Most wickets
Player Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
VD Philander (SA) 2 4 63.1 14 202 16 5/49 10/102 12.62 3.19 23.6 2 1
DW Steyn (SA) 3 6 103.4 21 302 14 5/73 6/54 21.57 2.91 44.4 1 0
HMRKB Herath (SL) 3 4 115.3 22 277 10 5/79 9/128 27.70 2.39 69.3 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 3 6 111.0 13 362 10 3/106 5/160 36.20 3.26 66.6 0 0
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 3 4 92.4 19 288 9 5/52 5/85 32.00 3.10 61.7 1 0
M de Lange (SA) 1 2 36.2 5 126 8 7/81 8/126 15.75 3.46 27.2 1 0
M Morkel (SA) 3 6 91.1 14 333 8 2/46 4/107 41.62 3.65 68.3 0 0
NLTC Perera (SL) 3 4 68.0 5 320 5 3/114 3/114 64.00 4.70 81.6 0 0
JH Kallis (SA) 3 5 47.5 9 146 3 3/35 3/35 48.66 3.05 95.6 0 0
CRD Fernando (SL) 2 3 47.0 5 186 3 2/29 2/58 62.00 3.95 94.0 0 0
TM Dilshan (SL) 3 4 23.0 4 84 2 1/17 1/17 42.00 3.65 69.0 0 0
KTGD Prasad (SL) 1 2 30.0 2 156 2 2/154 2/156 78.00 5.20 90.0 0 0
AD Mathews (SL) 3 4 26.0 4 80 1 1/13 1/13 80.00 3.07 156.0 0 0
TT Samaraweera (SL) 3 1 1.0 0 1 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0
GC Smith (SA) 3 1 2.0 0 7 0 - - - 3.50 - 0 0
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, 2nd Test, Dec 26-29, 2011 [Test # 2026]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 15-17, 2011 [Test # 2023]