Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2019 13 26 441.2 108 1374 59 6/8 11/60 23.28 3.11 44.8 3 1
SM Pollock (SA) 1997-2007 12 22 394.3 115 961 45 6/50 8/105 21.35 2.43 52.6 3 0
M Ntini (SA) 2002-2007 9 18 309.5 66 987 41 6/59 8/95 24.07 3.18 45.3 2 0
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2003-2007 7 14 450.3 93 1096 36 5/46 7/111 30.44 2.43 75.0 1 0
Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1997-2003 8 12 303.5 72 865 29 6/78 9/149 29.82 2.84 62.8 1 0
VD Philander (SA) 2013-2019 7 14 213.0 62 546 27 5/59 9/99 20.22 2.56 47.3 1 0
AA Donald (SA) 1995-1998 6 11 180.0 32 604 27 5/79 8/74 22.37 3.35 40.0 1 0
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2010-2013 6 10 309.5 51 846 26 6/96 10/147 32.53 2.73 71.5 2 1
JH Kallis (SA) 1997-2013 19 32 362.0 74 1041 26 4/42 6/78 40.03 2.87 83.5 0 0
PL Harris (SA) 2007-2010 7 13 309.1 99 613 25 5/73 7/131 24.52 1.98 74.2 1 0
D Olivier (SA) 2018-2019 3 6 88.0 16 353 24 6/37 11/96 14.70 4.01 22.0 3 1
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1997-2003 7 11 202.3 37 690 24 6/78 10/133 28.75 3.40 50.6 1 1
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2007-2007 5 10 195.5 51 545 21 5/76 7/110 25.95 2.78 55.9 2 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1995-1998 3 6 99.0 29 262 20 6/23 10/108 13.10 2.64 29.7 2 1
Abdur Rehman (PAK) 2007-2010 4 8 265.0 38 789 20 4/105 8/210 39.45 2.97 79.5 0 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1997-2003 6 8 222.2 37 733 18 5/129 5/129 40.72 3.29 74.1 1 0
K Rabada (SA) 2018-2019 3 6 86.2 14 318 17 4/61 6/96 18.70 3.68 30.4 0 0
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1998-2007 5 9 117.3 14 391 16 5/43 6/98 24.43 3.32 44.0 1 0
PR Adams (SA) 1997-2003 5 8 147.0 36 457 15 7/128 8/185 30.46 3.10 58.8 1 0
Umar Gul (PAK) 2007-2013 6 12 230.3 33 822 15 3/100 4/114 54.80 3.56 92.2 0 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1995-1998 4 7 141.0 35 387 13 4/42 5/88 29.76 2.74 65.0 0 0
Mohammad Amir (PAK) 2018-2019 3 6 105.4 26 283 12 4/62 4/86 23.58 2.67 52.8 0 0
M Morkel (SA) 2010-2013 6 12 193.4 56 496 12 5/54 5/100 41.33 2.56 96.8 1 0
A Nel (SA) 2003-2007 5 10 192.5 32 612 11 3/100 4/118 55.63 3.17 105.1 0 0
M Hayward (SA) 2002-2003 2 4 49.4 7 219 10 5/56 7/119 21.90 4.40 29.8 1 0
Mohammad Irfan (PAK) 2013-2013 4 6 118.4 15 389 10 3/44 4/86 38.90 3.27 71.2 0 0
KJ Abbott (SA) 2013-2013 1 2 28.4 11 68 9 7/29 9/68 7.55 2.37 19.1 1 0
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 2018-2019 2 3 60.1 5 240 9 4/64 5/117 26.66 3.98 40.1 0 0
L Klusener (SA) 1997-1998 4 6 71.0 13 249 9 4/93 4/93 27.66 3.50 47.3 0 0
Azhar Mahmood (PAK) 1997-1998 6 9 142.4 27 366 9 3/49 3/96 40.66 2.56 95.1 0 0
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2007-2013 9 15 123.3 14 370 9 4/16 4/48 41.11 2.99 82.3 0 0
Mohammad Sami (PAK) 2002-2010 6 11 165.3 17 679 9 3/92 3/128 75.44 4.10 110.3 0 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2013-2013 1 2 55.0 17 130 8 5/32 8/130 16.25 2.36 41.2 1 0
PL Symcox (SA) 1997-1998 4 6 87.3 22 249 8 3/8 4/186 31.12 2.84 65.6 0 0
Tanvir Ahmed (PAK) 2010-2013 2 4 48.0 11 209 7 6/120 6/149 29.85 4.35 41.1 1 0
RJ Peterson (SA) 2003-2013 5 9 125.1 22 415 7 3/73 5/167 59.28 3.31 107.2 0 0
Faheem Ashraf (PAK) 2019-2019 1 2 29.0 5 99 6 3/42 6/99 16.50 3.41 29.0 0 0
Shabbir Ahmed (PAK) 2003-2003 1 2 60.3 18 144 6 4/74 6/144 24.00 2.38 60.5 0 0
Rahat Ali (PAK) 2013-2013 2 3 52.2 2 227 6 6/127 6/127 37.83 4.33 52.3 1 0
Zulfiqar Babar (PAK) 2013-2013 2 3 82.2 10 264 6 3/89 5/140 44.00 3.20 82.3 0 0
Hasan Ali (PAK) 2018-2019 2 4 65.0 14 267 6 2/70 3/109 44.50 4.10 65.0 0 0
J Botha (SA) 2010-2010 2 4 92.1 20 293 6 3/61 4/199 48.83 3.17 92.1 0 0
Junaid Khan (PAK) 2013-2013 3 5 99.1 14 310 6 3/57 4/109 51.66 3.12 99.1 0 0
JP Duminy (SA) 2013-2013 2 2 40.1 4 135 5 3/67 3/67 27.00 3.36 48.2 0 0
Aaqib Javed (PAK) 1995-1995 1 2 55.4 8 184 5 3/102 5/184 36.80 3.30 66.8 0 0
Abdul Razzaq (PAK) 2002-2003 2 3 59.0 10 195 5 3/70 5/138 39.00 3.30 70.8 0 0
Mohammad Abbas (PAK) 2019-2019 2 4 74.0 17 231 5 2/44 3/117 46.20 3.12 88.8 0 0
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 2003-2007 4 6 75.0 11 234 5 4/42 4/94 46.80 3.12 90.0 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 11-14, 2019 [Test # 2341]
South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2019 [Test # 2340]
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 26-28, 2018 [Test # 2338]