Records / 2000s / Test matches / Most wickets

Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 2000-2009 84 154 4797.5 1160 11849 565 9/51 13/115 20.97 2.46 50.9 49 20
M Ntini (SA) 2000-2009 97 182 3347.0 722 10884 380 7/37 13/132 28.64 3.25 52.8 18 4
SK Warne (Aus) 2000-2007 65 127 3021.3 604 8986 357 7/94 12/246 25.17 2.97 50.7 21 6
A Kumble (India) 2000-2008 74 133 3774.3 790 11014 355 8/141 13/181 31.02 2.91 63.7 20 5
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2001-2009 72 132 3451.1 640 9763 322 8/84 15/217 30.31 2.82 64.3 23 5
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2008 75 148 2718.1 539 9476 303 5/30 9/171 31.27 3.48 53.8 9 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 2000-2007 66 131 2548.4 828 6100 297 8/24 10/27 20.53 2.39 51.4 14 2
SM Pollock (SA) 2000-2008 70 135 2647.1 815 6439 260 6/30 10/147 24.76 2.43 61.0 6 1
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2000-2008 67 122 2318.1 493 7564 248 7/61 12/205 30.50 3.26 56.0 7 1
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2000-2009 77 141 2681.1 626 7335 247 7/71 14/191 29.69 2.73 65.1 8 1
Danish Kaneria (Pak) 2000-2009 56 102 2752.5 499 8291 245 7/77 12/94 33.84 3.01 67.4 14 2
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) 2002-2009 63 115 2229.1 431 7192 226 7/12 11/76 31.82 3.22 59.1 8 1
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 2000-2009 69 112 2758.4 650 7359 222 7/87 12/149 33.14 2.66 74.5 15 3
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 2000-2009 74 128 2394.0 486 7124 220 5/58 8/156 32.38 2.97 65.2 3 0
Z Khan (India) 2000-2009 68 124 2264.2 458 7472 220 5/29 9/134 33.96 3.29 61.7 8 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 2000-2006 57 113 2001.2 524 5662 209 6/40 9/80 27.09 2.82 57.4 5 0
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 2000-2009 101 174 2224.0 524 6561 205 6/54 9/92 32.00 2.95 65.0 4 0
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2009 53 94 1745.5 373 5917 176 6/54 11/180 33.61 3.38 59.5 8 1
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2009 34 63 1146.4 206 4123 172 6/49 10/91 23.97 3.59 40.0 11 3
SCG MacGill (Aus) 2000-2008 32 64 1404.2 271 4662 149 8/108 10/133 31.28 3.31 56.5 9 1
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2009 44 80 1498.1 316 5159 148 7/43 9/98 34.85 3.44 60.7 7 0
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) 2000-2007 33 57 952.2 175 3199 144 6/11 11/78 22.21 3.35 39.6 11 2
AF Giles (Eng) 2000-2006 53 87 1994.0 390 5700 142 5/57 9/122 40.14 2.85 84.2 5 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2009 30 58 1197.5 221 3843 137 8/61 11/159 28.05 3.20 52.4 4 1
AR Caddick (Eng) 2000-2003 34 57 1182.1 250 3867 128 7/94 10/215 30.21 3.27 55.4 6 1
MS Panesar (Eng) 2006-2009 39 65 1507.0 308 4331 126 6/37 10/187 34.37 2.87 71.7 8 1
A Nel (SA) 2001-2008 36 69 1271.4 280 3919 123 6/32 10/88 31.86 3.08 62.0 3 1
FH Edwards (WI) 2003-2009 43 74 1209.5 141 4811 122 7/87 8/133 39.43 3.97 59.5 8 0
M Dillon (WI) 2000-2004 31 55 1215.4 235 3656 110 5/71 8/123 33.23 3.00 66.3 1 0
HH Streak (Zim) 2000-2005 38 54 1232.2 340 3353 105 6/73 9/72 31.93 2.72 70.4 3 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 2000-2004 25 44 1185.2 260 3087 101 8/164 10/155 30.56 2.60 70.4 4 1
IK Pathan (India) 2003-2008 29 54 980.4 212 3226 100 7/59 12/126 32.26 3.28 58.8 7 2
Abdul Razzaq (Pak) 2000-2006 45 75 1151.0 216 3628 100 5/35 7/155 36.28 3.15 69.0 1 0
Mohammad Rafique (Ban) 2000-2008 33 48 1457.2 301 4076 100 6/77 9/160 40.76 2.79 87.4 7 0
N Boje (SA) 2000-2006 43 72 1436.4 293 4265 100 5/62 8/134 42.65 2.96 86.2 3 0
PT Collins (WI) 2001-2006 29 55 1047.4 202 3309 98 6/53 9/117 33.76 3.15 64.1 3 0
SR Clark (Aus) 2006-2009 24 48 857.4 230 2243 94 5/32 9/89 23.86 2.61 54.7 2 0
D Gough (Eng) 2000-2003 24 39 740.1 127 2578 94 5/61 8/101 27.42 3.48 47.2 3 0
Waqar Younis (Pak) 2000-2003 29 49 782.5 137 2624 94 6/55 7/79 27.91 3.35 49.9 1 0
CA Walsh (WI) 2000-2001 20 36 887.1 280 1835 93 6/61 10/117 19.73 2.06 57.2 5 1
CD Collymore (WI) 2003-2007 29 51 1015.1 238 2895 92 7/57 11/134 31.46 2.85 66.2 4 1
Umar Gul (Pak) 2003-2009 24 45 846.0 133 3060 91 6/135 9/164 33.62 3.61 55.7 4 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2007 28 55 796.1 106 3076 91 5/68 9/210 33.80 3.86 52.4 2 0
CRD Fernando (SL) 2000-2009 33 58 854.2 129 3072 88 5/42 7/95 34.90 3.59 58.2 3 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2001-2009 18 32 562.0 113 1922 87 6/51 10/99 22.09 3.41 38.7 5 1
DBL Powell (WI) 2002-2009 37 66 1179.3 219 4068 85 5/25 7/114 47.85 3.44 83.2 1 0
JE Taylor (WI) 2003-2009 29 49 822.3 150 2923 82 5/11 9/95 35.64 3.55 60.1 3 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2009 34 52 950.4 177 3090 81 6/55 6/84 38.14 3.25 70.4 2 0
Mohammad Sami (Pak) 2001-2007 33 60 1164.0 183 4161 81 5/36 8/106 51.37 3.57 86.2 2 0
JEC Franklin (NZ) 2001-2009 26 47 733.1 134 2612 80 6/119 7/117 32.65 3.56 54.9 3 0

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:
South Africa v England at Durban, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2009 [Test # 1944]
Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2009 [Test # 1943]
South Africa v England at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 16-20, 2009 [Test # 1942]
Australia v West Indies at Perth, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 2009 [Test # 1941]
Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365