England v Sri Lanka / Records / Test matches / Most wickets

Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2007 16 30 1102.1 348 2247 112 9/65 16/220 20.06 2.03 59.0 8 4
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 2001-2007 15 28 564.2 118 1537 49 6/73 6/78 31.36 2.72 69.1 1 0
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2002-2007 9 17 362.0 74 1105 37 5/92 7/147 29.86 3.05 58.7 1 0
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2011-2014 7 12 342.2 56 991 33 6/74 12/171 30.03 2.89 62.2 3 1
AF Giles (Eng) 2001-2003 8 14 396.1 90 1038 31 5/116 8/132 33.48 2.62 76.6 1 0
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2014 8 14 311.3 81 909 30 5/72 7/118 30.30 2.91 62.3 1 0
GP Swann (Eng) 2011-2012 5 10 224.3 29 638 28 6/82 10/181 22.78 2.84 48.1 2 1
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1991-2007 14 24 373.3 100 780 27 4/24 8/94 28.88 2.08 83.0 0 0
A Flintoff (Eng) 2002-2006 9 17 332.5 63 887 27 3/42 4/74 32.85 2.66 73.9 0 0
LE Plunkett (Eng) 2006-2014 5 10 187.3 31 629 22 5/64 9/176 28.59 3.35 51.1 1 0
MS Panesar (Eng) 2006-2012 7 11 281.1 68 716 20 5/78 6/178 35.80 2.54 84.3 1 0
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2007-2014 7 13 281.0 55 831 18 3/43 4/110 46.16 2.95 93.6 0 0
D Gough (Eng) 1998-2001 4 6 112.0 21 376 16 4/50 8/123 23.50 3.35 42.0 0 0
AR Caddick (Eng) 2001-2002 6 10 180.1 42 501 16 4/55 6/114 31.31 2.78 67.5 0 0
CRD Fernando (SL) 2001-2011 8 15 178.5 19 724 16 3/27 4/82 45.25 4.04 67.0 0 0
CT Tremlett (Eng) 2011-2011 3 6 116.0 30 351 15 6/48 7/114 23.40 3.02 46.4 1 0
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2007-2012 4 7 108.0 14 424 12 4/122 5/172 35.33 3.92 54.0 0 0
JE Emburey (Eng) 1982-1993 3 6 112.0 30 291 11 6/33 6/88 26.45 2.59 61.0 1 0
IT Botham (Eng) 1982-1991 3 6 96.5 19 310 11 6/90 7/204 28.18 3.20 52.8 1 0
RMS Eranga (SL) 2014-2014 2 4 104.4 30 357 11 4/93 6/226 32.45 3.41 57.0 0 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2006-2007 5 10 146.4 20 491 10 3/78 3/115 49.10 3.34 88.0 0 0
AJ Tudor (Eng) 2002-2002 2 4 64.5 18 159 9 4/65 7/109 17.66 2.45 43.2 0 0
ALF de Mel (SL) 1982-1984 2 3 67.1 16 213 9 4/70 5/103 23.66 3.17 44.7 0 0
RDB Croft (Eng) 2001-2001 3 5 111.0 28 258 9 4/56 5/74 28.66 2.32 74.0 0 0
DL Underwood (Eng) 1982-1982 1 2 55.5 21 95 8 5/28 8/95 11.87 1.70 41.8 1 0
PAJ DeFreitas (Eng) 1991-1991 1 2 48.0 16 115 8 7/70 8/115 14.37 2.39 36.0 1 0
KPJ Warnaweera (SL) 1993-1993 1 2 65.1 15 188 8 4/90 8/188 23.50 2.88 48.8 0 0
PCR Tufnell (Eng) 1991-1993 2 4 82.1 22 259 8 5/94 5/117 32.37 3.15 61.6 1 0
RAS Lakmal (SL) 2011-2012 5 7 129.2 19 511 8 3/99 3/99 63.87 3.95 97.0 0 0
CC Lewis (Eng) 1991-1993 2 4 67.0 15 147 7 4/66 5/87 21.00 2.19 57.4 0 0
PJ Newport (Eng) 1988-1988 1 2 47.3 11 164 7 4/87 7/164 23.42 3.45 40.7 0 0
KTGD Prasad (SL) 2012-2014 2 3 65.0 16 188 7 5/50 6/125 26.85 2.89 55.7 1 0
SI Mahmood (Eng) 2006-2006 2 4 66.0 10 212 7 3/50 5/168 30.28 3.21 56.5 0 0
ST Finn (Eng) 2011-2012 2 4 78.5 15 220 7 4/108 4/139 31.42 2.79 67.5 0 0
S Randiv (SL) 2012-2012 2 4 71.1 6 223 7 4/74 6/100 31.85 3.13 61.0 0 0
DV Lawrence (Eng) 1988-1991 2 4 74.1 19 255 7 2/61 4/144 36.42 3.43 63.5 0 0
HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 1998-2003 5 10 197.3 51 466 7 1/21 2/91 66.57 2.35 169.2 0 0
SJ Harmison (Eng) 2007-2007 2 2 75.5 13 215 6 3/104 3/104 35.83 2.83 75.8 0 0
RJ Kirtley (Eng) 2003-2003 2 3 81.0 18 302 6 2/62 4/171 50.33 3.72 81.0 0 0
N Pradeep (SL) 2014-2014 2 4 77.0 10 305 6 4/123 4/160 50.83 3.96 77.0 0 0
DNT Zoysa (SL) 2001-2002 3 5 89.0 14 310 6 3/93 3/93 51.66 3.48 89.0 0 0
GJ Batty (Eng) 2003-2003 3 5 124.2 20 396 6 3/55 5/153 66.00 3.18 124.3 0 0
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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