Most wickets in a calendar year
Player Year Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1997 36 314.2 17 1293 69 5/38 18.73 4.11 27.3 3 2
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1996 33 289.0 12 1269 65 5/29 19.52 4.39 26.6 2 2
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2013 33 306.3 15 1268 62 5/24 20.45 4.13 29.6 2 1
SK Warne (Aus) 1999 37 329.1 27 1443 62 4/29 23.27 4.38 31.8 2 0
A Kumble (India) 1996 32 304.1 16 1235 61 4/12 20.24 4.06 29.9 3 0
SM Pollock (SA) 2000 38 331.3 28 1319 61 5/20 21.62 3.97 32.6 2 1
Abdul Razzaq (Pak) 2000 38 314.5 22 1370 61 5/48 22.45 4.35 30.9 3 1
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1996 35 286.5 17 1348 60 6/44 22.46 4.69 28.6 2 2
AB Agarkar (India) 1998 30 268.5 13 1378 58 4/35 23.75 5.12 27.8 3 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 2001 33 308.3 29 1019 56 5/30 18.19 3.30 33.0 2 1
SM Pollock (SA) 2002 38 332.5 33 1274 54 4/18 23.59 3.82 36.9 3 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 1999 27 241.4 20 983 52 5/14 18.90 4.06 27.8 2 2
Junaid Khan (Pak) 2013 28 228.3 17 1116 52 4/15 21.46 4.88 26.3 1 0
RA Jadeja (India) 2013 34 303.3 22 1321 52 5/36 25.40 4.35 35.0 1 1
Waqar Younis (Pak) 2002 36 283.1 24 1424 52 5/38 27.38 5.02 32.6 1 1
AA Donald (SA) 1996 20 183.4 5 787 51 6/23 15.43 4.28 21.6 2 1
B Lee (Aus) 2005 26 225.5 23 1017 51 5/41 19.94 4.50 26.5 2 1
SK Warne (Aus) 1994 29 273.2 13 1045 50 4/34 20.90 3.82 32.8 3 0
M Ntini (SA) 2002 31 279.2 32 1196 50 5/31 23.92 4.28 33.5 1 1
Mashrafe Mortaza (Ban) 2006 27 237.4 26 1003 49 6/26 20.46 4.22 29.1 1 1
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008 18 135.3 13 486 48 6/13 10.12 3.58 16.9 3 3
SL Malinga (SL) 2011 24 192.1 12 924 48 6/38 19.25 4.80 24.0 0 3
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1990 19 158.0 12 594 47 6/26 12.63 3.75 20.1 2 5
IK Pathan (India) 2004 28 248.3 11 1240 47 4/24 26.38 4.98 31.7 1 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2012 32 266.0 11 1508 47 5/54 32.08 5.66 33.9 1 1
M Muralitharan (SL) 2003 24 218.2 24 731 46 5/23 15.89 3.34 28.4 2 1
Azhar Mahmood (Pak) 1999 27 230.0 20 866 46 6/18 18.82 3.76 30.0 1 3
NW Bracken (Aus) 2006 23 194.4 19 866 46 5/67 18.82 4.44 25.3 1 1
B Lee (Aus) 2003 24 205.2 23 926 46 5/30 20.13 4.50 26.7 1 2
C Pringle (NZ) 1994 26 226.1 12 1041 46 5/45 22.63 4.60 29.5 1 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2010 27 249.0 8 1196 46 4/33 26.00 4.80 32.4 3 0
BKV Prasad (India) 1999 35 291.3 27 1229 46 5/27 26.71 4.21 38.0 0 1
JH Kallis (SA) 2000 39 283.5 18 1356 46 3/40 29.47 4.77 37.0 0 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2009 30 261.4 14 1383 46 4/34 30.06 5.28 34.1 1 0
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2006 26 231.0 19 808 45 5/33 17.95 3.49 30.8 2 1
M Ntini (SA) 2003 23 194.5 16 816 45 4/24 18.13 4.18 25.9 3 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1993 26 228.4 13 850 45 5/15 18.88 3.71 30.4 4 2
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 2011 27 224.0 9 937 45 5/16 20.82 4.18 29.8 2 4
AA Donald (SA) 2002 25 214.3 14 958 45 4/43 21.28 4.46 28.6 1 0
Naved-ul-Hasan (Pak) 2005 22 188.1 6 969 45 6/27 21.53 5.14 25.0 1 1
R McLaren (SA) 2013 27 208.3 6 1070 45 4/19 23.77 5.13 27.8 4 0
BKV Prasad (India) 1996 30 273.4 11 1298 45 4/27 28.84 4.74 36.4 1 0
RW Price (Zim) 2009 27 238.1 26 907 44 4/22 20.61 3.80 32.4 1 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 2002 27 226.2 18 968 44 4/22 22.00 4.27 30.8 1 0
B Lee (Aus) 2006 26 231.4 15 1095 44 5/22 24.88 4.72 31.5 3 2
GD McGrath (Aus) 2002 26 223.4 42 784 43 5/37 18.23 3.50 31.2 1 1
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1992 27 243.3 18 930 43 5/19 21.62 3.81 33.9 2 1
DL Vettori (NZ) 2007 31 270.0 11 1123 43 5/7 26.11 4.15 37.6 2 1
JE Emburey (Eng) 1987 31 290.1 15 1215 43 4/37 28.25 4.18 40.4 1 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2001 29 232.2 30 930 42 8/19 22.14 4.00 33.1 0 1
DW Fleming (Aus) 1999 26 226.1 20 952 42 3/14 22.66 4.20 32.3 0 0
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1994 24 217.1 13 974 42 6/30 23.19 4.48 31.0 3 1
HH Streak (Zim) 2001 31 252.3 22 1148 42 4/8 27.33 4.54 36.0 2 0
JH Kallis (SA) 2002 33 251.2 8 1190 42 5/41 28.33 4.73 35.9 1 1
B Lee (Aus) 2002 20 165.4 13 775 41 4/32 18.90 4.67 24.2 4 0
Waqar Younis (Pak) 2001 21 166.4 8 821 41 7/36 20.02 4.92 24.3 1 2
L Klusener (SA) 1999 27 193.5 9 855 41 5/21 20.85 4.41 28.3 0 1
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003 24 202.2 24 924 41 4/25 22.53 4.56 29.6 4 0
RJ Harris (Aus) 2010 16 130.5 13 607 40 5/19 15.17 4.63 19.6 0 3
MJ McClenaghan (NZ) 2013 15 133.3 3 761 40 5/58 19.02 5.70 20.0 4 1
Mohammad Sami (Pak) 2003 22 177.3 11 769 40 5/10 19.22 4.33 26.6 1 1
R Ashwin (India) 2013 29 259.5 6 1353 40 3/39 33.82 5.20 38.9 0 0
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2007 33 283.2 22 1396 40 5/42 34.90 4.92 42.5 0 1

Performances in matches that overlap years are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Cardiff, 2nd ODI, Aug 27, 2014 [ODI # 3517]
Australia v South Africa at Harare, 2nd match, Aug 27, 2014 [ODI # 3516]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, 2nd ODI, Aug 26, 2014 [ODI # 3515]

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