Top 3 highest wicket takers in women’s cricket across all formats

For women, Cricket has played a massive part in the growth of women’s cricket careers so let’s see the top 3 highest wicket takers in women’s cricket, before that I happily most Welcome to all cricket lovers this topic is about the leading wicket-takers across all three formats( ODI + TEST + T2O) in women’s cricket. Along with how they are successful with their bowling skills and technique.

Jhulan Goswami

A decade and a half featuring a women’s team, one of the finest fast bowlers. Without a doubt, she makes magic with her bowling, small deviation in a pitch and control in bowling makes a huge impact on the team. 

Also vice-captain of England tour in 2006, delightful performance with bat and ball taking career-best figures of 10 wickets in a second test match.

In particular, getting the women’s player of the year award in 2007. Handy lower-order batsman with a record-breaking partnership in 2002. Also took a four-wicket haul in a one-off test match against England.

Jhulan Goswami Top 3 highest wicket takers in women's cricket across all formats
Jhulan Goswami


  • 56 wickets in 68 matches.
  • 26 wickets taken by the bowl.
  • The best economic rate of 5.45.


  • 44 test wickets in 12 test matches in nearly 19 years.
  • Three five-wicket hauls in 12 test matches.
  • Youngest player to take 10 wickets.


  • 240 wickets the number one bowler in women’s cricket.
  • Best bowling figures by a captain in an innings.
  • 9 four-wicket hauls in an innings.

308 wickets in all three formats, one of the finest players India ever produced.

Katherine Helen Brunt

Born on 1985 July 2 Barnsley began playing cricket with her brother during nets. Whereas playing for family clubs at eleven. Moreover represents Yorkshire, England for under-15, under-17. Besides, she couldn’t continue because of being overweight.

Moreover taking a two-year break, she came back strongly. Taking 14 wickets in the Ashes series ended with a broken finger and continued with injury difficulties in 2009. 

Unquestionably, she came to be the weapon of England’s bowling attack. The skiddy right-arm medium-fast bowler in 2009 during the T20 final against New Zealand bowled 4 overs and took 3 wickets including one maiden conceding only eight runs.


  • Playing 14 matches and taking 51 test wickets.
  • A tenth longest career in women’s test cricket.
  • Ninth youngest and second oldest player to take five wickets in test innings.


  • 163 wickets in 131 matches.
  • The fourth woman in cricket to take 160 wickets.
  • The second player in women’s cricket to bowl 6350 balls in ODI.


  • 98 wickets The second match.
  • 15 maidens in T20 career.
  • Sixth woman to take 98 wickets in a T20 career.

On the other hand, adding all three formats, she took 312 wickets in all three formats. 55 wickets came in the LBW way.

Ellyse Perry

The 31-year-old from Sydney became an irresistible force in Australian women’s cricket and the game of female sport. Following, She made her debut against New Zealand in 2007 to fill the fast bowler role. Undoubtedly she had completely fit and the role was clear to her. 

Importantly, She is the only woman to represent world cups for football and cricket. Eventually, She became Australia’s leading wicket-taker in the T20 world cup in 2010. 

Particularly in the 2013 world cup, she bowled 10 overs with injury taking 3 wickets conceding only 19 runs. 


  • 152 wickets in 119 matches.
  • Fourth best bowling figure by a woman taking 7/22.
  • Best strike rate of 34.4.
  • Most four wickets in an innings.


  • 37 wickets in 10 matches.
  • Best of nine wickets in a match ninth by a woman in cricket.
  • Youngest player to take five wickets in an innings.


  • The second bowler in women’s cricket history to take 115 wickets.
  • Best bowling figures in the debut.

Perry has taken 304 wickets in all three formats. One of the finest all-rounders in Australian cricket.

When you look at their success you may think it’s simple and easier for a women to succeed in cricket. Firstly, it’s tough for a woman to put their physical and mental strength together. Besides the odds you find success, that’s the thing that happens when a woman is stronger than all. In addition, if they find their courage, and all women do, there will be many legends in all fields.

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