Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 40.0 19 51 9 1.27 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 2.81 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
M Muralitharan 42.5 13 94 7 2.19 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 1.46 Sri Lanka v West Indies 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 1.88 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 2.42 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
Mohammad Asif 23.0 7 44 6 1.91 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
Tauseef Ahmed 15.0 7 45 6 3.00 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
M Muralitharan 21.0 5 54 6 2.57 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
M Muralitharan 35.0 14 55 6 1.57 Sri Lanka v England 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
M Muralitharan 35.5 16 81 6 2.26 Sri Lanka v West Indies 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
M Muralitharan 29.0 18 23 5 0.79 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
DBL Powell 13.1 4 25 5 1.89 West Indies v Sri Lanka 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
Mohammad Asif 12.0 6 27 5 2.25 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
SL Boock 9.3 4 28 5 2.94 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
M Muralitharan 16.4 4 39 5 2.34 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Muralitharan 39.0 18 49 5 1.25 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
FS Ahangama 24.0 7 52 5 2.16 Sri Lanka v India 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
SK Warne 16.0 4 52 5 3.25 Australia v Sri Lanka 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
SK Warne 20.1 3 65 5 3.22 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
TG Hogan 25.2 6 66 5 2.60 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
BKV Prasad 21.0 7 72 5 3.42 India v Sri Lanka 22 Aug 2001 Test # 1557
Waqar Younis 18.0 1 85 5 4.72 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
VB John 29.1 7 86 5 2.94 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
B Yardley 25.0 7 88 5 3.52 Australia v Sri Lanka 22 Apr 1983 Test # 955
SK Warne 21.1 2 90 5 4.25 Australia v Sri Lanka 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
AF Giles 37.4 7 116 5 3.07 England v Sri Lanka 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
M Muralitharan 50.3 8 173 5 3.42 Sri Lanka v Australia 16 Mar 2004 Test # 1688
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy, 1st Test, Dec 1-5, 2007 [Test # 1851]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, 3rd Test, Jul 11-14, 2007 [Test # 1839]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Kandy, 2nd Test, Apr 3-5, 2006 [Test # 1796]