Most Wickets in Test Cricket

Record holder : Muthiah Muralidaran of Sri Lanka holds the record (800 wickets) for most wickets in test cricket.

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Nathan Lyon moved to 10th position, after taking 438 wickets -

1. Sri Lanka Muthiah Muralidaran - 800 wickets

The player at #1 in the list is Muthiah Muralidaran of Sri Lanka. He took 800 wickets in 230 innings of 133 matches at 2.47 economy, 22.72 average and 55 strike rate between 1992 and 2010.

2. Australia Shane Warne - 708 wickets

Next in the list is Shane Warne of Australia. He took 708 wickets in 273 innings of 145 matches at 2.65 economy, 25.41 average and 57.4 strike rate between 1992 and 2007.

3. England James Anderson - 664 wickets

Then comes our James Anderson of England. He took 664 wickets in 323 innings of 174 matches at 2.8 economy, 26.26 average and 56.2 strike rate between 2003 and 2022.

4. India Anil Kumble - 619 wickets

At position no. 4 is Anil Kumble of India. He took 619 wickets in 236 innings of 132 matches at 2.69 economy, 29.65 average and 65.9 strike rate between 1990 and 2008.

5. Australia Glenn McGrath - 563 wickets

At position no. 5 is Glenn McGrath of Australia. He took 563 wickets in 243 innings of 124 matches at 2.49 economy, 21.64 average and 51.9 strike rate between 1993 and 2007.

6. England Stuart Broad - 559 wickets

Then comes our Stuart Broad of England. He took 559 wickets in 291 innings of 158 matches at 2.94 economy, 27.96 average and 56.9 strike rate between 2007 and 2022.

7. West Indies Courtney Walsh - 519 wickets

Next in the list is Courtney Walsh of West Indies. He took 519 wickets in 242 innings of 132 matches at 2.53 economy, 24.44 average and 57.8 strike rate between 1984 and 2001.

8. India Ravichandran Ashwin - 442 wickets

At no. 8 position is Ravichandran Ashwin of India. He took 442 wickets in 162 innings of 86 matches at 2.77 economy, 24.13 average and 52.2 strike rate between 2011 and 2022.

9. South Africa Dale Steyn - 439 wickets

At position no. 9 is Dale Steyn of South Africa. He took 439 wickets in 171 innings of 93 matches at 3.24 economy, 22.95 average and 42.3 strike rate between 2004 and 2019.

10. Australia Nathan Lyon - 438 wickets

Next in the list is Nathan Lyon of Australia. He took 438 wickets in 207 innings of 110 matches at 2.94 economy, 32.07 average and 65.2 strike rate between 2011 and 2022.