Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 583 63132 30803 1347 9/51 16/220 22.86 2.92 46.8 77 22
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 262 28100 13018 589 9/52 15/123 22.10 2.77 47.7 41 9
SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1992-2007 339 464 51347 25536 1001 8/71 12/128 25.51 2.98 51.2 38 10
A Kumble (Asia/INDIA) 1990-2008 403 501 55346 28767 956 10/74 14/149 30.09 3.11 57.8 37 8
GD McGrath (AUS/ICC) 1993-2007 376 493 42266 20656 949 8/24 10/27 21.76 2.93 44.5 36 3
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1989-2003 349 412 28922 18707 789 7/36 13/135 23.70 3.88 36.6 35 5
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1984-2003 460 532 40813 21591 916 7/119 11/110 23.57 3.17 44.5 31 5
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2016 243 313 24008 15105 655 7/51 11/60 23.06 3.77 36.6 29 5
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2016 163 221 24936 12555 443 9/127 14/184 28.34 3.02 56.2 29 7
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/INDIA) 1998-2016 367 444 41671 23143 711 8/84 15/217 32.54 3.33 58.6 28 5
IT Botham (ENG) 1976-1992 218 283 28086 15017 528 8/34 13/106 28.44 3.20 53.1 27 4
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 354 31456 13930 630 8/45 11/84 22.11 2.65 49.9 26 3
SF Barnes (ENG) 1901-1914 27 50 7873 3106 189 9/103 17/159 16.43 2.36 41.6 24 7
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1984 133 195 22060 10638 458 7/83 11/123 23.22 2.89 48.1 24 7
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1992 263 295 26919 13102 544 8/58 14/116 24.08 2.92 49.4 24 6
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1978-1994 356 448 38942 19812 687 9/83 11/146 28.83 3.05 56.6 24 2
JM Anderson (ENG) 2002-2016 334 437 36726 21660 754 7/43 11/71 28.72 3.53 48.7 23 3
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 446 40841 19606 746 7/37 13/55 26.28 2.88 54.7 23 3
R Ashwin (INDIA) 2010-2016 189 224 18504 11478 429 7/59 13/140 26.75 3.72 43.1 22 6
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 291 24080 13270 602 8/71 12/139 22.04 3.30 40.0 22 3
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 285 24759 12109 533 7/22 11/89 22.71 2.93 46.4 22 4
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 371 29713 18099 662 7/37 13/132 27.33 3.65 44.8 22 4
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 442 498 43661 22863 705 7/87 12/149 32.42 3.14 61.9 22 3
CV Grimmett (AUS) 1925-1936 37 67 14513 5231 216 7/40 14/199 24.21 2.16 67.1 21 7
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 510 40308 19673 829 7/87 10/147 23.73 2.92 48.6 21 1
Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2004 218 251 22840 12481 496 8/164 10/155 25.16 3.27 46.0 19 3
B Lee (AUS) 1999-2012 322 392 28261 19145 718 5/22 9/171 26.66 4.06 39.3 19 0
GP Swann (ENG) 2000-2013 178 223 19968 11389 410 6/65 10/132 27.77 3.42 48.7 18 3
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 82 151 27271 9048 311 8/38 11/157 29.09 1.99 87.6 18 2
FS Trueman (ENG) 1952-1965 67 127 15178 6625 307 8/31 12/119 21.57 2.61 49.4 17 3
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1993 171 211 22226 11196 368 9/56 13/101 30.42 3.02 60.3 17 5
DL Underwood (ENG) 1966-1982 112 175 23140 8408 329 8/51 13/71 25.55 2.18 70.3 17 6
