Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2014 16 31 4098 1847 73 5/42 7/70 25.30 2.70 56.1 4 0
IT Botham (Eng) 1978-1992 15 26 3194 1693 69 8/34 11/140 24.53 3.18 46.2 8 1
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1965 12 24 3087 1394 63 6/31 11/152 22.12 2.70 49.0 5 1
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2008-2014 13 26 3076 1623 55 7/44 11/165 29.50 3.16 55.9 2 1
RGD Willis (Eng) 1973-1984 9 16 1901 882 47 7/78 9/118 18.76 2.78 40.4 3 0
JB Statham (Eng) 1951-1961 9 18 2268 786 45 7/39 11/97 17.46 2.07 50.4 3 1
H Verity (Eng) 1933-1939 7 14 1923 613 42 8/43 15/104 14.59 1.91 45.7 2 1
GP Swann (Eng) 2009-2013 10 19 2188 963 40 5/44 9/74 24.07 2.64 54.7 2 0
D Gough (Eng) 1994-2003 8 14 1548 897 39 5/61 8/101 23.00 3.47 39.6 1 0
DL Underwood (Eng) 1968-1980 9 14 1967 643 38 8/51 13/71 16.92 1.96 51.7 4 2
JA Snow (Eng) 1965-1976 10 19 2267 1000 38 5/57 6/183 26.31 2.64 59.6 2 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2000-2007 11 20 2198 1150 37 4/27 7/120 31.08 3.13 59.4 0 0
AR Caddick (Eng) 1993-2002 8 14 1654 802 36 5/16 8/106 22.27 2.90 45.9 2 0
DG Cork (Eng) 1995-2002 8 13 1692 849 36 7/43 8/115 23.58 3.01 47.0 2 0
AV Bedser (Eng) 1946-1953 7 14 2627 957 34 7/49 11/145 28.14 2.18 77.2 2 1
RWV Robins (Eng) 1929-1937 7 14 1523 789 31 6/32 7/68 25.45 3.10 49.1 1 0
SJ Harmison (Eng) 2003-2007 8 15 1773 975 31 5/43 8/97 31.45 3.29 57.1 1 0
A Flintoff (Eng) 2000-2009 10 18 1996 1017 31 5/92 6/119 32.80 3.05 64.3 1 0
ST Finn (Eng) 2010-2013 5 9 978 599 29 5/87 9/187 20.65 3.67 33.7 1 0
GR Dilley (Eng) 1981-1989 6 10 1302 681 28 5/55 9/128 24.32 3.13 46.5 1 0
CM Old (Eng) 1973-1980 7 13 1457 677 27 5/21 9/88 25.07 2.78 53.9 2 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 1997-2005 3 6 712 299 26 8/38 9/82 11.50 2.51 27.3 3 0
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1978-1990 4 8 1312 553 26 6/80 8/135 21.26 2.52 50.4 3 0
JH Wardle (Eng) 1950-1957 7 13 1748 616 23 4/33 6/83 26.78 2.11 76.0 0 0
DVP Wright (Eng) 1938-1948 5 10 1277 675 23 5/80 10/175 29.34 3.17 55.5 2 1
R Illingworth (Eng) 1960-1973 11 16 1750 560 22 6/29 7/29 25.45 1.92 79.5 1 0
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1990-1998 5 10 1500 640 21 5/66 8/143 30.47 2.56 71.4 2 0
MD Marshall (WI) 1984-1991 3 5 791 340 20 6/32 10/92 17.00 2.57 39.5 2 1
CA Walsh (WI) 1988-2000 4 7 922 459 20 6/74 10/117 22.95 2.98 46.1 1 1
TE Bailey (Eng) 1949-1958 7 12 1151 530 20 7/44 11/98 26.50 2.76 57.5 1 1
PAJ DeFreitas (Eng) 1990-1994 6 10 1360 664 20 7/70 8/115 33.20 2.92 68.0 1 0
CTB Turner (Aus) 1888-1893 3 6 821 278 19 6/67 10/63 14.63 2.03 43.2 3 1
SK Warne (Aus) 1993-2005 4 8 944 372 19 4/57 8/159 19.57 2.36 49.6 0 0
GF Lawson (Aus) 1981-1989 3 6 1057 496 18 7/81 8/132 27.55 2.81 58.7 1 0
DR Pringle (Eng) 1982-1991 7 12 1164 549 18 5/100 5/100 30.50 2.82 64.6 1 0
MS Panesar (Eng) 2006-2008 6 11 1651 705 18 6/129 6/142 39.16 2.56 91.7 1 0
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1992-2001 3 5 648 362 17 5/91 8/154 21.29 3.35 38.1 1 0
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 4 7 914 367 17 4/30 6/142 21.58 2.40 53.7 0 0
DJ Brown (Eng) 1965-1969 5 10 990 374 17 5/42 6/74 22.00 2.26 58.2 1 0
BS Bedi (India) 1967-1979 4 5 1224 492 17 6/226 6/111 28.94 2.41 72.0 1 0
N Kapil Dev (India) 1979-1990 4 7 1128 553 17 5/125 8/168 32.52 2.94 66.3 1 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1972-1981 4 8 1190 584 17 4/43 5/96 34.35 2.94 70.0 0 0
MW Tate (Eng) 1924-1930 5 10 1870 640 17 3/108 4/82 37.64 2.05 110.0 0 0
RAL Massie (Aus) 1972-1972 1 2 361 137 16 8/53 16/137 8.56 2.27 22.5 2 1
GOB Allen (Eng) 1930-1936 4 7 798 331 16 5/35 10/78 20.68 2.48 49.8 2 1
JC Laker (Eng) 1948-1958 5 10 1097 391 16 4/13 5/37 24.43 2.13 68.5 0 0
SP Jones (Eng) 2002-2005 5 10 924 524 16 3/29 4/33 32.75 3.40 57.7 0 0
AF Giles (Eng) 2002-2005 6 9 1318 664 16 5/81 9/210 41.50 3.02 82.3 1 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2124]
England v Australia at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 18-21, 2013 [Test # 2091]

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