Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 LBW % Wkts
A Kumble (India) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 35 156 25.20
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 67 150 18.75
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 37 138 19.49
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-2002 104 22627 9779 414 7/119 23.62 25 119 28.74
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124 29248 12186 563 8/24 21.64 29 113 20.07
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 23 111 25.57
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87 16224 8788 373 7/76 23.56 22 110 29.49
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 111 23438 10501 355 7/71 29.58 12 100 28.16
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 24353 9733 421 7/87 23.11 16 90 21.37
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 36 83 19.25
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 21815 10878 383 8/34 28.40 27 81 21.14
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 23 80 22.09
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 30019 12688 519 7/37 24.44 22 77 14.83
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 17584 7876 376 7/22 20.94 22 76 20.21
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2014 113 28814 12441 362 7/87 34.36 20 76 20.99
GP Swann (Eng) 2008-2013 60 15349 7642 255 6/65 29.96 17 70 27.45
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2013 101 28293 13372 413 8/84 32.37 25 68 16.46
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2014 57 16472 7556 260 9/127 29.06 21 67 25.76
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2000-2008 67 13909 7564 248 7/61 30.50 7 65 26.20
Z Khan (India) 2000-2014 92 18785 10247 311 7/87 32.94 11 63 20.25
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 70 18467 8493 355 7/83 23.92 23 62 17.46
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2009-2014 35 11592 5003 178 7/55 28.10 10 59 33.14
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 71 14234 6770 259 7/37 26.13 8 59 22.77
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1991 41 10181 4616 170 6/47 27.15 14 58 34.11
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 58 13169 5433 259 6/56 20.97 7 57 22.00
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2014 76 16109 8731 389 7/51 22.44 25 57 14.65
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-1990 67 17126 7742 236 9/56 32.80 15 52 22.03
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 22103 8501 405 8/45 20.99 22 52 12.83

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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