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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 3 117.5 48 230 23 5/29 10/102 10.00 1.95 30.7 2 1
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2 118.0 21 278 20 6/43 11/108 13.90 2.35 35.4 3 1
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2012/13
M Muralitharan (SL) 3 155.0 41 374 19 5/30 9/227 19.68 2.41 48.9 2 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
M Muralitharan (SL) 2 94.2 24 217 17 6/87 10/118 12.76 2.30 33.2 1 1
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2006/07
DL Vettori (NZ) 3 159.0 52 361 17 6/64 7/116 21.23 2.27 56.1 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2 85.4 22 177 16 6/87 10/90 11.06 2.06 32.1 3 1
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1994/95
MRCN Bandaratilleke (SL) 3 160.0 45 339 16 5/36 9/83 21.18 2.11 60.0 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
VB John (SL) 3 129.0 28 373 16 5/86 8/159 23.31 2.89 48.3 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
M Muralitharan (SL) 2 123.0 18 317 13 4/73 7/161 24.38 2.57 56.7 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2009
M Muralitharan (SL) 2 161.5 59 320 13 5/49 8/139 24.61 1.97 74.6 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2003
GF Labrooy (SL) 3 131.3 26 357 13 4/42 7/90 27.46 2.71 60.6 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
RJ Ratnayake (SL) 3 160.0 27 420 13 5/77 6/147 32.30 2.62 73.8 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
DK Morrison (NZ) 3 136.0 23 476 13 5/153 5/153 36.61 3.50 62.7 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
TG Southee (NZ) 2 60.0 13 166 12 5/62 8/120 13.83 2.76 30.0 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2012/13
SB Doull (NZ) 2 69.5 18 193 12 5/58 8/140 16.08 2.76 34.9 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1996/97
W Watson (NZ) 3 150.4 38 365 12 4/121 5/140 30.41 2.42 75.3 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
DL Vettori (NZ) 2 82.2 24 221 11 5/84 9/130 20.09 2.68 44.9 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1996/97
CS Martin (NZ) 2 76.0 20 237 11 6/54 7/104 21.54 3.11 41.4 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2004/05
TA Boult (NZ) 2 95.0 17 255 11 4/100 7/125 23.18 2.68 51.8 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2014/15
SL Boock (NZ) 3 121.3 40 257 11 5/28 7/91 23.36 2.11 66.2 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
SL Malinga (SL) 2 92.4 11 334 11 5/80 9/210 30.36 3.60 50.5 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2004/05
CPH Ramanayake (SL) 3 149.0 33 468 11 2/39 4/149 42.54 3.14 81.2 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
EJ Chatfield (NZ) 2 70.4 19 141 10 4/66 7/81 14.10 1.99 42.4 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1982/83
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 2 77.3 27 141 10 4/33 6/81 14.10 1.81 46.5 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1982/83
DL Vettori (NZ) 2 58.3 7 193 10 7/130 10/183 19.30 3.29 35.1 1 1
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2006/07
EJ Chatfield (NZ) 2 80.0 23 203 10 5/63 5/90 20.30 2.53 48.0 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
HT Davis (NZ) 2 78.2 15 211 10 5/63 6/98 21.10 2.69 47.0 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1996/97
SE Bond (NZ) 2 67.1 11 258 10 4/63 7/106 25.80 3.84 40.3 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2006/07
CL Cairns (NZ) 3 73.4 7 280 10 5/62 6/137 28.00 3.80 44.2 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
PJ Wiseman (NZ) 3 112.5 30 288 10 5/82 7/143 28.80 2.55 67.7 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
DL Vettori (NZ) 2 121.1 28 325 10 4/78 5/159 32.50 2.68 72.7 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2009
TA Boult (NZ) 2 59.1 17 136 9 4/42 7/75 15.11 2.29 39.4 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2012/13
BL Cairns (NZ) 2 62.0 20 157 9 4/47 8/96 17.44 2.53 41.3 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1982/83
SL Malinga (SL) 2 57.4 8 208 9 5/68 7/130 23.11 3.60 38.4 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2006/07
KPJ Warnaweera (SL) 2 107.0 37 209 9 4/25 6/132 23.22 1.95 71.3 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1992/93
CL Cairns (NZ) 1 59.0 11 211 9 5/75 9/211 23.44 3.57 39.3 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1990/91
JEC Franklin (NZ) 2 67.3 13 254 9 4/71 5/122 28.22 3.76 45.0 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2004/05
HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 2 58.1 10 137 8 6/72 6/88 17.12 2.35 43.6 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
VB John (SL) 2 45.2 13 143 8 5/60 6/98 17.87 3.15 34.0 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1982/83
MC Snedden (NZ) 2 74.0 19 155 8 3/21 5/77 19.37 2.09 55.5 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 1982/83
JR Ratnayeke (SL) 2 82.0 28 187 8 5/42 5/59 23.37 2.28 61.5 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
HMRKB Herath (SL) 1 82.0 20 209 8 5/139 8/209 26.12 2.54 61.5 1 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2009
T Thushara (SL) 2 69.3 8 233 8 4/81 6/118 29.12 3.35 52.1 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2009
TG Southee (NZ) 2 92.4 21 236 8 4/91 6/108 29.50 2.54 69.5 0 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2014/15
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2 90.0 21 271 8 6/108 6/108 33.87 3.01 67.5 1 0
Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series, 2004/05
DS de Silva (SL) 3 125.3 28 293 8 3/59 4/128 36.62 2.33 94.1 0 0
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1983/84
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 2nd Test, Jan 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2155]
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-29, 2014 [Test # 2151]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2012 [Test # 2063]
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