Best bowling figures in a match
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 66.4 26 115 13 1.72 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
M Muralitharan 35.5 11 82 12 2.28 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
M Muralitharan 71.5 31 117 12 1.62 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
Mohammad Asif 35.0 13 71 11 2.02 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
Waqar Younis 32.0 5 119 11 3.71 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
M Muralitharan 25.3 4 83 10 3.25 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
M Muralitharan 59.3 21 135 10 2.26 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
SK Warne 41.2 5 155 10 3.75 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
Tauseef Ahmed 28.0 11 77 9 2.75 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
M Muralitharan 71.0 26 140 9 1.97 Sri Lanka v England 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
M Muralitharan 65.3 12 221 9 3.37 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
RJ Hadlee 27.5 11 43 8 1.54 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
D Gough 36.0 7 123 8 3.41 England v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
FS Ahangama 51.0 13 124 8 2.43 Sri Lanka v India 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
M Muralitharan 96.0 46 124 8 1.29 Sri Lanka v England 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
M Muralitharan 73.0 28 139 8 1.90 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
VB John 47.0 8 159 8 3.38 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
AF Giles 59.4 10 217 8 3.63 England v Sri Lanka 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
SL Boock 32.3 11 91 7 2.80 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
CR Miller 33.3 8 110 7 3.28 Australia v Sri Lanka 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
DBL Powell 41.1 8 114 7 2.76 West Indies v Sri Lanka 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
BKV Prasad 39.0 11 124 7 3.17 India v Sri Lanka 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
M Muralitharan 51.1 9 128 7 2.50 Sri Lanka v Australia 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
Z Khan 45.0 10 138 7 3.06 India v Sri Lanka 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
D Ramnarine 41.0 8 147 7 3.58 West Indies v Sri Lanka 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
B Yardley 51.0 13 166 7 3.25 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 1.46 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
WPUJC Vaas 31.0 9 58 6 1.87 Sri Lanka v Australia 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
WPUJC Vaas 41.0 11 78 6 1.90 Sri Lanka v England 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
MJ Hoggard 32.0 8 84 6 2.62 England v Sri Lanka 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
WPUJC Vaas 35.0 10 95 6 2.71 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
TG Hogan 36.2 7 116 6 3.19 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
WPUJC Vaas 53.2 11 136 6 2.55 Sri Lanka v England 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
DNT Zoysa 49.0 14 156 6 3.18 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
MS Panesar 59.0 9 178 6 3.01 England v Sri Lanka 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
Imran Khan 25.0 5 49 5 1.96 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
SK Warne 22.5 7 70 5 3.06 Australia v Sri Lanka 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
WPUJC Vaas 37.3 14 79 5 2.10 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
M Muralitharan 29.4 7 85 5 2.86 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
JN Gillespie 32.0 5 101 5 3.15 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
Wasim Akram 40.2 16 102 5 2.52 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
AR Caddick 38.0 8 110 5 2.89 England v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
M Dillon 39.0 6 115 5 2.94 West Indies v Sri Lanka 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
WPUJC Vaas 44.2 11 117 5 2.63 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
N Kapil Dev 43.0 8 120 5 2.79 India v Sri Lanka 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
WPUJC Vaas 35.1 6 132 5 3.75 Sri Lanka v England 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
MS Kasprowicz 41.0 6 138 5 3.36 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
M Muralitharan 66.5 11 171 5 2.55 Sri Lanka v South Africa 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
M Muralitharan 90.0 28 177 5 1.96 Sri Lanka v England 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
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]