Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 Bwd % Wkts
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 356 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 6 176 35.05
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 262 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 13 151 36.29
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 10 122 22.84
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2015 394 17496 13501 393 7/12 34.35 9 104 26.46
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2007 271 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 2 92 27.29
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2015 181 8711 7599 278 6/38 27.33 7 91 32.73
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 4 90 22.50
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2012 221 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 9 89 23.42
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 4 88 27.24
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 250 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 7 87 22.83
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1998-2011 163 7764 6169 247 6/16 24.97 4 86 34.81
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2012 200 10097 8301 282 5/42 29.43 1 81 28.72
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak) 1996-2011 265 10941 8564 269 6/35 31.83 3 81 30.11
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 229 11935 8847 315 5/23 28.08 3 80 25.39
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 225 11202 6945 253 5/43 27.45 1 79 31.22
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 5 75 19.08
AB Agarkar (India) 1998-2007 191 9484 8021 288 6/42 27.85 2 71 24.65
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 176 9353 5429 225 5/17 24.12 4 66 29.33
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2015 192 9482 7798 266 5/23 29.31 2 61 22.93
D Gough (Eng/ICC) 1994-2006 159 8470 6209 235 5/44 26.42 2 60 25.53
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 164 8561 5926 272 6/23 21.78 2 60 22.05
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 9573 6958 193 4/34 36.05 0 60 31.08
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2004-2014 153 7965 6065 207 5/29 29.29 4 57 27.53
HH Streak (Afr/Zim) 1993-2005 189 9468 7129 239 5/32 29.82 1 57 23.84
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1985-1996 138 7461 5018 203 5/44 24.71 1 55 27.09
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2003 169 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 6 55 19.09
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 10750 8680 273 5/30 31.79 2 55 20.14
Imran Khan (Pak) 1974-1992 175 7461 4844 182 6/14 26.61 1 54 29.67
Umar Gul (Pak) 2003-2014 125 5836 5015 173 6/42 28.98 2 53 30.63
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 290 13817 9485 298 5/7 31.82 2 53 17.78
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 164 6511 5874 199 6/43 29.51 1 52 26.13
Aaqib Javed (Pak) 1988-1998 163 8012 5721 182 7/37 31.43 4 52 28.57
CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2000 205 10822 6918 227 5/1 30.47 1 52 22.90
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1991-2006 215 8168 6594 201 5/42 32.80 1 51 25.37
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1999-2009 141 5624 4121 169 5/19 24.38 2 49 28.99
M Prabhakar (India) 1984-1996 130 6360 4534 157 5/33 28.87 2 49 31.21
MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1992 136 7175 4233 157 4/18 26.96 0 49 31.21
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2015 267 7222 5739 163 5/46 35.20 1 49 30.06
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1993-2005 194 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 1 49 16.72
CRD Fernando (Asia/SL) 2001-2012 147 6507 5648 187 6/27 30.20 1 48 25.66
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/Ban) 2001-2015 146 7279 5658 186 6/26 30.41 1 46 24.73
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2009 173 8687 6559 266 6/22 24.65 4 46 17.29
DK Morrison (NZ) 1987-1996 96 4586 3470 126 5/34 27.53 2 44 34.92
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 115 6182 3407 158 5/25 21.56 5 44 27.84
SR Waugh (Aus) 1986-2002 325 8883 6761 195 4/33 34.67 0 44 22.56
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 98 5330 2752 146 5/31 18.84 3 43 29.45
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 116 6271 4139 145 4/31 28.54 0 43 29.65
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2003-2015 166 7636 6172 179 5/22 34.48 1 43 24.02
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1987 102 5473 3034 142 5/26 21.36 1 42 29.57
JE Taylor (WI) 2003-2015 76 3803 3171 115 5/48 27.57 1 41 35.65
Mohammad Sami (Pak) 2001-2012 85 4188 3451 121 5/10 28.52 1 41 33.88
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2008-2014 111 5885 4059 183 5/24 22.18 2 41 22.40
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 7336 5751 192 6/49 29.95 6 41 21.35
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2015 143 7260 5180 184 4/16 28.15 0 40 21.73

Records include the following recent matches:
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Brisbane, ICC Cricket World Cup 23rd match, Mar 1, 2015 [ODI # 3620]
England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, ICC Cricket World Cup 22nd match, Mar 1, 2015 [ODI # 3619]
India v United Arab Emirates at Perth, ICC Cricket World Cup 21st match, Feb 28, 2015 [ODI # 3618]
New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, ICC Cricket World Cup 20th match, Feb 28, 2015 [ODI # 3617]

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