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Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
TM Dilshan 4.2 1 10 4 6.5 v Bangladesh Chittagong 3 Jan 2009 Test # 1905
M Muralitharan 5.2 1 14 4 8.0 v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
M Muralitharan 7.3 3 15 5 9.0 v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 25 Jun 2007 Test # 1837
M Muralitharan 10.0 1 39 6 10.0 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
M Muralitharan 10.4 4 18 6 10.6 v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
M Muralitharan 9.4 4 13 5 11.6 v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 2001 Test # 1561
DNT Zoysa 9.5 2 20 5 11.8 v Zimbabwe Harare 6 May 2004 Test # 1698
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 12.2 v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
ST Jayasuriya 8.3 0 24 4 12.7 v England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
M Muralitharan 13.0 3 26 6 13.0 v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
CRD Fernando 11.0 2 60 5 13.2 v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 20 Sep 2005 Test # 1766
SL Malinga 9.0 1 25 4 13.5 v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
KMDN Kulasekara 9.0 3 21 4 13.5 v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 12 Jul 2009 Test # 1924
S Randiv 9.3 1 13 4 14.2 v Pakistan Galle 22 Jun 2012 Test # 2046
WPUJC Vaas 9.5 2 28 4 14.7 v England Galle 18 Dec 2007 Test # 1854
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 14.8 v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 15.0 v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
RAP Nissanka 12.3 0 64 5 15.0 v West Indies Kingston 27 Jun 2003 Test # 1649
KR Pushpakumara 12.4 1 41 5 15.2 v West Indies Kingstown 20 Jun 1997 Test # 1371
HDPK Dharmasena 12.4 0 57 5 15.2 v India Mumbai 3 Dec 1997 Test # 1390
KJ Silva 10.1 4 16 4 15.2 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 18 Sep 1996 Test # 1334
ALF de Mel 14.0 0 68 5 16.8 v India Chennai 17 Sep 1982 Test # 934
ST Jayasuriya 14.1 4 34 5 17.0 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
HMRKB Herath 11.3 5 15 4 17.2 v Pakistan Galle 4 Jul 2009 Test # 1921
JR Ratnayeke 23.2 5 83 8 17.5 v Pakistan Sialkot 27 Oct 1985 Test # 1027
TT Samaraweera 11.4 1 49 4 17.5 v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
AK Kuruppuarachchi 14.5 2 44 5 17.8 v Pakistan Colombo (CCC) 14 Mar 1986 Test # 1041
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 8 29 6 18.0 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
HMRKB Herath 18.0 3 43 6 18.0 v New Zealand Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
TCB Fernando 12.0 2 27 4 18.0 v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
CRD Fernando 12.0 0 49 4 18.0 v South Africa Centurion 15 Nov 2002 Test # 1626
HMRKB Herath 12.0 4 38 4 18.0 v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
M Muralitharan 12.1 3 31 4 18.2 v New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2006 Test # 1822
M Muralitharan 12.2 3 29 4 18.5 v England Birmingham 25 May 2006 Test # 1803
HMRKB Herath 19.0 5 74 6 19.0 v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
ST Jayasuriya 12.4 3 40 4 19.0 v Zimbabwe Harare 26 Nov 1999 Test # 1473
WRS de Silva 13.0 5 35 4 19.5 v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
CRD Fernando 13.0 2 48 4 19.5 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006 Test # 1810
RJ Ratnayake 19.4 2 66 6 19.6 v Australia Hobart 16 Dec 1989 Test # 1133
M Muralitharan 19.5 6 54 6 19.8 v Bangladesh Chittagong 28 Feb 2006 Test # 1784
M Muralitharan 16.4 4 39 5 20.0 v Pakistan Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
UWMBCA Welegedara 16.4 3 52 5 20.0 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026
JR Ratnayeke 17.0 3 37 5 20.4 v Pakistan Colombo (CCC) 14 Mar 1986 Test # 1041
M Muralitharan 17.0 1 63 5 20.4 v India Galle 18 Jul 2010 Test # 1964
SL Malinga 17.0 2 50 5 20.4 v India Galle 18 Jul 2010 Test # 1964
M Muralitharan 21.0 8 36 6 21.0 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
M Muralitharan 21.0 5 54 6 21.0 v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
KPJ Warnaweera 14.0 3 25 4 21.0 v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
SL Malinga 14.0 1 71 4 21.0 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
GP Wickramasinghe 21.2 6 60 6 21.3 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 18 Nov 1999 Test # 1470

Minimum of 4 wickets

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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