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Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
GD McGrath (AUS) 1996-2007 39 39 325.5 42 1292 71 7/15 18.19 3.96 27.5 0 2
M Muralitharan (SL) 1996-2011 40 39 343.3 15 1335 68 4/19 19.63 3.88 30.3 4 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2007-2019 29 28 232.2 11 1281 56 6/38 22.87 5.51 24.8 2 1
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1987-2003 38 36 324.3 17 1311 55 5/28 23.83 4.04 35.4 2 1
MA Starc (AUS) 2015-2019 18 18 156.1 8 726 49 6/28 14.81 4.64 19.1 3 3
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1996-2007 31 31 261.4 39 1040 49 6/25 21.22 3.97 32.0 1 1
Z Khan (INDIA) 2003-2011 23 23 198.5 12 890 44 4/42 20.22 4.47 27.1 1 0
J Srinath (INDIA) 1992-2003 34 33 283.2 21 1224 44 4/30 27.81 4.32 38.6 2 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2011-2019 22 21 191.5 7 847 40 5/45 21.17 4.41 28.7 4 1
TA Boult (NZ) 2015-2019 19 19 184.0 18 850 39 5/27 21.79 4.61 28.3 3 1
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2003 25 25 218.5 14 913 38 4/17 24.02 4.17 34.5 2 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2003-2011 23 23 182.2 21 768 36 4/39 21.33 4.21 30.3 2 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 2003-2015 32 31 281.3 12 1168 36 4/18 32.44 4.14 46.9 2 0
B Lee (AUS) 2003-2011 17 17 137.3 15 629 35 5/42 17.97 4.57 23.5 2 1
Wahab Riaz (PAK) 2011-2019 20 20 166.4 5 926 35 5/46 26.45 5.55 28.5 1 1
GB Hogg (AUS) 2003-2007 21 20 158.3 10 654 34 4/27 19.23 4.12 27.9 2 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1975-1992 28 19 169.3 18 655 34 4/37 19.26 3.86 29.9 2 0
SW Tait (AUS) 2007-2011 18 18 136.3 4 731 34 4/39 21.50 5.35 24.0 1 0
TG Southee (NZ) 2011-2019 18 18 162.2 16 854 34 7/33 25.11 5.26 28.6 0 1
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2007-2019 29 29 238.5 2 1222 34 5/29 35.94 5.11 42.1 1 1
SK Warne (AUS) 1996-1999 17 17 162.5 16 624 32 4/29 19.50 3.83 30.5 4 0
CZ Harris (NZ) 1992-2003 28 27 194.2 10 861 32 4/7 26.90 4.43 36.4 1 0
Mohammed Shami (INDIA) 2015-2019 11 11 96.1 9 487 31 5/69 15.70 5.06 18.6 3 1
A Kumble (INDIA) 1996-2007 18 18 173.1 5 708 31 4/32 22.83 4.08 33.5 1 0
SM Pollock (SA) 1996-2007 31 31 269.0 37 970 31 5/36 31.29 3.60 52.0 0 1
SE Bond (NZ) 2003-2007 16 16 147.4 21 518 30 6/23 17.26 3.50 29.5 0 1
IT Botham (ENG) 1979-1992 22 22 222.0 33 762 30 4/31 25.40 3.43 44.4 1 0
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1999-2011 19 18 148.5 9 765 30 4/46 25.50 5.13 29.7 1 0
Shahid Afridi (PAK) 1999-2015 27 24 184.0 7 831 30 5/16 27.70 4.51 36.8 2 2
PAJ DeFreitas (ENG) 1987-1996 22 22 187.5 30 742 29 3/28 25.58 3.95 38.8 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1979-1992 26 25 237.0 27 892 28 5/43 31.85 3.76 50.7 0 1
CA Walsh (WI) 1987-1999 17 17 158.0 23 547 27 4/25 20.25 3.46 35.1 2 0
CJ McDermott (AUS) 1987-1996 17 17 149.0 8 599 27 5/44 22.18 4.02 33.1 1 1
SR Waugh (AUS) 1987-1999 33 26 173.1 7 814 27 3/36 30.14 4.70 38.4 0 0
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1992-2007 38 31 219.1 4 1060 27 3/12 39.25 4.83 48.7 0 0
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2015 25 25 209.0 9 1081 27 4/25 40.03 5.17 46.4 2 0
M Morkel (SA) 2011-2015 14 14 108.3 4 506 26 3/33 19.46 4.66 25.0 0 0
Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1992-1996 15 14 135.0 5 549 26 3/16 21.11 4.06 31.1 0 0
AME Roberts (WI) 1975-1983 16 16 170.1 29 552 26 3/32 21.23 3.24 39.2 0 0
DW Fleming (AUS) 1996-1999 16 16 133.2 12 583 26 5/36 22.42 4.37 30.7 0 1
MG Johnson (AUS) 2011-2015 15 15 121.0 9 557 25 4/19 22.28 4.60 29.0 3 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1992-1999 17 17 164.3 20 499 24 3/28 20.79 3.03 41.1 0 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1983-1987 13 13 135.4 8 506 24 5/44 21.08 3.72 33.9 2 1
M Prabhakar (INDIA) 1987-1996 19 18 145.1 10 640 24 4/19 26.66 4.40 36.2 1 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1996-2003 14 14 112.2 7 494 23 5/35 21.47 4.39 29.3 0 1
A Flintoff (ENG) 1999-2007 18 17 135.4 12 534 23 4/43 23.21 3.93 35.3 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2011-2015 14 14 115.0 10 538 23 5/50 23.39 4.67 30.0 0 1
AD Russell (WI) 2011-2019 14 14 100.1 9 576 23 4/49 25.04 5.75 26.1 1 0
JE Taylor (WI) 2007-2015 14 14 121.3 5 634 23 3/15 27.56 5.21 31.6 0 0
TM Odoyo (KENYA) 1996-2011 25 24 169.0 12 817 23 4/28 35.52 4.83 44.0 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v New Zealand at Lord's, ICC Cricket World Cup final, Jul 14, 2019 [ODI # 4192]
England v Australia at Birmingham, ICC Cricket World Cup 2nd semi final, Jul 11, 2019 [ODI # 4191]
India v New Zealand at Manchester, ICC Cricket World Cup 1st semi final, Jul 9-10, 2019 [ODI # 4190]
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