Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
Abdul Razzaq 6.5 1 20 4 10.2 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
RJ Hadlee 7.0 4 8 4 10.5 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
SL Boock 9.3 4 28 5 11.4 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 12.2 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 14.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
Mohammad Asif 12.0 6 27 5 14.4 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 14.8 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
Tauseef Ahmed 15.0 7 45 6 15.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 15.0 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
DBL Powell 13.1 4 25 5 15.8 West Indies v Sri Lanka 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
TCB Fernando 12.0 2 27 4 18.0 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
Maninder Singh 12.3 4 31 4 18.7 India v Sri Lanka 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
SK Warne 16.0 4 52 5 19.2 Australia v Sri Lanka 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
M Muralitharan 16.4 4 39 5 20.0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Muralitharan 21.0 5 54 6 21.0 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
D Gough 14.0 1 73 4 21.0 England v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
MJ Hoggard 14.0 3 29 4 21.0 England v Sri Lanka 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
Wasim Akram 14.2 4 32 4 21.5 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
Waqar Younis 18.0 1 85 5 21.6 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
M Muralitharan 15.0 4 48 4 22.5 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
Mohammad Asif 23.0 7 44 6 23.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
D Ramnarine 16.0 2 66 4 24.0 West Indies v Sri Lanka 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
DNT Zoysa 16.0 3 54 4 24.0 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
SK Warne 20.1 3 65 5 24.2 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
BKV Prasad 21.0 7 72 5 25.2 India v Sri Lanka 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
SK Warne 21.1 2 90 5 25.4 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
M Muralitharan 40.0 19 51 9 26.6 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 4 39 4 27.0 Sri Lanka v England 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
FS Ahangama 24.0 7 52 5 28.8 Sri Lanka v India 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
B Yardley 25.0 7 88 5 30.0 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
AR Caddick 20.0 3 55 4 30.0 England v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
JN Gillespie 20.0 1 76 4 30.0 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
TG Hogan 25.2 6 66 5 30.4 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
CR Miller 20.3 6 62 4 30.7 Australia v Sri Lanka 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
RJ Hadlee 20.5 7 35 4 31.2 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
WPUJC Vaas 21.0 3 65 4 31.5 Sri Lanka v India 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
D Gough 22.0 6 50 4 33.0 England v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
WPUJC Vaas 22.0 8 56 4 33.0 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
Z Khan 23.0 4 76 4 34.5 India v Sri Lanka 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
M Muralitharan 29.0 18 23 5 34.8 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
M Muralitharan 35.0 14 55 6 35.0 Sri Lanka v England 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
VB John 29.1 7 86 5 35.0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
Danish Kaneria 23.2 6 53 4 35.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Muralitharan 23.4 5 54 4 35.5 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
M Muralitharan 35.5 16 81 6 35.8 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
MS Kasprowicz 24.0 5 83 4 36.0 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
WPUJC Vaas 24.2 4 77 4 36.5 Sri Lanka v England 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
M Muralitharan 42.5 13 94 7 36.7 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
M Muralitharan 25.1 4 63 4 37.7 Sri Lanka v Australia 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
KR Pushpakumara 26.0 3 145 4 39.0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 4 wickets

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]