Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5 caught % Wkts
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 77 735 54.56
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 376 42266 20656 949 8/24 21.76 36 622 65.54
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 38 563 56.24
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 40308 19673 829 7/87 23.73 21 548 66.10
M Ntini (ICC/SA) 1998-2011 284 29713 18099 662 7/37 27.33 22 510 77.03
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 37 510 53.34
CA Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 337 40841 19606 746 7/37 26.28 23 503 67.42
B Lee (Aus) 1999-2012 322 28261 19145 718 5/22 26.66 19 467 65.04
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2009 439 39345 21643 761 8/19 28.44 16 459 60.31
Harbhajan Singh (Asia/India) 1998-2013 355 40892 22596 694 8/84 32.55 28 458 65.99
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 31258 18548 577 6/54 32.14 7 432 74.87
JM Anderson (Eng) 2002-2014 294 30580 18819 632 7/43 29.77 17 424 67.08
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 40813 21591 916 7/119 23.57 31 424 46.28
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 274 31456 13930 630 8/45 22.11 26 413 65.55
AA Donald (SA) 1991-2003 236 24080 13270 602 8/71 22.04 22 412 68.43
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 42468 22058 681 7/87 32.39 22 410 60.20
MG Johnson (Aus) 2005-2014 225 20530 13421 510 8/61 26.31 15 369 72.35
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 38942 19812 687 9/83 28.83 24 364 52.98
Z Khan (Asia/India) 2000-2014 309 29234 18996 610 7/87 31.14 12 354 58.03
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 349 28922 18707 789 7/36 23.70 35 352 44.61
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2006-2014 234 21429 13818 482 7/44 28.66 12 351 72.82
DW Steyn (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 192 20106 12460 542 7/51 22.98 25 345 63.65
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 201 28100 13018 589 9/52 22.10 41 343 58.23
J Srinath (India) 1991-2003 296 27039 16043 551 8/86 29.11 13 342 62.06
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1984-1996 209 24047 13350 494 8/97 27.02 15 331 67.00
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 28086 15017 528 8/34 28.44 27 328 62.12
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1992 217 24759 12109 533 7/22 22.71 22 318 59.66
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 1995-2004 218 22840 12481 496 8/164 25.16 19 300 60.48
DK Lillee (Aus) 1971-1984 133 22060 10638 458 7/83 23.22 24 296 64.62
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 263 26919 13102 544 8/58 24.08 24 288 52.94
D Gough (Eng/ICC) 1994-2006 219 20332 12761 467 6/42 27.32 11 286 61.24
HH Streak (Afr/Zim) 1993-2005 254 23027 13208 455 6/73 29.02 8 274 60.21
M Morkel (Afr/SA) 2006-2014 170 15583 9905 363 6/23 27.28 7 272 74.93
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ) 1989-2006 279 19914 13056 420 7/27 31.08 14 272 64.76
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1998-2009 227 20725 11692 400 5/19 29.23 5 269 67.25
RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-1984 154 20952 10158 405 8/43 25.08 16 266 65.67
KD Mills (NZ) 2001-2014 225 11753 8939 319 5/25 28.02 1 253 79.31
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1996-2006 169 19402 10430 402 7/37 25.94 11 247 61.44
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 23433 15693 440 6/29 35.66 6 245 55.68
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 479 21414 16263 503 7/12 32.33 10 236 46.91
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2014 261 14738 12027 436 6/38 27.58 11 232 53.21
Shoaib Akhtar (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1997-2011 224 16225 11175 444 6/11 25.16 16 230 51.80
Umar Gul (Pak) 2003-2014 227 16512 11859 416 6/42 28.50 8 227 54.56
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak) 1996-2013 343 18288 12653 389 6/35 32.52 4 223 57.32
MA Holding (WI) 1975-1987 162 18153 8932 391 8/92 22.84 14 222 56.77
J Garner (WI) 1977-1987 156 18499 8185 405 6/56 20.20 10 222 54.81
AB Agarkar (India) 1998-2007 221 14404 10851 349 6/41 31.09 3 221 63.32
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) 2002-2009 123 16313 9715 303 7/12 32.06 9 221 72.93
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 247 13481 10079 310 6/43 32.51 3 220 70.96
AR Caddick (Eng) 1993-2003 116 16495 8964 303 7/46 29.58 13 210 69.30
GP Swann (Eng) 2000-2013 178 19968 11389 410 6/65 27.77 18 210 51.21
DL Underwood (Eng) 1966-1982 112 23140 8408 329 8/51 25.55 17 208 63.22
BKV Prasad (India) 1994-2001 194 15170 9692 292 6/33 33.19 8 207 70.89

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota, 3rd ODI, Jul 12, 2014 [ODI # 3502]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele, 2nd ODI, Jul 9, 2014 [ODI # 3501]

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