List of bowlers with 5 or more ten-wicket hauls in Test cricket

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The below list is a compilation of the bowlers, who have taken ten-wicket hauls in a Test match on five or more occasions. Till date, as many as 17 bowlers have achieved this feat in Test cricket.


Key

  • Mat Number of Test career matches played.
  • Inns – Number of innings the bowler bowled in his entire Test career.
  • Balls – Number of balls bowled in entire Test career.
  • RunsRuns conceded
  • Wkts – Number of wickets taken in Test career
  • BBI – Best bowling figures in an innings
  • BBM – Best bowling figures in a match
  • AveBowling average
  • EconBowling economy rate (average runs per over). This figure is not rounded up.
  • S/RBowling strike rate
  • 5WI – Number of five wicket hauls in an innings
  • 10WM – Number of ten wicket hauls in a match

List of bowlers

Name Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ S/R 5WI 10WM
Sri Lanka Muttiah Muralitharan 1992–2010 133 230 44039 18180 800 9/51 16/220 22.72 2.47 55.0 67 22
Australia Shane Warne 1992–2007 145 273 40705 17995 708 8/71 12/128 25.41 2.65 57.4 37 10
New Zealand Richard Hadlee 1973–90 86 150 21918 9611 431 9/52 15/123 22.29 2.63 50.8 36 9
India Anil Kumble 1990–2008 132 236 40850 18355 619 10/74 14/149 29.65 2.69 65.9 35 8
England Sydney Barnes 1901–14 27 50 7873 3106 189 9/103 17/159 16.43 2.36 41.6 24 7
Australia Clarrie Grimmett 1925–36 37 67 14513 5231 216 7/40 14/199 24.21 2.16 67.1 21 7
Australia Denis Lillee 1971–84 70 132 18467 8493 355 7/83 11/123 23.92 2.75 52.0 23 7
Pakistan Imran Khan 1971–92 88 142 19458 8258 362 8/58 14/116 22.81 2.54 53.7 23 6
England Derek Underwood 1966–82 86 151 21862 7674 297 8/51 13/71 25.83 2.10 73.6 17 6
England George Lohmann 1886–96 18 36 3830 1205 112 9/28 15/45 10.75 1.88 34.1 9 5
England Alec Bedser 1946–55 51 92 15918 5876 236 7/44 14/99 24.89 2.21 67.4 15 5
Pakistan Waqar Younis 1989–2003 87 154 16224 8788 373 7/76 13/135 23.56 3.25 43.4 22 5
South Africa Dale Steyn 2004– 81 150 16782 9070 402 7/51 11/60 22.56 3.24 41.7 25 5
Pakistan Abdul Qadir 1977–90 67 111 17126 7742 236 9/56 13/101 32.80 2.71 72.5 15 5
Sri Lanka Rangana Herath 1999– 65 118 18742 8642 293 9/127 14/184 29.49 2.76 63.9 23 5
Pakistan Wasim Akram 1985–2002 104 181 22627 9779 414 7/119 11/110 23.62 2.59 54.6 25 5
India Harbhajan Singh 1998– 103 190 28580 13537 417 8/84 15/217 32.46 2.84 68.5 25 5
(Note. Italics denote cricketers who are currently active in the Test format.)

See also

External links

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