List of Highest Wicket Takers in Test Matches

Posted on Jul 8 2014 - 10:22am by

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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