Top 11 Best T20I Bowling Figures for Sri Lanka

Good day, guys! Today, we’ll look at Sri Lanka’s top 11 best T20I bowling figures. Almost all of these bowling performances aided Sri Lanka to win the match.

11. Kaushalya Weeraratne’s 19/4

Opponent – Pakistan

Year – 2008

Ground – King City (NW)

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

9. Dushmantha Chameera’s 17/4

Opponent – England

Year – 2021

Ground – Southampton

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

9. Ajantha Mendis’s 17/4

Opponent – Canada

Year – 2008

Ground – King City (NW)

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8. Ajantha Mendis’s 15/4

Opponent – Zimbabwe

Year – 2008

Ground – King City (NW)

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7. Ajantha Mendis 12/4

Opponent – West Indies

Year – 2012

Ground – Colombo RPS

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

6. Wanidu Hasaranga’s 9/4

Opponent – India

Year – 2021

Ground – Colombo RPS

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

Wanidu bowled this brilliant spell on his birthday to win the game for Sri Lanka and seal the series. Wanidu was also adjudged man of the match and the man of the series. Watch the video and relive the moments.

Video Source – Sri Lanka Cricket YouTube Channel

5. Lasith Malinga’s 31/5

Opponent – England

Year – 2015

Ground – Pallekele

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

4. Lasith Malinga’s 6/5

Opponent – New Zealand

Year – 2019

Ground – Pallekele

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

This also was a special performance. Mali was able to get 4 wickets in 4 deliveries and came on his the next over to take pick up his fifth. You can watch the video in here.

Video Source – Sri Lanka Cricket YouTube Channel

3. Rangana Herath’s 3/5

Opponent – New Zealand

Year – 2014

Ground – Chattogram

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

This was an amazing performance from Herath under pressure. This was a game from 2014 T20I World Cup. Sri Lanka only scored 119 runs batting first. It was a knockout stage of the tournament and Sri Lanka would not have gone on to win the tournament if Herath wasn’t able to perform this miracle.

Video Source – NEST Channel

2. Ajantha Mendis’s 16/6

Opponent – Australia

Year – 2011

Ground – Pallekele

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

This was one of the very first matches Aussies got the face Mendis’s mystery spin. Aussies were absolutely clueless to say the least and Mendis went on to win the man of the match award.

Video Source – Cricket Tashan YouTube Channel

1. Ajantha Mendis’s 8/6

Opponent – Zimbabwe

Year – 2012

Ground – Hambanthota

Image Source – EspnCricInfo


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Published by Thisura Thenuka

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