Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
BS Chandrasekhar 5 1747 662 35 8/79 9/107 18.91 2.27 49.9 4 0
England in India Test Series, 1972/73
MH Mankad 5 2225 571 34 8/55 12/108 16.79 1.53 65.4 1 1
England in India Test Series, 1951/52
SP Gupte 5 2140 669 34 7/128 9/145 19.67 1.87 62.9 4 0
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1955/56
Harbhajan Singh 3 1071 545 32 8/84 15/217 17.03 3.05 33.4 4 2
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2000/01
N Kapil Dev 6 1271 566 32 7/56 11/146 17.68 2.67 39.7 3 1
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1979/80
BS Bedi 5 1759 740 31 5/55 10/194 23.87 2.52 56.7 3 1
India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78
N Kapil Dev 6 1223 537 29 9/83 10/135 18.51 2.63 42.1 2 1
West Indies in India Test Series, 1983/84
R Ashwin 4 1448 583 29 7/103 12/198 20.10 2.41 49.9 4 1
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2012/13
N Kapil Dev 6 1339 625 28 5/74 7/130 22.32 2.80 47.8 2 0
Australia in India Test Series, 1979/80
BS Chandrasekhar 5 1579 704 28 6/52 12/104 25.14 2.67 56.3 3 1
India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78
DR Doshi 6 1838 630 27 6/103 8/103 23.33 2.05 68.0 2 0
Australia in India Test Series, 1979/80
KD Ghavri 6 1224 634 27 5/51 7/120 23.48 3.10 45.3 1 0
West Indies in India Test Series, 1978/79
A Kumble 4 1185 685 27 7/48 13/181 25.37 3.46 43.8 3 1
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2004/05
SP Gupte 5 1977 789 27 7/162 7/164 29.22 2.39 73.2 3 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1952/53
EAS Prasanna 5 1770 672 26 6/74 10/174 25.84 2.27 68.0 3 1
Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70
MH Mankad 4 1592 514 25 8/52 13/131 20.56 1.93 63.6 3 1
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1952/53
BS Bedi 5 1788 574 25 6/71 7/100 22.96 1.92 71.5 2 0
England in India Test Series, 1976/77
BS Bedi 5 2237 632 25 5/63 7/122 25.28 1.69 89.4 1 0
England in India Test Series, 1972/73
N Kapil Dev 5 1704 645 25 5/97 8/163 25.80 2.27 68.1 2 0
India in Australia Test Series, 1991/92
EAS Prasanna 4 1581 686 25 6/104 8/218 27.44 2.60 63.2 2 0
India in Australia Test Series, 1967/68
RA Jadeja 4 1160 419 24 5/58 7/98 17.45 2.16 48.3 1 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2012/13
EAS Prasanna 4 1187 451 24 6/94 8/84 18.79 2.27 49.4 2 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1967/68
NS Yadav 5 1407 577 24 4/35 7/81 24.04 2.46 58.6 0 0
Australia in India Test Series, 1979/80
A Kumble 3 1237 710 24 8/141 12/279 29.58 3.44 51.5 3 1
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (India in Australia), 2003/04
N Kapil Dev 6 1232 831 24 8/85 8/85 34.62 4.04 51.3 3 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1982/83
A Kumble 3 1146 416 23 6/98 8/106 18.08 2.17 49.8 2 0
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 1997/98
SA Durani 5 1498 622 23 6/105 10/177 27.04 2.49 65.1 2 1
England in India Test Series, 1961/62
A Kumble 4 1339 658 23 6/78 7/110 28.60 2.94 58.2 1 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 2006
L Sivaramakrishnan 5 1647 723 23 6/64 12/181 31.43 2.63 71.6 3 1
England in India Test Series, 1984/85
BS Bedi 3 1219 290 22 5/27 9/70 13.18 1.42 55.4 2 0
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1976/77
I Sharma 3 743 371 22 6/55 10/108 16.86 2.99 33.7 2 1
India in West Indies Test Series, 2011
DR Doshi 6 1607 468 22 5/39 5/39 21.27 1.74 73.0 1 0
England in India Test Series, 1981/82
R Ashwin 3 1020 504 22 6/47 9/128 22.90 2.96 46.3 2 0
West Indies in India Test Series, 2011/12
S Venkataraghavan 5 1737 744 22 5/95 6/111 33.81 2.56 78.9 1 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1970/71
N Kapil Dev 6 1463 835 22 6/91 6/99 37.95 3.42 66.5 2 0
England in India Test Series, 1981/82
SP Gupte 5 1875 927 22 9/102 10/223 42.13 2.96 85.2 1 1
West Indies in India Test Series, 1958/59
IK Pathan 2 391 237 21 7/59 12/126 11.28 3.63 18.6 3 1
India in Zimbabwe Test Series, 2005
Arshad Ayub 3 1180 287 21 5/50 8/104 13.66 1.45 56.1 1 0
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1988/89
A Kumble 2 587 312 21 10/74 14/149 14.85 3.18 27.9 2 1
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1998/99
S Venkataraghavan 4 1545 399 21 8/72 12/152 19.00 1.54 73.5 1 1
New Zealand in India Test Series, 1964/65
A Kumble 3 1086 416 21 6/64 8/125 19.80 2.29 51.7 1 0
England in India Test Series, 1992/93
BS Bedi 5 1642 432 21 7/98 9/108 20.57 1.57 78.1 2 0
Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70
SP Gupte 5 1661 476 21 5/18 7/167 22.66 1.71 79.0 3 0
India in Pakistan Test Series, 1954/55
Harbhajan Singh 3 1073 504 21 6/78 11/224 24.00 2.81 51.0 3 1
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2004/05
RB Desai 5 1295 625 21 4/66 8/190 29.76 2.89 61.6 0 0
Pakistan in India Test Series, 1960/61
BS Chandrasekhar 4 1208 656 21 6/120 8/208 31.23 3.25 57.5 2 0
India in West Indies Test Series, 1975/76
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2149 - Live]
    » India 71/1 (23.0 ov, S Dhawan 26*, CA Pujara 15*, MG Johnson 0/29) - Stumps
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
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