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Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DK Lillee (Aus) 1972-1983 14 26 3833 1798 82 7/83 11/138 21.92 2.81 46.7 7 4
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2006 11 21 3138 1284 56 7/52 9/80 22.92 2.45 56.0 3 0
H Trumble (Aus) 1894-1904 7 13 1708 646 46 7/28 9/141 14.04 2.26 37.1 3 0
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1962-1968 7 14 2370 1019 45 8/71 10/151 22.64 2.57 52.6 3 2
GD McGrath (Aus) 1995-2006 11 22 2636 957 42 5/40 8/91 22.78 2.17 62.7 2 0
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1995 10 18 2345 1201 41 5/42 8/114 29.29 3.07 57.1 2 0
MA Noble (Aus) 1898-1908 8 15 1324 521 39 7/17 13/77 13.35 2.36 33.9 4 1
BA Reid (Aus) 1985-1991 4 7 1144 475 35 7/51 13/148 13.57 2.49 32.6 4 2
SF Barnes (Eng) 1902-1912 5 10 1723 632 35 7/121 13/163 18.05 2.20 49.2 5 1
WA Johnston (Aus) 1948-1955 8 16 2247 852 35 6/152 7/266 24.34 2.27 64.2 2 0
AK Davidson (Aus) 1958-1963 5 10 1646 643 34 6/53 9/105 18.91 2.34 48.4 4 0
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2008 8 16 1840 968 34 5/47 7/78 28.47 3.15 54.1 1 0
H Ironmonger (Aus) 1931-1933 4 8 1104 283 33 7/23 11/24 8.57 1.53 33.4 3 2
RM Hogg (Aus) 1978-1984 6 11 1321 592 32 5/30 10/66 18.50 2.68 41.2 2 1
A Cotter (Aus) 1904-1912 6 11 1345 775 29 6/40 8/65 26.72 3.45 46.3 2 0
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1947-1959 9 18 2109 850 28 3/29 5/75 30.35 2.41 75.3 0 0
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1937 4 7 1005 350 27 5/51 10/129 12.96 2.08 37.2 3 1
KR Miller (Aus) 1947-1955 8 15 1546 567 27 5/60 7/109 21.00 2.20 57.2 1 0
R Peel (Eng) 1885-1895 5 10 2117 568 27 4/77 7/203 21.03 1.60 78.4 0 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2013 6 11 1248 592 27 5/63 8/88 21.92 2.84 46.2 1 0
G Giffen (Aus) 1881-1895 8 11 1738 787 26 6/155 6/155 30.26 2.71 66.8 1 0
JR Thomson (Aus) 1972-1982 7 13 1427 830 26 5/62 8/143 31.92 3.48 54.8 1 0
FR Spofforth (Aus) 1877-1885 6 10 1288 598 24 7/62 13/110 24.91 2.78 53.6 2 1
AA Mailey (Aus) 1920-1925 4 5 1272 655 24 9/121 13/236 27.29 3.08 53.0 2 1
PM Siddle (Aus) 2008-2013 6 11 1198 562 23 6/75 6/75 24.43 2.81 52.0 1 0
MHN Walker (Aus) 1972-1977 6 11 1722 759 23 8/143 8/143 33.00 2.64 74.8 1 0
W Bates (Eng) 1881-1885 6 8 772 307 22 7/28 14/102 13.95 2.38 35.0 2 1
AV Bedser (Eng) 1947-1951 3 6 1145 460 22 5/46 10/105 20.90 2.41 52.0 2 1
Sarfraz Nawaz (Pak) 1972-1983 4 7 1295 484 22 9/86 11/125 22.00 2.24 58.8 1 1
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2004 4 7 703 281 21 6/40 9/88 13.38 2.39 33.4 1 0
W Rhodes (Eng) 1904-1921 8 12 815 434 21 8/68 15/124 20.66 3.19 38.8 2 1
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1990 5 9 1294 525 21 5/105 8/135 25.00 2.43 61.6 1 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 1998-2005 4 8 1217 609 21 5/152 7/142 29.00 3.00 57.9 1 0
AA Mallett (Aus) 1972-1980 7 12 1866 783 21 4/60 6/97 37.28 2.51 88.8 0 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-1996 3 6 851 280 20 5/55 9/72 14.00 1.97 42.5 1 0
B Yardley (Aus) 1981-1982 4 7 1080 514 20 7/187 7/187 25.70 2.85 54.0 1 0
WW Armstrong (Aus) 1902-1921 11 16 1560 555 20 4/26 6/76 27.75 2.13 78.0 0 0
MW Tate (Eng) 1925-1929 4 8 2118 727 20 6/99 9/241 36.35 2.05 105.9 2 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1952-1953 2 4 1073 367 19 7/81 13/165 19.31 2.05 56.4 2 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1987 3 5 1048 426 19 6/57 10/176 22.42 2.43 55.1 3 1
G Ulyett (Eng) 1877-1885 7 13 1041 455 19 4/52 7/77 23.94 2.62 54.7 0 0
GE Palmer (Aus) 1881-1883 4 7 1246 496 19 7/65 10/126 26.10 2.38 65.5 2 1
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1928-1933 6 10 1792 604 19 6/92 8/192 31.78 2.02 94.3 1 0
T Richardson (Eng) 1894-1898 4 6 1346 615 19 6/104 9/242 32.36 2.74 70.8 2 0
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1981 3 6 589 261 18 6/62 11/107 14.50 2.65 32.7 2 1
JB Statham (Eng) 1954-1963 3 6 843 301 18 7/57 8/68 16.72 2.14 46.8 2 0
IT Botham (Eng) 1978-1986 4 8 989 441 18 5/41 6/109 24.50 2.67 54.9 1 0
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1963 8 16 1879 682 18 4/43 5/57 37.88 2.17 104.3 0 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v England at Melbourne, 4th Test, Dec 26-29, 2013 [Test # 2110]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-28, 2012 [Test # 2068]
Australia v India at Melbourne, 1st Test, Dec 26-29, 2011 [Test # 2025]
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