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10. Muttiah Muralitharan 9/65 [1998] He took 9 wickets in a test match against England on 27th August 1998 at the Oval.

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9. Devon Malcolm 9/57 [1994] Besides, he also recorded the 8th best bowling figures in test cricket in a match against South Africa.

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8. Abdul Qadir 9/56 [1987] He bowled 37 overs in that match while giving just 56 runs. Abdul took 13 maiden overs and achieved an economy rate of 1.51.

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7. Richard Hadlee 9/52 [1985] Hadlee took 9 wickets for 52 runs which is still the 6th best figure in the history of the format.

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6. Muttiah Muralitharan 9/51 [2002] He bowled 40 overs during that match and took 19 maiden overs out of those.

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5. Jim Laker 9/37 [1956] He achieved a brilliant economy rate of 2.22 during that match.

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4. George Lohmann 9/28 [1896] He gave just 28 runs that day while taking 6 maiden overs. Lohman has had a marvelous economy rate of 2.33 during that match.

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3. Ajaz Patel 10/119 [2021] He took just 47.5 overs to take all the 10 wickets of the Indian team in that match with an economy rate of just 2.48.

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2. Anil Kumble 10/74 [1999] He is the only 2nd bowler in the history of the game who took all 10 wickets in an innings of the test match.

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1. Jim Laker 10/53 [1956] He single-handedly demolished Australia’s innings on 26th July 1956. He bowled 51.2 overs and took 23 overs maiden out of those.