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Player 4wi Bowl Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
CTB Turner 8 5/41 1 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
4/52 3 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
5/44 1 Australia v England Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
7/43 3 Australia v England Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
5/27 2 Australia v England Lord's 16 Jul 1888 Test # 28
5/36 4 Australia v England Lord's 16 Jul 1888 Test # 28
6/112 2 Australia v England The Oval 13 Aug 1888 Test # 29
5/86 1 Australia v England Manchester 30 Aug 1888 Test # 30
M Muralitharan 8 4/53 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 27 Dec 2001 Test # 1581
4/35 3 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 27 Dec 2001 Test # 1581
9/51 1 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
4/64 3 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
5/67 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002 Test # 1585
4/24 4 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002 Test # 1585
4/55 1 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Lahore 6 Mar 2002 Test # 1592
4/72 3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Lahore 6 Mar 2002 Test # 1592
J Briggs 6 4/69 3 England v Australia Sydney 29 Jan 1892 Test # 36
6/49 2 England v Australia Adelaide 24 Mar 1892 Test # 38
6/87 3 England v Australia Adelaide 24 Mar 1892 Test # 38
5/34 2 England v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1893 Test # 40
5/114 3 England v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1893 Test # 40
4/81 1 England v Australia Manchester 24 Aug 1893 Test # 41
M Muralitharan 6 4/45 1 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 26 Feb 2000 Test # 1485
4/127 3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 26 Feb 2000 Test # 1485
4/77 2 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Peshawar 5 Mar 2000 Test # 1487
6/71 4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Peshawar 5 Mar 2000 Test # 1487
4/89 1 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 12 Mar 2000 Test # 1489
4/107 3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 12 Mar 2000 Test # 1489
BAW Mendis 6 6/13 2 Sri Lanka v India Karachi 6 Jul 2008 ODI # 2735
4/72 2 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
4/60 3 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
6/117 1 Sri Lanka v India Galle 31 Jul 2008 Test # 1884
4/92 3 Sri Lanka v India Galle 31 Jul 2008 Test # 1884
5/56 1 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (PSS) 8 Aug 2008 Test # 1886
JJ Ferris 5 4/27 1 Australia v England Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
5/76 3 Australia v England Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
5/71 1 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
4/69 3 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1887 Test # 26
4/60 1 Australia v England Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
T Richardson 5 6/104 3 England v Australia Melbourne 1 Mar 1895 Test # 46
6/39 1 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1896 Test # 50
5/134 3 England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1896 Test # 50
7/168 1 England v Australia Manchester 16 Jul 1896 Test # 51
6/76 4 England v Australia Manchester 16 Jul 1896 Test # 51
H Trumble 5 4/49 4 Australia v England Sheffield 3 Jul 1902 Test # 72
4/75 2 Australia v England Manchester 24 Jul 1902 Test # 73
6/53 4 Australia v England Manchester 24 Jul 1902 Test # 73
8/65 2 Australia v England The Oval 11 Aug 1902 Test # 74
4/108 4 Australia v England The Oval 11 Aug 1902 Test # 74
SF Barnes 5 6/52 2 England v South Africa Leeds 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
4/63 4 England v South Africa Leeds 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
5/28 1 England v South Africa The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
8/29 3 England v South Africa The Oval 12 Aug 1912 Test # 128
5/30 2 England v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
AV Bedser 5 5/27 3 England v India Manchester 17 Jul 1952 Test # 353
5/41 2 England v India The Oval 14 Aug 1952 Test # 354
7/55 1 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
7/44 3 England v Australia Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
5/105 1 England v Australia Lord's 25 Jun 1953 Test # 373
JC Laker 5 5/58 2 England v Australia Leeds 12 Jul 1956 Test # 427
