Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 caught % Wkts
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 77 643 47.73
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 38 469 46.85
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 37 460 48.11
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2013 355 40892 22596 694 8/84 32.55 28 410 59.07
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 40308 19673 829 7/87 23.73 21 381 45.95
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 376 42266 20656 949 8/24 21.76 36 381 40.14
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 42468 22058 681 7/87 32.39 22 347 50.95
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 29713 18099 662 7/37 27.33 22 343 51.81
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 40841 19606 746 7/37 26.28 23 333 44.63
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 39345 21643 761 8/19 28.44 16 300 39.42
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2014 302 31619 19327 655 7/43 29.50 18 293 44.73
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 31258 18548 577 6/54 32.14 7 286 49.56
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2012 322 28261 19145 718 5/22 26.66 19 277 38.57
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 31456 13930 630 8/45 22.11 26 271 43.01
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 40813 21591 916 7/119 23.57 31 261 28.49
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 218 22840 12481 496 8/164 25.16 19 260 52.41
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 24080 13270 602 8/71 22.04 22 249 41.36
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 200 21093 12983 573 7/51 22.65 27 243 42.40
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2014 309 29234 18996 610 7/87 31.14 12 242 39.67
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2006-2014 238 22160 14152 497 7/44 28.47 13 241 48.49
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 38942 19812 687 9/83 28.83 24 239 34.78
MG Johnson (Aus) 2005-2014 229 20739 13573 514 8/61 26.40 15 235 45.71
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 28100 13018 589 9/52 22.10 41 228 38.70
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 209 24047 13350 494 8/97 27.02 15 225 45.54
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 296 27039 16043 551 8/86 29.11 13 222 40.29
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 349 28922 18707 789 7/36 23.70 35 209 26.48
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 23433 15693 440 6/29 35.66 6 206 46.81
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 28086 15017 528 8/34 28.44 27 206 39.01
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 24759 12109 533 7/22 22.71 22 201 37.71

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, 3rd ODI, Sep 12, 2014 [ODI # 3529]
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, 2nd ODI, Sep 10, 2014 [ODI # 3528]

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