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Quiz! Opening bowlers with the most wickets in men’s international cricket

Wasim Akram
by Wisden Staff 6 minute play

In this quiz, you’ll have to name the opening bowlers with the most wickets in men’s international cricket. Can you?

We’ve set the cut-off to a minimum of 300 wickets, across formats, as an opening bowler, and as many as 34 bowlers made the list. At the top of the lot is a Pakistan swing legend, who has a mind-boggling 891 wickets across formats while opening the bowling.

We’ve revealed the total wickets each player has taken as an opener, as well as the team they represented and the span of their career. You have six minutes to name all the players.

Good luck!

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