Most Wickets in Test

Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for most wickets in Test format, having accumulated 800 wickets across 133 matches. Trailing behind is Shane Warne with 708 wickets, followed by James Anderson with 690 wickets.

Check out the list of players with most wickets in Test format.

Sr. Player Team Mat Overs WK Maiden Runs 5w Avg Eco
1 Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka 133 7339.5 800 1794 18180 67 22.72 2.47
2 Shane Warne Australia 145 6784.1 708 1761 17995 37 25.41 2.65
3 James Anderson England 183 6536.1 690 1700 18234 32 26.42 2.78
4 Anil Kumble India 132 6808.2 619 1576 18355 34 29.65 2.69
5 Stuart Broad England 167 5616.2 604 1304 16719 20 27.68 2.97
6 Glenn McGrath Australia 124 4874.4 563 1471 12186 29 21.64 2.49
7 Courtney Walsh West Indies 132 5003.1 519 1144 12688 22 24.44 2.53
8 Nathan Lyon Australia 125 5341.1 509 1023 15726 23 30.89 2.94
9 Ravichandran Ashwin India 95 4204.3 490 877 11610 34 23.69 2.76
10 Dale Steyn South Africa 93 3101.2 439 660 10077 26 22.95 3.24
11 Kapil Dev India 131 4623.2 434 1060 12867 23 29.64 2.78
12 Rangana Herath Sri Lanka 93 4332.1 433 814 12157 34 28.07 2.80
13 Richard Hadlee New Zealand 86 3653 431 809 9611 36 22.29 2.63
14 Shaun Pollock South Africa 108 4058.5 421 1222 9733 16 23.11 2.39
15 Harbhajan Singh India 103 4763.2 417 870 13537 25 32.46 2.84
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