Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Most wickets taken caught by a wicketkeeper

Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 caught % Wkts
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124 29248 12186 563 8/24 21.64 29 152 26.99
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 30019 12688 519 7/37 24.44 22 111 21.38
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 15519 7344 330 8/71 22.25 20 100 30.30
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 70 18467 8493 355 7/83 23.92 23 97 27.32
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 24353 9733 421 7/87 23.11 16 97 23.04
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 22103 8501 405 8/45 20.99 22 96 23.70
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 27740 12867 434 9/83 29.64 23 96 22.11
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 21815 10878 383 8/34 28.40 27 95 24.80
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2008 76 16531 9554 310 5/30 30.81 10 91 29.35
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 20834 11242 390 7/37 28.82 18 89 22.82
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2014 92 20350 10522 343 7/43 30.67 15 88 25.65
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2009 111 23438 10501 355 7/71 29.58 12 88 24.78
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 17584 7876 376 7/22 20.94 22 83 22.07
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2014 72 15261 8333 362 7/51 23.01 22 81 22.37
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 20232 9535 292 6/54 32.65 5 80 27.39
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 21918 9611 431 9/52 22.29 36 80 18.56
Z Khan (India) 2000-2014 92 18785 10247 311 7/87 32.94 11 78 25.08
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2014 59 13227 7240 264 8/61 27.42 12 76 28.78
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 37 73 10.31
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 71 16586 8332 291 8/97 28.63 14 71 24.39
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-2002 104 22627 9779 414 7/119 23.62 25 70 16.90
RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-1984 90 17357 8190 325 8/43 25.20 16 67 20.61
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 88 19458 8258 362 8/58 22.81 23 67 18.50
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 71 14234 6770 259 7/37 26.13 8 66 25.48
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87 16224 8788 373 7/76 23.56 22 65 17.42
J Srinath (India) 1991-2002 67 15104 7196 236 8/86 30.49 10 63 26.69
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) 2002-2009 63 13375 7192 226 7/12 31.82 8 58 25.66
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2013 71 14026 7878 233 6/26 33.81 10 57 24.46
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1961-1971 60 17681 7328 246 8/71 29.78 16 57 23.17
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2007-2014 67 13896 7215 238 7/44 30.31 11 55 23.10
WW Hall (WI) 1958-1969 48 10421 5066 192 7/69 26.38 9 54 28.12
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 58 13169 5433 259 6/56 20.97 7 53 20.46
MG Hughes (Aus) 1985-1994 53 12285 6017 212 8/87 28.38 7 52 24.52
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1998-2009 79 14951 7410 226 5/58 32.78 3 52 23.00
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1965 67 15178 6625 307 8/31 21.57 17 52 16.93
AR Caddick (Eng) 1993-2003 62 13558 6999 234 7/46 29.91 13 51 21.79
HH Streak (Zim) 1993-2005 65 13559 6079 216 6/73 28.14 7 51 23.61
JB Statham (Eng) 1951-1965 70 16056 6261 252 7/39 24.84 9 51 20.23
PM Siddle (Aus) 2008-2014 53 11223 5522 188 6/54 29.37 8 50 26.59
AK Davidson (Aus) 1953-1963 44 11587 3819 186 7/93 20.53 14 50 26.88
CL Cairns (NZ) 1989-2004 62 11698 6410 218 7/27 29.40 13 50 22.93

Records include the following recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]

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Kevin Pietersen has scored 158 in an innings three times in Tests. This is the highest Test score to be hit by a batsman thrice in his career. Two of the instances came against Australia. The next-highest such score is by Steve Waugh, who scored 157 three times in his career. In Waugh's case too, two of the instances were against the same opposition - England.

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