Most four-wickets-in-an-innings (and over)
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5 4+
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 262 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 4.68 30.5 14 13 27
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 3.93 35.2 15 10 25
B Lee (AUS) 2000-2012 221 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 4.76 29.4 14 9 23
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 356 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 3.89 36.2 17 6 23
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2003 169 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 4.29 30.4 11 6 17
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 3.67 39.9 12 5 17
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2015 191 9207 8082 291 6/38 27.77 5.26 31.6 9 7 16
GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 250 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 3.88 34.0 9 7 16
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 164 8561 5926 272 6/23 21.78 4.15 31.4 11 2 13
JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2015 194 9584 7861 269 5/23 29.22 4.92 35.6 11 2 13
SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1993-2005 194 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 4.25 36.3 12 1 13
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 4.18 39.4 9 4 13
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2015 398 17670 13632 395 7/12 34.51 4.62 44.7 4 9 13
MG Johnson (AUS) 2005-2015 153 7489 6038 239 6/31 25.26 4.83 31.3 9 3 12
D Gough (ENG/ICC) 1994-2006 159 8470 6209 235 5/44 26.42 4.39 36.0 10 2 12
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2009 173 8687 6559 266 6/22 24.65 4.53 32.6 8 4 12
AB Agarkar (INDIA) 1998-2007 191 9484 8021 288 6/42 27.85 5.07 32.9 10 2 12
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 4.78 46.0 8 4 12
MA Starc (AUS) 2010-2016 58 2809 2247 113 6/28 19.88 4.79 24.8 6 5 11
SE Bond (NZ) 2002-2010 82 4295 3070 147 6/19 20.88 4.28 29.2 7 4 11
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK) 1996-2011 265 10941 8564 269 6/35 31.83 4.69 40.6 8 3 11
R Rampaul (WI) 2003-2015 92 4033 3434 117 5/49 29.35 5.10 34.4 8 2 10
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2015 87 4154 3324 152 6/13 21.86 4.80 27.3 7 3 10
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2016 121 6109 5364 178 5/23 30.13 5.26 34.3 9 1 10
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1998-2011 163 7764 6169 247 6/16 24.97 4.76 31.4 6 4 10
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 176 9353 5429 225 5/17 24.12 3.48 41.5 6 4 10
J Srinath (INDIA) 1991-2003 229 11935 8847 315 5/23 28.08 4.44 37.8 7 3 10
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 295 14060 9674 305 5/7 31.71 4.12 46.0 8 2 10
A Kumble (Asia/INDIA) 1990-2007 271 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 4.30 43.0 8 2 10
IR Bishop (WI) 1988-1997 84 4332 3127 118 5/25 26.50 4.33 36.7 7 2 9
M Morkel (Afr/SA) 2007-2016 108 5388 4453 181 5/21 24.60 4.95 29.7 7 2 9
Abdur Razzak (BDESH) 2004-2014 153 7965 6065 207 5/29 29.29 4.56 38.4 5 4 9
KD Mills (NZ) 2001-2015 170 8230 6485 240 5/25 27.02 4.72 34.2 8 1 9
A Flintoff (ENG/ICC) 1999-2009 141 5624 4121 169 5/19 24.38 4.39 33.2 6 2 8
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 113 6000 4182 184 5/24 22.72 4.18 32.6 6 2 8
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2006-2016 163 8329 6007 215 5/47 27.93 4.32 38.7 7 1 8
