Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
SL Malinga 2004-2015 215 210 781.5 13 5221 287 6/7 18.19 6.67 16.3 7 4
(Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kent, Melbourne Stars, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Ruhuna Reds, Ruhuna Royals, Southern Express, Sri Lanka, Sri Lankans)
Yasir Arafat 2006-2015 198 196 684.3 8 5428 258 4/5 21.03 7.92 15.9 9 0
(Barisal Burners, Canterbury, Dolphins, Hampshire, Kent, Khan Research Laboratories, Lancashire, Otago, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Perth Scorchers, Rawalpindi Rams, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex)
DP Nannes 2007-2015 215 211 770.4 9 5720 257 5/31 22.25 7.42 17.9 7 2
(Australia, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Canterbury, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Lions, Melbourne Renegades, Middlesex, Mountaineers, Netherlands, Nottinghamshire, Otago, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Surrey, Sydney Thunder, Sylhet Royals, Victoria)
AC Thomas 2004-2015 215 204 724.2 15 5376 249 5/24 21.59 7.42 17.4 3 1
(Adelaide Strikers, Dhaka Gladiators, Dolphins, Lions, Perth Scorchers, Pune Warriors, Somerset, South Africa, Titans)
Azhar Mahmood 2003-2015 214 214 750.1 9 5711 241 5/24 23.69 7.61 18.6 2 1
(Auckland, Barbados Tridents, Barisal Burners, Cape Cobras, Dhaka Gladiators, Islamabad Leopards, Kent, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lions, Pakistanis, Surrey, Sydney Thunder, Wayamba United)
DJ Bravo 2006-2015 245 230 738.3 1 5946 241 4/23 24.67 8.05 18.3 3 0
(Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Kings, Dolphins, Essex, Kent, Melbourne Renegades, Mumbai Indians, Sydney Sixers, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Victoria, West Indians, West Indies)
JA Morkel 2004-2015 271 246 739.5 7 5762 211 4/25 27.30 7.78 21.0 3 0
(Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Derbyshire, Durham, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa, South Africa XI, South Africans, St Lucia Zouks, Titans)
Saeed Ajmal 2005-2015 149 148 553.4 11 3487 209 4/14 16.68 6.29 15.8 7 0
(Adelaide Strikers, Dhaka Gladiators, Faisalabad Wolves, Kandurata Warriors, Pakistan, Pakistanis, Titans, Worcestershire, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited)
SP Narine 2011-2015 152 149 580.1 12 3225 196 5/19 16.45 5.55 17.7 10 1
(Cape Cobras, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Sixers, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
KA Pollard 2006-2015 281 215 561.5 1 4516 193 4/15 23.39 8.03 17.4 3 0
(Adelaide Strikers, Barbados Tridents, Cape Cobras, Dhaka Gladiators, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, South Australia, Stanford Superstars, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
Shakib Al Hasan 2006-2015 149 149 545.5 7 3592 183 6/6 19.62 6.58 17.8 4 2
(Adelaide Strikers, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Barbados Tridents, Dhaka Gladiators, Khulna Division, Khulna Royal Bengals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Leicestershire, Melbourne Renegades, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Worcestershire)
Umar Gul 2005-2015 128 128 453.1 10 3291 182 5/6 18.08 7.26 14.9 8 2
(Habib Bank Limited, Islamabad Leopards, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kolkata Knight Riders, Pakistan, Pakistanis, Peshawar Panthers, Sussex, Uva Next, Western Australia)
Sohail Tanvir 2005-2015 176 172 604.2 5 4403 180 6/14 24.46 7.28 20.1 3 1
(Hampshire, Kandurata Warriors, Lions, Pakistan, Rajasthan Royals, Rawalpindi Rams, Somerset, South Australia, St Lucia Zouks, Sylhet Royals)
Shahid Afridi 2004-2015 156 155 564.1 4 3712 179 5/20 20.73 6.57 18.9 4 1
