Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 Bwd % Wkts
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 67 167 20.87
SK Warne (AUS) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 37 116 16.38
FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 17 103 33.55
JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1965 70 16056 6261 252 7/39 24.84 9 102 40.47
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 87 16224 8788 373 7/76 23.56 22 102 27.34
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1985-2002 104 22627 9779 414 7/119 23.62 25 102 24.63
RR Lindwall (AUS) 1946-1960 61 13650 5251 228 7/38 23.03 12 97 42.54
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 23 96 26.51
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2016 121 26720 13247 467 7/43 28.36 21 96 20.55
A Kumble (INDIA) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 35 94 15.18
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 36 92 21.34
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 30019 12688 519 7/37 24.44 22 91 17.53
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2016 85 17286 9303 417 7/51 22.30 26 90 21.58
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 23 88 20.27
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 29.09 18 87 28.15
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 22103 8501 405 8/45 20.99 22 83 20.49
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 60 12680 5898 249 8/92 23.68 13 81 32.53
DL Underwood (ENG) 1966-1982 86 21862 7674 297 8/51 25.83 17 79 26.59
GD McGrath (AUS) 1993-2007 124 29248 12186 563 8/24 21.64 29 76 13.49
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 17584 7876 376 7/22 20.94 22 73 19.41
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 20834 11242 390 7/37 28.82 18 72 18.46
AV Bedser (ENG) 1946-1955 51 15918 5876 236 7/44 24.89 15 70 29.66
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 58 13169 5433 259 6/56 20.97 7 69 26.64
GD McKenzie (AUS) 1961-1971 60 17681 7328 246 8/71 29.78 16 69 28.04
SF Barnes (ENG) 1901-1914 27 7873 3106 189 9/103 16.43 24 68 35.97
RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1984 90 17357 8190 325 8/43 25.20 16 68 20.92
B Lee (AUS) 1999-2008 76 16531 9554 310 5/30 30.81 10 66 21.29
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2016 75 21329 9820 351 9/127 27.97 28 66 18.80
WW Hall (WI) 1958-1969 48 10421 5066 192 7/69 26.38 9 65 33.85
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1997-2007 46 8143 4574 178 6/11 25.69 12 64 35.95
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1964-1979 58 15963 7199 242 8/79 29.74 16 64 26.44
S Ramadhin (WI) 1950-1961 43 13939 4579 158 7/49 28.98 10 62 39.24
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 15519 7344 330 8/71 22.25 20 62 18.78
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2007-2016 101 20838 10423 366 8/15 28.47 15 62 16.93
MW Tate (ENG) 1924-1935 39 12523 4055 155 6/42 26.16 7 59 38.06
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 24353 9733 421 7/87 23.11 16 59 14.01
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1992 102 21815 10878 383 8/34 28.40 27 58 15.14
JA Snow (ENG) 1965-1976 49 12021 5387 202 7/40 26.66 8 57 28.21
GP Swann (ENG) 2008-2013 60 15349 7642 255 6/65 29.96 17 57 22.35
CV Grimmett (AUS) 1925-1936 37 14513 5231 216 7/40 24.21 21 56 25.92
Z Khan (INDIA) 2000-2014 92 18785 10247 311 7/87 32.94 11 56 18.00
T Richardson (ENG) 1893-1898 14 4498 2220 88 8/94 25.22 11 54 61.36
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1984 70 18467 8493 355 7/83 23.92 23 54 15.21
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 21599 7999 235 6/73 34.03 6 53 22.55
J Briggs (ENG) 1884-1899 33 5332 2095 118 8/11 17.75 9 52 44.06
JC Laker (ENG) 1948-1959 46 12027 4101 193 10/53 21.24 9 52 26.94
GA Lohmann (ENG) 1886-1896 18 3830 1205 112 9/28 10.75 9 51 45.53
FR Spofforth (AUS) 1877-1887 18 4185 1731 94 7/44 18.41 7 50 53.19
MG Johnson (AUS) 2007-2015 73 16001 8891 313 8/61 28.40 12 50 15.97

Records include the following recent matches:
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2016 [Test # 2237]
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, 3rd Test, Nov 24-27, 2016 [Test # 2236]

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Number of single-digit scores by the Australia batsmen against South Africa in Hobart was 16 - their joint-most in any Test. The last time before this they had 16 such scores in a Test was in 1912 at the Oval.

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