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Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JM Anderson (Eng) 2010-2014 55 105 2187.3 564 6136 232 6/17 11/71 26.44 2.80 56.5 9 2
DW Steyn (SA) 2010-2014 43* 81 1538.1 373 4608 217 7/51 11/60 21.23 2.99 42.5 14 2
GP Swann (Eng) 2010-2013 46 84 1939.4 366 5818 193 6/65 10/132 30.14 2.99 60.3 13 3
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2010-2014 50 93 1803.0 403 5385 191 7/44 11/121 28.19 2.98 56.6 9 2
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2010-2014 37 67 1893.1 385 4988 190 9/127 14/184 26.25 2.63 59.7 17 4
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2010-2014 31 57 1661.2 343 4242 160 7/55 11/111 26.51 2.55 62.3 10 4
M Morkel (SA) 2010-2014 42* 79 1369.4 344 4095 148 6/23 8/196 27.66 2.98 55.5 5 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2010-2014 34* 64 1174.1 238 3929 141 7/40 12/127 27.86 3.34 49.9 8 2
PM Siddle (Aus) 2010-2014 41 76 1415.2 376 4109 138 6/54 9/104 29.77 2.90 61.5 6 0
NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-2014 38* 73 1456.0 282 4597 132 7/94 12/286 34.82 3.15 66.1 7 1
I Sharma (India) 2010-2014 42* 74 1485.3 279 5068 131 7/74 10/108 38.68 3.41 68.0 5 1
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2014 28* 53 899.5 223 2516 120 6/44 10/102 20.96 2.79 44.9 9 2
TG Southee (NZ) 2010-2014 32* 60 1120.4 244 3277 116 7/64 10/108 28.25 2.92 57.9 3 1
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2014 23* 41 1132.4 222 3328 112 7/103 12/85 29.71 2.93 60.6 9 2
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2014 26* 49 885.0 237 2468 107 7/117 9/106 23.06 2.78 49.6 5 0
PP Ojha (India) 2010-2013 22 44 1187.0 277 3162 104 6/47 10/89 30.40 2.66 68.4 7 1
TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2014 29* 54 988.4 235 2829 103 6/40 10/80 27.46 2.86 57.5 3 1
KAJ Roach (WI) 2010-2014 24 44 759.1 149 2350 93 5/41 10/146 25.26 3.09 48.9 5 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2010-2014 23 41 1013.2 187 3046 92 6/59 10/124 33.10 3.00 66.0 9 1
Z Khan (India) 2010-2014 24 41 866.3 166 2775 91 7/87 10/149 30.49 3.20 57.1 3 1
ST Finn (Eng) 2010-2013 23 43 724.4 135 2646 90 6/125 9/187 29.40 3.65 48.3 4 0
Abdur Rehman (Pak) 2010-2014 20 39 1023.4 235 2558 88 6/25 8/92 29.06 2.49 69.7 2 0
Umar Gul (Pak) 2010-2013 23 45 753.5 123 2493 72 4/61 8/148 34.62 3.30 62.8 0 0
S Shillingford (WI) 2010-2014 16 27 782.2 122 2419 70 6/49 10/93 34.55 3.09 67.0 6 2
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2010-2013 21 39 978.4 164 2799 70 7/120 8/123 39.98 2.86 83.8 2 0
TT Bresnan (Eng) 2010-2013 21 38 748.0 178 2260 69 5/48 8/141 32.75 3.02 65.0 1 0
BW Hilfenhaus (Aus) 2010-2012 18 33 684.1 183 1782 65 5/75 8/97 27.41 2.60 63.1 2 0
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2011-2014 19 33 657.4 136 1874 65 5/38 6/115 28.83 2.84 60.7 5 0
N Wagner (NZ) 2012-2014 16* 30 578.4 114 1975 58 5/64 8/126 34.05 3.41 59.8 1 0
CS Martin (NZ) 2010-2013 18 32 591.5 113 1961 57 6/26 8/31 34.40 3.31 62.2 2 0
DJG Sammy (WI) 2010-2013 30 50 792.1 172 2258 57 5/29 7/45 39.61 2.85 83.3 1 0
JL Pattinson (Aus) 2011-2014 13 23 425.0 96 1381 51 5/27 8/105 27.07 3.24 50.0 3 0
RMS Eranga (SL) 2011-2014 17* 30 554.5 113 1794 51 4/49 6/226 35.17 3.23 65.2 0 0
DAJ Bracewell (NZ) 2011-2013 18 33 530.4 90 1813 50 6/40 9/60 36.26 3.41 63.6 2 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 2010-2014 16 28 796.1 193 1921 49 5/70 8/141 39.20 2.41 97.4 2 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2010-2014 40* 61 596.1 180 1536 48 6/33 6/51 32.00 2.57 74.5 3 0
SJ Benn (WI) 2010-2014 12* 19 570.3 115 1456 46 6/81 8/194 31.65 2.55 74.4 5 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2010-2014 23* 38 650.2 124 2190 46 4/78 6/105 47.60 3.36 84.8 0 0
RA Jadeja (India) 2012-2014 12 22 570.4 144 1367 45 6/138 7/98 30.37 2.39 76.0 2 0
R Rampaul (WI) 2010-2012 15 28 496.2 97 1415 45 4/48 7/75 31.44 2.85 66.1 0 0
MA Starc (Aus) 2011-2014 14 27 472.0 81 1630 45 6/154 8/209 36.22 3.45 62.9 2 0
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2010-2014 17 29 512.1 100 1800 45 5/52 6/106 40.00 3.51 68.2 2 0
FH Edwards (WI) 2011-2012 12 23 390.3 42 1438 43 6/90 8/132 33.44 3.68 54.4 4 0
S Randiv (SL) 2010-2012 12 21 524.2 70 1613 43 5/82 9/162 37.51 3.07 73.1 1 0
MS Panesar (Eng) 2012-2013 11 20 572.1 160 1466 41 6/62 11/210 35.75 2.56 83.7 4 1
CT Tremlett (Eng) 2010-2013 9 17 340.3 78 1045 40 6/48 8/150 26.12 3.06 51.0 2 0
UT Yadav (India) 2011-2014 11* 19 314.0 34 1317 40 5/93 7/103 32.92 4.19 47.1 1 0
D Bishoo (WI) 2011-2012 11 20 507.4 75 1582 40 5/90 8/152 39.55 3.11 76.1 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2014 16* 29 533.1 71 1887 40 5/32 8/130 47.17 3.53 79.9 1 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 West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » South Africa 289/3 (94.0 ov, AB de Villiers 9*, HM Amla 23*, JO Holder 0/34) - Stumps
Australia v India at Melbourne, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2152 - Live]
    » India 248/3 (73.0 ov, V Kohli 70*, AM Rahane 57*, JR Hazlewood 0/52)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2151 - Live]
    » Sri Lanka 194/3 (92.6 ov, AD Mathews 8*, FDM Karunaratne 114*, TG Southee 1/34)
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