TM Alderman (AUS) 1981-1991 106 138 13552 6672 258 6/47 10/151 25.86 2.95 52.5 16 1
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1964-1979 59 98 16019 7235 245 8/79 12/104 29.53 2.70 65.3 16 2
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1997-2011 224 259 16225 11175 444 6/11 11/78 25.16 4.13 36.5 16 2
GD McKenzie (AUS) 1961-1971 61 114 17741 7350 248 8/71 10/91 29.63 2.48 71.5 16 3
R Benaud (AUS) 1952-1964 63 116 19108 6704 248 7/72 11/105 27.03 2.10 77.0 16 1
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2006-2016 261 287 19772 12447 439 7/36 10/124 28.35 3.77 45.0 16 1
RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1984 154 229 20952 10158 405 8/43 9/92 25.08 2.90 51.7 16 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2016 278 361 28120 17278 609 8/15 11/121 28.37 3.68 46.1 16 2
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 520 39345 21643 761 8/19 14/191 28.44 3.30 51.7 16 2
AV Bedser (ENG) 1946-1955 51 92 15918 5876 236 7/44 14/99 24.89 2.21 67.4 15 5
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2000-2010 79 130 18551 9765 276 7/77 12/94 35.38 3.15 67.2 15 2
CJ McDermott (AUS) 1984-1996 209 262 24047 13350 494 8/97 11/157 27.02 3.33 48.6 15 2
MG Johnson (AUS) 2005-2015 256 320 24146 15726 590 8/61 12/127 26.65 3.90 40.9 15 3
AK Davidson (AUS) 1953-1963 44 82 11587 3819 186 7/93 12/124 20.53 1.97 62.2 14 2
FH Edwards (WI) 2003-2012 125 166 12100 8558 241 7/87 8/132 35.51 4.24 50.2 14 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1960 37 61 13568 4405 170 9/113 13/165 25.91 1.94 79.8 14 2
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 162 215 18153 8932 391 8/92 14/149 22.84 2.95 46.4 14 2
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1989-2006 279 292 19914 13056 420 7/27 10/100 31.08 3.93 47.4 14 1
BS Bedi (INDIA) 1966-1979 77 128 21954 7977 273 7/98 10/194 29.21 2.18 80.4 14 1
Fazal Mahmood (PAK) 1952-1962 34 53 9834 3434 139 7/42 13/114 24.70 2.09 70.7 13 4
ARC Fraser (ENG) 1989-1999 88 121 13268 6248 224 8/53 11/110 27.89 2.82 59.2 13 2
AR Caddick (ENG) 1993-2003 116 158 16495 8964 303 7/46 10/215 29.58 3.26 54.4 13 1
J Srinath (INDIA) 1991-2003 296 348 27039 16043 551 8/86 13/132 29.11 3.55 49.0 13 1
MA Starc (AUS) 2010-2016 111 138 9541 6382 272 6/28 11/94 23.46 4.01 35.0 12 1
SP Gupte (INDIA) 1951-1961 36 61 11284 4403 149 9/102 10/223 29.55 2.34 75.7 12 1
SCG MacGill (AUS) 1998-2008 47 88 11417 6143 214 8/108 12/107 28.70 3.22 53.3 12 2
RR Lindwall (AUS) 1946-1960 61 113 13650 5251 228 7/38 9/70 23.03 2.30 59.8 12 0
MS Panesar (ENG) 2006-2013 77 112 13807 6817 193 6/37 11/210 35.32 2.96 71.5 12 2
AME Roberts (WI) 1974-1983 103 146 14258 6945 289 7/54 12/121 24.03 2.92 49.3 12 2
DK Morrison (NZ) 1987-1997 144 171 14650 9019 286 7/89 8/83 31.53 3.69 51.2 12 0
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 212 242 19022 10701 447 7/55 11/111 23.93 3.37 42.5 12 4
Z Khan (Asia/INDIA) 2000-2014 309 379 29234 18996 610 7/87 10/149 31.14 3.89 47.9 12 1

Records includes the following recent matches:
Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, 2nd ODI, Dec 6, 2016 [ODI # 3812]
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, 1st ODI, Dec 4, 2016 [ODI # 3811]
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]

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