Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Most wickets taken caught and bowled

Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 c&b % Wkts
A Kumble (India) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 35 35 5.65
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 67 35 4.37
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2012 112 28670 12392 360 7/87 34.42 20 21 5.83
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 37 21 2.96
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1982 86 21862 7674 297 8/51 25.83 17 20 6.73
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1964 63 19108 6704 248 7/72 27.03 16 17 6.85
H Trumble (Aus) 1890-1904 32 8099 3072 141 8/65 21.78 9 15 10.63
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 29.09 18 15 4.85
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2013 101 28293 13372 413 8/84 32.37 25 13 3.14
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1969-1977 30 8833 3178 86 5/34 36.95 2 12 13.95
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1960 37 13568 4405 170 9/113 25.91 14 11 6.47
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1925-1936 37 14513 5231 216 7/40 24.21 21 11 5.09
Danish Kaneria (Pak) 2000-2010 61 17697 9082 261 7/77 34.79 15 11 4.21
G Giffen (Aus) 1881-1896 31 6391 2791 103 7/117 27.09 7 10 9.70
PR Adams (SA) 1995-2004 45 8850 4405 134 7/128 32.87 4 10 7.46
AW Greig (Eng) 1972-1977 58 9802 4541 141 8/86 32.20 6 10 7.09
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 36 10 2.32

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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