Cricket Leaders by Category

For each category, name cricket's top 5 all-time leaders in 5-day international (test) matches.
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Last updated: November 13, 2016
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Total runs
15,921
Sachin Tendulkar
13.378
Ricky Ponting
13,289
Jacques Kallis
13,288
Rahul Dravid
11,988
Kumar Sangakkara
 
 
Total wickets
800
Muttiah Muralitharan
708
Shane Warne
619
Anil Kumble
563
Glenn McGrath
519
Courtney Walsh
 
 
Matches as captain
109
Graeme Smith
93
Allan Border
80
Stephen Fleming
77
Ricky Ponting
74
Clive Lloyd
 
 
10 wkts in match
22
Muttiah Muralitharan
10
Shane Warne
9
Richard Hadlee
8
Anil Kumble
7
Sydney Barnes
7
Clarrie Grimmett
7
Dennis Lillee
Batting average
99.94
Don Bradman
60.73
Herbert Sutcliffe
58.76
Kumar Sangakkara
58.67
Ken Barrington
58.61
Everton Weekes
 
 
Bowling average
20.94
Malcolm Marshall
20.97
Joel Garner
20.99
Curtly Ambrose
21.57
Fred Trueman
21.64
Glenn McGrath
 
 
Wicketkeeping dismissals
555
Mark Boucher
416
Adam Gilchrist
395
Ian Healy
355
Rod Marsh
280
MS Dhoni
 
 
3000 runs & 300 wkts
5248 434
Kapil Dev
5200 383
Ian Botham
4531 362
Daniel Vettori
3807 362
Imran Khan
3781 421
Shaun Pollock
3154 708
Shane Warne
3124 431
Richard Hadlee
3089 355
Chaminda Vaas
Most 200s
12
Don Bradman
10
Kumar Sangakkara
9
Brian Lara
7
Walter Hammond
7
Mahela Jayawardene
 
 
Least tests to 200 wkts
36
Clarrie Grimmett
38
Dennis Lillee
38
Waqar Younis
39
Dale Steyn
41
Ian Botham
41
Stuart MacGill
 
 
Fielding catches
210
Rahul Dravid
205
Mahela Jayawardene
200
Jacques Kallis
196
Ricky Ponting
181
Mark Waugh
 
 
Most sixes
100
Adam Gilchrist
98
Chris Gayle
97
Jacques Kallis
91
Virender Sehwag
88
Brian Lara
Least tests to 3000 runs
33
Don Bradman
51
Everton Weekes
52
Herbert Sutcliffe
52
Brian Lara
54
Neil Harvey
54
Viv Richards
 
 
Bowling strike rate
42
Dale Steyn
43
Waqar Younis
47
Malcolm Marshall
47
Allan Donald
49
Fred Trueman
 
 
Fielding catches per innings
0.94
Bob Simpson
0.92
Ross Taylor
0.86
Stephen Fleming
0.80
Mark Taylor
0.76
Mahela Jayawardene
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Level 75
Nov 13, 2016
Nice quiz. NB Trueman is not accepted on its own
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Level 75
Nov 13, 2016
Fixed, thanks.
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Level 63
Aug 29, 2020
Super Quiz!Might need an update though!