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Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
HMRKB Herath 55.2 5 184 14 3.32 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
R Ashwin 43.2 14 85 12 1.96 India v New Zealand Hyderabad (Deccan) 23 Aug 2012 Test # 2054
MG Johnson 33.1 4 127 12 3.82 Australia v South Africa Centurion 12 Feb 2014 Test # 2119
HMRKB Herath 64.3 15 157 12 2.43 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
HMRKB Herath 57.0 14 171 12 3.00 Sri Lanka v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
R Ashwin 74.0 18 198 12 2.67 India v Australia Chennai 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2074
DW Steyn 36.5 16 60 11 1.62 South Africa v Pakistan Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
JM Anderson 37.0 15 71 11 1.91 England v Pakistan Nottingham 29 Jul 2010 Test # 1967
HMRKB Herath 48.0 8 108 11 2.25 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
Saeed Ajmal 56.5 20 111 11 1.95 Pakistan v West Indies Providence 12 May 2011 Test # 1992
Saeed Ajmal 49.1 9 118 11 2.40 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Harare 3 Sep 2013 Test # 2095
SCJ Broad 43.0 10 121 11 2.81 England v Australia Chester-le-Street 9 Aug 2013 Test # 2093
SCJ Broad 58.5 12 165 11 2.80 England v West Indies Lord's 17 May 2012 Test # 2043
MS Panesar 69.0 15 210 11 3.04 England v India Mumbai 23 Nov 2012 Test # 2062
TA Boult 27.5 7 80 10 2.87 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 11 Dec 2013 Test # 2106
PP Ojha 29.2 8 89 10 3.03 India v West Indies Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102
S Shillingford 36.5 8 93 10 2.52 West Indies v Zimbabwe Roseau 20 Mar 2013 Test # 2083
Saeed Ajmal 42.0 11 97 10 2.30 Pakistan v England Dubai (DSC) 17 Jan 2012 Test # 2030
VD Philander 24.1 3 102 10 4.22 South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
DW Steyn 34.5 7 108 10 3.10 South Africa v India Nagpur 6 Feb 2010 Test # 1951
I Sharma 41.2 11 108 10 2.61 India v West Indies Bridgetown 28 Jun 2011 Test # 1998
TG Southee 47.2 12 108 10 2.28 New Zealand v England Lord's 16 May 2013 Test # 2088
VD Philander 30.5 6 114 10 3.69 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Mar 2012 Test # 2036
MG Johnson 36.1 8 132 10 3.64 Australia v New Zealand Hamilton 27 Mar 2010 Test # 1957
GP Swann 41.0 13 132 10 3.21 England v New Zealand Leeds 24 May 2013 Test # 2089
KAJ Roach 45.0 9 146 10 3.24 West Indies v Australia Port of Spain 15 Apr 2012 Test # 2041
Saeed Ajmal 60.1 11 147 10 2.44 Pakistan v South Africa Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
Z Khan 39.3 5 149 10 3.77 India v Bangladesh Dhaka 24 Jan 2010 Test # 1950
JM Anderson 55.5 13 158 10 2.82 England v Australia Nottingham 10 Jul 2013 Test # 2090
GP Swann 68.1 5 181 10 2.65 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
GP Swann 78.3 19 217 10 2.76 England v Bangladesh Chittagong 12 Mar 2010 Test # 1954
S Shillingford 81.5 16 219 10 2.67 West Indies v Australia Roseau 23 Apr 2012 Test # 2042

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]
England v India at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 15-17, 2014 [Test # 2137]
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]
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