Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
GD McGrath (Aus) 1995-2005 23 46 5475 2132 110 6/17 10/27 19.38 2.33 49.7 8 2
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1989 25 41 4639 2216 89 9/83 10/135 24.89 2.86 52.1 4 1
FS Trueman (Eng) 1954-1963 18 33 4584 2018 86 7/44 12/119 23.46 2.64 53.3 6 2
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2008 12 22 3735 1609 82 8/46 11/170 19.62 2.58 45.5 9 3
Imran Khan (Pak) 1977-1990 18 29 3488 1695 80 7/80 11/121 21.18 2.91 43.6 6 1
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1986-2000 17 32 3550 1645 79 6/61 11/110 20.82 2.78 44.9 4 1
A Kumble (India) 1994-2006 17 28 4693 2204 74 6/78 8/196 29.78 2.81 63.4 4 0
JA Snow (Eng) 1966-1976 14 27 3594 1917 72 7/49 10/142 26.62 3.20 49.9 4 1
SM Pollock (SA) 1998-2008 16 31 4013 1607 70 5/28 9/94 22.95 2.40 57.3 4 0
ARC Fraser (Eng) 1990-1998 17 28 3691 1659 70 8/53 11/110 23.70 2.69 52.7 5 1
S Venkataraghavan (India) 1966-1983 23 37 6540 2684 68 5/95 7/102 39.47 2.46 96.1 1 0
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2005 19 33 4078 1947 65 7/52 8/117 29.95 2.86 62.7 3 0
BS Chandrasekhar (India) 1966-1979 15 24 4293 2179 65 7/157 11/235 33.52 3.04 66.0 4 1
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2008 12 24 2705 1472 64 5/30 8/110 23.00 3.26 42.2 3 0
M Ntini (SA) 2001-2008 15 26 3196 1738 63 7/37 13/132 27.58 3.26 50.7 5 1
JR Thomson (Aus) 1975-1982 14 26 2774 1817 62 6/50 9/167 29.30 3.93 44.7 3 0
BS Bedi (India) 1966-1979 18 31 5447 2163 62 5/82 8/126 34.88 2.38 87.8 1 0
IT Botham (Eng) 1980-1991 20 27 3609 2146 61 8/103 8/175 35.18 3.56 59.1 3 0
SJ Harmison (Eng) 2004-2009 14 26 2858 1539 60 7/12 9/73 25.65 3.23 47.6 3 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 1999-2008 16 30 3730 2045 60 7/104 9/182 34.08 3.28 62.1 2 0
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1993 14 25 3036 1703 59 5/80 8/128 28.86 3.36 51.4 1 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 2002-2011 11 21 3017 1266 56 7/48 8/85 22.60 2.51 53.8 5 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2001-2008 9 16 2060 913 55 7/71 14/191 16.60 2.65 37.4 4 1
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1990-2002 13 24 2180 1283 55 5/46 9/120 23.32 3.53 39.6 3 0
DK Lillee (Aus) 1973-1982 12 23 2677 1526 55 7/83 10/127 27.74 3.42 48.6 3 1
AR Caddick (Eng) 1994-2000 14 24 2767 1355 53 6/65 7/131 25.56 2.93 52.2 5 0
MG Hughes (Aus) 1988-1993 14 25 2886 1524 53 8/87 13/217 28.75 3.16 54.4 3 1
A Nel (SA) 2003-2008 10 19 2311 1145 52 6/32 10/88 22.01 2.97 44.4 2 1
JH Kallis (SA) 1998-2010 24 45 3742 1563 52 6/67 8/101 30.05 2.50 71.9 2 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1980-1987 10 19 2506 1124 51 6/50 11/102 22.03 2.69 49.1 4 1
JC Laker (Eng) 1948-1957 13 24 4111 1551 51 7/103 9/198 30.41 2.26 80.6 1 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2003 13 24 2706 1056 50 6/40 9/88 21.12 2.34 54.1 3 0
SP Gupte (India) 1953-1959 10 17 3852 1716 49 9/102 10/223 35.02 2.67 78.6 4 1
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1965-1969 10 20 3185 1435 47 8/71 10/159 30.53 2.70 67.7 2 1
DG Cork (Eng) 1995-2000 9 16 1765 906 46 7/43 8/115 19.69 3.07 38.3 1 0
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2001 10 18 1856 894 43 5/49 7/82 20.79 2.89 43.1 2 0
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1961 11 21 3289 1278 42 5/96 8/199 30.42 2.33 78.3 1 0
Abdul Qadir (Pak) 1980-1990 10 18 2509 1295 42 6/16 8/231 30.83 3.09 59.7 1 0
JB Statham (Eng) 1954-1963 12 21 3137 1422 42 5/118 6/140 33.85 2.71 74.6 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2014 7 13 1335 741 41 6/34 8/94 18.07 3.33 32.5 3 0
Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 1958-1959 8 14 2783 1097 41 6/34 12/100 26.75 2.36 67.8 3 1
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1951-1955 10 20 2288 1121 41 6/95 7/72 27.34 2.93 55.8 2 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1951-1955 10 20 2157 1039 40 6/107 8/165 25.97 2.89 53.9 3 0
GAR Lock (Eng) 1954-1968 13 24 3432 1323 39 6/20 11/48 33.92 2.31 88.0 2 1
GF Lawson (Aus) 1981-1988 12 20 2536 1388 39 8/112 11/181 35.58 3.28 65.0 2 1
RGD Willis (Eng) 1973-1984 13 19 2164 1381 38 5/42 9/147 36.34 3.82 56.9 2 0
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1980 17 27 3877 1656 38 5/39 7/112 43.57 2.56 102.0 1 0
MHN Walker (Aus) 1973-1976 8 15 2262 859 37 6/114 6/99 23.21 2.27 61.1 3 0
RJ Shastri (India) 1983-1989 19 28 3597 1606 37 4/43 4/43 43.40 2.67 97.2 0 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
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