Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SM Pollock (Afr/SA) 1995-2008 200 247 19381 9210 446 6/30 10/147 20.65 2.85 43.4 13 1
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2011 140 188 15406 9170 375 6/22 10/145 24.45 3.57 41.0 14 2
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2016 108 150 12364 7411 339 6/8 11/60 21.86 3.59 36.4 17 3
JH Kallis (Afr/SA) 1995-2013 236 269 14915 8876 284 5/21 7/47 31.25 3.57 52.5 3 0
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2003 101 130 11249 6150 265 7/84 12/139 23.20 3.28 42.4 12 2
M Morkel (SA) 2006-2016 83 114 8553 5213 191 5/20 7/98 27.29 3.65 44.7 2 0
A Nel (SA) 2001-2008 58 75 5953 3658 119 6/81 6/105 30.73 3.68 50.0 2 0
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 94 104 5691 3574 107 5/25 5/25 33.40 3.76 53.1 2 0
VD Philander (SA) 2007-2016 35 49 3856 2020 99 5/7 10/102 20.40 3.14 38.9 6 1
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1958 20 34 7621 2378 92 9/113 13/192 25.84 1.87 82.8 8 1
SK Warne (AUS) 1994-2006 32 42 4738 2292 90 6/86 8/166 25.46 2.90 52.6 2 0
B Lee (AUS) 2000-2009 39 44 2745 2028 85 5/42 6/114 23.85 4.43 32.2 2 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1992-1998 40 49 4188 2037 85 6/23 10/108 23.96 2.91 49.2 4 1
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1993-2003 36 38 2526 1943 81 6/78 10/133 23.98 4.61 31.1 2 1
WJ Cronje (SA) 1992-2000 108 109 4417 2339 81 5/32 5/32 28.87 3.17 54.5 1 0
N Boje (Afr/SA) 1996-2006 75 85 5490 3297 79 5/21 5/21 41.73 3.60 69.4 1 0
J Srinath (INDIA) 1992-2003 37 45 3744 2149 76 6/76 8/104 28.27 3.44 49.2 3 0
M Muralitharan (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 36 40 3754 2008 75 6/39 11/161 26.77 3.20 50.0 4 1
A Kumble (Asia/INDIA) 1992-2007 41 52 5405 2451 75 6/53 8/113 32.68 2.72 72.0 1 0
CR Matthews (SA) 1992-1997 39 48 3890 1832 74 5/42 8/140 24.75 2.82 52.5 2 0
MG Johnson (AUS) 2006-2014 29 35 2815 1758 72 7/68 12/127 24.41 3.74 39.0 2 1
Z Khan (Asia/INDIA) 2001-2013 31 38 3031 1940 72 4/42 6/93 26.94 3.84 42.0 0 0
BM McMillan (SA) 1992-1997 42 56 4773 2226 69 4/32 7/117 32.26 2.79 69.1 0 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1953-1962 17 31 4039 1356 68 6/43 8/87 19.94 2.01 59.3 3 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1994-2003 35 41 3204 1502 66 7/15 8/49 22.75 2.81 48.5 3 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2007 41 44 2658 1736 64 6/25 6/25 27.12 3.91 41.5 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2016 35 39 2381 1797 64 4/21 5/160 28.07 4.52 37.2 0 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1956-1970 23 41 6505 1722 63 6/53 8/92 27.33 1.58 103.2 1 0
LL Tsotsobe (SA) 2009-2014 41 43 2177 1666 62 4/22 5/83 26.87 4.59 35.1 0 0
AJ Hall (SA) 1999-2007 48 54 2608 1710 62 4/23 5/20 27.58 3.93 42.0 0 0
PR Adams (SA) 1995-2004 24 37 3994 2040 62 4/31 6/206 32.90 3.06 64.4 0 0
K Rabada (SA) 2015-2016 24 27 1607 1388 58 7/112 13/144 23.93 5.18 27.7 3 1
WD Parnell (SA) 2009-2016 38 37 1472 1453 57 5/48 5/48 25.49 5.92 25.8 2 0
JM Blanckenberg (SA) 1913-1923 13 20 3180 1406 56 6/76 9/135 25.10 2.65 56.7 4 0
PM Pollock (SA) 1961-1970 17 31 3480 1472 56 6/38 9/99 26.28 2.53 62.1 3 0
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2016 26 32 2697 1678 54 5/23 8/161 31.07 3.73 49.9 2 0
RJ Peterson (SA) 2002-2014 53 57 2905 2132 54 4/74 5/167 39.48 4.40 53.7 0 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2007-2016 20 26 2263 1335 53 6/17 8/99 25.18 3.53 42.6 1 0
Harbhajan Singh (INDIA) 2001-2011 38 39 2680 1798 52 7/120 7/195 34.57 4.02 51.5 1 0
JH Sinclair (SA) 1896-1910 17 28 2506 1372 51 6/26 9/89 26.90 3.28 49.1 1 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1993-2003 26 28 1888 1107 50 5/16 5/16 22.14 3.51 37.7 2 0
D Gough (ENG) 1995-2005 25 27 2245 1283 50 5/70 5/70 25.66 3.42 44.9 1 0
CK Langeveldt (SA) 2001-2010 37 38 1852 1440 50 5/46 5/96 28.80 4.66 37.0 1 0
SF Barnes (ENG) 1913-1914 4 8 1356 536 49 9/103 17/159 10.93 2.37 27.6 7 3
M Hayward (SA) 1999-2003 20 27 2220 1412 49 5/56 7/119 28.81 3.81 45.3 1 0
EP Nupen (SA) 1921-1936 15 28 3865 1631 49 6/46 11/150 33.28 2.53 78.8 5 1
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1997-2003 21 27 1980 1156 48 5/54 8/103 24.08 3.50 41.2 1 0
PL Harris (SA) 2007-2011 18 31 3664 1635 48 6/127 9/161 34.06 2.67 76.3 2 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2006-2016 105 73 2313 1751 48 4/16 4/16 36.47 4.54 48.1 0 0
AEE Vogler (SA) 1906-1910 10 20 1907 984 45 7/94 12/181 21.86 3.09 42.3 4 1
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:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 5th ODI, Oct 12, 2016 [ODI # 3795]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 4th ODI, Oct 9, 2016 [ODI # 3792]
South Africa v Australia at Durban, 3rd ODI, Oct 5, 2016 [ODI # 3790]
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