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June 28, 2017

Leading Wicket Takers in ODI Cricket | ODI Cricket Records

Leading Wicket Takers in ODI Cricket
Muttiah Muralitharan is the leading wicket taker in the history of One Day International Cricket with 534 wickets. This legendary Off-spinner also holds record of leading wicket taker in Test Cricket. Pakistani left-arm fast bowler Waseem Akram is the second highest wicket taker in ODI cricket with 502 wickets. Another Pakistani express fast bowler Waqar Younis is at number 3 in this list with 416 wickets. C Vass of Sri Lanka is the fourth leading wicket taker in world with exactly 400 wickets.
In top ten leading wicket takers in ODI there are three Pakistani bowlers; Shahid Afridi is at number 8 with 348 wickets.

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Top Ten leading Wicket Takers in ODI Cricket

Player

Span

Mat

Inns

Balls

Runs

Wkts

BBI

Ave

Econ

SR

4

5

M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 341 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 3.93 35.2 15 10
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 356 351 18186 11812 502 5/15 23.52 3.89 36.2 17 6
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 262 258 12698 9919 416 7/36 23.84 4.68 30.5 14 13
WPUJC Vaas (Asia/SL) 1994-2008 322 320 15775 11014 400 8/19 27.53 4.18 39.4 9 4
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1996-2008 303 297 15712 9631 393 6/35 24.50 3.67 39.9 12 5
GD McGrath (Aus/ICC) 1993-2007 250 248 12970 8391 381 7/15 22.02 3.88 34.0 9 7
B Lee (Aus) 2000-2012 221 217 11185 8877 380 5/22 23.36 4.76 29.4 14 9
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2012 349 323 15276 11727 348 6/38 33.69 4.60 43.8 4 8
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2007 271 265 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 4.30 43.0 8 2
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 368 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 4.78 46.0 8 4

Note: All these records are up-dated on 21 February 2013.

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