Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
AV Bedser (ENG) 1946-1955 7 14 1816 686 51 7/52 12/112 13.45 2.26 35.6 5 2
JM Anderson (ENG) 2004-2017 7 14 1158 610 28 4/38 7/54 21.78 3.16 41.3 0 0
JC Laker (ENG) 1950-1956 5 9 1038 325 27 10/53 19/90 12.03 1.87 38.4 2 1
MS Panesar (ENG) 2006-2008 3 6 853 418 25 6/37 10/187 16.72 2.94 34.1 3 1
SJ Harmison (ENG) 2004-2007 4 8 881 476 24 6/19 11/76 19.83 3.24 36.7 2 1
LR Gibbs (WI) 1963-1969 3 5 1228 359 23 6/98 11/157 15.60 1.75 53.3 4 2
T Richardson (ENG) 1893-1896 2 4 892 400 23 7/168 13/244 17.39 2.69 38.7 4 2
AP Freeman (ENG) 1928-1929 2 4 740 264 22 7/71 12/171 12.00 2.14 33.6 4 2
SK Warne (AUS) 1993-2005 3 6 1152 421 21 6/48 9/111 20.04 2.19 54.8 1 0
H Trumble (AUS) 1893-1902 4 8 1091 449 21 6/53 10/128 21.38 2.46 51.9 1 1
FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1963 6 11 1192 532 21 8/31 9/40 25.33 2.67 56.7 1 0
D Gough (ENG) 1994-2001 5 9 1322 715 21 4/47 6/152 34.04 3.24 62.9 0 0
JA Snow (ENG) 1968-1972 3 6 813 406 19 4/41 8/128 21.36 2.99 42.7 0 0
RGD Willis (ENG) 1974-1982 5 8 893 550 19 4/63 7/159 28.94 3.69 47.0 0 0
IT Botham (ENG) 1980-1989 7 9 1118 585 18 4/79 5/114 32.50 3.13 62.1 0 0
W Rhodes (ENG) 1902-1912 4 5 492 274 17 5/83 7/130 16.11 3.34 28.9 1 0
ARC Fraser (ENG) 1989-1998 5 9 1225 564 17 5/124 6/98 33.17 2.76 72.0 1 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2001-2006 5 10 1032 564 17 4/83 6/172 33.17 3.27 60.7 0 0
MM Ali (ENG) 2014-2017 3 5 481 296 16 5/69 7/126 18.50 3.69 30.0 1 0
GAR Lock (ENG) 1952-1958 4 7 1239 382 16 7/35 8/96 23.87 1.84 77.4 1 0
JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1963 7 12 1320 468 16 5/53 6/159 29.25 2.12 82.5 1 0
AR Caddick (ENG) 1993-2002 6 10 1269 679 15 3/45 6/203 45.26 3.21 84.6 0 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1988 2 4 448 193 14 7/22 9/41 13.78 2.58 32.0 1 0
DK Lillee (AUS) 1972-1981 2 4 775 298 14 6/66 8/106 21.28 2.30 55.3 1 0
TM Alderman (AUS) 1981-1989 2 4 798 312 14 5/66 9/197 22.28 2.34 57.0 2 0
GD McKenzie (AUS) 1961-1968 3 5 888 364 14 7/153 7/153 26.00 2.45 63.4 1 0
DL Underwood (ENG) 1969-1977 4 8 1063 405 14 6/66 7/119 28.92 2.28 75.9 1 0
DG Cork (ENG) 1995-2001 4 7 1025 510 14 4/23 8/197 36.42 2.98 73.2 0 0
JE Emburey (ENG) 1980-1995 7 11 1605 595 14 4/99 6/140 42.50 2.22 114.6 0 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1955-1960 2 4 636 225 13 4/66 7/125 17.30 2.12 48.9 0 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1988-2000 3 6 638 234 13 4/46 5/69 18.00 2.20 49.0 0 0
J Cowie (NZ) 1937-1949 2 3 551 238 13 6/67 10/140 18.30 2.59 42.3 1 1
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2008-2017 5 9 791 369 13 6/25 6/25 28.38 2.79 60.8 1 0
A Flintoff (ENG) 2002-2005 3 6 774 384 13 4/71 6/105 29.53 2.97 59.5 0 0
PI Pocock (ENG) 1968-1984 3 5 807 385 13 6/79 6/156 29.61 2.86 62.0 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 Pakistan at Manchester, 2nd Test, Jul 22-25, 2016 [Test # 2208]
England v India at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 7-9, 2014 [Test # 2134]