Leading test wicket takers

The statistic shows the leading wicket-takers in international test cricket as of February 2020. The leading wicket-taker of all time in international tests is Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. The spin bowler took 800 wickets in a test career spanning from 1992 to 2010.

Leading wicket-takers in international test match cricket as of February 2020

Number of wickets taken
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 800
SK Warne (AUS) 708
A Kumble (INDIA) 619
JM Anderson (ENG) 584
GD McGrath (AUS) 563
CA Walsh (WI) 519
SCJ Broad (ENG) 485
DW Steyn (SA) 439
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 434
HMRKB Herath (SL) 433
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 431
SM Pollock (SA) 421
Harbhajan Singh (INDIA) 417
Wasim Akram (PAK) 414
CEL Ambrose (WI) 405
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

as of February 2020

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