Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JC Laker (Eng) 5 283.5 127 442 46 10/53 19/90 9.60 1.55 37.0 4 2
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1956
TM Alderman (Aus) 6 325.0 76 893 42 6/135 9/130 21.26 2.74 46.4 4 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
TM Alderman (Aus) 6 269.2 68 712 41 6/128 10/151 17.36 2.64 39.4 6 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
SK Warne (Aus) 5 252.5 37 797 40 6/46 12/246 19.92 3.15 37.9 3 2
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2005
SF Barnes (Eng) 6 190.0 64 404 39 8/29 13/57 10.35 2.12 29.2 6 3
Triangular Tournament (Australia, England, South Africa in England), 1912
AV Bedser (Eng) 5 265.1 58 682 39 7/44 14/99 17.48 2.57 40.7 5 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1953
DK Lillee (Aus) 6 311.4 81 870 39 7/89 11/159 22.30 2.79 47.9 2 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
GD McGrath (Aus) 6 249.5 67 701 36 8/38 9/103 19.47 2.80 41.6 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1997
MD Marshall (WI) 5 203.1 49 443 35 7/22 10/92 12.65 2.18 34.8 3 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1988
GAR Lock (Eng) 5 176.0 93 254 34 7/35 11/65 7.47 1.44 31.0 3 1
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1958
SF Barnes (Eng) 3 128.0 38 282 34 8/29 13/57 8.29 2.20 22.5 5 3
South Africa in England Test Series, 1912
CA Walsh (WI) 5 220.2 92 436 34 6/74 10/117 12.82 1.97 38.8 2 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 2000
FS Trueman (Eng) 5 236.4 53 594 34 7/44 12/119 17.47 2.50 41.7 4 2
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1963
IT Botham (Eng) 6 272.3 81 700 34 6/95 10/253 20.58 2.56 48.0 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
SK Warne (Aus) 6 439.5 178 877 34 5/82 8/137 25.79 1.99 77.6 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
AA Donald (SA) 5 243.2 69 653 33 6/88 8/115 19.78 2.68 44.2 4 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1998
AL Valentine (WI) 4 422.3 197 674 33 8/104 11/204 20.42 1.59 76.8 2 2
West Indies in England Test Series, 1950
CC Griffith (WI) 5 223.5 54 519 32 6/36 9/81 16.21 2.31 41.9 3 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1963
GD McGrath (Aus) 5 194.2 56 542 32 7/76 8/114 16.93 2.78 36.4 4 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2001
DK Lillee (Aus) 5 249.5 83 548 31 6/66 10/181 17.67 2.19 48.3 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1972
SK Warne (Aus) 5 195.2 41 580 31 7/165 11/229 18.70 2.96 37.8 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2001
MG Hughes (Aus) 6 296.2 78 845 31 5/92 8/151 27.25 2.85 57.3 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
IT Botham (Eng) 6 251.4 36 855 31 5/109 7/158 27.58 3.39 48.7 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
AV Bedser (Eng) 5 275.5 84 517 30 7/58 12/112 17.23 1.87 55.1 3 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 1951
CJ McDermott (Aus) 6 234.2 21 901 30 8/141 8/141 30.03 3.84 46.8 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
FS Trueman (Eng) 4 119.4 25 386 29 8/31 9/40 13.31 3.22 24.7 2 0
India in England Test Series, 1952
J Garner (WI) 5 217.5 60 540 29 5/55 9/108 18.62 2.47 45.0 1 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1984
SJ Pegler (SA) 6 231.2 40 619 29 7/65 7/65 21.34 2.67 47.8 2 0
Triangular Tournament (Australia, England, South Africa in England), 1912
GD McKenzie (Aus) 5 256.0 61 654 29 7/153 7/127 22.55 2.55 52.9 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1964
RGD Willis (Eng) 6 252.4 56 666 29 8/43 8/115 22.96 2.63 52.2 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
GF Lawson (Aus) 6 277.1 68 791 29 6/72 9/153 27.27 2.85 57.3 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
CV Grimmett (Aus) 5 349.4 78 925 29 6/167 10/201 31.89 2.64 72.3 4 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1930
MA Holding (WI) 4 159.3 54 356 28 8/92 14/149 12.71 2.23 34.1 3 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1976
AME Roberts (WI) 5 221.4 69 537 28 6/37 10/123 19.17 2.42 47.5 3 1
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1976
CEL Ambrose (WI) 5 249.0 68 560 28 6/52 8/101 20.00 2.24 53.3 2 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1991
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 5 333.4 128 698 28 7/54 11/129 24.92 2.09 71.5 2 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1934
MW Tate (Eng) 5 217.2 68 424 27 6/42 9/106 15.70 1.95 48.2 1 0
South Africa in England Test Series, 1924
JB Statham (Eng) 5 203.0 54 491 27 6/63 11/97 18.18 2.41 45.1 2 1
South Africa in England Test Series, 1960
RR Lindwall (Aus) 5 222.5 57 530 27 6/20 9/70 19.62 2.37 49.5 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1948
RGD Willis (Eng) 5 166.4 36 534 27 7/78 9/118 19.77 3.20 37.0 3 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1977
WA Johnston (Aus) 5 309.2 91 630 27 5/36 9/183 23.33 2.03 68.7 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1948
IR Bishop (WI) 6 242.3 49 649 27 5/32 7/47 24.03 2.67 53.8 1 0
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1995
EA McDonald (Aus) 5 205.5 32 668 27 5/32 8/74 24.74 3.24 45.7 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1921
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
England v India at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 7-9, 2014 [Test # 2134]
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365