Test Cricket - Bowling Records and Statistics - Outstanding Performances
Players Taking Most Wickets in Year 
(calculated for matches beginning in named year)

  Player Country Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Avg Best 5w E/R S/R
1 M J Leach* England 8 386.1 115 1003 29 34.59 5/66 2 2.60 79.63
2 N G R P Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 3 216.2 40 591 29 20.38 6/59 4 2.73 44.73
3 N M Lyon* Australia 7 358.0 71 970 27 35.93 5/83 2 2.71 79.56
4 S C J Broad* England 6 248.4 48 812 26 31.23 5/101 1 3.27 57.32
5 T A Boult* New Zealand 5 191.0 45 637 25 25.48 5/43 2 3.34 45.65
6 T G Southee* New Zealand 7 282.3 56 981 25 39.24 5/35 1 3.47 67.66
7 P J Cummins* Australia 7 220.4 52 625 25 25.00 5/56 1 2.83 52.80
8 K Rabada* South Africa 4 144.1 28 486 23 21.13 5/60 1 3.37 37.59
9 M Jansen* South Africa 4 146.2 32 446 23 19.39 4/31 0 3.05 38.03
10 A S Joseph* West Indies 5 163.4 26 568 22 25.82 3/33 0 3.47 44.45
11 J J Bumrah* India 5 151.3 36 447 22 20.32 5/24 2 2.95 41.26
12 K A J Roach* West Indies 5 163.1 37 474 21 22.57 5/53 1 2.91 46.49
13 K A Maharaj* South Africa 5 144.5 38 376 21 17.90 7/32 2 2.60 41.29
14 J N T Seales* West Indies 5 140.2 27 443 20 22.15 4/79 0 3.16 42.06
15 K A Jamieson* New Zealand 6 179.2 45 567 20 28.35 4/79 0 3.16 53.64
16 Ebadat Hossain* Bangladesh 7 235.5 44 853 20 42.65 6/46 1 3.62 70.65
17 Ramesh Mendis* Sri Lanka 6 247.5 30 746 20 37.30 5/47 1 3.01 74.25
18 Mehidy Hasan Miraz* Bangladesh 6 261.4 53 712 20 35.60 4/59 0 2.72 78.18
19 Khaled Ahmed* Bangladesh 6 185.3 23 647 18 35.94 5/106 1 3.49 61.77
20 M A Starc* Australia 7 194.4 37 623 18 34.61 4/33 0 3.20 64.80
21 M J Potts* England 4 162.5 39 481 18 26.72 4/13 0 2.95 54.17
22 J M Anderson* England 4 155.3 42 399 18 22.17 5/60 1 2.57 51.63

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