(Deccan Chargers, Dhaka Gladiators, Hampshire, Karachi Dolphins, Kent, Melbourne Renegades, Northamptonshire, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Pakistanis, Ruhuna Royals, Sind, South Australia)
M Muralitharan 2005-2014 164 164 617.3 5 3945 179 4/16 22.03 6.38 20.6 3 0
(Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Kings, Gloucestershire, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandurata, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Lancashire, Melbourne Renegades, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sri Lanka, Uthura Rudras, Wellington)
A Mishra 2007-2015 149 149 532.5 10 3732 175 5/17 21.32 7.00 18.2 2 2
(Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils, Haryana, India, Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
DW Steyn 2005-2015 161 159 602.1 10 3987 175 4/9 22.78 6.62 20.6 2 0
(Cape Cobras, Deccan Chargers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Africa, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Titans)
Harbhajan Singh 2005-2015 186 175 634.0 11 4246 167 5/18 25.42 6.69 22.7 3 1
(India, Mumbai Indians, Punjab, Surrey)
SW Tait 2005-2015 128 125 462.0 6 3604 166 5/32 21.71 7.80 16.6 3 1
(Adelaide Strikers, Australia, Australia A, Chittagong Kings, Essex, Glamorgan, Melbourne Renegades, Mid West Rhinos, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Wellington)
R Ashwin 2007-2015 161 158 578.4 6 3901 163 4/11 23.93 6.74 21.3 2 0
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Indians, Tamil Nadu)
M Morkel 2005-2015 143 141 528.1 12 3873 161 4/17 24.05 7.33 19.6 4 0
(Delhi Daredevils, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, South Africa A, South Africans, Titans)
PP Chawla 2007-2015 158 158 543.4 4 4052 156 4/17 25.97 7.45 20.9 2 0
(India, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sussex, Uttar Pradesh)
Naved-ul-Hasan 2005-2014 126 125 426.5 3 3060 153 5/17 20.00 7.16 16.7 2 1
(Derbyshire, Dhaka Gladiators, Hobart Hurricanes, Pakistan, Sialkot Stallions, Sussex, Tasmania, Uthura Rudras, Water and Power Development Authority, Yorkshire)
AD Mascarenhas 2003-2014 130 126 441.1 8 3133 152 5/14 20.61 7.10 17.4 1 2
(England, Hampshire, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Otago, Rajasthan Royals, Rangpur Riders, Wellington)
R Vinay Kumar 2007-2015 138 137 472.4 1 3754 145 4/40 25.88 7.94 19.5 1 0
(India, India A, Indians, Karnataka, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
IK Pathan 2005-2014 149 145 502.3 13 3794 144 4/27 26.34 7.55 20.9 1 0
(Baroda, Delhi Daredevils, India, Kings XI Punjab, Middlesex, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
PP Ojha 2007-2015 131 128 451.5 2 3229 143 4/15 22.58 7.14 18.9 3 0
(Deccan Chargers, Hyderabad (India), India, Mumbai Indians)
CK Langeveldt 2004-2014 110 109 388.4 5 2962 138 5/16 21.46 7.62 16.8 4 1
(Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Boland, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa)
BAW Mendis 2007-2015 102 102 377.1 6 2543 137 6/8 18.56 6.74 16.5 4 2
(Combined Provinces, Kandurata Maroons, Kolkata Knight Riders, Nagenahira Nagas, Pune Warriors, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lankans, Sydney Thunder, Udarata Rulers, Wayamba)
J Botha 2004-2015 163 158 565.0 4 3569 136 4/16 26.24 6.31 24.9 2 0
(Adelaide Strikers, Delhi Daredevils, Eastern Cape, Kolkata Knight Riders, Northamptonshire, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, South Africans, Warriors)
Mohammad Hafeez 2005-2015 163 151 484.5 5 3012 135 4/10 22.31 6.21 21.5 3 0
(Faisalabad Wolves, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Khulna Royal Bengals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Lions, Melbourne Stars, Pakistan, Pakistan A, Pakistanis, Wayamba United)
Abdul Razzaq 2003-2013 137 125 402.3 3 3073 133 4/13 23.10 7.63 18.1 2 0
