa Women's Test Series, 1960/61
DF Edulji (IndWn) 6 869+ 339 17 4/47 5/91 19.94 1.99* 57.9* 0 0
West Indies Women in India Women's Test Series, 1976/77
ER Wilson (AusWn) 3 882 202 16 6/23 9/62 12.62 1.37 55.1 1 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1948/49
SA Tredrea (AusWn) 3 853 217 16 4/22 7/47 13.56 1.52 53.3 0 0
New Zealand Women in Australia Women's Test Series, 1978/79
M Knee (AusWn) 3 760 228 16 5/35 8/57 14.25 1.80 47.5 1 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 1963
S Chakraborty (IndWn) 6 756 230 16 5/25 7/70 14.37 1.82 47.2 1 0
West Indies Women in India Women's Test Series, 1976/77
DA Gordon (AusWn) 3 1000 267 16 5/57 10/118 16.68 1.60 62.5 2 1
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1968/69
ER Wilson (AusWn) 3 711 267 16 4/42 7/82 16.68 2.25 44.4 0 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 1951
GE McConway (EngWn) 5 1375 353 16 4/32 7/67 22.06 1.54 85.9 0 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 1984/85
K Price (AusWn) 4 906 355 16 6/72 10/107 22.18 2.35 56.6 1 1
Australia Women in India Women's Test Series, 1983/84
DF Edulji (IndWn) 4 1053 403 16 6/64 6/64 25.18 2.29 65.8 1 0
Australia Women in India Women's Test Series, 1983/84
LC Pearson (EngWn) 2 498 160 15 7/51 11/107 10.66 1.92 33.2 1 1
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in Australia), 2002/03
J Goswami (IndWn) 2 532 186 15 5/33 10/78 12.40 2.09 35.4 2 1
India Women in England Women's Test Series, 2006
JM Saulbrey (NZWmn) 3 1428 227 15 5/32 8/52 15.13 0.95 95.2 1 0
New Zealand Women in South Africa Women's Test Series, 1971/72
MB Duggan (EngWn) 3 816 239 15 4/39 7/82 15.93 1.75 54.4 0 0
Women's Ashes (Australia Women, England Women in England), 1963
DL Wilson (AusWn) 3 933 264 15 5/27 7/108 17.60 1.69 62.2 1 0
India Women in Australia Women's Test Series, 1990/91
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia Women v England Women at Perth, Only Test, Jan 10-13, 2014 [Women Test # 135]
England Women v Australia Women at Wormsley, Only Test, Aug 11-14, 2013 [Women Test # 134]
Australia Women v England Women at Sydney, Only Test, Jan 22-25, 2011 [Women Test # 133]

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