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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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.

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.

3. England James Anderson - 646 wickets

Then comes our James Anderson of England. He took 646 wickets in 317 innings of 171 matches at 2.8 economy, 26.53 average and 56.7 strike rate.

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.

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.

6. England Stuart Broad - 541 wickets

Then comes our Stuart Broad of England. He took 541 wickets in 283 innings of 154 matches at 2.93 economy, 27.88 average and 57 strike rate.

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.

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.

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.

10. India Kapil Dev - 434 wickets

Next in the list is Kapil Dev of India. He took 434 wickets in 227 innings of 131 matches at 2.78 economy, 29.64 average and 63.9 strike rate.