Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
RES Wyatt 13.0 10 4 3 0.30 England v South Africa Durban 21 Jan 1928 Test # 170
JC Laker 14.1x8 9 7 2 0.37 England v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
JW Burke 15.0x8 10 8 0 0.40 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
NM Lyon 22.0 17 10 0 0.45 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
HL Collins 15.0 12 7 0 0.46 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921 Test # 146
DCS Compton 16.0x8 11 11 1 0.51 England v South Africa Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
TL Goddard 16.0x8 8 12 2 0.56 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
WR Cuttell 32.0x5 24 17 3 0.63 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899 Test # 58
TL Goddard 25.2x8 15 22 1 0.65 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
HJ Tayfield 24.0x8 17 21 1 0.65 South Africa v England Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
TE Bailey 25.0x8 12 23 3 0.69 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
TE Bailey 13.0x8 4 12 2 0.69 England v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
HJ Tayfield 14.0x8 7 13 6 0.69 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JM Gregory 15.0 9 11 0 0.73 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
TL Goddard 14.0x8 7 14 1 0.75 South Africa v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
TL Goddard 13.0x8 8 13 2 0.75 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
KD Mackay 11.0x8 5 11 0 0.75 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
AA Donald 23.0 13 18 1 0.78 South Africa v Australia Port Elizabeth 14 Mar 1997 Test # 1360
H Verity 16.0x8 8 17 0 0.79 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
JC Watkins 12.0x8 4 13 2 0.81 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
TL Goddard 23.0x8 12 25 2 0.81 South Africa v Australia Durban 24 Jan 1958 Test # 447
WR Hammond 11.0 6 9 2 0.81 England v South Africa Durban 16 Jan 1931 Test # 204
WJ Cronje 11.0 4 9 0 0.81 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 17 Mar 1994 Test # 1253
H Verity 8.0x8 4 9 0 0.84 England v South Africa Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
GAR Lock 15.0x8 6 17 1 0.85 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
TL Goddard 27.0 15 23 1 0.85 South Africa v Australia Durban 20 Jan 1967 Test # 615
JC Watkins 14.0x8 7 16 2 0.85 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 11 Dec 1953 Test # 377
A Kumble 23.0 11 20 1 0.86 India v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
TE Bailey 11.0x8 5 13 0 0.88 England v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
HJ Tayfield 29.3x8 15 35 1 0.89 South Africa v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 5 Feb 1954 Test # 382
AK Davidson 15.0x8 6 18 2 0.90 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
WJ Cronje 18.4 8 17 2 0.91 South Africa v India Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
G Noblet 17.1x8 7 21 3 0.91 Australia v South Africa Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950 Test # 322
CP Carter 29.0 12 27 1 0.93 South Africa v England Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
I Meckiff 16.0x8 8 20 0 0.93 Australia v South Africa Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958 Test # 451
AJ Fothergill 24.0x4 15 15 1 0.93 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
HD Bromfield 16.0 7 15 1 0.93 South Africa v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 16 Feb 1962 Test # 524
ARA Murray 8.0x8 3 10 1 0.93 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
TL Goddard 35.5 18 34 2 0.94 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 12 Feb 1965 Test # 578
WJ O'Reilly 21.0 11 20 5 0.95 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
JA Young 11.0x8 6 14 0 0.95 England v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
PL Harris 30.0 19 29 0 0.96 South Africa v India Cape Town 2 Jan 2011 Test # 1988
TE Bailey 15.4x8 6 20 5 0.96 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
H Verity 10.0x8 5 13 0 0.97 England v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268
JR Reid 45.0 27 44 4 0.97 New Zealand v South Africa Port Elizabeth 16 Feb 1962 Test # 524
FJ Titmus 20.0 9 20 1 1.00 England v South Africa Durban 4 Dec 1964 Test # 571
N Kapil Dev 19.0 11 19 0 1.00 India v South Africa Durban 13 Nov 1992 Test # 1200
WJ Cronje 10.0 6 10 1 1.00 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 26 Dec 1994 Test # 1280
HJ Tayfield 26.1x8 12 35 3 1.00 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 11 Dec 1953 Test # 377
H Verity 44.1x8 16 61 4 1.03 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267

Minimum of 60 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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