Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
SK Warne (AUS) 1993-2006 69 89 10392 4860 190 7/56 12/128 25.57 2.80 54.6 7 2
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2009 47 59 7675 3455 153 7/84 13/171 22.58 2.70 50.1 12 4
A Kumble (INDIA) 1992-2008 61 79 9068 4143 130 6/53 8/113 31.86 2.74 69.7 3 0
JM Anderson (ENG) 2003-2020 51 71 6932 3714 127 5/23 8/161 29.24 3.21 54.5 5 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1993-2007 58 73 6337 2938 115 6/86 8/49 25.54 2.78 55.1 2 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2007-2020 41 60 5345 2899 107 6/17 8/99 27.09 3.25 49.9 3 0
Harbhajan Singh (INDIA) 2001-2015 40 47 5009 2814 95 7/87 9/141 29.62 3.37 52.7 4 0
D Gough (ENG) 1994-2005 45 51 4725 2740 94 6/42 9/100 29.14 3.47 50.2 2 0
J Srinath (INDIA) 1991-2001 46 58 5059 2974 92 6/21 8/68 32.32 3.52 54.9 4 0
MG Johnson (AUS) 2006-2014 30 41 4096 2456 91 8/61 12/127 26.98 3.59 45.0 3 2
B Lee (AUS) 2000-2008 35 49 4247 2693 90 5/22 6/114 29.92 3.80 47.1 3 0
SF Barnes (ENG) 1912-1914 7 14 2124 818 83 9/103 17/159 9.85 2.31 25.5 12 6
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1993-2003 39 43 2961 2134 82 6/78 10/133 26.02 4.32 36.1 3 1
CV Grimmett (AUS) 1931-1936 10 18 3913 1199 77 7/40 14/199 15.57 1.83 50.8 8 4
JB Statham (ENG) 1951-1965 16 32 3931 1426 69 7/39 11/97 20.66 2.17 56.9 4 1
R Ashwin (INDIA) 2011-2019 23 32 3041 1526 69 7/66 12/98 22.11 3.01 44.0 5 1
A Flintoff (ENG) 1998-2008 32 45 4149 2170 69 4/44 6/90 31.44 3.13 60.1 0 0
Z Khan (INDIA) 2000-2013 32 41 3522 2134 68 4/62 6/93 31.38 3.63 51.7 0 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2007 45 54 3732 2044 67 6/29 7/39 30.50 3.28 55.7 1 0
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2013 32 36 2989 1706 65 6/96 10/147 26.24 3.42 45.9 2 1
C Blythe (ENG) 1906-1910 10 19 2461 986 59 8/59 15/99 16.71 2.40 41.7 6 3
MA Starc (AUS) 2012-2020 27 33 2455 1843 59 6/154 9/109 31.23 4.50 41.6 2 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 2011-2020 25 30 1978 1347 57 6/79 9/141 23.63 4.08 34.7 2 0
CS Martin (NZ) 2000-2013 16 26 2814 1575 57 6/76 11/180 27.63 3.35 49.3 4 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2004-2018 25 33 3488 1606 57 6/98 9/111 28.17 2.76 61.1 3 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1992-2001 15 25 3120 1199 55 6/61 8/108 21.80 2.30 56.7 2 0
RA Jadeja (INDIA) 2009-2019 22 29 2686 1264 54 6/138 8/76 23.40 2.82 49.7 3 0
AV Bedser (ENG) 1947-1955 13 26 4221 1457 54 7/58 12/112 26.98 2.07 78.1 3 1
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1992-2009 59 61 3099 1867 54 5/34 5/56 34.57 3.61 57.3 1 0
MW Tate (ENG) 1924-1935 14 25 3601 1185 53 6/42 9/106 22.35 1.97 67.9 1 0
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1996-2002 25 32 2412 1433 53 5/54 8/103 27.03 3.56 45.5 1 0
DG Cork (ENG) 1994-1998 19 24 2724 1453 53 6/119 9/162 27.41 3.20 51.3 3 0
R Benaud (AUS) 1952-1964 13 24 4136 1413 52 5/49 9/144 27.17 2.04 79.5 5 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2004-2019 34 37 1790 1651 52 5/54 5/54 31.75 5.53 34.4 1 0
WJ Whitty (AUS) 1910-1912 8 15 2055 875 50 6/17 9/98 17.50 2.55 41.1 3 0
BKV Prasad (INDIA) 1995-2001 26 32 2334 1462 50 6/104 10/153 29.24 3.75 46.6 3 1
MM Ali (ENG) 2014-2020 24 30 2292 1492 50 6/53 10/112 29.84 3.90 45.8 2 1
NM Lyon (AUS) 2011-2019 19 32 4091 2132 50 5/130 6/178 42.64 3.12 81.8 1 0
JR Hazlewood (AUS) 2014-2020 20 25 2380 1388 49 6/89 6/89 28.32 3.49 48.5 2 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1992-2002 28 31 2187 1225 48 5/16 5/16 25.52 3.36 45.5 1 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 1997-2015 57 62 5152 2865 47 4/153 5/160 60.95 3.33 109.6 0 0
JH Wardle (ENG) 1951-1957 9 18 2687 803 46 7/36 12/89 17.45 1.79 58.4 3 1
Shoaib Akhtar (PAK) 1998-2010 22 26 1502 1093 46 5/43 6/98 23.76 4.36 32.6 1 0
PM Siddle (AUS) 2008-2016 13 25 3380 1544 46 5/59 8/113 33.56 2.74 73.4 1 0
Mohammed Shami (INDIA) 2013-2019 12 20 1616 926 45 5/28 6/74 20.57 3.43 35.9 2 0
WA Johnston (AUS) 1949-1953 10 19 3420 1129 44 6/44 8/65 25.65 1.98 77.7 3 0
Shahid Afridi (PAK) 1996-2015 51 48 2126 1725 44 3/25 3/25 39.20 4.86 48.3 0 0
M Dillon (WI) 1997-2004 24 34 2954 1759 44 4/32 7/91 39.97 3.57 67.1 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years | post-war
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Potchefstroom, 3rd ODI, Mar 7, 2020 [ODI # 4254]
South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, 2nd ODI, Mar 4, 2020 [ODI # 4252]
South Africa v Australia at Paarl, 1st ODI, Feb 29, 2020 [ODI # 4248]