List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Rangana Herath

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In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "fifer"[1]) refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement,[2] and as of 2017 only 45 bowlers have taken 15 or more five-wicket hauls at international level.[3]

Rangana Herath is a Sri Lankan slow left arm orthodox bowler who made his Test debut at Galle International Stadium against Australia in 1999. His One Day International debut came 5 years later in 2004, against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Ground. His best bowling figures are 9/127 against Bangladesh in 2014, 18th time in Test cricket a bowler took 9 or more wickets in an innings.[4] His best T20I figures of 5/3 are the third best ever in T20 Internationals.[5]

As of 2017, Herath's 33 five-wicket hauls in Tests and one in a T20Is, ranks him seventh among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers, and second in the equivalent list for Sri Lanka, behind Muttiah Muralitharan.[3]

Key

Key
Symbol Meaning
Date Day the Test started or ODI held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
Overs Number of overs bowled
Runs Number of runs conceded
Wkts Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
Batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
Result Result for the Sri Lanka team
dagger Herath was the man of the match
double-dagger 10 or more wickets taken in the match

Test five-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by Rangana Herath
No. Date Ground Against Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 12 July 2009 Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo  Pakistan 3 35 99 5 2.83 Won[6]
2 20 July 2009 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Pakistan 3 46 156 5 3.39 Won[7]
3 26 August 2009 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  New Zealand 3 48 139 5 2.89 Won[8]
4 24 November 2009 Green Park Stadium, Kanpur  India 1 33 121 5 3.66 Lost[9]
5 31 August 2011 Galle International Stadium, Galle  Australia 3 23 79 5 3.43 Lost[10]
6 16 September 2011 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Australia 3 52 157 7 3.01 Draw[11]
7 26 December 2011 Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban  South Africa 4 30.3 79 5 2.59 Won[12]
8 26 March 2012 daggerdouble-dagger Galle International Stadium, Galle  England 2 19 74 6 3.89 Won[13]
9 26 March 2012 daggerdouble-dagger Galle International Stadium, Galle  England 4 38 97 6 2.55 Won[13]
10 3 April 2012 Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo  England 2 53 133 6 2.50 Lost[14]
11 17 November 2012 daggerdouble-dagger Galle International Stadium, Galle  New Zealand 1 30 65 5 2.16 Won[15]
12 17 November 2012 daggerdouble-dagger Galle International Stadium, Galle  New Zealand 3 18 43 6 2.38 Won[15]
13 25 November 2012 Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo  New Zealand 1 49 103 6 2.10 Lost[16]
14 14 December 2012 Bellerive Oval, Hobart  Australia 3 21.5 95 5 4.35 Lost[17]
15 16 March 2013 daggerdouble-dagger R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Bangladesh 1 28.3 68 5 2.38 Won[18]
16 16 March 2013 daggerdouble-dagger R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Bangladesh 3 36 89 7 2.47 Won[18]
17 16 January 2014 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah  Pakistan 2 38.1 125 5 3.27 Lost[19]
18 24 July 2014 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  South Africa 4 45 40 5 0.88 Drawn[20]
19 6 August 2014 dagger Galle International Stadium, Galle  Pakistan 3 30.2 48 6 1.58 Won[21]
20 14 August 2014 daggerdouble-dagger Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Pakistan 2 33.1 127 9 3.82 Won[22]
21 14 August 2014 daggerdouble-dagger Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Pakistan 4 22.1 57 5 2.57 Won[22]
22 15 August 2015 Galle International Stadium, Galle  India 4 21 48 7 2.28 Won[23]
23 15 October 2015 Galle International Stadium, Galle  West Indies 2 33 68 6 2.06 Won[24]
24 30 July 2016 Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele  Australia 4 33.3 54 5 1.61 Won [25]
25 15 August 2016 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Australia 2 38.1 81 6 2.12 Won[citation needed]
26 17 August 2016 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo  Australia 4 18.1 64 7 3.52 Won[citation needed]
27 8 November 2016 Harare Sports Club, Harare  Zimbabwe 2 26 89 5 3.42 Won[citation needed]
28 8 November 2016 Harare Sports Club, Harare  Zimbabwe 4 23 63 8 2.73 Won[citation needed]
29 7 March 2017 Galle International Stadium, Galle  Bangladesh 4 20.2 59 6 2.90 Won[citation needed]
30 15 July 2017 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Zimbabwe 1 32 116 5 3.62 Won[citation needed]
31 15 July 2017 double-dagger R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Zimbabwe 3 39.1 133 6 3.39 Won[citation needed]
32 28 September 2017 Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Pakistan 2 40 93 5 2.32 Won[26]
33 28 September 2017 dagger double-dagger Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Pakistan 4 21.4 43 6 1.98 Won[26]

Twenty20 International 5-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls in Twenty20 International cricket by Rangana Herath
No. Date Ground Against Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 31 March 2014 Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong  New Zealand 2 3.3 3 5 0.85 Won[27]

References

  1. ^ "Swinging it for the Auld Enemy – An interview with Ryan Sidebottom". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 16 August 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2009. ... I'd rather take fifers (five wickets) for England ... 
  2. ^ Pervez, M. A. (2001). A Dictionary of Cricket. Orient Blackswan. p. 31. ISBN 9788173701849. 
  3. ^ a b "Combined Test, ODI and T20I records: Most five-wicket hauls in a career". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Bowling records". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Twenty20 Internationals / Bowling records". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), Jul 12–14, 2009". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20–24, 2009". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), Aug 26–30, 2009". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of India, 2nd Test: India v Sri Lanka at Kanpur, Nov 24–27, 2009". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Aug 31 – Sep 3, 2011". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Sep 16–20, 2011". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Dec 26–29, 2011". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "England tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Mar 26–29, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "England tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS), Apr 3–7, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17–19, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Nov 25–29, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  17. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart, Dec 14–18, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  18. ^ a b "Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16–19, 2013". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  19. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates, 3rd Test: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Jan 16–20, 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  20. ^ "South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24–28, 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  21. ^ "Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Aug 6–10, 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  22. ^ a b "Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14–18, 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  23. ^ "India tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v India at Galle, Aug 12–16, 2015". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  24. ^ "West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Galle, Aug 14–18, 2015". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  25. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/sri-lanka-v-australia-2016/engine/match/995451.html
  26. ^ a b "1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates and Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Sep 28-Oct 2 2017". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 
  27. ^ "World T20, 30th Match, Group 1: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Mar 31, 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 

External links

  • "Statistics / Statsguru / HMRKB Herath / Combined Test, ODI and T20I records". ESPNcricinfo. 


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