Howzzat! Leading wicket takers in Test cricket history

Updated: Apr 17, 2020, 09:18 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Howzzat! Leading wicket takers in Test cricket history

    These are members of a very elite club. Here are the bowlers who have taken 400 or more wickets in Tests

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  • Howzzat! Leading wicket takers in Test cricket history

    Muttiah Muralitharan: Matches - 133 Wickets - 800 Best bowling - 9/51 Average - 22.72 Strike rate - 55

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    Shane Warne: Matches - 145 Wickets - 708 Best bowling - 8/71 Average - 25.41 Strike rate - 57.4

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    Anil Kumble: Matches - 132 Wickets - 619 Best bowling - 10/74 Average - 29.65 Strike rate - 65.9

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    Glenn McGrath: Matches - 124 Wickets - 563 Best bowling - 8/24 Average - 21.64 Strike rate - 51.9

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    Courtney Walsh: Matches - 132 Wickets - 519 Best bowling - 7/37 Average - 24.44 Strike rate - 57.8

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    James Anderson: Matches - 140* Wickets - 546 Best bowling - 7/42 Average - 27.10 Strike rate - 56.1

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    Kapil Dev: Matches - 131 Wickets - 434 Best bowling - 9/83 Average - 29.64 Strike rate - 63.9

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    Sir Richard Hadlee: Matches - 86 Wickets - 431 Best bowling - 9/52 Average - 22.29 Strike rate - 50.8

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    Shaun Pollock: Matches - 108 Wickets - 421 Best bowling - 7/87 Average - 23.11 Strike rate - 57.8

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    Harbhajan Singh: Matches - 103 Wickets - 417 Best bowling - 8/84 Average - 32.46 Strike rate - 68.5

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    Wasim Akram: Matches - 104 Wickets - 414 Best bowling - 7/119 Average - 23.62 Strike rate - 54.6

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    Sir Curtly Ambrose: Matches - 98 Wickets - 405 Best bowling - 8/45 Average - 20.99 Strike rate - 54.5

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About The Gallery

Former Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan, who is the leading wicket-taker in Test cricket, celebrates his birthday today. Let's take a look at some leading wicket-takers in the history of the longest format of the game