Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 5.2 1 14 4 8.0 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
M Muralitharan 7.3 3 15 5 9.0 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 25 Jun 2007 Test # 1837
Shoaib Akhtar 8.0 2 21 5 9.6 Pakistan v Australia Colombo (PSS) 3 Oct 2002 Test # 1615
Abdul Razzaq 6.5 1 20 4 10.2 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
RJ Hadlee 7.0 4 8 4 10.5 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
M Muralitharan 10.4 4 18 6 10.6 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
SL Boock 9.3 4 28 5 11.4 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
KC Brathwaite 11.3 4 29 6 11.5 West Indies v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 22 Oct 2015 Test # 2182
M Muralitharan 9.4 4 13 5 11.6 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 2001 Test # 1561
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 12.2 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
MA Starc 12.3 1 50 6 12.5 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
ST Jayasuriya 8.3 0 24 4 12.7 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
M Muralitharan 13.0 3 26 6 13.0 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
PHT Kaushal 10.5 0 42 5 13.0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
CRD Fernando 11.0 2 60 5 13.2 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 20 Sep 2005 Test # 1766
SL Malinga 9.0 1 25 4 13.5 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
KMDN Kulasekara 9.0 3 21 4 13.5 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 12 Jul 2009 Test # 1924
R Ashwin 13.4 2 46 6 13.6 India v Sri Lanka Galle 12 Aug 2015 Test # 2176
AF Giles 9.1 4 11 4 13.7 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 14.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
S Randiv 9.3 1 13 4 14.2 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 22 Jun 2012 Test # 2046
Mohammad Asif 12.0 6 27 5 14.4 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
M Morkel 9.4 1 45 4 14.5 South Africa v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
WPUJC Vaas 9.5 2 28 4 14.7 Sri Lanka v England Galle 18 Dec 2007 Test # 1854
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 14.8 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
Tauseef Ahmed 15.0 7 45 6 15.0 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 15.0 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
KJ Silva 10.1 4 16 4 15.2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 18 Sep 1996 Test # 1334
HMRKB Herath 18.1 3 64 7 15.5 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
DBL Powell 13.1 4 25 5 15.8 West Indies v Sri Lanka Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
DW Steyn 13.1 1 82 5 15.8 South Africa v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
HMRKB Herath 11.0 2 35 4 16.5 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
ST Jayasuriya 14.1 4 34 5 17.0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
HMRKB Herath 11.3 5 15 4 17.2 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 4 Jul 2009 Test # 1921
TT Samaraweera 11.4 1 49 4 17.5 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
AK Kuruppuarachchi 14.5 2 44 5 17.8 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (CCC) 14 Mar 1986 Test # 1041
HMRKB Herath 21.0 6 48 7 18.0 Sri Lanka v India Galle 12 Aug 2015 Test # 2176
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 8 29 6 18.0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
HMRKB Herath 18.0 3 43 6 18.0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
SK Warne 15.0 5 43 5 18.0 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
NM Lyon 15.0 3 34 5 18.0 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Aug 2011 Test # 2005
I Sharma 15.0 2 54 5 18.0 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015 Test # 2179
TCB Fernando 12.0 2 27 4 18.0 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
JJC Lawson 12.0 1 43 4 18.0 West Indies v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
HMRKB Herath 12.0 4 38 4 18.0 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
KTGD Prasad 12.0 3 34 4 18.0 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (PSS) 22 Oct 2015 Test # 2182
Wasim Akram 15.3 1 45 5 18.6 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 14 Jun 2000 Test # 1499
Maninder Singh 12.3 4 31 4 18.7 India v Sri Lanka Kandy 14 Sep 1985 Test # 1025
HMRKB Herath 19.0 5 74 6 19.0 Sri Lanka v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
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

Minimum of 4 wickets

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), 3rd Test, Aug 13-17, 2016 [Test # 2217]
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, 2nd Test, Aug 4-6, 2016 [Test # 2213]
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, 1st Test, Jul 26-30, 2016 [Test # 2209]
Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365