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Leading Test wicket-takers

Top 10 Test match bowlers after Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan surpassed Shane Warne's record tally of 708 wickets (bowler, matches, wickets, average, best bowling, 5-wkt in innings, 10-wkts in match):

cricket Updated: Dec 03, 2007 13:44 IST
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top wicket-takers

Top 10 Test match bowlers after Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan surpassed Shane Warne's record tally of 708 wickets (bowler, matches, wickets, average, best bowling, 5-wkt in innings, 10-wkts in match):

Muttiah Muralitharan (SRI) 116 710 21.77 9-51 61 20

Shane Warne (AUS) 145 708 25.41 8-71 37 10

Anil Kumble (IND) 119 573 28.56 10-74 33 8

Glenn McGrath (AUS) 124 563 21.64 8-24 29 3

Courtney Walsh (WIS) 132 519 24.44 7-37 22 3

Kapil Dev (IND) 131 434 29.64 9-83 23 2

Richard Hadlee (NZL) 86 431 22.29 9-52 36 9

Shaun Pollock (RSA) 107 416 23.19 7-87 16 1

Wasim Akram (PAK) 104 414 23.62 7-119 25 5

Curtley Ambrose (WIS) 98 405 20.99 8-45 22 3

Notes: - Muralitharan's 116th Test is in progress.

- Kumble's figures do not include the ongoing second Test against Pakistan in Kolkata.

- Muralitharan, Kumble and Pollock are the only ones in the list still playing international cricket.