Murlidharan of Sri Lanka he had taken 800 wickets in test cricket
DSBP Kuruppu 201* 1987
The first bowler to reach the target of 100 wickets in Test Cricket was Johnny Briggs of England.
Wasim Akram from Pakistan
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.
Fred Trueman, of England, was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets
Former Indian captain and great all-rounder Kapil Dev is the first Indian bowler who took 400 wickets in the test cricket.
Sunil Gavaskar has taken 26 wickets: Test- 1, ODI- 1, First-Class Cricket- 22, List A Cricket- 2.
Courtney Walsh of the West Indies was the first cricketer to take 500 Test wickets, in 2001.