Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1971-1979 45 10960+ 5111+ 180 8/79 9/131 28.87* 2.79* 61.9* 13 0
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1979 23 5381 2274 118 8/34 11/140 19.27 2.53 45.6 12 2
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1980 36 9492 4367 184 6/26 11/123 23.73 2.76 51.5 12 4
RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1979 52 9916 4511 182 7/78 9/118 24.78 2.72 54.4 11 0
DL Underwood (ENG) 1970-1979 60 15380 5587 202 8/51 13/71 27.65 2.17 76.1 10 4
BS Bedi (INDIA) 1971-1979 52 15516+ 5719+ 196 6/71 10/194 29.78* 2.21* 80.8* 10 1
AME Roberts (WI) 1974-1980 30 7285 3502 138 7/54 12/121 25.37 2.88 52.7 9 2
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1979 27 6376 3225 107 7/23 11/58 30.14 3.03 59.5 6 2
JR Thomson (AUS) 1972-1979 36 7240+ 3767+ 152 6/46 9/105 24.78* 3.12* 47.6* 6 0
AW Greig (ENG) 1972-1977 59 9802 4541 141 8/86 13/156 32.20 2.77 69.5 6 2
MHN Walker (AUS) 1972-1977 35 10094 3792 138 8/143 8/143 27.47 2.25 73.1 6 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1979 24 4757 2413 87 6/63 9/121 27.73 3.04 54.6 5 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1979 25 6830 3125 98 6/63 12/165 31.88 2.74 69.6 5 1
GG Arnold (ENG) 1972-1975 31 7134 3077 107 6/45 9/91 28.75 2.58 66.6 5 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1971-1976 30 9886 3232 100 7/98 9/143 32.32 1.96 98.8 5 0
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1980 15 3372 1581 64 8/92 14/149 24.70 2.81 52.6 4 1
RM Hogg (AUS) 1978-1980 17 3450+ 1434+ 64 6/74 10/122 24.30* 2.49* 58.4* 4 1
G Dymock (AUS) 1974-1980 16 4094+ 1555+ 62 7/67 12/166 26.35* 2.27* 69.3* 4 1
JA Snow (ENG) 1970-1976 24 6044 2663 103 7/40 8/63 25.85 2.64 58.6 4 0
CM Old (ENG) 1972-1978 42 7755 3594 129 7/50 9/88 27.86 2.78 60.1 4 0
Sarfraz Nawaz (PAK) 1972-1979 34 8582 3591 120 9/86 11/125 29.92 2.51 71.5 4 1
GJ Gilmour (AUS) 1973-1977 16 2461+ 1315+ 54 6/85 9/157 26.30* 3.20* 49.2* 3 0
Sikander Bakht (PAK) 1976-1979 17 3400 1631 57 8/69 11/190 28.61 2.87 59.6 3 1
Mushtaq Mohammad (PAK) 1971-1979 36 4285 1893 65 5/28 9/119 29.12 2.65 65.9 3 0
RO Collinge (NZ) 1971-1978 22 5169 2249 79 6/63 9/166 28.46 2.61 65.4 3 0
Intikhab Alam (PAK) 1971-1977 22 5310 2289 76 7/52 11/130 30.11 2.58 69.8 3 1
AA Mallett (AUS) 1970-1976 30 6507+ 2600+ 91 8/59 9/111 29.21* 2.39* 73.1* 3 0
VA Holder (WI) 1971-1979 39 7956+ 3185+ 100 6/28 8/223 31.85* 2.40* 79.5* 3 0
JM Noreiga (WI) 1971-1971 4 1322 493 17 9/95 9/131 29.00 2.23 77.7 2 0
AN Connolly (AUS) 1970-1971 5 1502 603 21 6/47 7/109 28.71 2.40 71.5 2 0
RAL Massie (AUS) 1972-1973 6 1739 647 31 8/53 16/137 20.87 2.23 56.0 2 1
S Madan Lal (INDIA) 1974-1977 17 2324+ 932+ 29 5/72 6/99 33.28* 2.40* 83.0* 2 0
BR Taylor (NZ) 1972-1973 10 2718 1289 49 7/74 9/182 26.30 2.84 55.4 2 0
DR Doshi (INDIA) 1979-1979 10 2819 960 40 6/103 8/103 24.00 2.04 70.4 2 0
AG Hurst (AUS) 1974-1979 13 2870+ 1137+ 43 5/28 9/155 27.07* 2.37* 68.3* 2 0
JK Lever (ENG) 1976-1979 15 2886 1204 51 7/46 10/70 23.60 2.50 56.5 2 1
PI Pocock (ENG) 1972-1976 14 3402 1510 35 5/110 8/142 43.14 2.66 97.2 2 0
KD Boyce (WI) 1971-1976 21 3501 1801 60 6/77 11/147 30.01 3.08 58.3 2 1
P Lever (ENG) 1970-1975 17 3571 1509 41 6/38 9/103 36.80 2.53 87.0 2 0
JD Higgs (AUS) 1978-1980 17 3703+ 1615+ 51 7/143 8/190 32.30* 2.61* 74.0* 2 0
PH Edmonds (ENG) 1975-1979 18 4083 1251 49 7/66 7/66 25.53 1.83 83.3 2 0
KD Ghavri (INDIA) 1974-1979 35 5658+ 2879+ 87 5/33 7/128 33.47* 3.05* 65.7* 2 0
EAS Prasanna (INDIA) 1971-1978 30 6581+ 2622+ 76 8/76 11/140 34.50* 2.39* 86.5* 2 1

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]