Rangana Herath put in a stellar performance with the ball against Pakistan recently. His effort ranks as the second-best bowling figures in the 21st century. In an era supposedly favouring batsmen more and more, it is always encouraging to see bowlers get some credit.
The list comprises of three Sri Lankans, a South African and an Indian. We take a look at where and how they achieved the top figures of the current century.
All stats via ESPNCricinfo.