Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan 1992-2010 132 228 7285.5 1786 18023 795 9/51 16/220 22.67 2.47 54.9 67 22
HMRKB Herath 1999-2018 93 170 4332.1 814 12157 433 9/127 14/184 28.07 2.80 60.0 34 9
WPUJC Vaas 1994-2009 111 194 3906.2 895 10501 355 7/71 14/191 29.58 2.68 66.0 12 2
MDK Perera 2014-2018 35 65 1493.2 205 4786 149 6/32 10/78 32.12 3.20 60.1 8 2
RJ Ratnayake 1983-1992 23 35 826.5 136 2563 73 6/66 9/125 35.10 3.09 67.9 5 0
KR Pushpakumara 1994-2001 23 38 632.0 98 2242 58 7/116 7/116 38.65 3.54 65.3 4 0
JR Ratnayeke 1982-1989 22 31 638.5 118 1972 56 8/83 8/108 35.21 3.08 68.4 4 0
BAW Mendis 2008-2014 19 31 788.2 118 2434 70 6/99 10/209 34.77 3.08 67.5 4 1
A Dananjaya 2018-2018 5 10 168.5 26 655 27 6/115 8/44 24.25 3.87 37.5 3 0
UDU Chandana 1999-2005 16 29 447.3 64 1535 37 6/179 10/210 41.48 3.43 72.5 3 1
ALF de Mel 1982-1986 17 27 586.2 92 2180 59 6/109 7/201 36.94 3.71 59.6 3 0
SL Malinga 2004-2010 30 59 868.1 112 3349 101 5/50 9/210 33.15 3.85 51.5 3 0
CRD Fernando 2000-2012 40 68 1030.1 143 3784 100 5/42 7/95 37.84 3.67 61.8 3 0
HDPK Dharmasena 1993-2004 31 53 1156.3 265 2920 69 6/72 8/183 42.31 2.52 100.5 3 0
GP Wickramasinghe 1991-2001 40 63 1210.0 248 3559 85 6/60 6/80 41.87 2.94 85.4 3 0
VB John 1983-1984 6 9 213.3 53 614 28 5/60 8/159 21.92 2.87 45.7 2 0
PHT Kaushal 2014-2015 7 14 276.2 22 1105 25 5/42 8/181 44.20 3.99 66.3 2 0
PADLR Sandakan 2016-2018 11 20 343.5 37 1276 37 5/95 7/107 34.48 3.71 55.7 2 0
UWMBCA Welegedara 2007-2014 21 35 633.1 114 2273 55 5/52 6/106 41.32 3.58 69.0 2 0
ST Jayasuriya 1991-2007 110 140 1364.4 323 3366 98 5/34 9/74 34.34 2.46 83.5 2 0
AK Kuruppuarachchi 1986-1987 2 3 45.2 6 149 8 5/44 7/85 18.62 3.28 34.0 1 0
RAP Nissanka 2003-2003 4 7 97.5 21 366 10 5/64 5/128 36.60 3.74 58.7 1 0
FS Ahangama 1985-1985 3 6 133.3 32 348 18 5/52 8/124 19.33 2.60 44.5 1 0
PVD Chameera 2015-2016 6 11 172.5 10 726 22 5/47 9/115 33.00 4.20 47.1 1 0
KSC de Silva 1997-1999 8 14 264.1 42 889 16 5/85 5/158 55.56 3.36 99.0 1 0
T Thushara 2003-2010 10 18 278.0 35 1040 28 5/83 6/118 37.14 3.74 59.5 1 0
MRCN Bandaratilleke 1998-2001 7 14 287.0 83 698 23 5/36 9/83 30.34 2.43 74.8 1 0
GF Labrooy 1986-1991 9 15 359.4 58 1194 27 5/133 7/90 44.22 3.31 79.9 1 0
CBRLS Kumara 2016-2018 13 23 403.5 40 1602 44 6/122 7/135 36.40 3.96 55.0 1 0
DS de Silva 1982-1984 12 19 505.1 108 1347 37 5/59 9/162 36.40 2.66 81.9 1 0
S Randiv 2010-2012 12 21 524.2 70 1613 43 5/82 9/162 37.51 3.07 73.1 1 0
CPH Ramanayake 1988-1993 18 29 609.0 109 1880 44 5/82 8/157 42.72 3.08 83.0 1 0
KTGD Prasad 2008-2015 25 44 721.1 96 2698 75 5/50 8/169 35.97 3.74 57.6 1 0
DNT Zoysa 1997-2004 30 51 737.0 160 2157 64 5/20 8/73 33.70 2.92 69.0 1 0
N Pradeep 2011-2017 28 53 846.1 130 3003 70 6/132 7/180 42.90 3.54 72.5 1 0
RAS Lakmal 2010-2018 53 94 1582.0 297 5024 122 5/63 7/119 41.18 3.17 77.8 1 0
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:
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 1st Test, Dec 15-19, 2018 [Test # 2335]
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), 3rd Test, Nov 23-26, 2018 [Test # 2329]
Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, 2nd Test, Nov 14-18, 2018 [Test # 2326]