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 Test Cricket - Bowling Records and Statistics - Aggregates
Most Wickets in Consecutive Matches (maximum 100) for            (Click Wkts to show Matches)
    Career   Consecutive
  Player Country Career   Mat Wkts 5w Avg S/R   Mat Wkts 5w Avg S/R
1 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 1992-2010   133 800 67 22.73 55.05   55-74 152 15 18.53 52.96
2 S F Barnes England 1901-1914   27 189 24 16.43 41.66   8-27 149 19 15.45 39.31
3 Waqar Younis Pakistan 1989-2003   87 373 22 23.56 43.50   6-25 133 15 16.43 32.46
4 R Ashwin* India 2011-   71 365 27 25.43 53.66   24-43 133 15 19.41 40.26
5 R J Hadlee New Zealand 1973-1990   86 431 36 22.30 50.85   46-65 130 12 16.66 42.23
6 S K Warne Australia 1992-2007   145 708 37 25.42 57.49   96-115 128 9 22.08 46.85
7 R Benaud Australia 1952-1964   63 248 16 27.03 77.05   25-44 124 12 19.48 61.57
8 C V Grimmett Australia 1925-1936   37 216 21 24.22 67.19   4-23 123 11 26.67 67.38
9 D K Lillee Australia 1971-1984   70 355 23 23.92 52.02   19-38 123 10 23.43 47.19
10 H M R K B Herath Sri Lanka 1999-2018   93 433 34 28.08 60.03   38-57 121 11 25.58 58.02
11 A Kumble India 1990-2008   132 619 35 29.65 65.99   75-94 120 10 27.38 56.28
12 M D Marshall West Indies 1978-1991   81 376 22 20.95 46.77   25-44 120 10 18.37 40.02
13 Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 2009-2014   35 178 10 28.11 65.15   10-29 120 7 22.99 53.96
14 Yasir Shah* Pakistan 2014-   42 224 16 30.67 57.14   8-27 120 11 29.82 58.26
15 D W Steyn* South Africa 2004-2019   93 439 26 22.95 42.39   14-33 119 8 20.86 36.16
16 A V Bedser England 1946-1955   51 236 15 24.90 67.45   27-46 118 12 16.83 51.30
17 Mushtaq Ahmed Pakistan 1990-2003   52 185 10 32.97 67.71   17-36 116 10 24.70 53.97
18 Imran Khan Pakistan 1971-1992   88 362 23 22.81 53.75   34-53 116 9 15.12 41.06
19 I T Botham England 1977-1992   102 383 27 28.40 56.96   7-26 115 10 17.92 43.57
20 A K Davidson Australia 1953-1963   44 186 14 20.53 62.30   17-36 115 10 18.27 54.12
21 H J Tayfield South Africa 1949-1960   37 170 14 25.91 79.81   7-26 114 11 20.09 69.18
22 A A Donald South Africa 1992-2002   72 330 20 22.25 47.03   28-47 113 9 19.96 42.87
23 C E L Ambrose West Indies 1988-2000   98 405 22 20.99 54.58   27-46 113 8 17.15 47.92
24 E A S Prasanna India 1962-1978   49 189 10 30.38 75.94   6-25 113 8 24.42 61.52
25 G D McGrath Australia 1993-2007   124 563 29 21.64 51.95   30-49 111 9 19.46 45.80
26 F S Trueman England 1952-1965   67 307 17 21.58 49.44   44-63 111 10 19.27 46.11
27 N M Lyon* Australia 2011-   96 390 18 31.59 62.99   63-82 111 7 27.04 59.61
28 Wasim Akram Pakistan 1985-2002   104 414 25 23.62 54.65   37-56 110 9 19.80 43.98
29 W J O'Reilly Australia 1932-1946   27 144 11 22.60 69.61   8-27 110 9 21.42 65.25
30 R A Jadeja* India 2012-   49 213 9 24.63 60.62   13-32 110 7 20.83 54.33
