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Most wickets
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
WPUJC Vaas 1994-2009 111 194 3906.2 895 10501 355 7/71 14/191 29.58 2.68 66.0 12 2
HMRKB Herath 1999-2014 57 103 2745.2 540 7556 260 9/127 14/184 29.06 2.75 63.3 21 4
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
ST Jayasuriya 1991-2007 110 140 1364.4 323 3366 98 5/34 9/74 34.34 2.46 83.5 2 0
GP Wickramasinghe 1991-2001 40 63 1210.0 248 3559 85 6/60 6/80 41.87 2.94 85.4 3 0
RJ Ratnayake 1983-1992 23 35 826.5 136 2563 73 6/66 9/125 35.10 3.09 67.9 5 0
BAW Mendis 2008-2014 19 31 788.2 118 2434 70 6/99 10/209 34.77 3.08 67.5 4 1
HDPK Dharmasena 1993-2004 31 53 1156.3 265 2920 69 6/72 8/183 42.31 2.52 100.5 3 0
DNT Zoysa 1997-2004 30 51 737.0 160 2157 64 5/20 8/73 33.70 2.92 69.0 1 0
ALF de Mel 1982-1986 17 27 586.2 92 2180 59 6/109 7/201 36.94 3.71 59.6 3 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
UWMBCA Welegedara 2007-2014 21 35 633.1 114 2273 55 5/52 6/106 41.32 3.58 69.0 2 0
RMS Eranga 2011-2014 15 28 536.5 112 1712 50 4/49 6/226 34.24 3.18 64.4 0 0
KMDN Kulasekara 2005-2014 21 38 594.3 120 1794 48 4/21 8/58 37.37 3.01 74.3 0 0
CPH Ramanayake 1988-1993 18 29 609.0 109 1880 44 5/82 8/157 42.72 3.08 83.0 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
RAS Lakmal 2010-2014 21 36 630.3 121 2100 43 4/78 6/105 48.83 3.33 87.9 0 0
SD Anurasiri 1986-1998 18 27 662.1 152 1548 41 4/71 5/149 37.75 2.33 96.9 0 0
TM Dilshan 1999-2013 87 76 564.1 83 1711 39 4/10 4/10 43.87 3.03 86.7 0 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
UDU Chandana 1999-2005 16 29 447.3 64 1535 37 6/179 10/210 41.48 3.43 72.5 3 1
MDK Perera 2014-2014 7 13 363.1 67 1083 36 5/69 8/129 30.08 2.98 60.5 3 0
KTGD Prasad 2008-2014 15 24 401.2 44 1596 33 5/50 6/125 48.36 3.97 72.9 1 0
KPJ Warnaweera 1986-1994 10 15 388.5 90 1021 32 4/25 8/188 31.90 2.62 72.9 0 0
PA de Silva 1984-2002 93 58 432.3 77 1208 29 3/30 3/34 41.65 2.79 89.4 0 0
VB John 1983-1984 6 9 213.3 53 614 28 5/60 8/159 21.92 2.87 45.7 2 0
T Thushara 2003-2010 10 18 278.0 35 1040 28 5/83 6/118 37.14 3.74 59.5 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
MF Maharoof 2004-2011 22 35 490.0 107 1631 25 4/52 5/122 65.24 3.32 117.6 0 0
MRCN Bandaratilleke 1998-2001 7 14 287.0 83 698 23 5/36 9/83 30.34 2.43 74.8 1 0
KJ Silva 1995-1998 7 11 255.3 72 647 20 4/16 7/35 32.35 2.53 76.6 0 0
AP Gurusinha 1985-1996 41 39 234.4 47 681 20 2/7 4/68 34.05 2.90 70.4 0 0
AD Mathews 2009-2014 44 50 394.0 76 1174 19 4/44 4/60 61.78 2.97 124.4 0 0
FS Ahangama 1985-1985 3 6 133.3 32 348 18 5/52 8/124 19.33 2.60 44.5 1 0
TCB Fernando 2001-2002 9 17 211.4 31 792 18 4/27 4/40 44.00 3.74 70.5 0 0
PDRL Perera 1999-2002 8 14 188.2 31 661 17 3/40 5/138 38.88 3.50 66.4 0 0
DK Liyanage 1992-2001 9 15 225.5 47 666 17 4/56 5/110 39.17 2.94 79.7 0 0
UC Hathurusingha 1991-1999 26 32 327.0 99 789 17 4/66 5/145 46.41 2.41 115.4 0 0
HMCM Bandara 1998-2006 8 14 192.0 29 633 16 3/84 5/153 39.56 3.29 72.0 0 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
A Ranatunga 1982-2000 93 56 395.3 114 1040 16 2/17 2/20 65.00 2.62 148.3 0 0
TT Samaraweera 2001-2013 81 35 221.1 36 689 15 4/49 6/67 45.93 3.11 88.4 0 0
N Pradeep 2011-2014 8 16 244.4 29 1019 14 4/123 5/112 72.78 4.16 104.8 0 0
RS Kalpage 1993-1999 11 16 262.4 49 774 12 2/27 4/167 64.50 2.94 131.3 0 0
WRS de Silva 2002-2007 3 6 72.0 18 209 11 4/35 4/63 19.00 2.90 39.2 0 0
RP Arnold 1997-2004 44 28 222.2 45 598 11 3/76 3/76 54.36 2.68 121.2 0 0
NLTC Perera 2011-2012 6 8 159.0 20 653 11 4/63 4/151 59.36 4.10 86.7 0 0
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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