Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2000-2017 21 40 1098.3 230 2976 106 9/127 14/184 28.07 2.70 62.1 8 2
M Muralitharan (SL) 1994-2009 16 25 782.5 184 2037 80 6/71 10/148 25.46 2.60 58.7 5 1
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2014 14 28 844.4 161 2170 66 5/68 8/113 32.87 2.56 76.7 3 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1985-2000 19 32 545.4 152 1340 63 5/43 8/73 21.26 2.45 51.9 3 0
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1991-2002 13 22 360.3 53 1273 56 6/34 11/119 22.73 3.53 38.6 4 1
Junaid Khan (PAK) 2011-2015 13 25 488.3 91 1452 50 5/38 8/151 29.04 2.97 58.6 5 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 18 28 645.5 131 1742 47 5/99 6/100 37.06 2.69 82.4 1 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1982-1992 10 14 298.0 76 673 46 8/58 14/116 14.63 2.25 38.8 3 1
Yasir Shah (PAK) 2015-2017 5 10 328.2 55 866 40 7/76 9/155 21.65 2.63 49.2 5 0
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2004-2009 7 12 375.2 61 1159 35 7/118 10/190 33.11 3.08 64.3 2 1
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2000 7 14 466.1 119 1186 34 5/89 9/226 34.88 2.54 82.2 1 0
Umar Gul (PAK) 2006-2012 12 23 374.3 50 1346 33 6/135 6/101 40.78 3.59 68.0 1 0
GP Wickramasinghe (SL) 1991-2000 12 20 370.0 76 1104 30 6/103 6/84 36.80 2.98 74.0 2 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2006-2012 7 14 235.4 60 626 28 4/21 8/58 22.35 2.65 50.5 0 0
ALF de Mel (SL) 1982-1986 9 14 271.4 37 1096 28 6/109 6/118 39.14 4.03 58.2 1 0
Tauseef Ahmed (PAK) 1982-1986 6 11 181.0 53 485 26 6/45 9/77 18.65 2.67 41.7 2 0
MDK Perera (SL) 2014-2017 6 11 248.0 31 846 26 5/98 8/170 32.53 3.41 57.2 2 0
Abdul Razzaq (PAK) 2000-2006 10 18 342.5 87 915 26 5/35 6/155 35.19 2.66 79.1 1 0
JR Ratnayeke (SL) 1982-1986 8 12 206.1 39 695 25 8/83 8/108 27.80 3.37 49.4 2 0
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1999-2004 5 10 165.5 23 606 24 5/60 8/175 25.25 3.65 41.4 2 0
Aaqib Javed (PAK) 1991-1995 6 10 163.2 36 458 22 5/84 8/118 20.81 2.80 44.5 1 0
Arshad Khan (PAK) 1999-2000 5 9 236.0 61 547 22 5/38 7/92 24.86 2.31 64.3 1 0
KTGD Prasad (SL) 2011-2015 7 13 202.3 25 688 22 4/92 7/135 31.27 3.39 55.2 0 0
Abdur Rehman (PAK) 2011-2014 7 13 367.1 74 924 20 4/56 5/97 46.20 2.51 110.1 0 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2011-2017 8 15 272.0 57 810 19 4/78 6/123 42.63 2.97 85.8 0 0
HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 1994-2000 6 8 236.1 58 529 18 6/99 8/183 29.38 2.23 78.7 1 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2006-2006 2 4 74.0 22 183 17 6/44 11/71 10.76 2.47 26.1 2 1
DS de Silva (SL) 1982-1982 3 5 153.0 20 492 17 5/59 9/162 28.94 3.21 54.0 1 0
Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1994-2000 6 10 206.4 28 689 17 3/34 6/217 40.52 3.33 72.9 0 0
Wahab Riaz (PAK) 2014-2017 4 7 131.0 21 406 16 4/41 6/164 25.37 3.09 49.1 0 0
CRD Fernando (SL) 2000-2012 7 12 174.0 13 642 16 4/77 6/142 40.12 3.68 65.2 0 0
Iqbal Qasim (PAK) 1982-1982 3 6 151.1 46 329 15 6/141 8/192 21.93 2.17 60.4 1 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1985-1986 5 8 167.5 38 453 14 5/44 6/146 32.35 2.69 71.9 1 0
N Pradeep (SL) 2011-2017 8 16 221.3 31 749 14 3/29 5/112 53.50 3.38 94.9 0 0
RMS Eranga (SL) 2013-2014 4 8 175.3 42 467 13 4/60 5/128 35.92 2.66 81.0 0 0
S Randiv (SL) 2011-2012 3 6 118.3 19 353 12 4/13 7/99 29.41 2.97 59.2 0 0
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2011-2014 4 8 137.2 34 362 12 5/87 6/106 30.16 2.63 68.6 1 0
Aamer Sohail (PAK) 1994-2000 7 10 160.5 38 372 12 4/54 4/44 31.00 2.31 80.4 0 0
T Thushara (SL) 2009-2009 4 7 110.4 14 419 12 5/83 6/204 34.91 3.78 55.3 1 0
RJ Ratnayake (SL) 1985-1992 7 10 164.3 19 554 12 3/57 3/57 46.16 3.36 82.2 0 0
Shahid Afridi (PAK) 1999-2006 6 9 82.0 9 327 10 3/50 5/90 32.70 3.98 49.2 0 0
Mohammad Sami (PAK) 2002-2012 3 6 98.3 11 346 10 4/71 5/135 34.60 3.51 59.1 0 0
AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2015 17 23 185.0 38 509 10 2/15 2/31 50.90 2.75 111.0 0 0
KR Pushpakumara (SL) 1994-2000 5 7 129.5 21 520 10 4/66 5/103 52.00 4.00 77.9 0 0
Akram Raza (PAK) 1991-1994 2 4 70.0 23 200 9 3/46 6/129 22.22 2.85 46.6 0 0
Mohammad Akram (PAK) 1995-2000 3 6 102.1 22 289 9 3/39 4/76 32.11 2.82 68.1 0 0
DNT Zoysa (SL) 1997-2002 5 7 111.0 20 307 9 3/64 4/68 34.11 2.76 74.0 0 0
PHT Kaushal (SL) 2015-2015 2 4 80.5 5 308 9 5/42 5/118 34.22 3.81 53.8 1 0
Mohammad Talha (PAK) 2009-2014 3 5 101.2 9 368 9 3/65 6/164 40.88 3.63 67.5 0 0
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2011-2015 10 17 156.2 24 403 9 3/55 3/55 44.77 2.57 104.2 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Oct 6-10, 2017 [Test # 2278]
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, 1st Test, Sep 28-Oct 2, 2017 [Test # 2275]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Jul 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2169]