Most wickets
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5 10
W Rhodes 1898-1930 1110 185742 70322 4204 9/24 16.72 2.27 44.1 287 68
AP Freeman 1914-1936 592 154658 69577 3776 10/53 18.42 2.69 40.9 386 140
CWL Parker 1903-1935 635 157059 63817 3278 10/79 19.46 2.43 47.9 277 91
JT Hearne 1888-1923 639 144470 54351 3061 9/32 17.75 2.25 47.1 255 66
TWJ Goddard 1922-1952 593 142211 59116 2979 10/113 19.84 2.49 47.7 251 86
AS Kennedy 1907-1936 677 150851 61035 2874 10/37 21.23 2.42 52.4 225 45
D Shackleton 1948-1969 647 159043 53303 2857 9/30 18.65 2.01 55.6 194 38
GAR Lock 1946-1971 654 150168 54709 2844 10/54 19.23 2.18 52.8 196 50
FJ Titmus 1949-1982 792 173450 63315 2830 9/52 22.37 2.19 61.2 168 26
WG Grace 1865-1908 870 124831 50980 2809 10/49 18.14 2.45 44.4 240 64
MW Tate 1912-1937 679 150461 50571 2784 9/71 18.16 2.01 54.0 195 44
GH Hirst 1891-1929 826 123328 51371 2742 9/23 18.73 2.49 44.9 184 40
C Blythe 1899-1914 439 103546 42094 2503 10/30 16.81 2.43 41.3 218 71
DL Underwood 1963-1987 676 139783 49993 2465 9/28 20.28 2.14 56.7 153 47
WE Astill 1906-1939 733 138532 57786 2432 9/41 23.76 2.50 56.9 140 22
JC White 1909-1937 472 129439 43759 2355 10/76 18.58 2.02 54.9 193 58
WE Hollies 1932-1957 515 130625 48656 2323 10/49 20.94 2.23 56.2 182 40
FS Trueman 1949-1969 603 99701 42154 2304 8/28 18.29 2.53 43.2 126 25
JB Statham 1950-1968 559 100955 36999 2260 8/34 16.37 2.19 44.6 123 11
RTD Perks 1930-1955 595 116074 53766 2233 9/40 24.07 2.77 51.9 143 24
J Briggs 1879-1900 535 100144 35430 2221 10/55 15.95 2.12 45.0 200 52
DJ Shepherd 1950-1972 668 132592 47302 2218 9/47 21.32 2.14 59.7 123 28
EG Dennett 1903-1926 401 98666 42637 2151 10/40 19.82 2.59 45.8 211 57
T Richardson 1892-1905 358 78992 38793 2104 10/45 18.43 2.94 37.5 200 72
TE Bailey 1946-1967 682 116659 48170 2082 10/90 23.13 2.47 56.0 110 13
R Illingworth 1951-1983 787 117860 42020 2072 9/42 20.27 2.13 56.8 104 11
N Gifford 1960-1988 710 128412 48731 2068 8/28 23.56 2.27 62.0 93 14
FE Woolley 1906-1938 978 94949 41058 2066 8/22 19.87 2.59 45.9 132 28
G Geary 1912-1938 549 116292 41336 2063 10/18 20.03 2.13 56.3 125 30
DVP Wright 1932-1957 497 92960 49307 2056 9/47 23.98 3.18 45.2 150 42
JA Newman 1906-1930 541 102779 51397 2054 9/131 25.02 3.00 50.0 134 35
A Shaw 1864-1897 404 101967 24577 2027 10/73 12.12 1.44 50.3 177 44
S Haigh 1895-1913 561 78817 32091 2012 9/25 15.94 2.44 39.1 135 30
H Verity 1930-1939 378 84219 29145 1956 10/10 14.90 2.07 43.0 164 54
W Attewell 1881-1899 429 108264 29896 1951 9/23 15.32 1.65 55.4 134 27
JC Laker 1946-1965 450 101370 35791 1944 10/53 18.41 2.11 52.1 127 32
AV Bedser 1939-1960 485 106118 39279 1924 8/18 20.41 2.22 55.1 96 16
W Mead 1892-1904 429 89777 36388 1916 9/40 18.99 2.43 46.8 152 39
AE Relf 1900-1921 565 108184 39726 1897 9/95 20.94 2.20 57.0 114 23
PGH Fender 1910-1935 557 96299 47458 1894 8/24 25.05 2.95 50.8 100 16
JWHT Douglas 1901-1928 651 83528 44160 1893 9/47 23.32 3.17 44.1 113 23
JH Wardle 1946-1968 412 102626 35027 1846 9/25 18.97 2.04 55.5 134 29
GR Cox 1895-1928 634 106180 42138 1843 9/50 22.86 2.38 57.6 111 13
GA Lohmann 1884-1897 293 71724 25295 1841 9/28 13.73 2.11 38.9 176 57
