Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
M Muralitharan 1992-2011 487 574 10405.0 1981 30386 1331 9/51 16/220 22.82 2.92 46.9 77 22
HMRKB Herath 1999-2017 174 241 4627.0 780 14038 497 9/127 14/184 28.24 3.03 55.8 34 9
WPUJC Vaas 1994-2009 438 519 6548.3 1174 21584 760 8/19 14/191 28.40 3.29 51.6 16 2
SL Malinga 2004-2017 302 325 2748.2 205 13834 492 6/38 9/210 28.11 5.03 33.5 11 0
BAW Mendis 2008-2015 145 154 1628.1 157 6710 288 6/8 10/209 23.29 4.12 33.9 9 1
RJ Ratnayake 1982-1993 93 105 1422.4 171 5275 149 6/66 9/125 35.40 3.70 57.2 6 0
ST Jayasuriya 1989-2011 582 529 3884.3 368 15559 437 6/29 9/74 35.60 4.00 53.3 6 0
ALF de Mel 1982-1987 74 84 1042.1 139 4417 118 6/109 7/201 37.43 4.23 52.9 5 0
MDK Perera 2007-2017 38 55 1065.1 145 3537 112 6/70 10/99 31.58 3.32 57.0 5 1
KR Pushpakumara 1994-2001 54 69 870.2 110 3423 82 7/116 7/116 41.74 3.93 63.6 4 0
JR Ratnayeke 1982-1990 100 107 1234.2 143 4838 141 8/83 8/108 34.31 3.91 52.5 4 0
UDU Chandana 1994-2007 163 165 1471.1 84 6353 188 6/179 10/210 33.79 4.31 46.9 4 1
CRD Fernando 2000-2016 204 226 2167.4 199 9860 301 6/27 7/95 32.75 4.54 43.2 4 0
UWMBCA Welegedara 2007-2014 33 46 715.2 119 2767 71 5/52 6/106 38.97 3.86 60.4 3 0
NLTC Perera 2009-2017 191 175 1034.3 46 6105 183 6/44 6/44 33.36 5.90 33.9 3 0
GP Wickramasinghe 1990-2002 174 195 2163.2 297 7880 194 6/60 6/80 40.61 3.64 66.9 3 0
HDPK Dharmasena 1993-2004 172 187 2324.4 305 7918 207 6/72 8/183 38.25 3.40 67.3 3 0
PHT Kaushal 2014-2015 8 15 282.2 22 1130 25 5/42 8/181 45.20 4.00 67.7 2 0
T Thushara 2003-2010 54 62 579.2 52 2612 85 5/47 6/118 30.72 4.50 40.8 2 0
VB John 1982-1987 51 54 598.4 97 2269 62 5/60 8/159 36.59 3.79 57.9 2 0
GF Labrooy 1986-1992 53 59 744.2 76 3070 72 5/57 7/90 42.63 4.12 62.0 2 0
S Randiv 2009-2016 50 57 784.5 75 2966 86 5/42 9/162 34.48 3.77 54.7 2 0
MF Maharoof 2004-2016 139 148 1290.2 157 5619 167 6/14 6/14 33.64 4.35 46.3 2 0
DNT Zoysa 1997-2007 125 144 1446.5 221 5370 172 5/20 8/73 31.22 3.71 50.4 2 0
AK Kuruppuarachchi 1986-1987 2 3 45.2 6 149 8 5/44 7/85 18.62 3.28 34.0 1 0
MD Shanaka 2015-2017 27 20 88.2 8 430 20 5/43 5/43 21.50 4.86 26.5 1 0
SHU Karnain 1984-1990 19 14 105.5 4 505 16 5/26 5/26 31.56 4.77 39.6 1 0
A Dananjaya 2012-2017 17 16 113.0 2 607 23 6/54 6/54 26.39 5.37 29.4 1 0
FS Ahangama 1985-1985 4 7 136.3 32 371 18 5/52 8/124 20.61 2.71 45.5 1 0
RAP Nissanka 2001-2003 27 30 264.0 27 1223 37 5/64 5/128 33.05 4.63 42.8 1 0
CBRLS Kumara 2016-2017 12 18 273.0 20 1298 27 6/122 7/184 48.07 4.75 60.6 1 0
PADLR Sandakan 2016-2017 20 25 299.3 31 1279 37 5/132 7/107 34.56 4.27 48.5 1 0
MRCN Bandaratilleke 1998-2001 10 17 311.0 83 809 25 5/36 9/83 32.36 2.60 74.6 1 0
PVD Chameera 2015-2017 36 41 320.1 13 1689 43 5/47 9/115 39.27 5.27 44.6 1 0
TCB Fernando 2001-2003 26 34 328.2 38 1378 33 5/67 5/67 41.75 4.19 59.6 1 0
KSC de Silva 1996-2000 46 51 534.0 52 2212 68 5/85 5/158 32.52 4.14 47.1 1 0
DS de Silva 1975-1985 53 59 851.1 130 2904 69 5/59 9/162 42.08 3.41 74.0 1 0
KTGD Prasad 2006-2015 50 69 893.2 100 3711 107 5/50 8/169 34.68 4.15 50.0 1 0
N Pradeep 2011-2017 53 76 1025.3 136 4080 96 6/132 7/180 42.50 3.97 64.0 1 0
CPH Ramanayake 1986-1995 80 91 1086.2 152 3929 112 5/82 8/157 35.08 3.61 58.1 1 0
AD Mathews 2008-2017 331 285 1627.2 209 6658 182 6/20 6/20 36.58 4.09 53.6 1 0
RAS Lakmal 2009-2017 116 146 1799.2 259 7102 192 5/63 7/119 36.98 3.94 56.2 1 0
KMDN Kulasekara 2003-2017 263 277 2176.5 232 10075 313 5/22 8/58 32.18 4.62 41.7 1 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:
India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, 1st Test, Nov 16-20, 2017 [Test # 2281]
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, 3rd T20I, Oct 29, 2017 [T20I # 629]
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, 2nd T20I, Oct 27, 2017 [T20I # 627]