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Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 HW % Wkts
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1961-1971 60 17681 7328 246 8/71 29.78 16 4 1.62
H Verity (Eng) 1931-1939 40 11173 3510 144 8/43 24.37 5 3 2.08
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1946-1960 61 13650 5251 228 7/38 23.03 12 3 1.31
MH Mankad (India) 1946-1959 44 14686 5236 162 8/52 32.32 8 3 1.85
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 17 3 0.97
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 23 3 0.69

Records include the following recent matches:
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, 3rd Test, Nov 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2147]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]

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