6/55 3 England v Australia Leeds 12 Jul 1956 Test # 427
9/37 2 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
10/53 3 England v Australia Manchester 26 Jul 1956 Test # 428
4/80 2 England v Australia The Oval 23 Aug 1956 Test # 429
R Benaud 5 4/95 2 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
5/49 3 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
5/114 2 Australia v South Africa Durban 24 Jan 1958 Test # 447
4/70 2 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
5/84 3 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
R Benaud 5 5/83 1 Australia v England Sydney 9 Jan 1959 Test # 464
4/94 3 Australia v England Sydney 9 Jan 1959 Test # 464
5/91 2 Australia v England Adelaide 30 Jan 1959 Test # 466
4/82 3 Australia v England Adelaide 30 Jan 1959 Test # 466
4/43 1 Australia v England Melbourne 13 Feb 1959 Test # 468
FS Trueman 5 6/100 1 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1963 Test # 544
5/52 3 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1963 Test # 544
5/75 2 England v West Indies Birmingham 4 Jul 1963 Test # 545
7/44 4 England v West Indies Birmingham 4 Jul 1963 Test # 545
4/117 1 England v West Indies Leeds 25 Jul 1963 Test # 546
GF Lawson 5 5/108 3 Australia v England Perth 12 Nov 1982 Test # 938
6/47 1 Australia v England Brisbane 26 Nov 1982 Test # 939
5/87 3 Australia v England Brisbane 26 Nov 1982 Test # 939
4/56 2 Australia v England Adelaide 10 Dec 1982 Test # 940
5/66 3 Australia v England Adelaide 10 Dec 1982 Test # 940
Waqar Younis 5 7/91 2 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
6/44 4 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Karachi 1 Dec 1993 Test # 1237
5/88 2 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993 Test # 1240
4/50 4 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993 Test # 1240
5/100 2 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Lahore 16 Dec 1993 Test # 1241
CEL Ambrose 5 4/58 1 West Indies v England Georgetown 17 Mar 1994 Test # 1254
4/37 3 West Indies v England Georgetown 17 Mar 1994 Test # 1254
5/60 2 West Indies v England Port of Spain 25 Mar 1994 Test # 1257
6/24 4 West Indies v England Port of Spain 25 Mar 1994 Test # 1257
4/86 1 West Indies v England Bridgetown 8 Apr 1994 Test # 1258
SK Warne 5 4/70 3 Australia v West Indies Kingston 29 Apr 1995 Test # 1297
7/23 2 Australia v Pakistan Brisbane 9 Nov 1995 Test # 1311
4/54 3 Australia v Pakistan Brisbane 9 Nov 1995 Test # 1311
4/55 1 Australia v Pakistan Sydney 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1314
4/66 3 Australia v Pakistan Sydney 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1314
SK Warne 5 7/94 2 Australia v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 3 Oct 2002 Test # 1615
4/94 4 Australia v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 3 Oct 2002 Test # 1615
4/11 1 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 11 Oct 2002 Test # 1617
4/13 3 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 11 Oct 2002 Test # 1617
5/74 2 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 19 Oct 2002 Test # 1620
M Muralitharan 5 6/59 1 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
5/153 3 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
4/48 1 Sri Lanka v Australia Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
5/173 3 Sri Lanka v Australia Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
5/123 1 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
M Ntini 5 6/100 2 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
4/78 4 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 31 Mar 2006 Test # 1795
5/94 2 South Africa v New Zealand Centurion 15 Apr 2006 Test # 1798
5/51 4 South Africa v New Zealand Centurion 15 Apr 2006 Test # 1798
4/162 1 South Africa v New Zealand Cape Town 27 Apr 2006 Test # 1800
S Shillingford 5 6/49 3 West Indies v Zimbabwe Bridgetown 12 Mar 2013 Test # 2079
5/59 1 West Indies v Zimbabwe Roseau 20 Mar 2013 Test # 2083
5/34 3 West Indies v Zimbabwe Roseau 20 Mar 2013 Test # 2083
6/167 2 West Indies v India Kolkata 6 Nov 2013 Test # 2101
5/179 2 West Indies v India Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102

Records include the following recent matches:
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 4th ODI, Jul 24, 2014 [ODI # 3506]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 3rd ODI, Jul 22, 2014 [ODI # 3505]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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