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Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
GP Swann 7.0 1 16 4 10.5 England Cardiff 26 May 2011 Test # 1994
ST Jayasuriya 8.3 0 24 4 12.7 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
AF Giles 9.1 4 11 4 13.7 England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
WPUJC Vaas 9.5 2 28 4 14.7 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007 Test # 1854
CT Tremlett 10.0 2 40 4 15.0 England Cardiff 26 May 2011 Test # 1994
M Muralitharan 12.2 3 29 4 18.5 Sri Lanka Birmingham 25 May 2006 Test # 1803
HMRKB Herath 19.0 5 74 6 19.0 Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
LE Plunkett 15.5 2 64 5 19.0 England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
CT Tremlett 20.0 5 48 6 20.0 England Southampton 16 Jun 2011 Test # 1996
D Gough 14.0 1 73 4 21.0 England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
MJ Hoggard 14.0 4 27 4 21.0 England Lord's 11 May 2006 Test # 1802
MJ Hoggard 14.0 3 29 4 21.0 England Kandy 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
DL Underwood 18.0 6 28 5 21.6 England Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
PAJ DeFreitas 26.0 8 70 7 22.2 England Lord's 22 Aug 1991 Test # 1176
M Muralitharan 30.0 10 70 8 22.5 Sri Lanka Nottingham 2 Jun 2006 Test # 1804
AD Mathews 16.0 4 44 4 24.0 Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
JM Anderson 20.3 5 72 5 24.6 England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
JE Emburey 25.0 9 33 6 25.0 England Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
M Muralitharan 25.0 2 86 6 25.0 Sri Lanka Birmingham 25 May 2006 Test # 1803
ALF de Mel 17.0 2 70 4 25.5 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
KTGD Prasad 22.0 5 50 5 26.4 Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
IT Botham 27.0 6 90 6 27.0 England Lord's 23 Aug 1984 Test # 994
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 4 39 4 27.0 Sri Lanka Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
M Muralitharan 31.4 15 46 7 27.1 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
MJ Hoggard 23.0 2 92 5 27.6 England Birmingham 30 May 2002 Test # 1605
WPUJC Vaas 27.5 6 73 6 27.8 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
JM Anderson 19.0 10 25 4 28.5 England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
GP Swann 30.0 5 82 6 30.0 England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
AR Caddick 20.0 3 55 4 30.0 England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
RJ Ratnayake 27.0 4 69 5 32.4 Sri Lanka Lord's 22 Aug 1991 Test # 1176
D Gough 22.0 6 50 4 33.0 England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
HMRKB Herath 23.0 2 95 4 34.5 Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
M Muralitharan 35.0 14 55 6 35.0 Sri Lanka Kandy 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 36.2 Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
AF Giles 24.2 4 62 4 36.5 England Manchester 13 Jun 2002 Test # 1606
WPUJC Vaas 24.2 4 77 4 36.5 Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
KPJ Warnaweera 25.0 4 98 4 37.5 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 13 Mar 1993 Test # 1219
AJ Tudor 25.0 8 65 4 37.5 England Manchester 13 Jun 2002 Test # 1606
HMRKB Herath 38.0 9 97 6 38.0 Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
S Randiv 26.0 2 74 4 39.0 Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
PJ Newport 26.3 7 87 4 39.7 England Lord's 25 Aug 1988 Test # 1103
GP Swann 40.0 1 106 6 40.0 England Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
ST Jayasuriya 27.0 7 50 4 40.5 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
M Muralitharan 27.0 9 63 4 40.5 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 18 Dec 2003 Test # 1675
PCR Tufnell 34.3 14 94 5 41.4 England Lord's 22 Aug 1991 Test # 1176
UWMBCA Welegedara 28.0 4 122 4 42.0 Sri Lanka Lord's 3 Jun 2011 Test # 1995
GP Swann 28.1 4 75 4 42.2 England Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
N Pradeep 29.0 2 123 4 43.5 Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
LE Plunkett 29.0 2 112 4 43.5 England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
MS Panesar 37.1 13 78 5 44.6 England Nottingham 2 Jun 2006 Test # 1804

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2124]
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Apr 3-7, 2012 [Test # 2039]
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