Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2007 16 28 847.4 267 1875 117 9/51 13/115 16.02 2.21 43.4 11 5
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2007 14 24 454.0 120 1126 56 6/22 6/22 20.10 2.48 48.6 1 0
SK Warne (AUS) 1999-2004 2 4 64.1 12 225 15 5/52 10/155 15.00 3.50 25.6 3 1
DNT Zoysa (SL) 1999-2004 7 12 141.0 33 427 13 4/54 6/156 32.84 3.02 65.0 0 0
HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 1994-2003 6 9 171.5 28 488 13 4/75 4/75 37.53 2.83 79.3 0 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2006-2006 1 2 35.0 13 71 11 6/44 11/71 6.45 2.02 19.0 2 1
Waqar Younis (PAK) 1994-2000 2 3 51.4 5 213 11 6/34 11/119 19.36 4.12 28.1 2 1
Tauseef Ahmed (PAK) 1986-1986 1 2 28.0 11 77 9 6/45 9/77 8.55 2.75 18.6 1 0
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1998-2007 14 19 198.1 41 448 9 3/76 4/98 49.77 2.26 132.1 0 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1984-1984 1 2 27.5 11 43 8 4/8 8/43 5.37 1.54 20.8 0 0
D Gough (ENG) 2001-2001 1 2 36.0 7 123 8 4/50 8/123 15.37 3.41 27.0 0 0
FS Ahangama (SL) 1985-1985 1 2 51.0 13 124 8 5/52 8/124 15.50 2.43 38.2 1 0
VB John (SL) 1984-1984 1 2 47.0 8 159 8 5/86 8/159 19.87 3.38 35.2 1 0
AF Giles (ENG) 2001-2003 2 4 89.4 15 322 8 5/116 8/217 40.25 3.59 67.2 1 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1984-1984 1 2 32.3 11 91 7 5/28 7/91 13.00 2.80 27.8 1 0
CR Miller (AUS) 1999-1999 1 2 33.3 8 110 7 4/62 7/110 15.71 3.28 28.7 0 0
DBL Powell (WI) 2005-2005 1 2 41.1 8 114 7 5/25 7/114 16.28 2.76 35.2 1 0
BKV Prasad (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 2 39.0 11 124 7 5/72 7/124 17.71 3.17 33.4 1 0
Z Khan (INDIA) 2001-2001 1 2 45.0 10 138 7 4/76 7/138 19.71 3.06 38.5 0 0
D Ramnarine (WI) 2001-2001 1 2 41.0 8 147 7 4/66 7/147 21.00 3.58 35.1 0 0
B Yardley (AUS) 1983-1983 1 2 51.0 13 166 7 5/88 7/166 23.71 3.25 43.7 1 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1986-2000 3 5 78.2 28 169 7 4/32 5/102 24.14 2.15 67.1 0 0
ALF de Mel (SL) 1983-1986 3 4 78.5 15 326 7 3/50 3/50 46.57 4.13 67.5 0 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2005-2007 4 8 88.2 14 334 7 2/46 3/87 47.71 3.78 75.7 0 0
RJ Ratnayake (SL) 1983-1986 4 5 115.0 17 395 7 3/57 3/57 56.42 3.43 98.5 0 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2007-2007 1 2 32.0 8 84 6 4/29 6/84 14.00 2.62 32.0 0 0
TG Hogan (AUS) 1983-1983 1 2 36.2 7 116 6 5/66 6/116 19.33 3.19 36.3 1 0
Abdul Razzaq (PAK) 2000-2006 2 3 50.5 12 121 6 4/20 4/56 20.16 2.38 50.8 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1985-1993 2 3 48.0 9 130 6 3/74 5/120 21.66 2.70 48.0 0 0
MS Panesar (ENG) 2007-2007 1 2 59.0 9 178 6 3/46 6/178 29.66 3.01 59.0 0 0
HH Streak (ZIM) 1998-2002 2 3 67.5 18 185 6 2/4 4/100 30.83 2.72 67.8 0 0
CRD Fernando (SL) 2001-2007 2 4 60.0 9 217 6 2/39 3/87 36.16 3.61 60.0 0 0
KR Pushpakumara (SL) 1994-1998 2 3 59.0 9 243 6 4/145 4/145 40.50 4.11 59.0 0 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1986-1986 1 2 25.0 5 49 5 3/20 5/49 9.80 1.96 30.0 0 0
AR Caddick (ENG) 2001-2001 1 2 38.0 8 110 5 4/55 5/110 22.00 2.89 45.6 0 0
M Dillon (WI) 2001-2001 1 2 39.0 6 115 5 3/55 5/115 23.00 2.94 46.8 0 0
UDU Chandana (SL) 1999-2000 2 4 40.1 3 127 5 2/21 4/79 25.40 3.16 48.2 0 0
MS Kasprowicz (AUS) 2004-2004 1 2 41.0 6 138 5 4/83 5/138 27.60 3.36 49.2 0 0
JN Gillespie (AUS) 1999-2004 2 3 44.0 7 144 5 4/76 5/101 28.80 3.27 52.8 0 0
A Ranatunga (SL) 1983-2000 10 6 70.3 20 195 5 2/17 2/31 39.00 2.76 84.6 0 0
DS de Silva (SL) 1983-1984 2 3 94.0 15 250 5 3/59 4/128 50.00 2.65 112.8 0 0
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]