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Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (SL) 3 231.4 109 320 26 7/46 11/93 12.30 1.38 53.4 1 1
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2003/04
M Muralitharan (SL) 3 146.2 35 405 24 8/70 11/132 16.87 2.76 36.5 2 2
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
JM Anderson (ENG) 3 96.4 30 227 21 5/16 10/45 10.80 2.34 27.6 3 1
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2016
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2 119.0 23 341 19 6/74 12/171 17.94 2.86 37.5 3 1
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2011/12
M Muralitharan (SL) 3 187.2 50 411 19 6/55 9/140 21.63 2.19 59.1 2 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2007/08
AF Giles (ENG) 3 197.3 49 539 18 5/116 8/132 29.94 2.72 65.8 1 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2003/04
M Muralitharan (SL) 1 113.5 41 220 16 9/65 16/220 13.75 1.93 42.6 2 1
Sri Lanka in England Test Match, 1998
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 3 126.4 37 236 16 4/24 8/94 14.75 1.86 47.5 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 3 110.5 30 244 16 6/73 6/78 15.25 2.20 41.5 1 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
GP Swann (ENG) 2 121.1 13 355 16 6/82 10/181 22.18 2.92 45.4 2 1
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2011/12
CT Tremlett (ENG) 3 116.0 30 351 15 6/48 7/114 23.40 3.02 46.4 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 3 136.0 34 369 15 4/27 6/137 24.60 2.71 54.4 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
D Gough (ENG) 3 82.0 16 274 14 4/50 8/123 19.57 3.34 35.1 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
M Muralitharan (SL) 3 236.0 66 421 14 4/66 7/145 30.07 1.78 101.1 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 3 133.0 22 449 14 5/92 7/147 32.07 3.37 57.0 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2002
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 3 103.2 24 273 13 4/77 6/136 21.00 2.64 47.6 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2003/04
JM Anderson (ENG) 2 94.5 27 258 12 4/25 7/118 21.50 2.72 47.4 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014
GP Swann (ENG) 3 103.2 16 283 12 4/16 7/94 23.58 2.73 51.6 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
SCJ Broad (ENG) 3 94.0 20 295 12 4/21 5/78 24.58 3.13 47.0 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2016
A Flintoff (ENG) 3 128.5 23 354 12 3/52 4/78 29.50 2.74 64.4 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
LE Plunkett (ENG) 3 94.4 20 298 11 3/17 6/60 27.09 3.14 51.6 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 3 111.0 25 321 11 4/28 5/132 29.18 2.89 60.5 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2007/08
LE Plunkett (ENG) 2 92.5 11 331 11 5/64 9/176 30.09 3.56 50.6 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014
RMS Eranga (SL) 2 104.4 30 357 11 4/93 6/226 32.45 3.41 57.0 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014
MS Panesar (ENG) 3 99.1 32 210 10 5/78 5/81 21.00 2.11 59.5 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
N Pradeep (SL) 3 96.0 21 316 10 4/107 5/141 31.60 3.29 57.6 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2016
AJ Tudor (ENG) 2 64.5 18 159 9 4/65 7/109 17.66 2.45 43.2 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2002
JM Anderson (ENG) 2 73.0 18 196 9 5/72 5/98 21.77 2.68 48.6 1 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2011/12
A Flintoff (ENG) 3 97.0 20 221 9 3/42 4/74 24.55 2.27 64.6 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2003/04
AR Caddick (ENG) 3 87.1 24 225 9 4/55 5/110 25.00 2.58 58.1 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
RDB Croft (ENG) 3 111.0 28 258 9 4/56 5/74 28.66 2.32 74.0 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
DL Underwood (ENG) 1 55.5 21 95 8 5/28 8/95 11.87 1.70 41.8 1 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Match, 1981/82
PAJ DeFreitas (ENG) 1 48.0 16 115 8 7/70 8/115 14.37 2.39 36.0 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Match, 1991
CR Woakes (ENG) 2 53.3 18 150 8 3/9 5/112 18.75 2.80 40.1 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2016
KPJ Warnaweera (SL) 1 65.1 15 188 8 4/90 8/188 23.50 2.88 48.8 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Match, 1992/93
M Muralitharan (SL) 2 126.0 32 297 8 5/143 5/143 37.12 2.35 94.5 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2002
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2 127.3 23 351 8 4/95 5/231 43.87 2.75 95.6 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014
SCJ Broad (ENG) 3 119.0 19 390 8 2/21 4/134 48.75 3.27 89.2 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
MS Panesar (ENG) 3 135.0 19 405 8 3/46 6/178 50.62 3.00 101.2 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2007/08
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 3rd Test, Jun 9-13, 2016 [Test # 2205]
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, 2nd Test, May 27-30, 2016 [Test # 2204]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 1st Test, May 19-21, 2016 [Test # 2203]
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