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Leading wicket-takers in Test cricket

Last updated on: July 08, 2011 14:18 IST

Harbhajan Singh added another feather to his cap, becoming the third Indian bowler and 11th overall to take 400 wickets in Test cricket.

- Bhajji bags 400 wkts, congratulate him!

Here's a look at the leading wicket-takers in Test cricket

 

Bowler

Mts

Wkts

Avg

SR

5WI

10WM

1

M Muralitharan (SL/ Wld XI)

133

800

22.72

55.05

67

22

2

Shane Warne (Aus)

145

708

25.41

57.49

37

10

3

Anil Kumble ( Ind )

132

619

29.65

65.99

35

8

4

Glenn McGrath (Aus)

124

563

21.64

51.95

29

3

5

Courtney Walsh (WI)

132

519

24.44

57.84

22

3

6

Kapil Dev ( Ind )

131

434

29.64

63.92

23

2

7

Richard Hadlee (NZ)

86

431

22.29

50.85

36

9

8

Shaun Pollock (SA)

108

421

23.11

57.85

16

1

9

Wasim Akram (Pak)

104

414

23.62

54.65

25

5

10

Curtly Ambrose (WI)

98

405

20.99

54.58

22

3

11

Harbhajan Singh ( Ind )

96

400

31.80

67.45

25

5

Leading off-spinners in Test cricket

 

Mts

Wkts

Avg

SR

5WI

10WM

Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)

133

800

22.73

55.05

67

22

Harbhajan Singh ( Ind )

96

400

31.80

67.45

25

5

Lance Gibbs (WI)

79

309

29.09

87.75

18

2

Rajneesh Gupta