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5 wickets and more in an innings

Year Bowler Wickets Year Bowler Wickets
1880 J. Lourensz 5 for ? 1921 F.K. Jonklass 5 for 23
1880 J. Lourensz 5 for ? 1924 R. Barber 5 for 19
1880 C. De Saram 5 for ? 1925 R. Barber 5 for 70
1881 D. Wendt 5 for ? 1932 M.O. Gooneratne 5 for 36
1882 C. Orr 5 for ? 1933 M.O. Gooneratne 5 for 61
1883 C.Orr 5 for 13 1933 W.A. Wijesinghe 6 for 37
1883 C.Orr 6 for 24 1934 S. Anthonisz 6 for 31
1884 F. Thomas 8 for 3 (b) 1934 S. Anthonisz 5 for 35
1885 C. Wilkins 6 for 4 1935 M.O. Gooneratne 7 for 34
1887 C. Erskine 7 for 9 1935 S. Anthonisz 7 for 33
1890 D. Robertson 5 for 27 1939 W.E. Taylor 6 for 47
1890 J.C. Heyzer 6 for 38 1941 O.A. Abeynaike 7 for 60
1891 D. Robertson 7 for 16 1943 H..S. Coomaraswamy 6 for 25
1894 O.G De Alwis 7 for 21 1944 S. Elapata 6 for 29
1895 C. Orr 6 for 68 1944 K.M.T. Perera 6 for 24
1896. J.A. Scharengulval 7 for 30 1945 E. Elapata 6 for 11 (a)
1899 B. Tennekoon 8 for 35 1945 U. Katugaha 6 for 58
1900 D.L.De Saram 5 for 47 1946 U. Katugaha 5 for 54
1900 B. Tennekoon 5 for 23 1949 C.T.A. Schaffter 6 for 27
1902 D.L. De Saram 7 for 40 1951 C.A. Borrow 5 for 18
1902 A.C. Amath 5 for 45 1953 J.D. Piachaud 7 for 50
1903 P. Daniels 5 for 7 1956 W.M. Ekenayake 5 for 46
1904 C. Speldewinde 7 for 23 1959 O.A. Ferdinands 5 for 55
1905 L.H. Arndt 6 for 26 1960 M.I. Idross 5 for 47
1906 L.H. Arndt 8 for 38 1961 C.K.T. Labrooy 6 for 35
1906 L.H. Amdt 6 for 17 1962 C.K.T. Labrooy 6 for 47
1907 R.E. Wanduragala 7 for 34 1963 H.R.C.DeSilva 5 for 41
19.07 R.E. Wanduragala 7 for 42 1970 P.L.D. Kariyawasam 5 for 59
1908 R.E. Wandaragala 6 for 32 1977 A. Ganeshan 5 for 63
1910 G. Bay 5 for 28 1988 L. Egalahewa 5 for 24
1911 R.E. Wanduragala 5 for 17 1990 D.L. Wickremaratne 7 for 50
1912 E.C. Winman 6 for 62 1992 D. De Silva 5 for 44
1916 S. Saravanamuttu 5 for 21 1997 R. Mahapatuna 6 for 34 (a)
1918 H. Senevirathne 7 for 38 1999 H.S.S. Peiris 5 for 18
1919 H. Senevirathne 5 for 34 2002 M.T.D. Fernando 7 for 56
1920 E.H. Perera 5 for 30 2004 V. Balasubi-amaniam 6 for 64

(a)      Includes a hat trick.

(b)     Best Bowling performance in a single innings

10 wickets and over in a match

Year Bowler Wickets Year Bowler Wickets
1990 J. Loiirensz 10 for ? 1902 D.L. De Saram 10 for 97
1883 C. Orr 11 for 37 1904 C. Speldewinde 11 for 37
1884 F. Thomasz 12 for 20 1906 L.H. Arndt 14 for 55 (c)
1887 C. Erskine 10 for 24 1907 R.E.Wanduragala 14 for 76
1891 D. Robertson 10 for 38 1918 H. Seneviratne 11 for 60
1894 O.G. De Alwis 10 for 47 1933 W.A. Wijesinghe 10 for 66
1896 J.A. Scharengulval 11 for 47 1934 S. Anthonisz 1 for 66

(c) Best Bowling performance at a match.

Most wickets in series

D.L. De Saram (1898 – 1902) wickets at an average of 10.78

Most number of wickets for naught 

J.C. Heyzer got 4 for 0 in 1891

Best bowling performance by a team

S. Thomas’ College shot out the Royalist for 9 runs in 1885

Wicket with the first ball of the innings

In 1950, B.A. Weinman dismissed C.H. Gunasekara. Royalist opening batsman LBW in the first innings.

In 1968 D. Chanmugam bowled B.N.R. Mendis of Royal in the second innings.

Wicket with the first ball of the match

R.B. Wijesinghe dismissed Royalist opener V.J.H. Gunesekara LBW in 1939.

Daminda De Silva dismissed Royal skipper T. Suhasinghe caught D. Bodhiyabaduge at 2nd Slip in 1992 on his debut.

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