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Most wickets
Player Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SK Warne (Aus) 15 30 722.4 141 2114 96 6/46 12/246 22.02 2.92 45.1 6 2
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 14 26 532.2 89 1660 68 5/78 8/156 24.41 3.11 46.9 1 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 13 26 524.0 152 1352 62 6/115 9/82 21.80 2.58 50.7 3 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 13 24 408.5 61 1514 58 7/61 12/205 26.10 3.70 42.2 3 1
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 8 15 341.3 69 963 52 8/46 10/83 18.51 2.81 39.4 4 1
Danish Kaneria (Pak) 9 18 477.1 88 1568 49 7/188 8/204 32.00 3.28 58.4 4 0
B Lee (Aus) 11 22 416.0 73 1586 49 5/30 7/157 32.36 3.81 50.9 2 0
M Ntini (SA) 10 18 378.1 78 1168 47 7/37 13/132 24.85 3.08 48.2 3 1
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) 14 27 473.1 69 1604 46 5/38 8/97 34.86 3.38 61.7 2 0
A Kumble (India) 8 15 412.4 99 1203 41 7/63 10/157 29.34 2.91 60.3 3 2
A Nel (SA) 7 13 285.4 66 746 36 6/32 10/88 20.72 2.61 47.6 2 1
IK Pathan (India) 8 15 246.1 49 829 34 7/59 12/126 24.38 3.36 43.4 3 1
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 8 13 242.4 69 628 32 6/22 7/50 19.62 2.58 45.5 2 0
SP Jones (Eng) 8 16 199.0 36 691 31 6/53 7/110 22.29 3.47 38.5 2 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 7 13 279.2 57 830 30 7/62 10/141 27.66 2.97 55.8 2 1
JEC Franklin (NZ) 7 13 196.4 34 766 27 6/119 6/159 28.37 3.89 43.7 1 0
DBL Powell (WI) 11 21 367.1 63 1298 27 5/25 7/114 48.07 3.53 81.5 1 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 5 10 168.1 33 510 26 5/43 9/82 19.61 3.03 38.8 2 0
SL Malinga (SL) 7 13 213.4 31 812 26 5/80 9/210 31.23 3.80 49.3 1 0
CD Collymore (WI) 5 9 180.0 34 526 23 7/78 11/134 22.86 2.92 46.9 1 1
SM Pollock (SA) 7 13 279.0 76 700 23 4/65 5/101 30.43 2.50 72.7 0 0
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 6 11 216.3 48 659 20 5/106 6/29 32.95 3.04 64.9 1 0
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 11 20 250.4 62 787 20 4/13 6/53 39.35 3.13 75.2 0 0
CS Martin (NZ) 7 13 213.0 49 760 19 6/54 7/104 40.00 3.56 67.2 1 0
AF Giles (Eng) 10 17 313.1 34 1082 19 3/78 5/146 56.94 3.45 98.8 0 0
Shabbir Ahmed (Pak) 3 6 111.3 21 334 18 4/54 8/119 18.55 2.99 37.1 0 0
Enamul Haque jnr (Ban) 4 6 171.2 41 476 18 7/95 12/200 26.44 2.77 57.1 3 1
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 6 11 166.2 26 528 18 4/95 5/43 29.33 3.17 55.4 0 0
CH Gayle (WI) 7 12 221.2 50 586 18 5/91 5/91 32.55 2.64 73.7 1 0
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 4 7 133.4 20 487 17 5/71 6/116 28.64 3.64 47.1 1 0
Mohammad Sami (Pak) 6 12 227.0 36 765 17 3/82 5/190 45.00 3.37 80.1 0 0
M Zondeki (SA) 4 7 110.3 21 413 16 6/39 9/105 25.81 3.73 41.4 1 0
Abdul Razzaq (Pak) 5 9 166.1 27 574 15 3/58 6/142 38.26 3.45 66.4 0 0
L Balaji (India) 3 6 119.4 19 452 14 5/76 9/171 32.28 3.77 51.2 1 0
HH Streak (Zim) 6 6 136.4 25 507 14 6/73 6/73 36.21 3.70 58.5 1 0
FH Edwards (WI) 5 9 141.2 14 569 14 5/38 6/38 40.64 4.02 60.5 1 0
N Boje (SA) 10 17 301.4 60 932 14 4/71 4/86 66.57 3.08 129.2 0 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2 4 47.0 14 120 13 6/51 10/99 9.23 2.55 21.6 1 1
Mashrafe Mortaza (Ban) 4 6 141.4 38 422 13 3/51 5/104 32.46 2.97 65.3 0 0
CK Langeveldt (SA) 5 8 128.3 22 433 13 5/46 5/96 33.30 3.36 59.3 1 0
AG Cremer (Zim) 6 7 145.0 16 595 13 3/86 4/93 45.76 4.10 66.9 0 0
JJC Lawson (WI) 3 6 85.3 5 355 12 4/43 8/102 29.58 4.15 42.7 0 0
NB Mahwire (Zim) 4 5 103.4 15 423 12 4/92 4/92 35.25 4.08 51.8 0 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 5 8 161.0 27 520 12 6/84 6/84 43.33 3.22 80.5 1 0
MS Kasprowicz (Aus) 5 10 150.2 26 569 12 3/42 4/53 47.41 3.78 75.1 0 0
Mohammad Rafique (Ban) 6 8 237.4 61 684 12 5/65 5/108 57.00 2.87 118.8 2 0
Naved-ul-Hasan (Pak) 6 11 179.0 24 702 12 3/30 5/93 58.50 3.92 89.5 0 0
HMRKB Herath (SL) 5 10 105.5 19 334 11 4/38 4/39 30.36 3.15 57.7 0 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 7 14 201.2 36 706 11 3/38 3/125 64.18 3.50 109.8 0 0

Performances in matches that overlap years 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 South Africa at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2005 [Test # 1779]
India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, 3rd Test, Dec 18-22, 2005 [Test # 1778]
Australia v South Africa at Perth, 1st Test, Dec 16-20, 2005 [Test # 1777]
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