Most Runs by a Bowler in a Test Match
Bold = record less than 3 years old.
Date shown is the first day of match.
Balls per over shown as subscript if not 6.
  Name   Overs Opp Venue Date
1 OC Scott (WI) 9-374 105.2 Eng Kingston 3 Apr 1930
2 JJ Krejza (Aus) 12-358 74.5 Ind Nagpur 6 Nov 2008
3 AA Mailey (Aus) 7-308 63 (8) Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
4 AA Mailey (Aus) 10-302 61.3 Eng Adelaide 14 Jan 1921
5 CV Grimmett (Aus) 9-298 84.1 Eng Brisbane EG 30 Nov 1928
= LO Fleetwood-Smith (Aus) 1-298 87 Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938
7 Yasir Shah (Pak) 2-291 54 Aus Sydney 3 Jan 2017
8 RO Jenkins (Eng) 9-290 94.2 WI Lord's 24 Jun 1950
9 DVP Wright (Eng) 5-288 69 (8) SAf Durban 3 Mar 1939
10 Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 5-286 87.5 SL Colombo SSC 26 Apr 1997
= NM Lyon (Aus) 12-286 70.1 Ind Adelaide 9 Dec 2014
12 DW Carr (Eng) 7-282 69 Aus The Oval 9 Aug 1909
13 A Kumble (Ind) 12-279 88.5 Aus Sydney 2 Jan 2004
14 RK Chauhan (Ind) 1-276 78 SL Colombo RPS 2 Aug 1997
= B Lee (Aus) 4-276 51.5 Ind Sydney 2 Jan 2004
16 AV Bedser (Eng) 6-275 65.3 (8) Aus Melbourne 1 Jan 1947
= Haseeb Ahsan (Pak) 3-275 85 WI Georgetown 13 Mar 1958
= AG Cremer (Zim) 9-275 87.3 SL Colombo RPS 14 Jul 2017
19 S Shillingford (WI) 5-273 82 SAf Basseterre 18 Jun 2010
20 CV Grimmett (Aus) 8-272 86 Eng Lord's 27 Jun 1930
21 A Kumble (Ind) 4-268 56.2 Pak Faisalabad 21 Jan 2006
= Sohag Gazi (BD) 2-268 66.5 SL Chittagong 4 Feb 2014
23 JW Gleeson (Aus) 4-267 60 (8) WI Adelaide 24 Jan 1969
= DK Lillee (Aus) 6-267 66.7 (8) Pak Adelaide 24 Dec 1976
= R Ashwin (Ind) 5-267 73 Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 2012
26 AA Mailey (Aus) 9-266 75.1 Eng The Oval 14 Aug 1926
= WA Johnston (Aus) 7-266 84 (8) SAf Melbourne 6 Feb 1953
= LR Gibbs (WI) 4-266 73 (8) Aus Sydney 14 Feb 1969
= TG Southee (NZ) 3-266 58 Eng Lord's 21 May 2015
= Yasir Shah (Pak) 1-266 63 Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
31 Harbhajan Singh (Ind) 8-265 78.5 SAf Chennai 26 Mar 2008
32 Danish Kaneria (Pak) 4-264 72.2 Ind Bangalore 8 Dec 2007
33 Abdur Razzak (BD) 3-263 87 NZ Chittagong 9 Oct 2013
34 Mahmood Hussain (Pak) 4-260 73 WI Port-of-Spain 5 Feb 1958
= SCG MacGill (Aus) 7-260 84 Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2002
= Imran Tahir (SAf) 0-260 37 Aus Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
37 AA Mailey (Aus) 6-259 74.2 (8) Eng Adelaide 16 Jan 1925
= Khan Mohammad (Pak) 0-259 54 WI Kingston 26 Feb 1958
= Danish Kaneria (Pak) 6-259 69 Ind Kolkata 16 Mar 2005
40 AP Freeman (Eng) 5-258 86 (8) Aus Sydney 19 Dec 1924
41 JC White (Eng) 13-256 124.5 Aus Adelaide 1 Feb 1929
= N Gordon (SAf) 1-256 92.2 (8) Eng Durban 3 Mar 1939
43 DVP Wright (Eng) 5-255 58 (8) Aus Melbourne 1 Jan 1947
= AG Huckle (Zim) 11-255 72.4 NZ Bulawayo 25 Sep 1997
= Danish Kaneria (Pak) 4-255 65 Ind Kolkata 30 Nov 2007
46 MH Mankad (Ind) 6-254 104 WI Kingston 28 Mar 1953
= A Kumble (Ind) 8-254 65.3 Aus Sydney 2 Jan 2008
48 SG Shinde (Ind) 8-253 108.3 Eng Delhi 2 Nov 1951
= IT Botham (Eng) 10-253 89 Aus The Oval 27 Aug 1981
50 GRJ Matthews (Aus) 10-249 67.7 Ind Chennai 18 Sep 1986


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