only one bowler,McGrath took 7 wickets
A single bowler taking 5 wickets in an innings is called "a 5 wicket haul"
In 1956, England spin bowler Jim Laker took 19 wickets for 90 runs (19-90) which set not only the Test record for best match figures but also the first-class one. Laker's second innings analysis of 10-53 was the first occasion of a bowler taking all ten wickets in a Test match innings and they remain the best innings figures. Indian Leg-spinner Anil Kumble is the only other bowler to have taken 10 wickets in an innings, claiming 10-74 against Pakistan in 1999.
The first bowler to reach the target of 100 wickets in Test Cricket was Johnny Briggs of England.
Took five wickets means taking 5 or 5+ wickets by a single bowler in an innings.
Ashish Nehra was the Indian Bowler who took 6 wickets in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
Fred Trueman, of England, was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets
Anil Kumble of IndiaIn February 1999, Kumble bowled out Pakistan 10 for 74, becoming only the second player in the history of Test cricket to take all ten wickets in an innings (after Jim Laker of England in 1956).
Yes he is the best bowler in the world. He gets 800 wickets in test cricket.
Ajantha mendis 6 wickets for 8 runs
No. A hat-trick in cricket is three wickets from successive balls. That can span from the end of one over to the beginning of the bowler's next, although not across innings.