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Highest strike rates in an innings
Player Runs Balls 4s 6s SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 26 14 4 1 185.71 Sri Lanka Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
IDS Smith 30 17 6 0 176.47 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
BB McCullum 195 134 18 11 145.52 New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
TM Dilshan 92 72 12 1 127.77 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
IDS Smith 31* 26 5 0 119.23 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
HAPW Jayawardene 30* 26 5 0 115.38 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
A Ranatunga 51 47 7 1 108.51 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RG de Alwis 26 24 3 1 108.33 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RS Mahanama 29 27 6 0 107.40 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
JDS Neesham 85 80 10 3 106.25 New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
RS Kaluwitharana 103 103 13 2 100.00 Sri Lanka Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
FDM Karunaratne 60* 60 9 0 100.00 Sri Lanka Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
IDS Smith 28 28 5 0 100.00 New Zealand Wellington 31 Jan 1991 Test # 1162
JM How 26 26 3 1 100.00 New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
RJ Hadlee 30 31 5 0 96.77 New Zealand Wellington 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
KS Lokuarachchi 28* 29 3 1 96.55 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
RJ Ratnayake 26 27 3 2 96.29 Sri Lanka Wellington 31 Jan 1991 Test # 1162
TM Dilshan 123* 131 12 1 93.89 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
RG de Alwis 28 30 4 0 93.33 Sri Lanka Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
BL Cairns 45 50 3 2 90.00 New Zealand Wellington 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
MD Crowe 27 30 5 0 90.00 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
GM Turner 32 36 6 0 88.88 New Zealand Christchurch 4 Mar 1983 Test # 950
MD Crowe 107 121 10 4 88.42 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
KR Rutherford 38 43 3 1 88.37 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
GF Labrooy 70* 80 12 2 87.50 Sri Lanka Auckland 1 Mar 1991 Test # 1165
MJ Guptill 28 32 4 0 87.50 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
SP Fleming 51 59 8 0 86.44 New Zealand Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
ST Jayasuriya 31 36 2 0 86.11 Sri Lanka Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
RS Kaluwitharana 43 50 5 0 86.00 Sri Lanka Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
KR Rutherford 53 62 9 2 85.48 New Zealand Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
RS Kaluwitharana 76 90 14 0 84.44 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
SB Doull 25 30 3 0 83.33 New Zealand Hamilton 14 Mar 1997 Test # 1359
PA de Silva 62 76 5 1 81.57 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
BB McCullum 35 43 7 0 81.39 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
LRPL Taylor 35 43 5 0 81.39 New Zealand Wellington 3 Jan 2015 Test # 2155
KC Sangakkara 156* 192 21 1 81.25 Sri Lanka Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
JM How 33 41 6 0 80.48 New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
PJ Wiseman 32* 40 4 0 80.00 New Zealand Wellington 11 Apr 2005 Test # 1748
MJ Guptill 35 44 7 0 79.54 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
CD McMillan 142 179 13 6 79.32 New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
IDS Smith 42 53 5 0 79.24 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
AMJG Amerasinghe 34 43 5 0 79.06 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
CP Senanayake 64 81 10 0 79.01 Sri Lanka Hamilton 22 Feb 1991 Test # 1164
TM Dilshan 33 42 2 0 78.57 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
LRPL Taylor 74 95 2 0 77.89 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
PJ Wiseman 27 35 2 1 77.14 New Zealand Napier 4 Apr 2005 Test # 1746
SA Thomson 55 72 7 0 76.38 New Zealand Hamilton 22 Feb 1991 Test # 1164
CD Cumming 43 57 4 2 75.43 New Zealand Christchurch 7 Dec 2006 Test # 1820
DL Vettori 51 68 7 0 75.00 New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
LRPL Taylor 27 36 4 0 75.00 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
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Minimum of 25 runs
Strike rates listed for matches only where balls faced are available

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 2nd Test, Jan 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2155]
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-29, 2014 [Test # 2151]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2012 [Test # 2063]
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