Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 LBW % Wkts
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 77 216 16.03
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 460 40813 21591 916 7/119 23.57 31 211 23.03
A Kumble (Asia/INDIA) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 37 210 21.96
SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 38 186 18.58
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 349 28922 18707 789 7/36 23.70 35 183 23.19
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 39345 21643 761 8/19 28.44 16 171 22.47
GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 376 42266 20656 949 8/24 21.76 36 161 16.96
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 356 38942 19812 687 9/83 28.83 24 152 22.12
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 40308 19673 829 7/87 23.73 21 145 17.49
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 442 43661 22863 705 7/87 32.42 22 140 19.85
Z Khan (Asia/INDIA) 2000-2014 309 29234 18996 610 7/87 31.14 12 113 18.52
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2016 163 24936 12555 443 9/127 28.34 29 110 24.83
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 28100 13018 589 9/52 22.10 41 110 18.67
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 263 26919 13102 544 8/58 24.08 24 105 19.30
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 212 19022 10701 447 7/55 23.93 12 104 23.26
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/INDIA) 1998-2016 367 41671 23143 711 8/84 32.54 28 100 14.06
IT Botham (ENG) 1976-1992 218 28086 15017 528 8/34 28.44 27 98 18.56
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2016 523 23008 17703 540 7/12 32.78 10 97 17.96
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 40841 19606 746 7/37 26.28 23 95 12.73
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 24759 12109 533 7/22 22.71 22 92 17.26
HH Streak (Afr/ZIM) 1993-2005 254 23027 13208 455 6/73 29.02 8 90 19.78
R Ashwin (INDIA) 2010-2016 189 18504 11478 429 7/59 26.75 22 88 20.51
B Lee (AUS) 1999-2012 322 28261 19145 718 5/22 26.66 19 88 12.25
GP Swann (ENG) 2000-2013 178 19968 11389 410 6/65 27.77 18 85 20.73
J Srinath (INDIA) 1991-2003 296 27039 16043 551 8/86 29.11 13 83 15.06
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1996-2006 169 19402 10430 402 7/37 25.94 11 82 20.39
JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2016 334 36726 21660 754 7/43 28.72 23 82 10.87
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2006-2016 261 19772 12447 439 7/36 28.35 16 81 18.45
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1984 133 22060 10638 458 7/83 23.22 24 78 17.03
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2016 243 24008 15105 655 7/51 23.06 29 78 11.90
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2015 145 9769 6710 288 6/8 23.29 9 77 26.73
TM Alderman (AUS) 1981-1991 106 13552 6672 258 6/47 25.86 16 75 29.06
D Gough (ENG/ICC) 1994-2006 219 20332 12761 467 6/42 27.32 11 72 15.41
Abdur Razzak (BDESH) 2004-2014 199 11512 8453 274 5/29 30.85 4 71 25.91
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 156 18499 8185 405 6/56 20.20 10 71 17.53

Records include the following recent matches:
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2016 [Test # 2237]
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, 3rd Test, Nov 24-27, 2016 [Test # 2236]
Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, final, Nov 27, 2016 [ODI # 3810]

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