(Duronto Rajshahi, Hampshire, Lahore Lions, Leicestershire, Melbourne Renegades, Middlesex, Pakistan, Pakistanis, Sialkot Stallions, Surrey, Wayamba United, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited)
GR Napier 2003-2015 113 112 399.4 7 3068 131 4/10 23.41 7.67 18.3 2 0
(Central Districts, England Lions, Essex, Mumbai Indians, Wellington)
NL McCullum 2006-2014 147 135 443.0 3 3219 131 4/16 24.57 7.26 20.2 3 0
(Glamorgan, Lancashire, New Zealand, New Zealand A, New Zealanders, Otago, Pune Warriors, South Island, Sydney Sixers)
RP Singh 2007-2015 119 118 435.5 4 3306 129 5/8 25.62 7.58 20.2 3 1
(Deccan Chargers, India, Indians, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Uttar Pradesh)
R McLaren 2005-2014 146 144 477.5 4 3771 128 5/19 29.46 7.89 22.3 2 1
(Dolphins, Eagles, Kent, Kings XI Punjab, Knights, Kolkata Knight Riders, Middlesex, Mumbai Indians, South Africa, South Africans)
Imran Tahir 2006-2015 111 106 393.0 4 2664 127 4/21 20.97 6.77 18.5 2 0
(Delhi Daredevils, Dolphins, Hampshire, Lahore Lions, Lions, South Africa, Titans, Warwickshire)
J Theron 2008-2015 111 110 397.5 2 2847 127 4/27 22.41 7.15 18.7 3 0
(Deccan Chargers, Eastern Province, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, South Africa A, South Africans, Sussex, Warriors)
DE Bollinger 2006-2015 115 114 406.0 6 3127 127 4/13 24.62 7.70 19.1 1 0
(Australia, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Hobart Hurricanes, Kent, New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Sydney Thunder, Worcestershire)
DL Vettori 2006-2015 134 134 505.2 3 3216 127 4/20 25.32 6.36 23.8 1 0
(Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Jamaica Tallawahs, New Zealand, North Island, Northern Districts, Queensland, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
JS Patel 2005-2015 122 117 391.0 3 2722 126 4/11 21.60 6.96 18.6 3 0
(New Zealand, New Zealand A, Warwickshire, Wellington)
L Balaji 2008-2014 104 104 360.1 5 2797 126 5/24 22.19 7.76 17.1 5 1
(Chennai Super Kings, India, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Tamil Nadu)
TG Southee 2007-2015 108 106 385.5 7 3168 126 6/16 25.14 8.21 18.3 0 2
(Chennai Super Kings, Essex, New Zealand, Northern Districts, Rajasthan Royals)
SB Styris 2005-2014 201 161 494.0 2 3637 125 3/5 29.09 7.36 23.7 0 0
(Auckland, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Durham, Essex, Hobart Hurricanes, Kandurata Warriors, Leicestershire, Middlesex, New Zealand, New Zealand A, Northern Districts, Sussex, Sylhet Royals, Titans)
MA Starc 2009-2015 82 81 298.0 3 2125 122 4/15 17.41 7.13 14.6 1 0
(Australia, New South Wales, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sydney Sixers, Yorkshire)
DT Christian 2006-2015 146 135 414.2 1 3382 122 5/26 27.72 8.16 20.3 3 1
(Australia, Brisbane Heat, Deccan Chargers, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Middlesex, New South Wales, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Australia)
SR Watson 2004-2015 153 126 410.5 5 3080 121 4/15 25.45 7.49 20.3 1 0
(Australia, Australia A, Brisbane Heat, Hampshire, New South Wales, Queensland, Rajasthan Royals, Sydney Sixers)
RE van der Merwe 2008-2014 131 126 412.0 3 2923 120 3/18 24.35 7.09 20.6 0 0
(Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa, St Lucia Zouks, Titans)

Records includes the following recent matches:
Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, 1st T20I, May 22, 2015 [T20I # 417]
Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, NatWest t20 Blast, May 22, 2015 [Twenty20]
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton, NatWest t20 Blast, May 22, 2015 [Twenty20]
Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Ranchi, Pepsi Indian Premier League, May 22, 2015 [Twenty20]

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