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Highest strike rates in an innings
Player Runs Balls 4s 6s SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 43 28 5 3 153.57 Sri Lanka Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
DA Warner 62 46 6 1 134.78 Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2012 Test # 2068
MG Hughes 25 19 4 0 131.57 Australia Brisbane 8 Dec 1989 Test # 1131
UDU Chandana 43 34 7 0 126.47 Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
MJ Clarke 57* 46 5 1 123.91 Australia Hobart 14 Dec 2012 Test # 2067
PA de Silva 37 32 7 0 115.62 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 17 Aug 1992 Test # 1194
MA Taylor 25* 23 2 0 108.69 Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1995 Test # 1319
AC Gilchrist 35 34 2 2 102.94 Australia Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
DA Warner 85 84 10 0 101.19 Australia Sydney 3 Jan 2013 Test # 2070
KC Sangakkara 27 27 4 0 100.00 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
RS Kaluwitharana 40 42 6 0 95.23 Sri Lanka Perth 8 Dec 1995 Test # 1317
DW Hookes 143* 152 17 2 94.07 Australia Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
JR Ratnayeke 38 41 5 0 92.68 Sri Lanka Perth 12 Feb 1988 Test # 1092
ST Jayasuriya 71 78 9 1 91.02 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
ST Jayasuriya 131 145 17 2 90.34 Sri Lanka Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
ML Hayden 28 31 5 0 90.32 Australia Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
DS Lehmann 50 56 9 0 89.28 Australia Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
ML Hayden 41 46 6 0 89.13 Australia Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
LPC Silva 40 45 6 0 88.88 Sri Lanka Brisbane 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1845
RS Kaluwitharana 31 35 4 1 88.57 Sri Lanka Adelaide 25 Jan 1996 Test # 1324
GP Wickramasinghe 28 32 5 0 87.50 Sri Lanka Perth 8 Dec 1995 Test # 1317
AC Gilchrist 67* 77 7 3 87.01 Australia Hobart 16 Nov 2007 Test # 1847
A Symonds 53* 61 7 0 86.88 Australia Brisbane 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1845
DS Lehmann 51 59 8 0 86.44 Australia Darwin 1 Jul 2004 Test # 1705
WPUJC Vaas 45 53 8 0 84.90 Sri Lanka Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
RS Kaluwitharana 50 59 7 0 84.74 Sri Lanka Melbourne 26 Dec 1995 Test # 1319
SK Warne 33 39 5 0 84.61 Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1996 Test # 1324
ST Jayasuriya 48 57 7 1 84.21 Sri Lanka Adelaide 25 Jan 1996 Test # 1324
DR Martyn 52 62 8 1 83.87 Australia Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
RS Kaluwitharana 132* 158 26 0 83.54 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 17 Aug 1992 Test # 1194
CJ McDermott 40 48 5 0 83.33 Australia Colombo (SSC) 17 Aug 1992 Test # 1194
MEK Hussey 31* 38 2 1 81.57 Australia Hobart 14 Dec 2012 Test # 2067
WPUJC Vaas 26 32 5 0 81.25 Sri Lanka Adelaide 25 Jan 1996 Test # 1324
PA de Silva 58 72 7 1 80.55 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 8 Sep 1992 Test # 1196
LRD Mendis 74 92 12 0 80.43 Sri Lanka Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
ST Jayasuriya 39 49 6 1 79.59 Sri Lanka Brisbane 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1845
DR Martyn 97 123 13 0 78.86 Australia Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
ML Hayden 132 169 10 1 78.10 Australia Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
FDM Karunaratne 85 109 10 1 77.98 Sri Lanka Sydney 3 Jan 2013 Test # 2070
AC Gilchrist 144 185 19 3 77.83 Australia Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
PM Siddle 26 34 4 0 76.47 Australia Colombo (SSC) 16 Sep 2011 Test # 2008
SR Waugh 134* 177 14 0 75.70 Australia Hobart 16 Dec 1989 Test # 1133
AC Gilchrist 31* 41 0 2 75.60 Australia Colombo (SSC) 24 Mar 2004 Test # 1691
RT Ponting 71 94 9 1 75.53 Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1995 Test # 1319
KC Wessels 141 188 21 0 75.00 Australia Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
A Ranatunga 90 120 16 0 75.00 Sri Lanka Kandy 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
MJ Clarke 60 80 7 1 75.00 Australia Galle 31 Aug 2011 Test # 2005
KC Sangakkara 57 76 9 0 75.00 Sri Lanka Hobart 16 Nov 2007 Test # 1847
RS Kaluwitharana 34 46 3 0 73.91 Sri Lanka Cairns 9 Jul 2004 Test # 1706
AD Mathews 35 48 5 0 72.91 Sri Lanka Melbourne 26 Dec 2012 Test # 2068

Minimum of 25 runs
Strike rates listed for matches only where balls faced are available

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2013 [Test # 2070]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 26-28, 2012 [Test # 2068]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart, 1st Test, Dec 14-18, 2012 [Test # 2067]
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