Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
H Ironmonger (Aus) 1931-1932 4 1331 296 31 6/18 11/24 9.54 1.33 42.9 3 1
AK Davidson (Aus) 1957-1958 5 1613 425 25 6/34 9/82 17.00 1.58 64.5 2 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1957-1970 18 5089 1462 53 6/53 8/92 27.58 1.72 96.0 2 0
CV Grimmett (Aus) 1931-1936 10 3913 1199 77 7/40 14/199 15.57 1.83 50.8 8 4
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1936 7 2046 634 34 5/20 8/104 18.64 1.85 60.1 2 0
WA Johnston (Aus) 1949-1953 10 3420 1129 44 6/44 8/65 25.65 1.98 77.7 3 0
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1964 13 4136 1413 52 5/49 9/144 27.17 2.04 79.5 5 0
I Meckiff (Aus) 1957-1963 5 1052 361 11 5/125 8/177 32.81 2.05 95.6 1 0
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1949-1953 8 1835 631 31 5/32 8/112 20.35 2.06 59.1 2 0
KR Miller (Aus) 1949-1953 9 1801 631 30 5/40 7/113 21.03 2.10 60.0 1 0
JC Watkins (SA) 1949-1953 8 1408 494 11 4/41 6/88 44.90 2.10 128.0 0 0
IWG Johnson (Aus) 1949-1952 6 1434 519 22 5/34 6/72 23.59 2.17 65.1 1 0
CR Matthews (SA) 1993-1994 5 1152 418 16 5/80 5/94 26.12 2.17 72.0 1 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1958 15 6027 2208 64 7/23 13/165 34.50 2.19 94.1 4 1
TBA May (Aus) 1993-1994 4 1068 397 6 2/26 4/169 66.16 2.23 178.0 0 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 1994-2006 17 4082 1558 57 6/86 8/49 27.33 2.29 71.6 2 0
ARA Murray (SA) 1952-1953 4 1034 399 6 4/169 4/169 66.50 2.31 172.3 0 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1957-1958 5 1048 410 14 6/43 7/77 29.28 2.34 74.8 1 0
AN Connolly (Aus) 1963-1970 7 1990 788 26 6/47 7/109 30.30 2.37 76.5 2 0
SK Warne (Aus) 1993-2006 24 7928 3142 130 7/56 12/128 24.16 2.37 60.9 7 2
NBF Mann (SA) 1949-1950 5 1562 623 16 4/105 6/128 38.93 2.39 97.6 0 0
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 7 1514 616 41 6/73 9/103 15.02 2.44 36.9 1 0
PL Symcox (SA) 1993-1998 6 1488 608 15 4/69 5/159 40.53 2.45 99.2 0 0
NA Quinn (SA) 1931-1932 5 1246 511 13 4/42 5/155 39.30 2.46 95.8 0 0
JT Partridge (SA) 1963-1964 5 1980 833 25 7/91 9/176 33.32 2.52 79.2 2 0
CJ McDermott (Aus) 1993-1994 6 1461 616 21 4/33 7/82 29.33 2.52 69.5 0 0
NJN Hawke (Aus) 1964-1967 6 1502 635 18 6/139 6/159 35.27 2.53 83.4 1 0
DT Ring (Aus) 1952-1953 5 1473 624 13 6/72 6/130 48.00 2.54 113.3 1 0
PS de Villiers (SA) 1993-1994 6 1686 716 22 6/43 10/123 32.54 2.54 76.6 1 1
WJ Whitty (Aus) 1910-1912 8 2055 875 50 6/17 9/98 17.50 2.55 41.1 3 0
BW Hilfenhaus (Aus) 2009-2012 5 1357 579 13 3/49 4/114 44.53 2.56 104.3 0 0
ACB Langton (SA) 1935-1936 5 1226 532 12 4/85 4/139 44.33 2.60 102.1 0 0
RB Simpson (Aus) 1957-1967 15 1218 533 13 2/10 4/76 41.00 2.62 93.6 0 0
GD McKenzie (Aus) 1963-1970 13 3745 1646 41 5/46 8/132 40.14 2.63 91.3 3 0
SM Pollock (SA) 1997-2006 13 3232 1474 40 7/87 9/148 36.85 2.73 80.8 1 0
NM Lyon (Aus) 2011-2014 8 2004 918 24 5/130 6/178 38.25 2.74 83.5 1 0
PM Siddle (Aus) 2008-2014 12 3152 1446 43 5/59 8/113 33.62 2.75 73.3 1 0
BM McMillan (SA) 1994-1998 9 1500 694 15 3/61 4/107 46.26 2.77 100.0 0 0
CN McCarthy (SA) 1949-1950 5 1152 536 5 2/90 3/169 107.20 2.79 230.4 0 0
PL Harris (SA) 2008-2009 6 1660 782 24 6/127 9/161 32.58 2.82 69.1 1 0
JN Gillespie (Aus) 1997-2002 7 1378 654 24 5/54 8/103 27.25 2.84 57.4 1 0
EJ Barlow (SA) 1963-1970 14 1707 811 33 5/85 6/87 24.57 2.85 51.7 1 0
JW Gleeson (Aus) 1970-1970 4 1530 740 19 5/125 8/186 38.94 2.90 80.5 1 0
PM Pollock (SA) 1963-1970 14 2968 1438 52 6/95 7/212 27.65 2.90 57.0 3 0
L Klusener (SA) 1997-2001 6 1059 514 12 4/67 5/171 42.83 2.91 88.2 0 0
DA Renneberg (Aus) 1966-1967 5 1068 528 11 5/97 5/97 48.00 2.96 97.0 1 0
AJ Bell (SA) 1931-1932 5 1242 624 23 5/69 6/170 27.13 3.01 54.0 3 0
AA Donald (SA) 1993-2002 14 3266 1647 53 6/59 9/133 31.07 3.02 61.6 2 0
SCG MacGill (Aus) 1998-2006 4 1004 512 18 4/123 7/174 28.44 3.05 55.7 0 0
CL Vincent (SA) 1931-1932 5 1062 542 10 4/154 4/186 54.20 3.06 106.2 0 0

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
South Africa v Australia at Centurion, 1st Test, Feb 12-15, 2014 [Test # 2119]
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