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7 bowlers to take 5-wicket-hauls in all three formats 

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#6 Imran Tahir (Tests: 2, ODIs: 3, and T20Is: 1)

Pakistan v South Africa - ICC Champions Trophy

Another spinner to have a place on the list is a leg-spinner from South Africa - Imran Tahir. With two five-wicket hauls in Tests, three in ODIs, and one five-wicket haul in T20Is, Tahir is one of the few members to have his name on the list. 

Interestingly, Tahir is the only South African to have a place on the list. It is noteworthy to mention that Imran Tahir is the oldest member of this club. His recent five-wicket haul came against Zimbabwe where he took six wickets which also included a hat-trick. 


#5 Umar Gul (Tests: 4, ODIs: 2, and T20Is: 2)

New Zealand v Pakistan - 2nd T20

The only Pakistani bowler to have a place on the list is a fast bowler from Peshawar - Umar Gul. Known for his fierce bowling skills, Gul accounted for as many as eight five-wicket hauls in international cricket - four in Tests, two in ODIs, and two in T20Is. 

With two five-wicket hauls in T20Is, Gull calls for the most number of five-wicket hauls in T20Is tied with Ajantha Mendis. Gul has scalped 85 wickets in T20Is which also makes him the only third-highest wicket-taker in the history of T20I cricket.

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Edited by Sarah Waris
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