HH Streak (Afr/ZIM) 1993-2005 189 9468 7129 239 5/32 29.82 4.51 39.6 7 1 8
Z Khan (Asia/INDIA) 2000-2012 200 10097 8301 282 5/42 29.43 4.93 35.8 7 1 8
MJ McClenaghan (NZ) 2013-2016 48 2336 2313 82 5/58 28.20 5.94 28.4 6 1 7
CR Woakes (ENG) 2011-2016 55 2646 2503 72 6/45 34.76 5.67 36.7 5 2 7
LL Tsotsobe (SA) 2009-2013 61 2964 2347 94 4/22 24.96 4.75 31.5 7 0 7
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2016 64 3357 2602 111 7/45 23.44 4.65 30.2 5 2 7
Naved-ul-Hasan (PAK) 2003-2010 74 3466 3221 110 6/27 29.28 5.57 31.5 6 1 7
A Nehra (Asia/INDIA) 2001-2011 120 5751 4981 157 6/23 31.72 5.19 36.6 5 2 7
NW Bracken (AUS) 2001-2009 116 5759 4240 174 5/47 24.36 4.41 33.0 5 2 7
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2005-2016 116 5821 4793 180 6/39 26.62 4.94 32.3 4 3 7
IK Pathan (INDIA) 2004-2012 120 5855 5142 173 5/27 29.72 5.26 33.8 5 2 7
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 164 6511 5874 199 6/43 29.51 5.41 32.7 6 1 7
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 7336 5751 192 6/49 29.95 4.70 38.2 1 6 7
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/BDESH) 2001-2016 166 8285 6497 216 6/26 30.07 4.70 38.3 6 1 7
CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2000 205 10822 6918 227 5/1 30.47 3.83 47.6 6 1 7
MJ Henry (NZ) 2014-2016 29 1487 1403 56 5/30 25.05 5.66 26.5 4 2 6
CJ McKay (AUS) 2009-2014 59 2965 2364 97 5/28 24.37 4.78 30.5 4 2 6
Rubel Hossain (BDESH) 2009-2016 69 3122 2932 88 6/26 33.31 5.63 35.4 5 1 6
ST Finn (ENG) 2011-2015 65 3346 2839 98 5/33 28.96 5.09 34.1 4 2 6
SP Narine (WI) 2011-2016 65 3540 2435 92 6/27 26.46 4.12 38.4 4 2 6
DK Lillee (AUS) 1972-1983 63 3593 2145 103 5/34 20.82 3.58 34.8 5 1 6
I Sharma (INDIA) 2007-2016 80 3733 3563 115 4/34 30.98 5.72 32.4 6 0 6
NLTC Perera (SL) 2009-2016 114 4157 3989 127 6/44 31.40 5.75 32.7 3 3 6
SP O'Donnell (AUS) 1985-1991 87 4350 3102 108 5/13 28.72 4.27 40.2 5 1 6
MF Maharoof (SL) 2004-2016 109 4640 3789 135 6/14 28.06 4.89 34.3 4 2 6
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1983-1993 104 5100 3454 132 5/44 26.16 4.06 38.6 4 2 6
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1996-2005 97 5144 3611 142 5/22 25.42 4.21 36.2 3 3 6
TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2016 105 5191 4641 144 7/33 32.22 5.36 36.0 4 2 6
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1987 102 5473 3034 142 5/26 21.36 3.32 38.5 5 1 6
M Dillon (WI) 1997-2005 108 5480 4218 130 5/29 32.44 4.61 42.1 3 3 6
Umar Gul (PAK) 2003-2016 130 6064 5253 179 6/42 29.34 5.19 33.8 4 2 6
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 115 6182 3407 158 5/25 21.56 3.30 39.1 1 5 6
RA Jadeja (INDIA) 2009-2016 126 6254 5080 147 5/36 34.55 4.87 42.5 5 1 6
M Prabhakar (INDIA) 1984-1996 130 6360 4534 157 5/33 28.87 4.27 40.5 4 2 6
MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1992 136 7175 4233 157 4/18 26.96 3.53 45.7 6 0 6
Aaqib Javed (PAK) 1988-1998 163 8012 5721 182 7/37 31.43 4.28 44.0 2 4 6
SR Tendulkar (INDIA) 1989-2012 463 8054 6850 154 5/32 44.48 5.10 52.2 4 2 6
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
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, 2nd ODI, Dec 6, 2016 [ODI # 3812]
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, 1st ODI, Dec 4, 2016 [ODI # 3811]
Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, final, Nov 27, 2016 [ODI # 3810]

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