31 C A Walsh West Indies 1984-2001   132 519 22 24.44 57.84   103-122 108 6 18.92 48.27
32 C J McDermott Australia 1984-1996   71 291 14 28.63 57.00   22-41 107 6 23.41 48.50
33 S C G MacGill Australia 1998-2008   44 208 12 29.02 54.02   6-25 107 8 25.86 51.79
34 S P Gupte India 1951-1961   36 149 12 29.55 75.73   4-23 106 11 24.69 67.08
35 K Rabada* South Africa 2015-   43 197 9 22.96 40.66   9-28 106 6 20.64 38.92
36 M Ntini South Africa 1998-2009   101 390 18 28.83 53.42   23-42 105 6 24.48 44.33
37 V D Philander* South Africa 2011-   64 224 13 22.32 50.85   1-20 105 9 18.01 39.63
38 B S Bedi India 1966-1979   67 266 14 28.71 80.32   41-60 104 8 23.46 65.20
39 A M E Roberts West Indies 1974-1983   47 202 11 25.61 55.12   2-21 104 8 22.98 48.88
40 H Trumble Australia 1890-1904   32 141 9 21.79 57.44   8-27 104 7 20.09 54.37
41 Mohammad Asif Pakistan 2005-2010   23 106 7 24.45 48.83   3-22 104 7 22.15 45.10
42 J Briggs England 1884-1899   33 118 9 17.75 45.19   7-26 103 9 13.79 36.12
43 W W Hall West Indies 1958-1969   48 192 9 26.39 54.28   1-20 103 7 22.22 48.27
44 J C Laker England 1948-1959   46 193 9 21.25 62.32   22-41 103 6 14.81 56.37
45 A L Valentine West Indies 1950-1962   36 139 8 30.32 93.19   1-20 103 7 27.54 87.41
46 M G Johnson Australia 2007-2015   73 313 12 28.41 51.12   48-67 103 5 21.95 41.65
47 P J Cummins* Australia 2011-   30 143 5 21.83 47.28   8-27 103 3 21.06 44.42
48 S M Pollock South Africa 1995-2008   108 421 16 23.12 57.85   18-37 102 7 18.45 49.04
49 Harbhajan Singh India 1998-2015   103 417 25 32.46 68.54   10-29 102 10 24.94 57.80
50 T G Southee* New Zealand 2008-   73 284 10 29.00 57.72   54-73 102 6 23.41 46.77
51 M A Starc* Australia 2011-   57 244 13 26.98 48.17   23-42 102 5 24.20 42.84
52 L R Gibbs West Indies 1958-1976   79 309 18 29.09 87.75   8-27 101 8 21.10 67.73
53 I R Bishop West Indies 1989-1998   43 161 6 24.29 52.59   2-21 101 6 19.13 43.74
54 Fazal Mahmood Pakistan 1952-1962   34 139 13 24.71 70.75   7-26 101 10 21.77 62.82
55 R Peel England 1884-1896   20 101 5 16.98 51.64   1-20 101 5 16.98 51.64
56 Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan 1997-2007   46 178 12 25.70 45.75   20-39 101 9 20.49 36.50
57 B Lee Australia 1999-2008   76 310 10 30.82 53.33   49-68 101 3 25.38 48.40
58 B S Chandrasekhar India 1964-1979   58 242 16 29.75 65.96   5-24 100 7 26.44 64.06
59 M A Holding West Indies 1975-1987   60 249 13 23.69 50.92   13-32 100 8 20.88 48.20
60 M W Tate England 1924-1935   39 155 7 26.16 80.79   1-20 100 6 21.43 64.39
61 D L Underwood England 1966-1982   86 297 17 25.84 73.61   8-27 100 9 18.78 59.75
62 P P Ojha India 2009-2013   24 113 7 30.27 67.55   5-24 100 7 29.10 67.08
63 J Srinath India 1991-2002   67 236 10 30.49 64.00   20-39 99 6 25.77 51.53
64 N Wagner* New Zealand 2012-   48 206 9 26.60 52.15   27-46 99 5 23.73 48.34
65 J Garner West Indies 1977-1987   58 259 7 20.98 50.85   1-20 98 1 19.84 50.04
