Records / Test matches / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Most player-of-the-series awards

Player Span Mat Series Awards
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 61 11
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 61 9
Imran Khan (Pak) 1971-1992 88 28 8
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 86 33 8
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 46 8
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-2002 104 43 7
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2015 164 60 7
MD Marshall (WI) 1978-1991 81 21 6
CEL Ambrose (WI) 1988-2000 98 27 6
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168 54 6
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2004-2012 100 29 5
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 118 34 5
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-2015 110 37 5
Waqar Younis (Pak) 1989-2003 87 38 5
V Sehwag (ICC/India) 2001-2013 104 39 5
GD McGrath (Aus) 1993-2007 124 42 5
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 200 74 5
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC) 1998-2009 79 25 4
AA Donald (SA) 1992-2002 72 28 4
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 115 31 4
DW Steyn (SA) 2004-2015 78 32 4
HH Streak (Zim) 1993-2005 65 33 4
ML Hayden (Aus) 1994-2009 103 34 4
JM Anderson (Eng) 2003-2015 104 35 4
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2015 98 36 4
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 131 38 4
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 39 4
M Ntini (SA) 1998-2009 101 39 4
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2002 93 43 4
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2015 101 43 4
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 44 4
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2015 102 46 4
A Kumble (India) 1990-2008 132 51 4
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2015 132 55 4
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168 59 4
R Dravid (ICC/India) 1996-2012 164 60 4
R Ashwin (India) 2011-2015 25 10 3
GF Lawson (Aus) 1980-1989 46 15 3
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2009-2014 35 16 3
MA Butcher (Eng) 1997-2004 71 20 3
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2007-2015 40 22 3
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 1999-2008 96 30 3
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 32 3
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1992 117 32 3
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2011 87 32 3
HM Amla (SA) 2004-2015 82 33 3
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2015 114 34 3
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 99 37 3
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 1998-2010 90 38 3
Z Khan (India) 2000-2014 92 41 3
SC Ganguly (India) 1996-2008 113 45 3
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/Pak) 1992-2007 120 52 3
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2014 113 52 3
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 149 60 3

Series awards have only been a regular feature in Tests since the mid-1980s and the list is not complete for earlier matches

Records include the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Jul 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2169]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Jun 25-29, 2015 [Test # 2168]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, 1st Test, Jun 17-21, 2015 [Test # 2167]

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When England's Wilfred Rhodes and Bert Strudwick shared a 10th-wicket stand of 14 against Australia at The Oval in 1926, they became the oldest pair (collective age) to bat together in Test history. Rhodes was 48 years old at the time while Strudwick was 46, making their collective age 94 years.

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