Fred Trueman, of England, was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets
anil kumble took most wickets. he bagged 619 wickets in tests. only bowler to take 10 wickets in 1 innings.
The first bowler to reach the target of 100 wickets in Test Cricket was Johnny Briggs of England.
Courtney Walsh was the first bowler to take 500 wickets in Test cricket. It happened in 2001 in his 129th match when he had trapped Jacques Kallis in front of the wickets.
Courtney Walsh of the West Indies was the first cricketer to take 500 Test wickets, in 2001.