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 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 Ashwin, R* India 6 262.1 45 685 38 18.03 6/61 3 2.61 41.19
2 Shaheen Shah Afridi* Pakistan 7 231.5 54 666 37 18.00 6/51 2 2.87 37.41
3 Hasan Ali* Pakistan 6 169.5 41 519 32 16.22 5/27 4 3.06 31.71
4 Anderson, J M* England 10 337.5 115 749 32 23.41 6/40 2 2.22 63.21
5 Robinson, O E* England 5 208.2 58 549 28 19.61 5/65 2 2.64 44.53
6 Leach, M J* England 6 271.5 40 872 28 31.14 5/122 1 3.21 58.18
7 Patel, A R* India 3 127.4 27 286 27 10.59 6/38 4 2.24 28.31
8 Roach, K A J* West Indies 7 219.4 50 606 27 22.44 4/52 0 2.76 48.76
9 Nortje, A* South Africa 5 157.0 34 519 25 20.76 6/56 2 3.31 37.58
10 Mohammed Siraj* India 8 250.4 53 805 25 32.20 5/73 1 3.21 60.00
11 Bumrah, J J* India 8 282.2 72 730 25 29.20 5/64 1 2.59 67.54
12 Mehidy Hasan Miraz* Bangladesh 5 269.4 53 754 23 32.78 5/82 1 2.80 70.28
13 Holder, J O* West Indies 6 186.0 45 411 21 19.57 5/27 1 2.21 52.91
14 Jamieson, K A* New Zealand 3 128.0 50 291 21 13.86 6/48 3 2.27 36.57
15 Taijul Islam* Bangladesh 4 247.5 59 637 20 31.85 5/72 1 2.57 74.25
16 Maharaj, K A* South Africa 5 167.4 36 422 19 22.21 5/36 1 2.52 52.74
17 Cornwall, R R S* West Indies 5 247.5 44 675 19 35.53 5/74 1 2.72 78.03
18 Embuldeniya, L* Sri Lanka 4 200.0 36 629 19 33.11 7/137 1 3.15 63.16
19 Muzarabani, B* Zimbabwe 5 156.1 35 425 19 22.37 4/48 0 2.72 49.29
20 Nauman Ali* Pakistan 5 149.3 42 370 19 19.47 5/35 2 2.47 47.15

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