Records / 2010s / Test matches / Most wickets

Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JM Anderson (Eng) 2010-2015 63* 121 2472.5 641 6975 265 6/17 11/71 26.32 2.82 55.9 11 2
DW Steyn (SA) 2010-2015 46* 86 1639.2 394 4917 230 7/51 11/60 21.37 2.99 42.7 14 2
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2010-2015 58* 109 2082.0 456 6339 226 7/44 11/121 28.04 3.04 55.2 10 2
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2010-2015 40 72 2019.3 404 5367 193 9/127 14/184 27.80 2.65 62.7 17 4
GP Swann (Eng) 2010-2013 46 84 1939.4 366 5818 193 6/65 10/132 30.14 2.99 60.3 13 3
MG Johnson (Aus) 2010-2015 39* 74 1342.0 269 4510 164 7/40 12/127 27.50 3.36 49.0 8 2
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2010-2014 31 57 1661.2 343 4242 160 7/55 11/111 26.51 2.55 62.3 10 4
NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-2015 44* 85 1688.0 328 5332 158 7/94 12/286 33.74 3.15 64.1 7 1
M Morkel (SA) 2010-2015 45* 84 1456.3 358 4362 157 6/23 8/196 27.78 2.99 55.6 5 0
PM Siddle (Aus) 2010-2014 41 76 1415.2 376 4109 138 6/54 9/104 29.77 2.90 61.5 6 0
I Sharma (India) 2010-2015 43 76 1512.3 284 5141 133 7/74 10/108 38.65 3.39 68.2 5 1
TG Southee (NZ) 2010-2015 35 66 1288.2 273 3854 129 7/64 10/108 29.87 2.99 59.9 3 1
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2015 25 46 1257.4 244 3745 124 7/103 12/85 30.20 2.97 60.8 10 2
VD Philander (SA) 2011-2015 31* 58 983.5 237 2722 123 6/44 10/102 22.13 2.76 47.9 9 2
TA Boult (NZ) 2011-2015 32 60 1165.4 267 3336 123 6/40 10/80 27.12 2.86 56.8 4 1
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010-2015 27 52 956.0 258 2658 113 7/117 9/106 23.52 2.78 50.7 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
KAJ Roach (WI) 2010-2015 27 50 871.1 165 2754 100 5/41 10/146 27.54 3.16 52.2 5 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2010-2015 28* 47 1131.5 197 3540 99 6/59 10/124 35.75 3.12 68.5 9 1
ST Finn (Eng) 2010-2015 24* 45 747.4 139 2729 97 6/125 9/187 28.13 3.65 46.2 5 0
Z Khan (India) 2010-2014 24 41 866.3 166 2775 91 7/87 10/149 30.49 3.20 57.1 3 1
Abdur Rehman (Pak) 2010-2014 20 39 1023.4 235 2558 88 6/25 8/92 29.06 2.49 69.7 2 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2010-2015 22 41 1001.3 168 2874 73 7/120 8/123 39.36 2.86 82.3 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
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2011-2015 23 41 767.3 157 2253 71 5/38 6/115 31.73 2.93 64.8 5 0
MA Starc (Aus) 2011-2015 20* 38 668.2 127 2279 71 6/154 8/209 32.09 3.40 56.4 3 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
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
Yasir Shah (Pak) 2014-2015 10 19 489.4 68 1514 61 7/76 9/155 24.81 3.09 48.1 4 0
N Wagner (NZ) 2012-2014 16 30 586.4 114 2000 58 5/64 8/126 34.48 3.40 60.6 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
DAJ Bracewell (NZ) 2011-2015 19 35 567.4 95 1931 55 6/40 9/60 35.10 3.40 61.9 2 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2010-2015 44 70 665.1 194 1738 52 6/33 6/51 33.42 2.61 76.7 3 0
RMS Eranga (SL) 2011-2014 17 31 561.5 115 1814 52 4/49 6/226 34.88 3.22 64.8 0 0
SJ Benn (WI) 2010-2015 14 23 687.3 139 1816 52 6/81 8/194 34.92 2.64 79.3 5 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
D Bishoo (WI) 2011-2015 13 23 599.4 95 1871 50 6/80 8/152 37.42 3.12 71.9 2 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2010-2015 25 43 738.2 138 2478 50 4/78 6/105 49.56 3.35 88.6 0 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
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2010-2015 34 56 533.5 90 1444 48 4/16 4/48 30.08 2.70 66.7 0 0
Mohammed Shami (India) 2013-2015 12 23 446.3 62 1699 47 5/47 9/118 36.14 3.80 57.0 2 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
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
UT Yadav (India) 2011-2015 13 24 375.0 43 1637 43 5/93 7/103 38.06 4.36 52.3 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2014 16 30 559.1 73 1995 43 5/32 8/130 46.39 3.56 78.0 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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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:
Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, 2nd Test, Jul 30-Aug 3, 2015 [Test # 2174 - Live]
    » Bangladesh 246/8 (88.1 ov, Nasir Hossain 13*, DW Steyn 3/30) - Match delayed by rain
England v Australia at Birmingham, 3rd Investec Test, Jul 29-Aug 2, 2015 [Test # 2173 - Live]
    » Australia 168/7 (55.0 ov, PM Nevill 37*, MA Starc 7*, JE Root 0/2) - Stumps
Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, 1st Test, Jul 21-25, 2015 [Test # 2172]
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