Most wickets
Player Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
R Ashwin (INDIA) 12 23 584.4 102 1721 72 7/59 13/140 23.90 2.94 48.7 8 3
HMRKB Herath (SL) 9 17 412.2 89 1079 57 8/63 13/145 18.92 2.61 43.4 5 2
MA Starc (AUS) 8 15 325.4 71 1129 50 6/50 11/94 22.58 3.46 39.0 3 1
SCJ Broad (ENG) 14 25 463.4 117 1275 48 6/17 8/99 26.56 2.74 57.9 1 0
K Rabada (SA) 9 16 281.2 50 1074 46 7/112 13/144 23.34 3.81 36.6 4 1
Yasir Shah (PAK) 10 19 538.2 82 1780 46 6/72 10/141 38.69 3.30 70.2 4 2
RA Jadeja (INDIA) 9 18 463.4 116 1056 43 7/48 10/154 24.55 2.27 64.6 2 1
JR Hazlewood (AUS) 11 20 426.0 111 1170 42 6/89 6/89 27.85 2.74 60.8 1 0
N Wagner (NZ) 9 17 320.1 74 863 41 6/41 8/103 21.04 2.69 46.8 3 0
JM Anderson (ENG) 12 21 394.1 103 973 41 5/16 10/45 23.73 2.46 57.6 3 1
CR Woakes (ENG) 12 23 339.2 78 1042 41 6/70 11/102 25.41 3.07 49.6 2 1
NM Lyon (AUS) 11 20 438.0 69 1490 41 4/91 7/123 36.34 3.40 64.0 0 0
MM Ali (ENG) 17 29 532.0 83 1962 37 5/57 6/117 53.02 3.68 86.2 1 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 12 20 279.2 46 852 33 5/73 6/46 25.81 3.05 50.7 1 0
TA Boult (NZ) 10 18 359.0 82 1027 31 4/52 5/76 33.12 2.86 69.4 0 0
AU Rashid (ENG) 7 12 287.1 23 1070 30 4/52 7/178 35.66 3.72 57.4 0 0
Mohammad Amir (PAK) 10 19 380.2 74 1165 30 4/97 5/134 38.83 3.06 76.0 0 0
Mohammed Shami (INDIA) 10 19 271.1 52 779 29 4/66 6/116 26.86 2.87 56.1 0 0
Wahab Riaz (PAK) 8 14 270.0 25 999 29 5/88 7/134 34.44 3.70 55.8 1 0
TG Southee (NZ) 8 14 298.4 88 859 27 6/80 8/140 31.81 2.87 66.3 1 0
Sohail Khan (PAK) 7 13 247.4 44 880 26 5/68 7/207 33.84 3.55 57.1 2 0
MDK Perera (SL) 5 10 190.3 28 565 23 6/70 10/99 24.56 2.96 49.6 1 1
VD Philander (SA) 6 11 180.3 45 482 22 5/21 6/110 21.90 2.67 49.2 2 0
D Bishoo (WI) 6 8 212.5 16 756 22 8/49 10/174 34.36 3.55 58.0 1 1
JM Bird (AUS) 5 10 186.5 39 631 21 5/59 7/125 30.04 3.37 53.3 1 0
MJ Santner (NZ) 8 14 278.2 53 838 21 3/60 5/173 39.90 3.01 79.5 0 0
Mehidy Hasan Miraz (BDESH) 2 4 109.2 12 297 19 6/77 12/159 15.63 2.71 34.5 3 1
RAS Lakmal (SL) 6 11 212.0 35 665 19 5/63 6/127 35.00 3.13 66.9 1 0
KJ Abbott (SA) 4 8 137.4 38 340 18 6/77 9/118 18.88 2.46 45.8 1 0
Rahat Ali (PAK) 6 12 203.5 35 721 18 4/62 4/86 40.05 3.53 67.9 0 0
ST Finn (ENG) 9 16 235.1 33 793 17 3/26 3/45 46.64 3.37 83.0 0 0
N Pradeep (SL) 5 9 153.5 35 499 15 4/107 5/141 33.26 3.24 61.5 0 0
ST Gabriel (WI) 7 10 175.1 26 587 15 5/96 6/132 39.13 3.35 70.0 1 0
UT Yadav (INDIA) 9 18 238.5 49 737 15 4/41 5/75 49.13 3.08 95.5 0 0
B Kumar (INDIA) 4 7 85.4 24 195 13 5/33 6/46 15.00 2.27 39.5 2 0
AG Cremer (ZIM) 4 7 217.4 15 829 13 4/91 7/227 63.76 3.80 100.4 0 0
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2 4 81.0 19 221 12 5/85 7/131 18.41 2.72 40.5 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 3 4 55.0 14 153 11 5/33 8/99 13.90 2.78 30.0 1 0
I Sharma (INDIA) 5 9 115.0 26 316 11 2/30 3/59 28.72 2.74 62.7 0 0
IS Sodhi (NZ) 3 6 95.2 23 348 11 4/60 7/79 31.63 3.65 52.0 0 0
A Mishra (INDIA) 4 8 145.4 28 507 11 2/43 3/104 46.09 3.48 79.4 0 0
RL Chase (WI) 7 9 207.1 26 643 11 5/121 5/121 58.45 3.10 113.0 1 0
M Morkel (SA) 3 6 105.2 24 332 10 3/36 5/109 33.20 3.15 63.2 0 0
ML Cummins (WI) 5 7 118.2 16 408 10 6/48 9/102 40.80 3.44 71.0 1 0
JO Holder (WI) 8 11 177.5 46 467 10 5/30 5/59 46.70 2.62 106.7 1 0
C de Grandhomme (NZ) 2 4 50.5 16 110 9 6/41 7/64 12.22 2.16 33.8 1 0
PADLR Sandakan (SL) 3 5 71.4 12 207 9 4/58 7/107 23.00 2.88 47.7 0 0
J Yadav (INDIA) 3 6 81.3 17 266 9 3/30 4/68 29.55 3.26 54.3 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:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2016 [Test # 2243]
Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2016 [Test # 2242]
India v England at Chennai, 5th Test, Dec 16-20, 2016 [Test # 2241]