Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2005 23 42 5719 2160 91 6/39 8/80 23.73 2.26 62.8 3 0
AA Donald (SA) 1994-2000 17 30 3912 1982 86 6/53 11/127 23.04 3.03 45.4 9 1
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2017 24 43 5540 2753 84 5/63 8/161 32.77 2.98 65.9 3 0
SF Barnes (ENG) 1912-1914 7 14 2124 818 83 9/103 17/159 9.85 2.31 25.5 12 6
M Morkel (SA) 2008-2017 19 36 4359 2237 79 5/75 7/98 28.31 3.07 55.1 1 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1955-1960 15 24 5286 1658 75 9/113 13/192 22.10 1.88 70.4 7 1
CL Vincent (SA) 1927-1935 18 30 4531 1967 72 6/51 8/149 27.31 2.60 62.9 3 0
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 18 34 4253 2405 70 5/75 10/220 34.35 3.39 60.7 3 1
JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1965 16 32 3931 1426 69 7/39 11/97 20.66 2.17 56.9 4 1
GA Faulkner (SA) 1906-1924 17 30 3086 1472 68 7/84 9/75 21.64 2.86 45.3 4 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1955-1965 20 35 5807 1622 63 5/31 7/93 25.74 1.67 92.1 3 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2008-2017 18 33 3932 1987 61 6/17 8/99 32.57 3.03 64.4 2 0
AEE Vogler (SA) 1906-1910 13 25 2536 1279 60 7/94 12/181 21.31 3.02 42.2 5 1
C Blythe (ENG) 1906-1910 10 19 2461 986 59 8/59 15/99 16.71 2.40 41.7 6 3
NAT Adcock (SA) 1955-1960 14 25 3488 1152 57 6/65 8/119 20.21 1.98 61.1 2 0
AV Bedser (ENG) 1947-1955 13 26 4221 1457 54 7/58 12/112 26.98 2.07 78.1 3 1
AMB Rowan (SA) 1947-1951 15 25 5193 2084 54 5/68 8/232 38.59 2.40 96.1 4 0
MW Tate (ENG) 1924-1935 14 25 3601 1185 53 6/42 9/106 22.35 1.97 67.9 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2015 12 22 2764 1581 50 5/51 7/115 31.62 3.43 55.2 2 0
JH Kallis (SA) 1995-2012 31 47 3960 1775 50 6/54 9/92 35.50 2.68 79.2 1 0
JM Blanckenberg (SA) 1913-1924 15 21 3248 1452 48 6/76 9/135 30.25 2.68 67.6 3 0
A Flintoff (ENG) 1998-2008 19 34 3649 1796 48 4/44 6/90 37.41 2.95 76.0 0 0
EP Nupen (SA) 1922-1931 14 26 3789 1545 47 6/46 11/150 32.87 2.44 80.6 5 1
JH Wardle (ENG) 1951-1957 9 18 2687 803 46 7/36 12/89 17.45 1.79 58.4 3 1
JH Sinclair (SA) 1896-1910 17 26 2191 988 46 6/26 9/89 21.47 2.70 47.6 1 0
D Gough (ENG) 1994-2003 16 22 3026 1656 43 6/42 9/100 38.51 3.28 70.3 2 0
NBF Mann (SA) 1947-1951 14 25 4234 1297 42 6/59 7/72 30.88 1.83 100.8 1 0
AE Hall (SA) 1923-1931 7 14 2361 886 40 7/63 11/112 22.15 2.25 59.0 3 1
PS Heine (SA) 1955-1957 9 18 2679 1011 39 5/60 8/157 25.92 2.26 68.6 2 0
K Rabada (SA) 2016-2017 6 12 1468 937 38 7/112 13/144 24.65 3.82 38.6 3 1
DG Cork (ENG) 1995-1998 10 15 2184 1058 37 6/119 9/162 28.59 2.90 59.0 3 0
DVP Wright (ENG) 1938-1949 10 20 2860 1326 37 5/80 10/175 35.83 2.78 77.2 2 1
AP Freeman (ENG) 1927-1929 7 12 1924 946 36 7/71 12/171 26.27 2.95 53.4 3 2
GA Lohmann (ENG) 1896-1896 3 6 520 203 35 9/28 15/45 5.80 2.34 14.8 4 2
SJ Snooke (SA) 1906-1923 19 25 1500 626 35 8/70 12/127 17.88 2.50 42.8 1 1
MM Ali (ENG) 2015-2017 8 14 1692 876 35 6/53 10/112 25.02 3.10 48.3 2 1
ARC Fraser (ENG) 1994-1998 10 15 2132 924 35 5/42 10/122 26.40 2.60 60.9 3 1
WR Hammond (ENG) 1927-1939 24 37 2811 1041 34 5/36 5/57 30.61 2.22 82.6 1 0
AW Nourse (SA) 1906-1924 31 37 2068 879 33 4/25 7/104 26.63 2.55 62.6 0 0
JC Laker (ENG) 1951-1957 8 16 2191 616 32 6/55 10/119 19.25 1.68 68.4 2 1
PM Pollock (SA) 1964-1965 8 13 2001 811 32 5/34 10/87 25.34 2.43 62.5 4 1
PR Adams (SA) 1995-2003 13 21 2715 1047 32 4/63 5/119 32.71 2.31 84.8 0 0
AS Kennedy (ENG) 1922-1923 5 9 1683 599 31 5/76 8/169 19.32 2.13 54.2 2 0
H Verity (ENG) 1935-1939 9 16 3298 802 31 5/70 6/117 25.87 1.45 106.3 1 0
CN McCarthy (SA) 1948-1951 10 17 2347 974 31 6/43 7/164 31.41 2.48 75.7 2 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1951-1957 12 20 2386 728 28 5/20 8/53 26.00 1.83 85.2 1 0
ACB Langton (SA) 1935-1939 10 16 2973 1295 28 5/58 6/89 46.25 2.61 106.1 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v South Africa at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 4-7, 2017 [Test # 2268]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2017 [Test # 2266]
England v South Africa at Nottingham, 2nd Test, Jul 14-17, 2017 [Test # 2264]