Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
Abdul Razzaq 6.5 1 20 4 10.2 Pakistan Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
RJ Hadlee 7.0 4 8 4 10.5 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
GP Swann 7.0 1 16 4 10.5 England Cardiff 26 May 2011 Test # 1994
SL Boock 9.3 4 28 5 11.4 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
VD Philander 11.1 1 49 5 13.4 South Africa Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
SM Pollock 13.4 6 30 6 13.6 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
CD Collymore 16.0 2 57 7 13.7 West Indies Kingston 27 Jun 2003 Test # 1649
AF Giles 9.1 4 11 4 13.7 England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 14.0 Pakistan Kandy 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
Wasim Akram 9.2 2 30 4 14.0 Pakistan Lahore 4 Mar 1999 Test # 1447
Mohammad Asif 12.0 6 27 5 14.4 Pakistan Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Morkel 9.4 1 45 4 14.5 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
Tauseef Ahmed 15.0 7 45 6 15.0 Pakistan Kandy 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
N Boje 10.0 3 28 4 15.0 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
CT Tremlett 10.0 2 40 4 15.0 England Cardiff 26 May 2011 Test # 1994
Maninder Singh 17.4 4 51 7 15.1 India Nagpur 27 Dec 1986 Test # 1063
MS Kasprowicz 17.4 3 39 7 15.1 Australia Darwin 1 Jul 2004 Test # 1705
VD Philander 13.0 2 53 5 15.6 South Africa Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
CEL Ambrose 13.1 3 37 5 15.8 West Indies St John's 13 Jun 1997 Test # 1369
DBL Powell 13.1 4 25 5 15.8 West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
DW Steyn 13.1 1 82 5 15.8 South Africa Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
DW Steyn 10.4 3 18 4 16.0 South Africa Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
AA Donald 13.3 2 54 5 16.2 South Africa Centurion 27 Mar 1998 Test # 1414
CL Hooper 13.4 5 26 5 16.4 West Indies Kingstown 20 Jun 1997 Test # 1371
RJ Shastri 11.0 4 11 4 16.5 India Cuttack 4 Jan 1987 Test # 1064
M Ntini 11.0 5 39 4 16.5 South Africa Centurion 20 Jan 2001 Test # 1529
Junaid Khan 14.1 3 38 5 17.0 Pakistan Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2011 Test # 2009
SLV Raju 17.5 13 12 6 17.8 India Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990 Test # 1156
SK Warne 15.0 5 43 5 18.0 Australia Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
GD McGrath 15.0 4 37 5 18.0 Australia Darwin 1 Jul 2004 Test # 1705
NM Lyon 15.0 3 34 5 18.0 Australia Galle 31 Aug 2011 Test # 2005
JJC Lawson 12.0 1 43 4 18.0 West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
Wasim Akram 15.3 1 45 5 18.6 Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Jun 2000 Test # 1499
Maninder Singh 12.3 4 31 4 18.7 India Kandy 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
FH Edwards 15.4 1 36 5 18.8 West Indies Kingston 27 Jun 2003 Test # 1649
LE Plunkett 15.5 2 64 5 19.0 England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
Harbhajan Singh 22.2 3 62 7 19.1 India Ahmedabad 18 Dec 2005 Test # 1778
RJ Hadlee 16.0 7 29 5 19.2 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
SK Warne 16.0 4 52 5 19.2 Australia Kandy 9 Sep 1999 Test # 1459
M de Lange 23.2 3 81 7 20.0 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026
CS Martin 20.0 7 54 6 20.0 New Zealand Wellington 11 Apr 2005 Test # 1748
CT Tremlett 20.0 5 48 6 20.0 England Southampton 16 Jun 2011 Test # 1996
RJ Hadlee 13.3 1 33 4 20.2 New Zealand Christchurch 4 Mar 1983 Test # 950
M Morkel 13.3 6 29 4 20.2 South Africa Galle 16 Jul 2014 Test # 2129
Waqar Younis 17.0 3 65 5 20.4 Pakistan Faisalabad 2 Jan 1992 Test # 1182
D Gough 14.0 1 73 4 21.0 England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
MJ Hoggard 14.0 4 27 4 21.0 England Lord's 11 May 2006 Test # 1802
MJ Hoggard 14.0 3 29 4 21.0 England Kandy 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
Harbhajan Singh 14.0 1 51 4 21.0 India Galle 31 Jul 2008 Test # 1884
MG Johnson 14.0 2 63 4 21.0 Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2012 Test # 2068

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, 1st Test, Aug 6-10, 2014 [Test # 2133]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
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