So far there have been 43 instances when a bowler has taken 50 or more Test wickets at an single venue. James Anderson is the latest entrant in this list as he got the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan in the ongoing India-England Test series at Trent Bridge. James Anderson has also got 68 wickets at Lord’s hence this was his second time when he has got 50 or wickets at an single venue.
Sri Lankan spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler to scalp 100 or wickets at an single venue and he has succeeded in doing the same at 3 different venues.
Here is the list of TOp 10 bowlers to get 50 or more Test wickets at an single venue –
|Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)||24||Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo||166|
|Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)||16||Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy||117|
|Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)||15||Galle International Stadium||111|
|Heath Streak (Zim)||19||Harare Sports Club||83|
|Dennis Lilee (Aus)||14||Melbourne Cricket Ground||82|
|Chaminda Vaas (SL)||21||Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo||80|
|Richard Hadlee (NZ)||14||AMI Stadium, Christchurch||76|
|Ian Botham (Eng)||15||Lord’s, London||69|
|James Anderson (Eng)||15||Lord’s, London||68|
|Shane Warne (Aus)||11||Bribane Cricket Ground||68|
Stat updated till July 9, 2014