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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
Wasim Akram (Pak) 3 958 431 25 7/119 11/179 17.24 2.69 38.3 2 1
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1993/94
RJ Sidebottom (Eng) 3 846 410 24 7/47 10/139 17.08 2.90 35.2 3 1
England in New Zealand Test Series, 2007/08
EAS Prasanna (India) 4 1187 451 24 6/94 8/84 18.79 2.27 49.4 2 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1967/68
VD Philander (SA) 3 609 325 21 6/44 10/114 15.47 3.20 29.0 2 1
South Africa in New Zealand Test Series, 2011/12
TA Boult (NZ) 3 701 308 20 6/40 10/80 15.40 2.63 35.0 1 1
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 2013/14
S Ramadhin (WI) 4 1108 316 20 6/23 9/81 15.80 1.71 55.4 2 0
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1955/56
D Gough (Eng) 3 765 361 19 5/40 9/92 19.00 2.83 40.2 1 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 1996/97
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 969 361 19 6/68 11/102 19.00 2.23 51.0 2 1
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1979/80
Mohammad Asif (Pak) 3 760 376 19 5/67 9/107 19.78 2.96 40.0 1 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 2009/10
AR Caddick (Eng) 3 747 377 19 6/63 9/172 19.84 3.02 39.3 2 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 2001/02
Asif Iqbal (Pak) 3 795 248 18 5/48 6/75 13.77 1.87 44.1 2 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1964/65
GD McGrath (Aus) 3 758 283 18 6/115 7/89 15.72 2.24 42.1 1 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 2004/05
CS Martin (NZ) 2 554 300 18 6/76 11/180 16.66 3.24 30.7 3 1
South Africa in New Zealand Test Series, 2003/04
B Lee (Aus) 3 604 314 18 5/77 8/123 17.44 3.11 33.5 1 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 1999/00
Intikhab Alam (Pak) 3 684 323 18 7/52 11/130 17.94 2.83 38.0 2 1
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1972/73
TG Southee (NZ) 3 653 326 18 4/52 7/91 18.11 2.99 36.2 0 0
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 2013/14
GB Troup (NZ) 3 973 371 18 6/95 10/166 20.61 2.28 54.0 1 1
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1979/80
Waqar Younis (Pak) 3 710 405 18 6/78 7/162 22.50 3.42 39.4 1 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1993/94
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 942 414 18 5/62 8/145 23.00 2.63 52.3 2 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1978/79
K Higgs (Eng) 3 768 157 17 4/5 7/56 9.23 1.22 45.1 0 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 1965/66
CL Cairns (NZ) 2 510 169 17 7/27 10/100 9.94 1.98 30.0 2 1
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1999/00
DL Underwood (Eng) 2 673 205 17 6/12 12/97 12.05 1.82 39.5 3 1
England in New Zealand Test Series, 1970/71
M Muralitharan (SL) 2 566 217 17 6/87 10/118 12.76 2.30 33.2 1 1
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2006/07
SK Warne (Aus) 3 954 256 17 4/8 7/86 15.05 1.61 56.1 0 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 1992/93
DK Morrison (NZ) 3 686 288 17 7/89 7/89 16.94 2.51 40.3 2 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 1992/93
IT Botham (Eng) 3 808 311 17 5/73 8/111 18.29 2.30 47.5 2 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 1977/78
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 679 354 17 6/50 9/151 20.82 3.12 39.9 2 0
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1986/87
SK Warne (Aus) 3 789 374 17 5/39 7/140 22.00 2.84 46.4 1 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 2004/05
RC Motz (NZ) 3 712 381 17 6/69 8/113 22.41 3.21 41.8 2 0
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1968/69
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 3 716 402 17 7/63 8/205 23.64 3.36 42.1 1 0
England in New Zealand Test Series, 2001/02
RO Collinge (NZ) 3 860 436 17 5/82 9/166 25.64 3.04 50.5 1 0
Australia in New Zealand Test Series, 1973/74
CA Walsh (WI) 2 420 132 16 7/37 13/55 8.25 1.88 26.2 2 1
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1994/95
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2 514 177 16 6/87 10/90 11.06 2.06 32.1 3 1
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1994/95
DS Atkinson (WI) 4 890 233 16 7/53 7/86 14.56 1.57 55.6 2 0
West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1955/56
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 713 306 16 6/51 8/110 19.12 2.57 44.5 1 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 1984/85
Q McMillan (SA) 2 539 323 16 5/66 9/127 20.18 3.59 33.6 2 0
South Africa in New Zealand Test Series, 1931/32
Harbhajan Singh (India) 3 886 342 16 6/63 7/102 21.37 2.31 55.3 1 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 2008/09
PCR Tufnell (Eng) 3 1117 367 16 7/47 11/147 22.93 1.97 69.8 1 1
England in New Zealand Test Series, 1991/92
DR Tuffey (NZ) 3 779 368 16 4/39 7/77 23.00 2.83 48.6 0 0
Pakistan in New Zealand Test Series, 2000/01
BS Bedi (India) 4 1057 371 16 6/127 8/148 23.18 2.10 66.0 1 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1967/68
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 947 387 16 7/116 9/163 24.18 2.45 59.1 1 0
Trans-Tasman Trophy (Australia in New Zealand), 1985/86
DK Morrison (NZ) 3 660 446 16 5/75 6/169 27.87 4.05 41.2 3 0
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1989/90
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]
New Zealand v India at Auckland, 1st Test, Feb 6-9, 2014 [Test # 2118]
New Zealand v West Indies at Hamilton, 3rd Test, Dec 19-22, 2013 [Test # 2109]
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