Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
AL Padmore (WI) 1976-1976 1 18 1 0 - - - 0.33 - 0 0
Shafiq Ahmed (PAK) 1974-1978 4 8 1 0 - - - 0.75 - 0 0
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) 1971-1974 8 12 2 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0
AR Border (AUS) 1978-1979 5 260 57 1 1/31 1/31 57.00 1.31 260.0 0 0
MF Malone (AUS) 1977-1977 1 342 77 6 5/63 6/77 12.83 1.35 57.0 1 0
CH Lloyd (WI) 1973-1976 13 462 111 5 2/13 2/22 22.20 1.44 92.4 0 0
RJ Inverarity (AUS) 1972-1972 3 366 90 4 3/26 3/26 22.50 1.47 91.5 0 0
Wasim Bari (PAK) 1971-1978 15 8 2 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0
Iqbal Qasim (PAK) 1977-1978 6 1606 428 14 3/56 5/107 30.57 1.59 114.7 0 0
JRF Duncan (AUS) 1971-1971 1 112 30 0 - - - 1.60 - 0 0
PH Carlson (AUS) 1979-1979 2 368 99 2 2/41 2/75 49.50 1.61 184.0 0 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1978-1978 6 1153 318 13 5/67 5/67 24.46 1.65 88.6 1 0
AR Dell (AUS) 1971-1971 1 343 97 5 3/65 5/97 19.40 1.69 68.6 0 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1978 3 1056 305 12 6/44 6/116 25.41 1.73 88.0 1 0
TJ Laughlin (AUS) 1978-1978 1 200 60 0 - - - 1.80 - 0 0
IVA Richards (WI) 1976-1976 4 186 56 1 1/11 1/41 56.00 1.80 186.0 0 0
RJ Bright (AUS) 1977-1979 4 583 183 6 3/69 3/75 30.50 1.88 97.1 0 0
RM Hogg (AUS) 1978-1979 7 1468+ 461+ 41 6/74 10/122 12.80* 1.88* 40.7* 4 1
JD Higgs (AUS) 1978-1979 6 1294+ 407+ 19 5/148 8/190 22.61* 1.88* 71.8* 1 0
BL Cairns (NZ) 1975-1978 4 878 278 4 2/65 3/86 69.50 1.89 219.5 0 0
Yajurvindra Singh (INDIA) 1977-1979 3 66 21 0 - - - 1.90 - 0 0
Sarfraz Nawaz (PAK) 1973-1978 9 1942 618 20 5/39 7/107 30.90 1.90 97.1 1 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1973-1974 8 2779 888 27 6/108 7/113 32.88 1.91 102.9 1 0
GS Sobers (WI) 1973-1974 7 1833 590 20 3/27 5/91 29.50 1.93 91.6 0 0
BE Congdon (NZ) 1971-1978 13 1610 534 8 2/14 2/14 66.75 1.99 201.2 0 0
G Dymock (AUS) 1975-1979 6 1234+ 410+ 17 6/34 9/86 29.28* 1.99* 88.1* 1 0
MLC Foster (WI) 1973-1974 2 102 34 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
HA Gomes (WI) 1976-1976 2 78 26 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
RW Morgan (NZ) 1971-1971 2 48 16 1 1/16 1/16 16.00 2.00 48.0 0 0
PH Sharma (INDIA) 1976-1977 2 24 8 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
LG Rowe (WI) 1974-1976 7 18 6 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
Mansur Ali Khan (INDIA) 1973-1973 3 12 4 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
JW Gleeson (AUS) 1970-1972 8 2228 762 17 4/83 4/137 44.82 2.05 131.0 0 0
RAL Massie (AUS) 1972-1972 4 1195 409 23 8/53 16/137 17.78 2.05 51.9 2 1
AG Barrett (WI) 1974-1974 2 744 260 7 3/86 6/173 37.14 2.09 106.2 0 0
BS Bedi (INDIA) 1971-1979 20 6589 2303 78 6/71 7/100 29.52 2.09 84.4 4 0
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1971-1975 6 1598 559 14 4/46 7/186 39.92 2.09 114.1 0 0
KR Stackpole (AUS) 1970-1972 11 843 296 2 1/41 1/69 148.00 2.10 421.5 0 0
RS Cunis (NZ) 1971-1971 2 535 189 10 6/76 9/128 18.90 2.11 53.5 1 0
AG Hurst (AUS) 1978-1979 7 1450+ 514+ 25 5/28 7/162 21.41* 2.12* 60.4* 1 0
EAS Prasanna (INDIA) 1972-1977 10 2416 858 31 4/16 6/63 27.67 2.13 77.9 0 0
V Pollard (NZ) 1971-1973 4 426 152 4 2/24 2/24 38.00 2.14 106.5 0 0
GS Chappell (AUS) 1970-1979 27 1618 578 9 2/54 2/54 64.22 2.14 179.7 0 0
RO Collinge (NZ) 1971-1978 11 2661 955 39 5/74 6/77 24.48 2.15 68.2 1 0
TJ Jenner (AUS) 1970-1975 4 862 312 9 3/42 4/81 34.66 2.17 95.7 0 0
GJ Cosier (AUS) 1977-1978 3 96 35 0 - - - 2.18 - 0 0
BD Julien (WI) 1973-1976 10 2220 812 25 5/57 5/66 32.48 2.19 88.8 1 0
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1976 4 957 356 28 8/92 14/149 12.71 2.23 34.1 3 1
Imran Khan (PAK) 1971-1974 4 840 313 5 2/48 3/110 62.60 2.23 168.0 0 0
SM Gavaskar (INDIA) 1971-1979 21 150 56 0 - - - 2.24 - 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:
Australia v England at Perth, 1st Test, Dec 14-19, 1979 [Test # 864]
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]