Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 LBW % Wkts
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 77 216 16.03
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 40813 21591 916 7/119 23.57 31 211 23.03
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 37 210 21.96
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 38 186 18.58
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 349 28922 18707 789 7/36 23.70 35 183 23.19
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 39345 21643 761 8/19 28.44 16 171 22.47
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 376 42266 20656 949 8/24 21.76 36 161 16.96
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 38942 19812 687 9/83 28.83 24 152 22.12
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 40308 19673 829 7/87 23.73 21 145 17.49
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 42468 22058 681 7/87 32.39 22 135 19.82
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2014 309 29234 18996 610 7/87 31.14 12 113 18.52
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 28100 13018 589 9/52 22.10 41 110 18.67
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 263 26919 13102 544 8/58 24.08 24 105 19.30
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2008-2014 206 17998 10182 436 7/55 23.35 11 103 23.62
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2013 355 40892 22596 694 8/84 32.55 28 99 14.26
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 28086 15017 528 8/34 28.44 27 98 18.56
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 40841 19606 746 7/37 26.28 23 95 12.73
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 479 21414 16263 503 7/12 32.33 10 92 18.29
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 24759 12109 533 7/22 22.71 22 92 17.26
HH Streak (Afr/Zim) 1993-2005 254 23027 13208 455 6/73 29.02 8 90 19.78
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2012 322 28261 19145 718 5/22 26.66 19 88 12.25
GP Swann (Eng) 2000-2013 178 19968 11389 410 6/65 27.77 18 85 20.73
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 296 27039 16043 551 8/86 29.11 13 83 15.06
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 169 19402 10430 402 7/37 25.94 11 82 20.39
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2014 119 17403 8857 293 7/89 30.22 18 78 26.62
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 133 22060 10638 458 7/83 23.22 24 78 17.03
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 133 9083 6046 271 6/8 22.30 9 75 27.67
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1991 106 13552 6672 258 6/47 25.86 16 75 29.06
D Gough (Eng/ICC) 1994-2006 219 20332 12761 467 6/42 27.32 11 72 15.41
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2004-2014 196 11392 8334 273 5/29 30.52 4 71 26.00
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 156 18499 8185 405 6/56 20.20 10 71 17.53

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota, 3rd ODI, Jul 12, 2014 [ODI # 3502]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele, 2nd ODI, Jul 9, 2014 [ODI # 3501]

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