JW Hearne 1909-1936 647 93615 44926 1839 9/61 24.42 2.87 50.9 107 23
GG Macaulay 1920-1935 468 89877 32441 1837 8/21 17.65 2.16 48.9 126 31
MS Nichols 1924-1939 483 83604 39666 1833 9/32 21.63 2.84 45.6 118 23
CA Walsh 1981-2001 429 85443 39233 1807 9/72 21.71 2.75 47.2 104 20
JB Mortimore 1950-1975 640 113417 41904 1807 8/59 23.18 2.21 62.7 75 8
C Cook 1946-1964 506 106366 36578 1782 9/42 20.52 2.06 59.6 99 15
R Peel 1882-1897 436 88683 28758 1775 9/22 16.20 1.94 49.9 123 33
HL Jackson 1947-1963 418 83267 30101 1733 9/17 17.36 2.16 48.0 115 20
JK Lever 1967-1989 529 91271 41772 1722 8/37 24.25 2.74 53.0 85 12
TPB Smith 1929-1951 465 95007 45058 1697 9/77 26.55 2.84 55.9 122 28
J Southerton 1854-1879 286 68668 24280 1682 9/30 14.43 2.12 40.8 192 59
AE Trott 1892-1910 375 71549 35318 1674 10/42 21.09 2.96 42.7 131 41
AW Mold 1889-1901 287 62225 26010 1673 9/29 15.54 2.50 37.1 152 56
TG Wass 1896-1920 312 71399 34092 1666 9/67 20.46 2.86 42.8 159 45
VWC Jupp 1909-1938 529 72574 38166 1658 10/127 23.01 3.15 43.7 111 18
C Gladwin 1939-1958 374 81296 30265 1653 9/41 18.30 2.23 49.1 101 18
MD Marshall 1977-1996 408 74645 31548 1651 8/71 19.10 2.53 45.2 85 13
WE Bowes 1929-1947 372 74457 27470 1639 9/121 16.76 2.21 45.4 116 27
AW Wellard 1927-1950 417 89738 39302 1614 8/52 24.35 2.62 55.5 108 24
JE Emburey 1973-1997 513 112862 41958 1608 8/40 26.09 2.23 70.1 72 12
PI Pocock 1964-1986 554 100414 42648 1607 9/57 26.53 2.54 62.4 60 7
NI Thomson 1952-1972 425 88662 32867 1597 10/49 20.58 2.22 55.5 73 8
GJ Thompson 1905-1922 352 63988 30058 1591 9/64 18.89 2.81 40.2 147 40
J Mercer 1919-1947 457 90426 37241 1591 10/51 23.40 2.47 56.8 104 17
JM Sims 1929-1953 462 77035 39401 1581 10/90 24.92 3.06 48.7 98 21
FW Lillywhite 1825-1853 237 15265+ 2435+ 1576 10/? 10.36* 1.96* 28.2* 155 55
T Emmett 1866-1888 426 60135 21314 1572 9/23 13.55 2.12 38.2 122 29
Intikhab Alam 1957-1982 489 91735 43474 1571 8/54 27.67 2.84 58.3 85 13
BS Bedi 1961-1981 370 90354 33843 1560 7/5 21.69 2.24 57.9 106 20
W Voce 1927-1952 426 85500 35961 1558 8/30 23.08 2.52 54.8 84 20
AR Gover 1928-1948 362 74503 36753 1555 8/34 23.63 2.95 47.9 95 17
TW Cartwright 1952-1977 479 84837 29357 1536 8/39 19.11 2.07 55.2 94 18
K Higgs 1958-1986 511 89431 36267 1536 7/19 23.61 2.43 58.2 50 5
James Langridge 1924-1953 695 89840 34524 1530 9/34 22.56 2.30 58.7 91 14
JA Flavell 1949-1967 401 72700 32847 1529 9/30 21.48 2.71 47.5 86 15
EE Hemmings 1966-1995 518 101688 44403 1515 10/175 29.30 2.61 67.1 70 15
FA Tarrant 1898-1937 329 63536 26450 1512 10/90 17.49 2.49 42.0 133 38
CF Root 1910-1932 365 80614 31933 1512 9/23 21.11 2.37 53.3 125 33
RK Tyldesley 1919-1935 397 66696 25980 1509 8/15 17.21 2.33 44.1 101 22

Records includes the following recent matches:
Eastern Province v Boland at Port Elizabeth, Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, Nov 20-22, 2014 [First-class]
Free State v Gauteng at Bloemfontein, Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, Nov 20-22, 2014 [First-class]
North West v KwaZulu-Natal at Potchefstroom, Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, Nov 20-22, 2014 [First-class]

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