Who is the highest wicket taker for South Africa?

On this day in 2018, speedster Dale Steyn became the most successful South African bowler in history as he broke the record for most Test wickets in the first Test against Pakistan. Steyn got Fakhar Zaman caught behind to claim his 422nd Test wicket, surpassing former Proteas captain Shaun Pollock who retired in 2008.

Who has taken most wickets for South Africa in ODI?

Player Span Wkts
SM Pollock 1996-2008 387
AA Donald 1991-2003 272
JH Kallis 1996-2014 269
M Ntini 1998-2009 265

Who is the best bowler in South Africa?

1. Dale Steyn. The greatest fast bowler in South African history and arguably the greatest of all-time. In 93 test matches, Dale Steyn picked up 439 test match wickets at a bowling average of 22.95.

Who is the highest Test wicket-taker?

Leading wicket-takers in international men’s test match cricket as of April 2021

Characteristic Number of wickets taken
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 800
SK Warne (AUS) 708
A Kumble (INDIA) 619
JM Anderson (ENG) 614
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Who took 500 Test wickets?

Only 7 bowlers have ever managed to reach the 500 wicket mark in test match cricket. Muttiah Muralitharan leads the pack followed by India’s Anil Kumble and Australia’s Shane Warne.

How many matches South Africa lost in pink dress?

South Africa have never lost an ODI wearing pink jersey. The South African cricket team, which is 0-3 down in the six-match ODI series against India, has never lost an ODI while wearing pink jersey. The team has appeared in five ODIs while dressed in pink to create awareness for breast cancer.

Who is highest wicket-taker in ODI?

The leading wicket-taker of all time in ODIs is Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. The spin bowler took 534 wickets in an ODI career spanning from 1993 to 2011.

Leading wicket-takers in men’s One Day International cricket as of April 2021.

Characteristic Number of wickets taken
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 534

Who is the No 1 Test bowler?

Men’s Test Bowling Rankings

Pos Player Career Best Rating
1 Pat Cummins 914 v England, 18/08/2019
2 Ravichandran Ashwin 904 v England, 12/12/2016
3 Neil Wagner 859 v Australia, 30/12/2020
4 James Anderson 903 v India, 13/08/2018

Who is the No 1 bowler in the world?

ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers

Rank Player Career Best Rating
1 Trent Boult New Zealand 770 v West Indies, 22/06/2019
2 Mahedi Hasan Bangladesh 725 v Sri Lanka, 25/05/2021
3 Mujeeb Ur Rahman Afghanistan 712 v Ireland, 24/01/2021
4 Matt Henry New Zealand 691 v Bangladesh, 26/03/2021

Who is the best player in South Africa 2020?

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  • #3 Lebogang Manyama. …
  • #4 Frank Mhango – Orlando Pirates. …
  • #5 Themba Zwane – Mamelodi Sundowns. …
  • #6 Samir Nurkovic – Kaizer Chiefs.
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Who took 6 wickets in 6 balls?

In a rare instance, a bowler named Aled Carey produced the ‘perfect over’ by taking six wickets in six balls while playing club cricket in Australia. His first wicket was caught at slip, followed by a caught-behind, an LBW and three consecutive clean bowls thereafter.

Which bowler dismissed Sachin most?

No Test bowler has dismissed Sachin more times than Anderson. England pacer James Anderson, who became the sixth bowler to register 500 Test wickets last week, has dismissed Sachin Tendulkar nine times in 14 Tests, the most times a bowler has taken his wicket in Test cricket.

Who took 10 wickets in an innings?

On this day in 1999, Anil Kumble became just the second bowler in the history of cricket to take all ten wickets in an innings of a Test match.

Who is the best Test fast bowler?

Sir Curtly Ambrose – The West Indian legend:

When we talk about the best fast bowlers of all time, mentioning Curtly Ambrose is obligatory. The 6’7″ West Indian has a record of bowling more than 1000 maiden overs in 98 test matches with more than 400 wickets.

Who is most wicket in IPL?

Most Wickets

1 Lasith Malinga 170
2 Amit Mishra 166
3 Piyush Chawla 156
4 Dwayne Bravo 156

Who took fastest 600 wickets in Test?

1. Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) – 101 Tests.

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