Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SM Pollock 1995-2008 414 504 40026 19451 823 7/87 10/147 23.63 2.91 48.6 21 1
M Ntini 1998-2011 283 370 29671 18041 661 7/37 13/132 27.29 3.64 44.8 22 4
DW Steyn 2004-2015 218 286 22401 13912 611 7/51 11/60 22.76 3.72 36.6 28 5
AA Donald 1991-2003 236 291 24080 13270 602 8/71 12/139 22.04 3.30 40.0 22 3
JH Kallis 1995-2014 513 568 31086 18398 572 6/54 9/92 32.16 3.55 54.3 7 0
M Morkel 2006-2015 196 249 17644 11241 423 6/23 8/196 26.57 3.82 41.7 8 0
L Klusener 1996-2004 220 248 14223 8784 272 8/64 8/139 32.29 3.70 52.2 7 0
A Nel 2001-2008 117 147 11479 6896 231 6/32 10/88 29.85 3.60 49.6 4 1
N Boje 1995-2006 157 179 13101 7643 196 5/21 8/134 38.99 3.50 66.8 4 0
PS de Villiers 1992-1998 101 116 9227 4699 180 6/23 10/108 26.10 3.05 51.2 5 2
HJ Tayfield 1949-1960 37 61 13568 4405 170 9/113 13/165 25.91 1.94 79.8 14 2
VD Philander 2007-2015 64 88 6983 3685 164 6/44 10/102 22.46 3.16 42.5 9 2
PR Adams 1995-2004 69 99 9959 5220 163 7/128 10/106 32.02 3.14 61.0 4 1
WJ Cronje 1992-2000 256 238 9157 5254 157 5/32 5/32 33.46 3.44 58.3 1 0
BM McMillan 1991-1998 116 139 9671 5126 145 4/32 7/117 35.35 3.18 66.6 0 0
AJ Hall 1999-2007 111 118 6390 4192 143 5/18 5/18 29.31 3.93 44.6 1 0
Imran Tahir 2011-2015 70 83 5687 3798 138 5/32 8/130 27.52 4.00 41.2 2 0
RJ Peterson 2002-2014 115 120 6152 4547 137 5/33 6/94 33.18 4.43 44.9 1 0
CK Langeveldt 2001-2010 87 90 4686 3796 133 5/39 5/39 28.54 4.86 35.2 3 0
CR Matthews 1991-1997 74 88 6983 3477 131 5/42 8/140 26.54 2.98 53.3 2 0
J Botha 2005-2012 121 122 5494 4212 126 4/19 7/102 33.42 4.59 43.6 0 0
TL Goddard 1955-1970 41 75 11736 3226 123 6/53 8/92 26.22 1.64 95.4 5 0
LL Tsotsobe 2009-2014 89 92 4302 3336 121 4/22 5/83 27.57 4.65 35.5 0 0
PM Pollock 1961-1970 28 52 6522 2806 116 6/38 10/87 24.18 2.58 56.2 9 1
PL Symcox 1993-1999 100 114 7552 4365 109 4/28 5/159 40.04 3.46 69.2 0 0
WD Parnell 2009-2015 83 81 3094 3065 108 5/48 5/48 28.37 5.94 28.6 2 0
PL Harris 2007-2011 40 66 8989 3984 106 6/127 9/161 37.58 2.65 84.8 3 0
NAT Adcock 1953-1962 26 46 6391 2195 104 6/43 8/87 21.10 2.06 61.4 5 0
JP Duminy 2004-2015 226 157 4900 3750 99 4/73 4/149 37.87 4.59 49.4 0 0
R McLaren 2009-2014 68 67 2930 2596 97 5/19 5/19 26.76 5.31 30.2 1 0
CL Vincent 1927-1935 25 40 5851 2631 84 6/51 8/149 31.32 2.69 69.6 3 0
GA Faulkner 1906-1924 25 43 4227 2180 82 7/84 9/75 26.58 3.09 51.5 4 0
M Hayward 1998-2004 37 50 3814 2467 75 5/56 7/119 32.89 3.88 50.8 1 0
JA Morkel 2004-2014 106 97 2792 2770 71 4/29 4/29 39.01 5.95 39.3 0 0
AEE Vogler 1906-1911 15 28 2764 1455 64 7/94 12/181 22.73 3.15 43.1 5 1
JH Sinclair 1896-1911 25 41 3598 1996 63 6/26 9/89 31.68 3.32 57.1 1 0
RP Snell 1991-1996 47 51 3120 2112 63 5/40 8/157 33.52 4.06 49.5 1 0
JM Blanckenberg 1913-1924 18 25 3888 1817 60 6/76 9/135 30.28 2.80 64.8 4 0
PS Heine 1955-1962 14 27 3890 1455 58 6/58 8/157 25.08 2.24 67.0 4 0
R Telemachus 1998-2007 40 40 1990 1655 58 4/43 4/43 28.53 4.98 34.3 0 0
NBF Mann 1947-1951 19 33 5796 1920 58 6/59 7/72 33.10 1.98 99.9 1 0
S Elworthy 1998-2002 43 45 2569 1679 57 4/66 8/159 29.45 3.92 45.0 0 0
RO Schwarz 1906-1912 20 31 2639 1417 55 6/47 7/89 25.76 3.22 47.9 2 0
AMB Rowan 1947-1951 15 25 5193 2084 54 5/68 8/232 38.59 2.40 96.1 4 0
EP Nupen 1921-1936 17 31 4159 1788 50 6/46 11/150 35.76 2.57 83.1 5 1
CB Llewellyn 1896-1912 15 21 2292 1421 48 6/92 10/116 29.60 3.71 47.7 4 1
AJ Bell 1929-1935 16 26 3342 1567 48 6/99 6/159 32.64 2.81 69.6 4 0
SJ Pegler 1910-1924 16 23 2989 1572 47 7/65 7/65 33.44 3.15 63.5 2 0
JT Partridge 1963-1965 11 20 3684 1373 44 7/91 9/176 31.20 2.23 83.7 3 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:
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, ICC Cricket World Cup 1st semi final, Mar 24, 2015 [ODI # 3644]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Sydney, ICC Cricket World Cup 1st quarter final, Mar 18, 2015 [ODI # 3640]
South Africa v United Arab Emirates at Wellington, ICC Cricket World Cup 36th match, Mar 12, 2015 [ODI # 3633]
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