Highest strike rates in an innings
Player Runs Balls 4s 6s SR Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
IDS Smith 30 17 6 0 176.47 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
TM Dilshan 92 72 12 1 127.77 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
IDS Smith 31* 26 5 0 119.23 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
HAPW Jayawardene 30* 26 5 0 115.38 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
A Ranatunga 51 47 7 1 108.51 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RG de Alwis 26 24 3 1 108.33 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RS Mahanama 29 27 6 0 107.40 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
FDM Karunaratne 60* 60 9 0 100.00 Sri Lanka Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
KS Lokuarachchi 28* 29 3 1 96.55 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
TM Dilshan 123* 131 12 1 93.89 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
RG de Alwis 28 30 4 0 93.33 Sri Lanka Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
MD Crowe 27 30 5 0 90.00 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
MD Crowe 107 121 10 4 88.42 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
KR Rutherford 38 43 3 1 88.37 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
MJ Guptill 28 32 4 0 87.50 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
KR Rutherford 53 62 9 2 85.48 New Zealand Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
RS Kaluwitharana 76 90 14 0 84.44 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
PA de Silva 62 76 5 1 81.57 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
BB McCullum 35 43 7 0 81.39 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
MJ Guptill 35 44 7 0 79.54 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
CD McMillan 142 179 13 6 79.32 New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
IDS Smith 42 53 5 0 79.24 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
AMJG Amerasinghe 34 43 5 0 79.06 Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
TM Dilshan 33 42 2 0 78.57 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
LRPL Taylor 74 95 2 0 77.89 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
LRPL Taylor 27 36 4 0 75.00 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
ST Jayasuriya 82 110 14 0 74.54 Sri Lanka Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
DL Vettori 140 189 16 0 74.07 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
DL Vettori 55 75 10 0 73.33 New Zealand Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
RJ Hadlee 27 37 3 0 72.97 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RS Mahanama 109 154 14 0 70.77 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
KC Sangakkara 46 65 7 0 70.76 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
RJ Hadlee 29 41 3 0 70.73 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
KC Sangakkara 67 98 14 0 68.36 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
RS Kaluwitharana 39 58 8 0 67.24 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
A Ranatunga 64 96 9 0 66.66 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
A Ranatunga 49 74 6 1 66.21 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
DPMD Jayawardene 27 41 1 0 65.85 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
A Ranatunga 36 55 1 1 65.45 Sri Lanka Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
AD Mathews 39 60 4 1 65.00 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
CL Cairns 26 40 2 2 65.00 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
ST Jayasuriya 59 91 8 0 64.83 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
GP Howarth 60 94 6 0 63.82 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
RJ Hadlee 151* 240 14 2 62.91 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
DPMD Jayawardene 96 153 5 1 62.74 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
NJ Astle 30 48 4 0 62.50 New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
KC Sangakkara 109 175 12 1 62.28 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Aug 2009 Test # 1932
UC Hathurusingha 26* 42 6 0 61.90 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
M Muralitharan 26* 42 4 0 61.90 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
NT Paranavitana 31* 51 3 1 60.78 Sri Lanka Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059

Minimum of 25 runs
Strike rates listed for matches only where balls faced are available

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2012 [Test # 2063]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, 1st Test, Nov 17-19, 2012 [Test # 2059]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 26-30, 2009 [Test # 1932]
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