Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
AL Padmore (WI) 1976-1976 1 3.0 2 1 0 - - - 0.33 - 0 0
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) 1971-1974 6 1.0 0 1 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0
G Boycott (ENG) 1971-1979 21 7.0 3 8 0 - - - 1.14 - 0 0
MF Malone (AUS) 1977-1977 1 57.0 24 77 6 5/63 6/77 12.83 1.35 57.0 1 0
JE Emburey (ENG) 1978-1978 1 29.1 14 40 2 2/39 2/40 20.00 1.37 87.5 0 0
RJ Inverarity (AUS) 1972-1972 3 61.0 26 90 4 3/26 3/26 22.50 1.47 91.5 0 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1978-1978 3 113.0 53 189 6 2/29 3/116 31.50 1.67 113.0 0 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1973-1973 3 135.1 46 227 9 3/26 5/65 25.22 1.67 90.1 0 0
BL D'Oliveira (ENG) 1971-1972 11 240.0 98 421 16 3/46 5/62 26.31 1.75 90.0 0 0
V Pollard (NZ) 1973-1973 3 55.0 18 98 4 2/24 2/24 24.50 1.78 82.5 0 0
AI Kallicharran (WI) 1973-1976 6 10.0 3 18 0 - - - 1.80 - 0 0
IVA Richards (WI) 1976-1976 4 31.0 12 56 1 1/11 1/41 56.00 1.80 186.0 0 0
Saleem Altaf (PAK) 1971-1971 2 58.4 20 110 6 4/11 5/57 18.33 1.87 58.6 0 0
PH Edmonds (ENG) 1975-1979 12 415.1 148 787 30 5/28 6/65 26.23 1.89 83.0 1 0
Yajurvindra Singh (INDIA) 1979-1979 1 10.0 2 19 0 - - - 1.90 - 0 0
CH Lloyd (WI) 1973-1976 8 21.0 6 40 2 2/26 2/31 20.00 1.90 63.0 0 0
G Miller (ENG) 1976-1979 11 221.0 77 427 12 2/18 4/66 35.58 1.93 110.5 0 0
BE Congdon (NZ) 1973-1978 6 127.4 39 249 3 2/54 2/54 83.00 1.95 255.3 0 0
HA Gomes (WI) 1976-1976 2 13.0 2 26 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
B Wood (ENG) 1972-1978 6 9.0 4 18 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
MLC Foster (WI) 1973-1973 1 1.0 0 2 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
BL Cairns (NZ) 1978-1978 2 85.0 23 171 4 2/65 3/86 42.75 2.01 127.5 0 0
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1973-1973 2 113.0 36 230 7 4/144 7/186 32.85 2.03 96.8 0 0
RJ Bright (AUS) 1977-1977 3 72.1 27 147 5 3/69 3/75 29.40 2.03 86.6 0 0
N Gifford (ENG) 1971-1973 9 254.1 83 518 15 4/43 8/127 34.53 2.03 101.6 0 0
JW Gleeson (AUS) 1972-1972 3 76.4 28 157 3 2/45 3/61 52.33 2.04 153.3 0 0
RAL Massie (AUS) 1972-1972 4 199.1 58 409 23 8/53 16/137 17.78 2.05 51.9 2 1
GS Sobers (WI) 1973-1973 3 82.1 24 169 6 3/27 3/49 28.16 2.05 82.1 0 0
KR Stackpole (AUS) 1972-1972 5 17.0 7 35 0 - - - 2.05 - 0 0
R Illingworth (ENG) 1971-1973 17 490.1 166 1011 26 5/70 5/110 38.88 2.06 113.1 1 0
RA Hutton (ENG) 1971-1971 5 123.0 27 257 9 3/72 3/90 28.55 2.08 82.0 0 0
Sarfraz Nawaz (PAK) 1974-1978 5 147.0 41 310 14 5/39 7/107 22.14 2.10 63.0 1 0
Asif Iqbal (PAK) 1971-1974 6 66.0 15 142 5 3/37 3/37 28.40 2.15 79.2 0 0
MHN Walker (AUS) 1975-1977 9 477.3 147 1037 28 5/48 7/95 37.03 2.17 102.3 1 0
RO Collinge (NZ) 1973-1978 4 171.0 42 373 14 5/74 5/74 26.64 2.18 73.2 1 0
M Hendrick (ENG) 1974-1979 16 543.0 158 1197 53 4/28 8/95 22.58 2.20 61.4 0 0
DK Lillee (AUS) 1972-1975 9 456.5 155 1008 52 6/66 10/181 19.38 2.20 52.7 4 1
BD Julien (WI) 1973-1976 5 196.0 55 434 9 3/69 3/95 48.22 2.21 130.6 0 0
GA Gooch (ENG) 1975-1979 11 35.0 9 78 1 1/16 1/24 78.00 2.22 210.0 0 0
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1976 4 159.3 54 356 28 8/92 14/149 12.71 2.23 34.1 3 1
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1974 4 140.0 35 313 5 2/48 3/110 62.60 2.23 168.0 0 0
Saeed Ahmed (PAK) 1971-1971 1 19.0 4 43 1 1/30 1/43 43.00 2.26 114.0 0 0
VA Holder (WI) 1973-1976 6 238.0 72 541 22 4/56 5/85 24.59 2.27 64.9 0 0
RR Jumadeen (WI) 1976-1976 1 28.0 8 64 1 1/23 1/64 64.00 2.28 168.0 0 0
DL Underwood (ENG) 1971-1977 28 1085.0 370 2483 85 8/51 13/71 29.21 2.28 76.5 5 2
GD Watson (AUS) 1972-1972 2 40.0 14 92 3 1/23 2/55 30.66 2.30 80.0 0 0
P Willey (ENG) 1976-1979 3 51.5 16 121 2 2/96 2/106 60.50 2.33 155.5 0 0
Mushtaq Mohammad (PAK) 1971-1974 6 82.0 27 194 2 1/16 1/16 97.00 2.36 246.0 0 0
KD Walters (AUS) 1972-1977 13 23.5 5 57 5 4/34 4/34 11.40 2.39 28.6 0 0
Mudassar Nazar (PAK) 1978-1978 3 36.2 9 87 2 1/16 1/16 43.50 2.39 109.0 0 0

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Aug 2-7, 1979 [Test # 852]