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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
SD Anurasiri 15.0 11 9 0 0.60 v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 22 Mar 1986 Test # 1043
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.61 v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
KJ Silva 14.4 9 10 3 0.68 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
A Ranatunga 10.0 8 7 0 0.70 v India Colombo (SSC) 30 Aug 1985 Test # 1023
M Muralitharan 29.0 18 23 5 0.79 v Zimbabwe Kandy 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
JR Ratnayeke 21.0 11 17 0 0.80 v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 9 15 4 0.83 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
HMRKB Herath 22.0 14 19 1 0.86 v Pakistan Sharjah 3 Nov 2011 Test # 2014
HMRKB Herath 45.0 30 40 5 0.88 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
WPUJC Vaas 21.0 14 20 4 0.95 v India Chennai 2 Dec 2005 Test # 1775
M Muralitharan 36.0 17 35 4 0.97 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 27 Dec 2001 Test # 1581
M Muralitharan 40.0 21 40 3 1.00 v England Colombo (SSC) 18 Dec 2003 Test # 1675
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 7 15 3 1.00 v Australia Kandy 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
UC Hathurusingha 12.0 4 12 1 1.00 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 28 Aug 1992 Test # 1195
ST Jayasuriya 28.0 14 30 0 1.07 v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
S Randiv 19.0 9 21 1 1.10 v Pakistan Sharjah 3 Nov 2011 Test # 2014
A Ranatunga 16.0 5 18 0 1.12 v New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
M Muralitharan 56.0 28 64 4 1.14 v England Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
M Muralitharan 58.3 26 67 5 1.14 v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002 Test # 1585
M Muralitharan 24.0 9 28 2 1.16 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
WPUJC Vaas 17.0 8 20 2 1.17 v West Indies Galle 13 Nov 2001 Test # 1567
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 1.19 v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
WPUJC Vaas 14.0 6 17 1 1.21 v South Africa Kandy 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
SD Anurasiri 26.0 11 32 2 1.23 v New Zealand Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
WPUJC Vaas 11.2 5 14 2 1.23 v Australia Kandy 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
MRCN Bandaratilleke 38.0 13 47 4 1.23 v New Zealand Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
VB John 21.0 11 26 2 1.23 v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
KPJ Warnaweera 25.0 15 31 1 1.24 v New Zealand Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
M Muralitharan 39.0 18 49 5 1.25 v New Zealand Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
AP Gurusinha 15.0 9 19 2 1.26 v Pakistan Faisalabad 2 Jan 1992 Test # 1182
M Muralitharan 37.0 18 47 4 1.27 v England Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
M Muralitharan 40.0 19 51 9 1.27 v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
WPUJC Vaas 26.3 11 34 2 1.28 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 18 Sep 1996 Test # 1334
RS Kalpage 17.5 6 23 1 1.28 v South Africa Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
HMRKB Herath 11.3 5 15 4 1.30 v Pakistan Galle 4 Jul 2009 Test # 1921
BAW Mendis 13.0 8 17 0 1.30 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
HDPK Dharmasena 16.0 6 21 1 1.31 v England Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
HDPK Dharmasena 16.0 7 21 0 1.31 v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
KJ Silva 19.0 12 25 4 1.31 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
HMCM Bandara 11.2 6 15 1 1.32 v India Chennai 2 Dec 2005 Test # 1775
ST Jayasuriya 24.0 6 32 1 1.33 v England Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
EAR de Silva 15.0 6 20 0 1.33 v India Colombo (SSC) 30 Aug 1985 Test # 1023
WPUJC Vaas 12.0 6 16 0 1.33 v South Africa Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
KPJ Warnaweera 34.0 15 46 2 1.35 v New Zealand Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
HDPK Dharmasena 14.0 7 19 1 1.35 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
ST Jayasuriya 16.1 6 22 1 1.36 v England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
MDK Perera 44.0 24 60 3 1.36 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
M Muralitharan 30.0 15 41 3 1.36 v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
KJ Silva 19.4 9 27 3 1.37 v Zimbabwe Kandy 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
ST Jayasuriya 32.0 13 44 4 1.37 v England Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, 1st Test, Aug 6-10, 2014 [Test # 2133]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
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