Best bowling figures in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
M Muralitharan 40.0 19 51 9 1.27 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 4 Jan 2002 Test # 1583
M Muralitharan 16.2 4 46 8 2.81 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
M Muralitharan 34.1 9 87 8 2.54 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 29 Aug 2001 Test # 1559
M Muralitharan 31.4 15 46 7 1.45 Sri Lanka v England Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
WPUJC Vaas 25.0 3 71 7 2.84 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001 Test # 1572
M Muralitharan 35.0 5 84 7 2.40 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
HMRKB Herath 36.0 9 89 7 2.47 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
M Muralitharan 42.5 13 94 7 2.19 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Kandy 7 Jan 1998 Test # 1394
SK Warne 24.3 7 94 7 3.83 Australia v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 3 Oct 2002 Test # 1615
M Muralitharan 46.5 12 97 7 2.07 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
WPUJC Vaas 32.2 5 120 7 3.71 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001 Test # 1572
HMRKB Herath 52.0 11 157 7 3.01 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 16 Sep 2011 Test # 2008
M Muralitharan 10.4 4 18 6 1.68 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
WPUJC Vaas 15.0 6 22 6 1.46 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
M Muralitharan 13.0 3 26 6 2.00 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 1.88 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 8 29 6 1.61 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
JE Emburey 25.0 9 33 6 1.32 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 2.42 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994 Test # 1267
M Muralitharan 21.0 8 36 6 1.71 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Jul 2005 Test # 1755
HMRKB Herath 18.0 3 43 6 2.38 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
Mohammad Asif 23.0 7 44 6 1.91 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 3 Apr 2006 Test # 1796
Tauseef Ahmed 15.0 7 45 6 3.00 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Kandy 23 Feb 1986 Test # 1037
M Muralitharan 21.0 5 54 6 2.57 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
M Muralitharan 35.0 14 55 6 1.57 Sri Lanka v England Kandy 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
M Muralitharan 21.3 5 59 6 2.74 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
DL Vettori 33.0 10 64 6 1.93 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
HDPK Dharmasena 24.1 4 72 6 2.97 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
WPUJC Vaas 27.5 6 73 6 2.62 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
HMRKB Herath 19.0 5 74 6 3.89 Sri Lanka v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
M Muralitharan 35.5 16 81 6 2.26 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 21 Nov 2001 Test # 1570
GP Swann 30.0 5 82 6 2.73 England v Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
RJ Ratnayake 41.0 10 85 6 2.07 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 30 Aug 1985 Test # 1023
M Muralitharan 41.0 8 87 6 2.12 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
HMRKB Herath 38.0 9 97 6 2.55 Sri Lanka v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
M Muralitharan 53.0 19 98 6 1.84 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 19 Apr 1997 Test # 1366
HDPK Dharmasena 45.2 13 99 6 2.18 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 9 Aug 1994 Test # 1265
Harbhajan Singh 40.3 8 102 6 2.51 India v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Jul 2008 Test # 1884
HMRKB Herath 49.0 10 103 6 2.10 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
GP Swann 40.0 1 106 6 2.65 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
BAW Mendis 28.0 1 117 6 4.17 Sri Lanka v India Galle 31 Jul 2008 Test # 1884
M Muralitharan 53.4 11 126 6 2.34 Sri Lanka v West Indies Galle 13 Nov 2001 Test # 1567
M Muralitharan 64.0 11 131 6 2.04 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006 Test # 1810
HMRKB Herath 53.0 9 133 6 2.50 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
BAW Mendis 59.0 6 169 6 2.86 Sri Lanka v West Indies Galle 15 Nov 2010 Test # 1977
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), 2nd Test, Mar 16-19, 2013 [Test # 2082]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Galle, 1st Test, Mar 8-12, 2013 [Test # 2078]
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