Records / Combined First-class, List A and Twenty20 / Bowling records / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in a career

Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5 10
AP Freeman 1914-1936 592 154658 69577 3776 10/53 18.42 2.69 40.9 386 140
W Rhodes 1898-1930 1110 185742 70322 4204 9/24 16.72 2.27 44.1 287 68
CWL Parker 1903-1935 635 157059 63817 3278 10/79 19.46 2.43 47.9 277 91
JT Hearne 1888-1923 639 144470 54351 3061 9/32 17.75 2.25 47.1 255 66
TWJ Goddard 1922-1952 593 142211 59116 2979 10/113 19.84 2.49 47.7 251 86
WG Grace 1865-1908 870 124831 50980 2809 10/49 18.14 2.45 44.4 240 64
AS Kennedy 1907-1936 677 150851 61035 2874 10/37 21.23 2.42 52.4 225 45
C Blythe 1899-1914 439 103546 42094 2503 10/30 16.81 2.43 41.3 218 71
EG Dennett 1903-1926 401 98666 42637 2151 10/40 19.82 2.59 45.8 211 57
T Richardson 1892-1905 358 78992 38793 2104 10/45 18.43 2.94 37.5 200 72
J Briggs 1879-1900 535 100144 35430 2221 10/55 15.95 2.12 45.0 200 52
GAR Lock 1946-1971 662 150596 54979 2854 10/54 19.26 2.19 52.7 196 50
MW Tate 1912-1937 679 150461 50571 2784 9/71 18.16 2.01 54.0 195 44
D Shackleton 1948-1973 684 161113 54175 2898 9/30 18.69 2.01 55.5 194 38
JC White 1909-1937 472 129439 43759 2355 10/76 18.58 2.02 54.9 193 58
J Southerton 1854-1879 286 68668 24280 1682 9/30 14.43 2.12 40.8 192 59
GH Hirst 1891-1929 826 123328 51371 2742 9/23 18.73 2.49 44.9 184 40
WE Hollies 1932-1957 515 130625 48656 2323 10/49 20.94 2.23 56.2 182 40
A Shaw 1864-1897 404 101967 24577 2027 10/73 12.12 1.44 50.3 177 44
GA Lohmann 1884-1897 293 71724 25295 1841 9/28 13.73 2.11 38.9 176 57
FJ Titmus 1949-1982 941 180576 67396 2989 9/52 22.54 2.23 60.4 171 26
H Verity 1930-1939 378 84219 29145 1956 10/10 14.90 2.07 43.0 164 54
DL Underwood 1963-1987 1087 159608 61092 3037 9/28 20.11 2.29 52.5 161 47
TG Wass 1896-1920 312 71399 34092 1666 9/67 20.46 2.86 42.8 159 45
FW Lillywhite 1825-1853 237 15265+ 2435+ 1576 10/? 10.36* 1.96* 28.2* 155 55
AW Mold 1889-1901 287 62225 26010 1673 9/29 15.54 2.50 37.1 152 56
W Mead 1892-1904 429 89777 36388 1916 9/40 18.99 2.43 46.8 152 39
DVP Wright 1932-1957 497 92960 49307 2056 9/47 23.98 3.18 45.2 150 42
WR Hillyer 1835-1853 230 - 4458+ 1482 8/26 11.00* - - 149 54
GJ Thompson 1905-1922 352 63988 30058 1591 9/64 18.89 2.81 40.2 147 40
RTD Perks 1930-1955 595 116074 53766 2233 9/40 24.07 2.77 51.9 143 24
WE Astill 1906-1939 733 138532 57786 2432 9/41 23.76 2.50 56.9 140 22
S Haigh 1895-1913 561 78817 32091 2012 9/25 15.94 2.44 39.1 135 30
JA Newman 1906-1930 541 102779 51397 2054 9/131 25.02 3.00 50.0 134 35
JH Wardle 1946-1968 416 102853 35134 1851 9/25 18.98 2.04 55.5 134 29
W Attewell 1881-1899 429 108264 29896 1951 9/23 15.32 1.65 55.4 134 27
FA Tarrant 1898-1937 329 63536 26450 1512 10/90 17.49 2.49 42.0 133 38
FE Woolley 1906-1938 978 94949 41058 2066 8/22 19.87 2.59 45.9 132 28
AE Trott 1892-1910 375 71549 35318 1674 10/42 21.09 2.96 42.7 131 41
M Muralitharan 1989-2014 849 94372+ 46212 2235 9/51 20.67 2.93* 42.3* 131 34
CV Grimmett 1911-1941 248 73987 31737 1424 10/37 22.28 2.57 51.9 127 33
FS Trueman 1949-1972 621 100687 42661 2332 8/28 18.29 2.54 43.1 127 25
JC Laker 1946-1965 450 101370 35791 1944 10/53 18.41 2.11 52.1 127 32
GG Macaulay 1920-1935 468 89877 32441 1837 8/21 17.65 2.16 48.9 126 31
CF Root 1910-1932 365 80614 31933 1512 9/23 21.11 2.37 53.3 125 33
G Geary 1912-1938 549 116292 41336 2063 10/18 20.03 2.13 56.3 125 30
JB Statham 1950-1968 574 101946 37463 2282 8/34 16.41 2.20 44.6 124 11
DJ Shepherd 1950-1972 741 136067 49239 2317 9/47 21.25 2.17 58.7 124 28
R Peel 1882-1897 436 88683 28758 1775 9/22 16.20 1.94 49.9 123 33
T Emmett 1866-1888 426 60135 21314 1572 9/23 13.55 2.12 38.2 122 29
TPB Smith 1929-1951 465 95007 45058 1697 9/77 26.55 2.84 55.9 122 28
WH Lockwood 1886-1904 363 52121 25246 1376 9/59 18.34 2.90 37.8 121 29

Records includes the following recent matches:
Hong Kong v Nepal at Colombo (PSS), 4th T20I, Nov 24, 2014 [T20I # 410]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 2nd ODI, Nov 23, 2014 [ODI # 3552]
Australia v South Africa at Sydney, 5th ODI, Nov 23, 2014 [ODI # 3551]
Eastern Province v Boland at Port Elizabeth, CSA Provincial 50 Over Challenge, Nov 23, 2014 [List A]
North West v KwaZulu-Natal at Potchefstroom, CSA Provincial 50 Over Challenge, Nov 23, 2014 [List A]
United Arab Emirates v New Zealand A at Dubai (CA), Nov 23, 2014 [List A]
Bengal v Karnataka at Ahmedabad, Vijay Hazare Trophy 1st semi final, Nov 23, 2014 [List A]
Odisha v Punjab at Ahmedabad, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2nd semi final, Nov 23, 2014 [List A]
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town, Ram Slam T20 Challenge, Nov 23, 2014 [Twenty20]
Titans v Warriors at Centurion, Ram Slam T20 Challenge, Nov 23, 2014 [Twenty20]
Otago v Northern Districts at Wellington, Georgie Pie Super Smash, Nov 23, 2014 [Twenty20]
Wellington v Central Districts at Wellington, Georgie Pie Super Smash, Nov 23, 2014 [Twenty20]

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