STAT ATTACK: Leading Wicket Takers in Each Calendar Year (1996-2012)

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STAT ATTACK: Leading Wicket Takers in Each Calendar Year (1996-2012)

This is the list of “leading wicket takers in each calendar year” (from 1996 to 2012) 1996 Anil Kumble 90 wickets 1997 Saqlain Mushtaq 101 wickets 1998 Allan Donald 107 wickets 1999 Glenn McGrath 119 wickets 2000 Muttiah Muralitharan 109 wickets 2001 Muttiah Muralitharan 136 wickets 2002 Harbhajan Singh 102 wickets 2003 Makhaya Ntini 104 …


This is the list of “leading wicket takers in each calendar year” (from 1996 to 2012)

  • 1996 Anil Kumble 90 wickets
  • 1997 Saqlain Mushtaq 101 wickets
  • 1998 Allan Donald 107 wickets
  • 1999 Glenn McGrath 119 wickets
  • 2000 Muttiah Muralitharan 109 wickets
  • 2001 Muttiah Muralitharan 136 wickets
  • 2002 Harbhajan Singh 102 wickets
  • 2003 Makhaya Ntini 104 wickets
  • 2004 Steve Harmison 93 wickets
  • 2005 Glenn McGrath 104 wickets
  • 2006 Muttiah Muralitharan 128 wickets
  • 2007 Zaheer Khan 81 wickets
  • 2008 Dale Steyn 90 wickets
  • 2009 Mitchell Johnson 113 wickets
  • 2010 Graeme Swann 111 wickets
  • 2011 Saeed Ajmal 89 wickets
  •                                                                          2012 Saeed Ajmal 95 wickets

According to this list, Murali has been the leading wicket taker in a calender year thrice and Mcgrath and Ajmal twice.