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List of Highest Wicket Takers in Test Matches

Last Updated on July 8, 2014

Following is the List of the Top 20 Wicket Takers in Test Cricket

Player Mat Wkts BBI BBM Avg Econ SR 5 10
1 M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 133 800 9/51 16/220 22.72 2.47 55.0 67 22
2 Shane Warne (Aus) 145 708 8/71 12/128 25.41 2.65 57.4 37 10
3 Anil Kumble (India) 132 619 10/74 14/149 29.65 2.69 65.9 35 8
4 Glenn McGrath (Aus) 124 563 8/24 10/27 21.64 2.49 51.9 29 3
5 Courtney Walsh (WI) 132 519 7/37 13/55 24.44 2.53 57.8 22 3
6 N Kapil Dev (India) 131 434 9/83 11/146 29.64 2.78 63.9 23 2
7 Richard Hadlee (NZ) 86 431 9/52 15/123 22.29 2.63 50.8 36 9
8 Shaun Pollock (SA) 108 421 7/87 10/147 23.11 2.39 57.8 16 1
9 Wasim Akram (Pak) 104 414 7/119 11/110 23.62 2.59 54.6 25 5
10 Harbhajan Singh (India) 101 413 8/84 15/217 32.37 2.83 68.5 25 5
11 Curtly Ambrose (WI) 98 405 8/45 11/84 20.99 2.30 54.5 22 3
12 Makhaya Ntini (SA) 101 390 7/37 13/132 28.82 3.23 53.4 18 4
13 Ian Botham (Eng) 102 383 8/34 13/106 28.40 2.99 56.9 27 4
14 Malcolm Marshall (WI) 81 376 7/22 11/89 20.94 2.68 46.7 22 4
15 Waqar Younis (Pak) 87 373 7/76 13/135 23.56 3.25 43.4 22 5
16 Imran Khan (Pak) 88 362 8/58 14/116 22.81 2.54 53.7 23 6
17 Dale Steyn (SA) 72 362 7/51 11/60 23.01 3.27 42.1 22 5
18 Daniel Vettori (ICC/NZ) 112 360 7/87 12/149 34.42 2.59 79.6 20 3
19 Dennis Lillee (Aus) 70 355 7/83 11/123 23.92 2.75 52.0 23 7
20 Chaminda Vaas (SL) 111 355 7/71 14/191 29.58 2.68 66.0 12 2

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