Most wickets
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
Wasim Akram 1984-2003 594 29719 19303 881 5/10 21.91 3.89 33.7 34 12
AA Donald 1985-2004 458 22856 14941 684 6/15 21.84 3.92 33.4 27 11
M Muralitharan 1991-2011 453 23734+ 15270 682 7/30 22.39 3.85* 35.1* 17 12
JK Lever 1968-1990 481 23208 13278 674 5/8 19.70 3.43 34.4 26 8
Waqar Younis 1988-2004 411 19811 15083 674 7/36 22.37 4.56 29.3 27 17
JE Emburey 1975-2000 536 26399 16811 647 5/23 25.98 3.82 40.8 23 3
IT Botham 1973-1993 470 22899 15264 612 5/27 24.94 3.99 37.4 15 3
D Gough 1990-2008 420 20665 14457 598 7/27 24.17 4.19 34.5 21 7
SM Pollock 1992-2008 435 21588 13141 573 6/21 22.93 3.65 37.6 18 7
DL Underwood 1963-1987 411 19825 11099 572 8/31 19.40 3.35 34.6 25 8
CA Walsh 1981-2000 440 21881 13854 551 6/21 25.14 3.79 39.7 13 5
PAJ DeFreitas 1985-2004 479 23007 15054 539 5/13 27.92 3.92 42.6 12 7
MD Marshall 1977-1996 440 22332 12358 521 5/13 23.71 3.32 42.8 20 4
CEB Rice 1970-1994 479 17738 11705 517 6/18 22.64 3.95 34.3 19 6
A Kumble 1989-2007 380 20247 14178 514 6/12 27.58 4.20 39.3 14 3
Imran Khan 1973-1992 425 19122 11312 507 6/14 22.31 3.54 37.7 12 6
WPUJC Vaas 1992-2012 412 19411 13476 506 8/19 26.63 4.16 38.3 12 4
J Simmons 1969-1989 470 21068 12834 498 5/17 25.77 3.65 42.3 8 5
Shahid Afridi 1995-2014 478 21149 16296 492 7/12 33.12 4.62 42.9 5 11
NV Radford 1979-1998 351 16821 11268 484 7/19 23.28 4.01 34.7 10 5
Saqlain Mushtaq 1994-2008 323 16062 11261 478 5/20 23.55 4.20 33.6 16 7
MA Ealham 1989-2009 417 18500 12644 477 6/53 26.50 4.10 38.7 16 4
SK Warne 1991-2007 311 16419 11642 473 6/42 24.61 4.25 34.7 20 3
S Turner 1968-1994 379 18044 10801 470 5/35 22.98 3.59 38.3 12 1
GD McGrath 1992-2007 305 15808 10004 463 7/15 21.60 3.79 34.1 15 7
GC Small 1980-1999 390 18434 12230 462 5/18 26.47 3.98 39.9 9 5
Mushtaq Ahmed 1988-2008 381 18973 13182 461 7/24 28.59 4.16 41.1 14 4
SD Udal 1989-2010 410 18667 13830 458 5/43 30.19 4.44 40.7 9 1
CL Cairns 1988-2006 424 16620 12739 455 6/12 27.99 4.59 36.5 15 6
Sir RJ Hadlee 1971-1990 317 16188 8553 454 6/12 18.83 3.17 35.6 9 8
EE Hemmings 1969-1995 455 21492 14447 453 5/22 31.89 4.03 47.4 10 4
FD Stephenson 1981-1997 282 14301 8921 448 6/9 19.91 3.74 31.9 17 9
IJ Harvey 1993-2010 305 13607 9952 445 5/19 22.36 4.38 30.5 21 9
N Gifford 1963-1988 397 17601 11525 443 6/8 26.01 3.92 39.7 11 5
RD Jackman 1968-1983 288 14491 9265 439 7/33 21.10 3.83 33.0 11 6
B Lee 1997-2012 262 13475 10534 438 5/22 24.05 4.69 30.7 15 10
JN Shepherd 1964-1987 326 15480 9429 436 6/52 21.62 3.65 35.5 13 1
MP Bicknell 1986-2005 332 16167 10771 429 7/30 25.10 3.99 37.6 11 3
RGD Willis 1969-1984 293 14983 8497 421 7/32 20.18 3.40 35.5 14 4
AB Agarkar 1996-2013 270 13322 10990 420 6/18 26.16 4.94 31.7 11 3
CM Old 1967-1987 314 15604 8720 418 5/19 20.86 3.35 37.3 15 3
MW Alleyne 1986-2005 436 16013 12264 415 5/27 29.55 4.59 38.5 8 3
ST Jayasuriya 1989-2011 557 18167 14396 413 6/29 34.85 4.75 43.9 12 5
RK Illingworth 1982-2003 381 16918 11157 412 5/24 27.08 3.95 41.0 8 2
CA Connor 1984-1998 300 14625 10304 411 5/25 25.07 4.22 35.5 16 1
RDB Croft 1989-2012 408 18511 13407 411 6/20 32.62 4.34 45.0 6 1
J Srinath 1989-2003 290 14981 10684 407 5/23 26.25 4.27 36.8 9 4
CEL Ambrose 1985-2000 329 17143 9557 401 5/17 23.83 3.34 42.7 10 4

Records includes the following recent matches:
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 3rd ODI, Jul 22, 2014 [ODI # 3505]
Australia A v National Performance Squad at Darwin, Quadrangular A-Team One-Day Series (Australia) 3rd match, Jul 22, 2014 [List A]
India A v South Africa A at Darwin, 4th match, Jul 22, 2014 [List A]

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