The 'First Wicket' of the 'First Cricket Test Match' was taken by Allen Hill of England and the victim was the Australian batsman, Nathaniel Thomson; popularily known as Nat Thomson.
Wicket also refers to the event of a batsman getting out. The batsman is said to have lost his wicket. If dismissed by a bowler, the bowler is said to have taken his wicket. The number of wickets taken is the primary measure of a bowler's ability.
Taking his first five wickets, indeed his first five-wicket haul, with five consecutive wickets in his second first-class game, and counting until his final first-class match on July 18, 2010, Muttiah Muralitharan has taken 1374 wickets, including 800 wickets in Test cricket.
Gilchrist is the wicket keeper with most number of catches numbering 379.
Glenn McGrath has taken maximum wickets.He has taken 71 wickets.
Highest Wicket-Taker in ODIMuttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka is the highest wicket-taker in One Day International cricket. He has taken 515 wickets as of now.
Mark Boucher (South Africa).
Highest Wicket-Taker in ODIMuttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka is the highest wicket-taker in One Day International cricket. He has taken 515 wickets as of now. Muttiah Murlitharan from Sri Lanka