Brilliant Broad 

England's premier pacemen Stuart Broad notched yet another feather in his glittering career on September 10 (Saturday). 

Impeccable Spell

During the third day of the third Test match between the Three Lions and South Africa, the English pacer bagged four wickets. 

With his fourth wicket, Broad booked his place in the top 5 by becoming the joint fifth highest wicket-taker in Test cricket.

Scales the ladder

Let's take a look at the list of bowlers who have accounted for the most wickets in Test cricket. 


Broad is now tied in fifth place with Australia legend Glenn McGrath with 563 scalps in red-ball international cricket. 

5 | Broad/Glenn McGrath

Former India captain Anil Kumble is fourth on this list with 619 wickets in 132 Test matches. 

4 | Anil Kumble 

England pacer James Anderson is third on this list with 665 wickets in 175 Tests. He is the leading wicket-taker among pacers. 

3 | James Anderson 

The late great Shane Warne is second on the list. During his remarkable career, the wizardry spinner accounted for 708 wickets in 145 Tests. 

2 | Shane Warne

Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan tops the list, and by some margin. He accounted for 800 wickets in 133 Tests. 

1 | Muttiah Muralitharan

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