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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
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
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
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
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
PJ Newport (Eng) 1 47.3 11 164 7 4/87 7/164 23.42 3.45 40.7 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Match, 1988
JM Anderson (Eng) 2 81.0 24 203 7 3/66 4/137 29.00 2.50 69.4 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
IT Botham (Eng) 1 56.0 12 204 7 6/90 7/204 29.14 3.64 48.0 1 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Match, 1984
MJ Hoggard (Eng) 2 64.0 12 205 7 4/29 6/84 29.28 3.20 54.8 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2007/08
SI Mahmood (Eng) 2 66.0 10 212 7 3/50 5/168 30.28 3.21 56.5 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2006
S Randiv (SL) 2 71.1 6 223 7 4/74 6/100 31.85 3.13 61.0 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2011/12
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2 94.0 26 242 7 3/43 4/110 34.57 2.57 80.5 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014
UWMBCA Welegedara (SL) 2 62.0 8 262 7 4/122 5/172 37.42 4.22 53.1 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
AR Caddick (Eng) 3 93.0 18 276 7 3/47 6/114 39.42 2.96 79.7 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2002
AF Giles (Eng) 3 121.1 30 309 7 4/11 6/70 44.14 2.55 103.8 0 0
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
RAS Lakmal (SL) 3 88.2 8 363 7 3/99 3/99 51.85 4.10 75.7 0 0
Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2011
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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