Most Wickets in Test Cricket

Updated list of highest leading wicket taker bowlers in Test cricket.
Presently M Murlitharan of Sri Lanka hold the record with 800 wickets in 133 matches in Test cricket career.

Highest Wicket Taker in Test

Player Mat Wkts Ave Econ 5 10 Span
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 133 800 22.72 2.47 67 22 1992-2010
SK Warne Australia 145 708 25.41 2.65 37 10 1992-2007
A Kumble India 132 619 29.65 2.69 35 8 1990-2008
GD McGrath Australia 124 563 21.64 2.49 29 3 1993-2007
CA Walsh West Indies 132 519 24.44 2.53 22 3 1984-2001
N Kapil Dev India 131 434 29.64 2.78 23 2 1978-1994
Sir RJ Hadlee New Zealand 86 431 22.29 2.63 36 9 1973-1990
SM Pollock South Africa 108 421 23.11 2.39 16 1 1995-2008
Wasim Akram Pakistan 104 414 23.62 2.59 25 5 1985-2002
Harbhajan Singh India 101 413 32.37 2.83 25 5 1998-2013

Updated Date: 15 October 2013

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