Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 583 63132 30803 1347 9/51 16/220 22.86 2.92 46.8 77 22
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 464 51347 25536 1001 8/71 12/128 25.51 2.98 51.2 38 10
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 501 55346 28767 956 10/74 14/149 30.09 3.11 57.8 37 8
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 376 493 42266 20656 949 8/24 10/27 21.76 2.93 44.5 36 3
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 532 40813 21591 916 7/119 11/110 23.57 3.17 44.5 31 5
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 510 40308 19673 829 7/87 10/147 23.73 2.92 48.6 21 1
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 349 412 28922 18707 789 7/36 13/135 23.70 3.88 36.6 35 5
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 520 39345 21643 761 8/19 14/191 28.44 3.30 51.7 16 2
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 446 40841 19606 746 7/37 13/55 26.28 2.88 54.7 23 3
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2012 322 392 28261 19145 718 5/22 9/171 26.66 4.06 39.3 19 0
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2013 355 430 40892 22596 694 8/84 15/217 32.55 3.31 58.9 28 5
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 448 38942 19812 687 9/83 11/146 28.83 3.05 56.6 24 2
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 476 42468 22058 681 7/87 12/149 32.39 3.11 62.3 22 3
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 371 29713 18099 662 7/37 13/132 27.33 3.65 44.8 22 4
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 354 31456 13930 630 8/45 11/84 22.11 2.65 49.9 26 3
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2014 293 371 30226 18649 628 7/43 11/71 29.69 3.70 48.1 17 2
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2014 309 379 29234 18996 610 7/87 10/149 31.14 3.89 47.9 12 1
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 291 24080 13270 602 8/71 12/139 22.04 3.30 40.0 22 3
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 262 28100 13018 589 9/52 15/123 22.10 2.77 47.7 41 9
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 518 574 31258 18548 577 6/54 9/92 32.14 3.56 54.1 7 0
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 296 348 27039 16043 551 8/86 13/132 29.11 3.55 49.0 13 1
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 263 295 26919 13102 544 8/58 14/116 24.08 2.92 49.4 24 6
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 191 254 20064 12405 542 7/51 11/60 22.88 3.70 37.0 25 5
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 285 24759 12109 533 7/22 11/89 22.71 2.93 46.4 22 4
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 283 28086 15017 528 8/34 13/106 28.44 3.20 53.1 27 4
MG Johnson (Aus) 2005-2014 225 276 20530 13421 510 8/61 12/127 26.31 3.92 40.2 15 3
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 479 472 21414 16263 503 7/12 7/12 32.33 4.55 42.5 10 0
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 218 251 22840 12481 496 8/164 10/155 25.16 3.27 46.0 19 3
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 209 262 24047 13350 494 8/97 11/157 27.02 3.33 48.6 15 2
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2006-2014 233 288 21105 13715 478 7/44 11/121 28.69 3.89 44.1 12 2
D Gough (Eng/ICC) 1994-2006 219 253 20332 12761 467 6/42 9/92 27.32 3.76 43.5 11 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 133 195 22060 10638 458 7/83 11/123 23.22 2.89 48.1 24 7
HH Streak (Afr/Zim) 1993-2005 254 287 23027 13208 455 6/73 9/72 29.02 3.44 50.6 8 0
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1997-2011 224 259 16225 11175 444 6/11 11/78 25.16 4.13 36.5 16 2
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 532 23433 15693 440 6/29 9/74 35.66 4.01 53.2 6 0
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2008-2014 206 234 17998 10182 436 7/55 11/111 23.35 3.39 41.2 11 4
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2014 260 283 14678 11942 436 6/38 9/210 27.38 4.88 33.6 11 0
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1989-2006 279 292 19914 13056 420 7/27 10/100 31.08 3.93 47.4 14 1
Umar Gul (Pak) 2003-2014 227 268 16512 11859 416 6/42 9/164 28.50 4.30 39.6 8 0
GP Swann (Eng) 2000-2013 178 223 19968 11389 410 6/65 10/132 27.77 3.42 48.7 18 3
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 156 209 18499 8185 405 6/56 9/108 20.20 2.65 45.6 10 0
RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-1984 154 229 20952 10158 405 8/43 9/92 25.08 2.90 51.7 16 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 169 234 19402 10430 402 7/37 9/80 25.94 3.22 48.2 11 0
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1998-2009 227 263 20725 11692 400 5/19 8/156 29.23 3.38 51.8 5 0
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 162 215 18153 8932 391 8/92 14/149 22.84 2.95 46.4 14 2
