Five of the best: Top wicket takers in Test cricket

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AUCKLAND: England’s Stuart Broad joined an illustrious club as only the 15th man in Test history to take 400 wickets when Tom Latham was caught for 26 in Auckland on Thursday.

He is only the second man to achieve the feat after new ball partner James Anderson.

Here are the top five England wicket-takers of all time in Tests:

James Anderson 522 wickets
Stuart Broad 400
Ian Botham 383
Bob Willis 325
Fred Trueman 307

The top five wicket-takers of all-time in Tests:

Muttiah Muralitharan (SRI) 800
Shane Warne (AUS) 708
Anil Kumble (IND) 619
Glenn McGrath (AUS) 563
James Anderson (ENG) 522

—AFP