Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
Imran Khan 6 223.1 69 558 40 8/60 11/79 13.95 2.50 33.4 4 2
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
Abdul Qadir 3 234.4 68 437 30 9/56 13/101 14.56 1.86 46.9 3 2
England in Pakistan Test Series, 1987/88
Waqar Younis 3 144.4 50 315 29 7/76 12/130 10.86 2.17 29.9 3 2
New Zealand in Pakistan Test Series, 1990/91
Waqar Younis 3 130.4 31 373 27 7/91 13/135 13.81 2.85 29.0 4 1
Zimbabwe in Pakistan Test Series, 1993/94
Wasim Akram 3 159.4 41 431 25 7/119 11/179 17.24 2.69 38.3 2 1
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1993/94
Yasir Shah 3 188.2 40 549 25 7/94 9/177 21.96 2.91 45.2 3 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 2017
Imran Khan 5 236.1 54 790 25 6/90 8/168 31.60 3.34 56.6 1 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1976/77
Saeed Ajmal 3 147.0 39 353 24 7/55 10/97 14.70 2.40 36.7 1 1
Pakistan v England Test Series (in United Arab Emirates), 2011/12
Yasir Shah 3 176.3 28 464 24 7/76 9/155 19.33 2.62 44.1 3 0
Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2015
Sikander Bakht 5 211.3 47 641 24 8/69 11/190 26.70 3.03 52.8 3 1
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1979/80
Imran Khan 3 129.5 16 416 23 7/80 11/121 18.08 3.20 33.8 2 1
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1987/88
Pervez Sajjad 3 191.0 71 342 22 7/74 9/112 15.54 1.79 52.0 2 0
New Zealand in Pakistan Test Series, 1969/70
Khan Mohammad 4 168.5 54 350 22 5/73 7/124 15.90 2.07 46.0 2 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1954/55
Waqar Younis 5 166.0 29 557 22 5/52 7/131 25.31 3.35 45.2 3 0
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1992
Abdul Qadir 3 212.3 48 562 22 7/142 11/218 25.54 2.64 57.9 2 1
Australia in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
Wasim Akram 3 106.0 12 298 21 5/28 9/89 14.19 2.81 30.2 1 0
West Indies in Pakistan Test Series, 1990/91
Fazal Mahmood 3 143.3 47 333 21 6/34 12/100 15.85 2.32 41.0 2 1
West Indies in Pakistan Test Series, 1958/59
Imran Khan 3 178.1 48 390 21 7/52 9/136 18.57 2.18 50.9 2 0
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1982
Imran Khan 5 168.2 33 455 21 7/40 10/77 21.66 2.70 48.0 2 1
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1987
Wasim Akram 4 168.5 36 462 21 6/67 9/103 22.00 2.73 48.2 2 0
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1992
Yasir Shah 3 192.4 38 564 21 6/124 10/210 26.85 2.92 55.0 2 1
Pakistan v West Indies Test Series (in United Arab Emirates), 2016/17
Saqlain Mushtaq 2 149.5 38 403 20 5/93 10/187 20.15 2.68 44.9 4 2
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1998/99
Fazal Mahmood 4 165.0 50 408 20 6/46 12/99 20.40 2.47 49.5 2 1
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1954
Fazal Mahmood 5 229.0 74 512 20 7/42 12/94 25.60 2.23 68.7 2 1
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1952/53
Fazal Mahmood 5 320.2 105 764 20 6/83 8/118 38.20 2.38 96.1 1 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
Zulfiqar Ahmed 3 181.1 72 288 19 6/42 11/79 15.15 1.58 57.2 2 1
New Zealand in Pakistan Test Series, 1955/56
Abdur Rehman 3 131.4 34 318 19 6/25 8/92 16.73 2.41 41.5 2 0
Pakistan v England Test Series (in United Arab Emirates), 2011/12
Mohammad Amir 4 133.0 30 349 19 6/84 6/84 18.36 2.62 42.0 2 0
Pakistan in England Test Series, 2010
Mohammad Asif 3 125.5 34 351 19 5/76 7/110 18.47 2.78 39.7 2 0
Pakistan in South Africa Test Series, 2006/07
Imran Khan 5 152.2 38 365 19 5/63 9/130 19.21 2.39 48.1 2 0
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1979/80
Mohammad Asif 3 126.4 33 376 19 5/67 9/107 19.78 2.96 40.0 1 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 2009/10
Waqar Younis 3 98.5 13 384 19 5/104 9/127 20.21 3.88 31.2 1 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1992/93
Abdul Qadir 3 185.0 42 451 19 5/74 10/194 23.73 2.43 58.4 3 1
England in Pakistan Test Series, 1983/84
Nasim-ul-Ghani 5 198.1 48 508 19 6/67 8/120 26.73 2.56 62.5 2 0
Pakistan in West Indies Test Series, 1957/58
Danish Kaneria 3 192.4 40 599 19 6/150 7/173 31.52 3.10 60.8 2 0
Pakistan in India Test Series, 2004/05
Sarfraz Nawaz 6 241.1 61 633 19 4/63 7/141 33.31 2.62 76.1 0 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
Azeem Hafeez 5 195.3 39 733 19 5/100 7/217 38.57 3.74 61.7 2 0
Pakistan in Australia Test Series, 1983/84
Yasir Shah 4 238.0 34 774 19 6/72 10/141 40.73 3.25 75.1 2 1
Pakistan in England Test Series, 2016
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Oct 6-10, 2017 [Test # 2278]
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, 1st Test, Sep 28-Oct 2, 2017 [Test # 2275]
West Indies v Pakistan at Roseau, 3rd Test, May 10-14, 2017 [Test # 2261]