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak) 1996-2013 343 352 18288 12653 389 6/35 7/155 32.52 4.15 47.0 4 0
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1977-1993 171 211 22226 11196 368 9/56 13/101 30.42 3.02 60.3 17 5
M Morkel (Afr/SA) 2006-2014 169 218 15541 9856 361 6/23 8/196 27.30 3.80 43.0 7 0
AB Agarkar (India) 1998-2007 221 237 14404 10851 349 6/41 8/160 31.09 4.51 41.2 3 0
Mushtaq Ahmed (Pak) 1989-2003 196 231 20075 11461 346 7/56 10/106 33.12 3.42 58.0 11 3
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2014 205 226 15956 9852 337 7/36 9/115 29.23 3.70 47.3 11 0
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1982 112 175 23140 8408 329 8/51 13/71 25.55 2.18 70.3 17 6
KD Mills (NZ) 2001-2014 225 236 11753 8939 319 5/25 6/77 28.02 4.56 36.8 1 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 82 151 27271 9048 311 8/38 11/157 29.09 1.99 87.6 18 2
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 247 246 13481 10079 310 6/43 6/43 32.51 4.48 43.4 3 0
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1965 67 127 15178 6625 307 8/31 12/119 21.57 2.61 49.4 17 3
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 329 348 23367 12593 307 5/26 7/178 41.01 3.23 76.1 4 0
CRD Fernando (Asia/SL) 2000-2012 204 226 13054 9889 305 6/27 7/95 32.42 4.54 42.8 4 0
AR Caddick (Eng) 1993-2003 116 158 16495 8964 303 7/46 10/215 29.58 3.26 54.4 13 1
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) 2002-2009 123 174 16313 9715 303 7/12 11/76 32.06 3.57 53.8 9 1
IK Pathan (India) 2003-2012 173 195 12201 8986 301 7/59 12/126 29.85 4.41 40.5 9 2
BKV Prasad (India) 1994-2001 194 218 15170 9692 292 6/33 10/153 33.19 3.83 51.9 8 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2014 118 156 17343 8809 291 7/89 12/157 30.27 3.04 59.5 18 3
AME Roberts (WI) 1974-1983 103 146 14258 6945 289 7/54 12/121 24.03 2.92 49.3 12 2
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 493 357 16688 10206 287 5/28 8/169 35.56 3.66 58.1 3 0
DK Morrison (NZ) 1987-1997 144 171 14650 9019 286 7/89 8/83 31.53 3.69 51.2 12 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2000-2008 93 148 15215 8716 280 7/61 12/205 31.12 3.43 54.3 8 1
RJ Shastri (India) 1981-1992 230 261 22364 10835 280 5/15 8/179 38.69 2.90 79.8 3 0
IR Bishop (WI) 1988-1998 127 159 12739 7036 279 6/40 8/57 25.21 3.31 45.6 8 0
Danish Kaneria (Pak) 2000-2010 79 130 18551 9765 276 7/77 12/94 35.38 3.15 67.2 15 2
I Sharma (India) 2007-2014 141 182 14664 9768 274 6/51 10/108 35.64 3.99 53.5 5 1
BS Bedi (India) 1966-1979 77 128 21954 7977 273 7/98 10/194 29.21 2.18 80.4 14 1
TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2014 149 175 11719 8117 273 7/64 10/108 29.73 4.15 42.9 6 1
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2004-2014 196 201 11392 8334 273 5/29 5/29 30.52 4.38 41.7 4 0
Mashrafe Mortaza (Asia/Ban) 2001-2014 200 215 13398 9418 273 6/26 6/26 34.49 4.21 49.0 1 0
L Klusener (SA) 1996-2004 220 248 14223 8784 272 8/64 8/139 32.29 3.70 52.2 7 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2002-2014 270 267 11633 8083 271 6/33 6/51 29.82 4.16 42.9 3 0
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 132 140 9041 5998 269 6/8 10/209 22.29 3.98 33.6 9 1
GF Lawson (Aus) 1980-1989 125 157 15377 8093 268 8/112 11/134 30.19 3.15 57.3 11 2
EJ Chatfield (NZ) 1975-1989 157 185 16425 7576 263 6/73 10/124 28.80 2.76 62.4 4 1
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2003-2014 217 232 11523 8428 262 5/22 8/58 32.16 4.38 43.9 1 0
M Dillon (WI) 1997-2005 146 173 14184 8616 261 5/29 8/123 33.01 3.64 54.3 5 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2001-2010 120 132 8132 5535 259 6/19 10/99 21.37 4.08 31.3 9 1
TM Alderman (Aus) 1981-1991 106 138 13552 6672 258 6/47 10/151 25.86 2.95 52.5 16 1
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2013 97 151 15112 8875 258 6/26 11/180 34.39 3.52 58.5 10 1
JR Thomson (Aus) 1972-1985 101 140 13231 7543 255 6/46 9/105 29.58 3.42 51.8 8 0
PAJ DeFreitas (Eng) 1986-1997 147 179 15550 8475 255 7/70 9/165 33.23 3.27 60.9 4 0
M Prabhakar (India) 1984-1996 169 195 13835 8115 253 6/132 6/92 32.07 3.51 54.6 5 0
JB Statham (Eng) 1951-1965 70 129 16056 6261 252 7/39 11/97 24.84 2.33 63.7 9 1
JDP Oram (NZ) 2001-2012 229 241 12421 7823 252 5/26 6/63 31.04 3.77 49.2 2 0
MG Hughes (Aus) 1985-1994 86 130 13924 7132 250 8/87 13/217 28.52 3.07 55.6 7 1

Records includes the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele, 2nd ODI, Jul 9, 2014 [ODI # 3501]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), 1st ODI, Jul 6, 2014 [ODI # 3500]
West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, 2nd T20I, Jul 6, 2014 [T20I # 403]

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