Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 86.0 18 243 8 2.82 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
CBRLS Kumara 37.0 1 184 7 4.97 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
RAS Lakmal 46.5 6 162 6 3.45 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
ST Jayasuriya 39.0 8 82 4 2.10 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
WPUJC Vaas 32.0 5 116 4 3.62 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
RP Arnold 24.2 4 76 3 3.12 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
HMRKB Herath 29.2 4 89 3 3.03 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
GP Wickramasinghe 36.4 8 99 3 2.70 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
KTGD Prasad 30.0 2 156 2 5.20 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
M Muralitharan 43.0 11 99 1 2.30 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
CRD Fernando 25.0 2 105 1 4.20 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
UWMBCA Welegedara 29.0 7 107 1 3.68 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
HMRKB Herath 42.0 4 108 1 2.57 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
WPUJC Vaas 32.0 6 109 1 3.40 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
DPMD Jayawardene 1.0 0 2 0 2.00 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
MS Atapattu 1.0 0 7 0 7.00 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
PA de Silva 5.0 1 15 0 3.00 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
ST Jayasuriya 7.0 1 28 0 4.00 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
TM Dilshan 4.0 0 32 0 8.00 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
AD Mathews 17.0 3 41 0 2.41 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
DM de Silva 11.0 0 45 0 4.09 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
AD Mathews 12.0 0 47 0 3.91 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
DNT Zoysa 26.0 6 80 0 3.07 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
N Pradeep 26.4 3 92 0 3.45 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
KR Pushpakumara 28.0 3 105 0 3.75 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
NLTC Perera 22.0 1 131 0 5.95 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
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
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-5, 2017 [Test # 2244]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-4, 2001 [Test # 1528]