Most balls bowled in career
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 3.93 35.2 15 10
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 356 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 3.89 36.2 17 6
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 378 16610 12813 378 7/12 33.89 4.62 43.9 4 9
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 4.18 39.4 9 4
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 3.67 39.9 12 5
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 4.78 46.0 8 4
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2007 271 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 4.30 43.0 8 2
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 275 13029 8946 284 5/7 31.50 4.11 45.8 7 2
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 250 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 3.88 34.0 9 7
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 262 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 4.68 30.5 14 13
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2011 229 12059 8651 259 5/31 33.40 4.30 46.5 2 3
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 229 11935 8847 315 5/23 28.08 4.44 37.8 7 3
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 225 11202 6945 253 5/43 27.45 3.71 44.2 3 1
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2012 221 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 4.76 29.4 14 9
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak) 1996-2011 265 10941 8564 269 6/35 31.83 4.69 40.6 8 3
CA Walsh (WI) 1985-2000 205 10822 6918 227 5/1 30.47 3.83 47.6 6 1
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2014 328 10750 8680 273 5/30 31.79 4.84 39.3 2 2
CZ Harris (NZ) 1990-2004 250 10667 7613 203 5/42 37.50 4.28 52.5 2 1
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1993-2005 194 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 4.25 36.3 12 1
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2012 200 10097 8301 282 5/42 29.43 4.93 35.8 7 1
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 9573 6958 193 4/34 36.05 4.36 49.6 3 0
AB Agarkar (India) 1998-2007 191 9484 8021 288 6/42 27.85 5.07 32.9 10 2
HH Streak (Afr/Zim) 1993-2005 189 9468 7129 239 5/32 29.82 4.51 39.6 7 1
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 176 9353 5429 225 5/17 24.12 3.48 41.5 6 4
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2014 180 8885 7317 255 5/23 28.69 4.94 34.8 10 2
SR Waugh (Aus) 1986-2002 325 8883 6761 195 4/33 34.67 4.56 45.5 3 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2003 169 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 4.29 30.4 11 6
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2009 173 8687 6559 266 6/22 24.65 4.53 32.6 8 4
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 164 8561 5926 272 6/23 21.78 4.15 31.4 11 2
D Gough (Eng/ICC) 1994-2006 159 8470 6209 235 5/44 26.42 4.39 36.0 10 2
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2014 174 8342 7243 267 6/38 27.12 5.20 31.2 9 7
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1991-2006 215 8168 6594 201 5/42 32.80 4.84 40.6 3 1
BKV Prasad (India) 1994-2001 161 8129 6332 196 5/27 32.30 4.67 41.4 3 1
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2012 463 8054 6850 154 5/32 44.48 5.10 52.2 4 2
Aaqib Javed (Pak) 1988-1998 163 8012 5721 182 7/37 31.43 4.28 44.0 2 4
KD Mills (NZ) 2001-2014 165 7977 6284 235 5/25 26.74 4.72 33.9 8 1
P Utseya (Zim) 2004-2013 151 7857 5691 119 4/38 47.82 4.34 66.0 2 0
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2004-2014 151 7845 5946 206 5/29 28.86 4.54 38.0 5 4
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1998-2011 163 7764 6169 247 6/16 24.97 4.76 31.4 6 4
Mushtaq Ahmed (Pak) 1989-2003 144 7543 5361 161 5/36 33.29 4.26 46.8 3 1
Imran Khan (Pak) 1974-1992 175 7461 4844 182 6/14 26.61 3.89 40.9 3 1
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1985-1996 138 7461 5018 203 5/44 24.71 4.03 36.7 4 1
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 171 7336 5751 192 6/49 29.95 4.70 38.2 1 6
MD Marshall (WI) 1980-1992 136 7175 4233 157 4/18 26.96 3.53 45.7 6 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2003-2014 155 7097 5594 168 5/22 33.29 4.72 42.2 3 1
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2013 255 7032 5556 157 5/46 35.38 4.74 44.7 3 1
HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 1994-2004 141 7009 4998 138 4/37 36.21 4.27 50.7 1 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2001-2012 160 6911 5047 173 5/26 29.17 4.38 39.9 3 2
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2014 136 6895 4946 171 4/16 28.92 4.30 40.3 4 0
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/Ban) 2001-2014 136 6781 5307 169 6/26 31.40 4.69 40.1 5 1
Shoaib Malik (Pak) 1999-2013 216 6768 5128 141 4/19 36.36 4.54 48.0 1 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2005-2014 136 6647 5384 208 6/31 25.88 4.85 31.9 8 3
RJ Shastri (India) 1981-1992 150 6613 4650 129 5/15 36.04 4.21 51.2 2 1
CRD Fernando (Asia/SL) 2001-2012 147 6507 5648 187 6/27 30.20 5.20 34.7 3 1
Mohammad Rafique (Asia/Ban) 1995-2007 125 6414 4739 125 5/47 37.91 4.43 51.3 3 1
GR Larsen (NZ) 1990-1999 121 6368 4000 113 4/24 35.39 3.76 56.3 1 0
M Prabhakar (India) 1984-1996 130 6360 4534 157 5/33 28.87 4.27 40.5 4 2
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 158 6319 5680 191 6/43 29.73 5.39 33.0 5 1
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 116 6271 4139 145 4/31 28.54 3.96 43.2 3 0
Azhar Mahmood (Pak) 1996-2007 143 6242 4813 123 6/18 39.13 4.62 50.7 2 3
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2003-2014 146 6206 4202 118 3/17 35.61 4.06 52.5 0 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 115 6182 3407 158 5/25 21.56 3.30 39.1 1 5
UDU Chandana (SL) 1994-2007 147 6142 4818 151 5/61 31.90 4.70 40.6 4 1
SB Styris (NZ) 1999-2011 188 6114 4839 137 6/25 35.32 4.74 44.6 4 1
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2014 173 6070 4933 163 4/36 30.26 4.87 37.2 3 0
EJ Chatfield (NZ) 1979-1989 114 6065 3618 140 5/34 25.84 3.57 43.3 3 1
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota, 3rd ODI, Jul 12, 2014 [ODI # 3502]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele, 2nd ODI, Jul 9, 2014 [ODI # 3501]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), 1st ODI, Jul 6, 2014 [ODI # 3500]

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