Best strike rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Prabhakar (INDIA) 1993-1993 1 6.0 1 13 2 2/13 2/13 6.50 2.16 18.0 0 0
H Masakadza (ZIM) 2002-2002 1 3.0 0 9 1 1/9 1/9 9.00 3.00 18.0 0 0
Tauseef Ahmed (PAK) 1986-1986 1 28.0 11 77 9 6/45 9/77 8.55 2.75 18.6 1 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2006-2006 1 35.0 13 71 11 6/44 11/71 6.45 2.02 19.0 2 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1984-1984 1 27.5 11 43 8 4/8 8/43 5.37 1.54 20.8 0 0
TCB Fernando (SL) 2002-2002 1 17.0 4 40 4 4/27 4/40 10.00 2.35 25.5 0 0
SK Warne (AUS) 1999-2004 2 64.1 12 225 15 5/52 10/155 15.00 3.50 25.6 3 1
D Gough (ENG) 2001-2001 1 36.0 7 123 8 4/50 8/123 15.37 3.41 27.0 0 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1984-1984 1 32.3 11 91 7 5/28 7/91 13.00 2.80 27.8 1 0
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1994-2000 2 51.4 5 213 11 6/34 11/119 19.36 4.12 28.1 2 1
CR Miller (AUS) 1999-1999 1 33.3 8 110 7 4/62 7/110 15.71 3.28 28.7 0 0
AR Border (AUS) 1983-1983 1 4.5 0 11 1 1/11 1/11 11.00 2.27 29.0 0 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1986-1986 1 25.0 5 49 5 3/20 5/49 9.80 1.96 30.0 0 0
SMS Kaluperuma (SL) 1984-1984 1 10.0 3 24 2 2/17 2/24 12.00 2.40 30.0 0 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2007-2007 1 32.0 8 84 6 4/29 6/84 14.00 2.62 32.0 0 0
BKV Prasad (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 39.0 11 124 7 5/72 7/124 17.71 3.17 33.4 1 0
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2006-2006 1 23.2 6 53 4 4/53 4/53 13.25 2.27 35.0 0 0
D Ramnarine (WI) 2001-2001 1 41.0 8 147 7 4/66 7/147 21.00 3.58 35.1 0 0
VB John (SL) 1984-1984 1 47.0 8 159 8 5/86 8/159 19.87 3.38 35.2 1 0
DBL Powell (WI) 2005-2005 1 41.1 8 114 7 5/25 7/114 16.28 2.76 35.2 1 0
WRS de Silva (SL) 2007-2007 1 24.0 7 63 4 2/29 4/63 15.75 2.62 36.0 0 0
RMH Binny (INDIA) 1985-1985 1 12.0 0 49 2 2/49 2/49 24.50 4.08 36.0 0 0
TG Hogan (AUS) 1983-1983 1 36.2 7 116 6 5/66 6/116 19.33 3.19 36.3 1 0
N Boje (SA) 2000-2000 1 25.1 6 74 4 3/24 4/74 18.50 2.94 37.7 0 0
FS Ahangama (SL) 1985-1985 1 51.0 13 124 8 5/52 8/124 15.50 2.43 38.2 1 0
Z Khan (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 45.0 10 138 7 4/76 7/138 19.71 3.06 38.5 0 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1986-1986 1 19.4 4 48 3 3/29 3/48 16.00 2.44 39.3 0 0
JH Kallis (SA) 2000-2000 1 19.4 5 43 3 2/18 3/43 14.33 2.18 39.3 0 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2003-2003 1 20.0 2 54 3 3/54 3/54 18.00 2.70 40.0 0 0
M Hayward (SA) 2000-2000 1 27.0 7 82 4 2/15 4/82 20.50 3.03 40.5 0 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2007 16 847.4 267 1875 117 9/51 13/115 16.02 2.21 43.4 11 5
B Yardley (AUS) 1983-1983 1 51.0 13 166 7 5/88 7/166 23.71 3.25 43.7 1 0
C White (ENG) 2001-2001 1 29.1 6 112 4 2/42 4/112 28.00 3.84 43.7 0 0
JG Bracewell (NZ) 1984-1984 1 22.0 5 90 3 2/36 3/90 30.00 4.09 44.0 0 0
AR Caddick (ENG) 2001-2001 1 38.0 8 110 5 4/55 5/110 22.00 2.89 45.6 0 0
M Dillon (WI) 2001-2001 1 39.0 6 115 5 3/55 5/115 23.00 2.94 46.8 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1985-1993 2 48.0 9 130 6 3/74 5/120 21.66 2.70 48.0 0 0
PDRL Perera (SL) 2001-2001 1 16.0 4 49 2 2/23 2/49 24.50 3.06 48.0 0 0
UDU Chandana (SL) 1999-2000 2 40.1 3 127 5 2/21 4/79 25.40 3.16 48.2 0 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2007 14 454.0 120 1126 56 6/22 6/22 20.10 2.48 48.6 1 0
MS Kasprowicz (AUS) 2004-2004 1 41.0 6 138 5 4/83 5/138 27.60 3.36 49.2 0 0
Abdul Razzaq (PAK) 2000-2006 2 50.5 12 121 6 4/20 4/56 20.16 2.38 50.8 0 0
C Sharma (INDIA) 1985-1985 1 34.0 5 105 4 3/65 4/105 26.25 3.08 51.0 0 0
KPJ Warnaweera (SL) 1986-1993 2 8.3 2 26 1 1/26 1/26 26.00 3.05 51.0 0 0
TJ Friend (ZIM) 2002-2002 1 26.0 4 97 3 3/97 3/97 32.33 3.73 52.0 0 0
SM Pollock (SA) 2000-2000 1 35.0 9 121 4 3/83 4/121 30.25 3.45 52.5 0 0
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1999-2004 2 44.0 7 144 5 4/76 5/101 28.80 3.27 52.8 0 0
RAP Nissanka (SL) 2003-2003 1 26.5 9 59 3 2/41 3/59 19.66 2.19 53.6 0 0
GW Flower (ZIM) 1998-2002 2 28.0 4 66 3 3/66 3/66 22.00 2.35 56.0 0 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2006-2006 1 28.0 6 79 3 2/45 3/79 26.33 2.82 56.0 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy, 1st Test, Dec 1-5, 2007 [Test # 1851]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, 3rd Test, Jul 11-14, 2007 [Test # 1839]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Kandy, 2nd Test, Apr 3-5, 2006 [Test # 1796]