66 G D McKenzie Australia 1961-1971   60 246 16 29.79 71.87   15-34 98 8 25.23 61.00
67 J R Thomson Australia 1972-1985   51 200 8 28.01 52.67   2-21 98 5 24.37 48.58
68 D Kaneria Pakistan 2000-2010   61 261 15 34.80 67.80   10-29 98 7 32.79 64.42
69 G P Swann England 2008-2013   60 255 17 29.97 60.19   12-31 98 8 25.62 53.82
70 S J Harmison England 2002-2009   63 226 8 31.82 59.18   12-31 97 6 24.16 47.71
71 J M Anderson* England 2003-   156 600 29 26.80 56.24   43-62 97 4 24.25 50.45
72 T M Alderman Australia 1981-1991   41 170 14 27.15 59.89   20-39 96 10 22.00 52.10
73 T A Boult* New Zealand 2011-   67 267 8 27.66 55.71   44-63 96 3 24.09 47.94
74 Kapil Dev India 1978-1994   131 434 23 29.65 63.92   11-30 95 7 22.15 48.80
75 M G Hughes Australia 1985-1994   53 212 7 28.38 57.95   30-49 95 2 22.74 49.28
76 W A Johnston Australia 1947-1955   40 160 7 23.91 69.05   3-22 95 4 19.93 58.69
77 G F Lawson Australia 1980-1989   46 180 11 30.56 61.77   8-27 95 8 27.00 51.21
78 M H Mankad India 1946-1959   44 162 8 32.32 90.65   11-30 95 6 27.72 81.64
79 Saqlain Mushtaq Pakistan 1995-2004   49 208 13 29.84 67.64   13-32 95 9 24.46 61.65
80 Abdur Rehman Pakistan 2007-2014   22 99 2 29.39 69.62   1-20 95 2 27.76 66.64
81 C E H Croft West Indies 1977-1982   27 125 3 23.30 49.32   4-23 94 2 21.00 44.86
82 J B Statham England 1951-1965   70 252 9 24.85 63.71   42-61 94 5 20.14 53.09
83 A A Mallett Australia 1968-1980   38 132 6 29.85 75.68   5-24 93 6 22.27 60.67
84 Abdul Qadir Pakistan 1977-1990   67 236 15 32.81 72.57   36-55 93 6 26.19 60.35
85 B Yardley Australia 1978-1983   33 126 6 31.63 70.71   14-33 93 6 28.89 61.38
86 A Flintoff England 1998-2009   79 226 3 32.79 66.15   36-55 93 1 23.41 44.70
87 Shakib Al Hasan* Bangladesh 2007-   56 210 18 31.13 62.00   7-26 93 9 29.00 61.58
88 R R Lindwall Australia 1946-1960   61 228 12 23.03 59.87   25-44 92 6 22.03 57.53
89 G A R Lock England 1952-1968   49 174 9 25.58 75.56   12-31 92 7 15.02 56.12
90 B A Reid Australia 1985-1992   27 113 5 24.64 55.26   8-27 92 5 22.00 50.75
91 J A Snow England 1965-1976   49 202 8 26.67 59.51   10-29 92 6 23.45 54.07
92 H Verity England 1931-1939   40 144 5 24.38 77.59   5-24 92 4 19.80 58.86
93 C L Cairns New Zealand 1989-2004   62 218 13 29.40 53.66   35-54 91 7 23.93 45.01
94 J N Gillespie Australia 1996-2006   71 259 8 26.14 54.96   4-23 91 6 21.03 42.16
95 M J Hoggard England 2000-2008   67 248 7 30.50 56.08   36-55 91 4 24.87 45.93
96 Z Khan India 2000-2014   92 311 11 32.95 60.40   61-80 91 4 24.91 47.32
97 S C J Broad* England 2007-   143 514 18 27.66 56.43   61-80 91 5 25.25 48.37
98 P M Pollock South Africa 1961-1970   28 116 9 24.19 56.22   1-20 90 8 24.28 56.52
99 D Gough England 1994-2003   58 229 9 28.40 51.62   36-55 90 3 24.02 41.41
100 A Cotter Australia 1904-1912   21 89 7 28.64 52.06   1-20 89 7 27.24 49.56

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