Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
J Srinath (INDIA) 1993-1993 1 1.0 1 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0
MS Atapattu (SL) 1998-2005 12 1.0 0 1 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0
MD Crowe (NZ) 1984-1984 1 3.0 1 4 0 - - - 1.33 - 0 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1984-1984 1 27.5 11 43 8 4/8 8/43 5.37 1.54 20.8 0 0
MW Goodwin (ZIM) 1998-1998 1 4.0 2 7 0 - - - 1.75 - 0 0
CL Hooper (WI) 2001-2001 1 34.0 10 60 0 - - - 1.76 - 0 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 2003-2003 1 6.0 1 11 0 - - - 1.83 - 0 0
G Wijekoon (SL) 2005-2005 1 9.0 3 17 0 - - - 1.88 - 0 0
Imran Khan (PAK) 1986-1986 1 25.0 5 49 5 3/20 5/49 9.80 1.96 30.0 0 0
PA de Silva (SL) 1985-2001 8 21.0 5 42 1 1/25 1/37 42.00 2.00 126.0 0 0
GS Chappell (AUS) 1983-1983 1 1.0 0 2 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
KJ Silva (SL) 1998-1998 1 30.4 11 62 3 3/27 3/62 20.66 2.02 61.3 0 0
Mohammad Asif (PAK) 2006-2006 1 35.0 13 71 11 6/44 11/71 6.45 2.02 19.0 2 1
EAR de Silva (SL) 1986-1986 1 18.0 7 37 1 1/37 1/37 37.00 2.05 108.0 0 0
RDB Croft (ENG) 2001-2001 1 42.0 13 88 3 3/40 3/88 29.33 2.09 84.0 0 0
Wasim Akram (PAK) 1986-2000 3 78.2 28 169 7 4/32 5/102 24.14 2.15 67.1 0 0
M Prabhakar (INDIA) 1993-1993 1 6.0 1 13 2 2/13 2/13 6.50 2.16 18.0 0 0
DR Tuffey (NZ) 2003-2003 1 29.0 9 63 1 1/45 1/63 63.00 2.17 174.0 0 0
JH Kallis (SA) 2000-2000 1 19.4 5 43 3 2/18 3/43 14.33 2.18 39.3 0 0
RAP Nissanka (SL) 2003-2003 1 26.5 9 59 3 2/41 3/59 19.66 2.19 53.6 0 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 1993-2007 16 847.4 267 1875 117 9/51 13/115 16.02 2.21 43.4 11 5
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1998-2007 14 198.1 41 448 9 3/76 4/98 49.77 2.26 132.1 0 0
Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2006-2006 1 23.2 6 53 4 4/53 4/53 13.25 2.27 35.0 0 0
AR Border (AUS) 1983-1983 1 4.5 0 11 1 1/11 1/11 11.00 2.27 29.0 0 0
L Klusener (SA) 2000-2000 1 24.0 5 55 2 2/34 2/55 27.50 2.29 72.0 0 0
TCB Fernando (SL) 2002-2002 1 17.0 4 40 4 4/27 4/40 10.00 2.35 25.5 0 0
GW Flower (ZIM) 1998-2002 2 28.0 4 66 3 3/66 3/66 22.00 2.35 56.0 0 0
MP Vaughan (ENG) 2003-2007 2 11.0 0 26 0 - - - 2.36 - 0 0
Abdul Razzaq (PAK) 2000-2006 2 50.5 12 121 6 4/20 4/56 20.16 2.38 50.8 0 0
SMS Kaluperuma (SL) 1984-1984 1 10.0 3 24 2 2/17 2/24 12.00 2.40 30.0 0 0
FS Ahangama (SL) 1985-1985 1 51.0 13 124 8 5/52 8/124 15.50 2.43 38.2 1 0
AR Whittall (ZIM) 1998-1998 1 30.0 4 73 3 3/73 3/73 24.33 2.43 60.0 0 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1986-1986 1 19.4 4 48 3 3/29 3/48 16.00 2.44 39.3 0 0
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 1994-2007 14 454.0 120 1126 56 6/22 6/22 20.10 2.48 48.6 1 0
PD Collingwood (ENG) 2003-2007 2 20.0 3 50 2 2/25 2/25 25.00 2.50 60.0 0 0
HP Tillakaratne (SL) 1993-2004 9 4.0 1 10 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0
RM Hogg (AUS) 1983-1983 1 15.0 6 38 1 1/31 1/38 38.00 2.53 90.0 0 0
A Flintoff (ENG) 2003-2003 1 39.0 8 100 3 2/60 3/100 33.33 2.56 78.0 0 0
JR Ratnayeke (SL) 1986-1986 1 10.0 1 26 0 - - - 2.60 - 0 0
MJ Hoggard (ENG) 2007-2007 1 32.0 8 84 6 4/29 6/84 14.00 2.62 32.0 0 0
WRS de Silva (SL) 2007-2007 1 24.0 7 63 4 2/29 4/63 15.75 2.62 36.0 0 0
Arshad Khan (PAK) 2000-2000 1 52.0 7 137 3 3/137 3/137 45.66 2.63 104.0 0 0
KS Lokuarachchi (SL) 2003-2004 2 42.0 10 111 2 2/52 2/78 55.50 2.64 126.0 0 0
DS de Silva (SL) 1983-1984 2 94.0 15 250 5 3/59 4/128 50.00 2.65 112.8 0 0
RS Bopara (ENG) 2007-2007 1 9.0 3 24 0 - - - 2.66 - 0 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2003-2003 1 20.0 2 54 3 3/54 3/54 18.00 2.70 40.0 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1985-1993 2 48.0 9 130 6 3/74 5/120 21.66 2.70 48.0 0 0
TR Gripper (ZIM) 2002-2002 1 14.0 3 38 0 - - - 2.71 - 0 0
OAC Banks (WI) 2005-2005 1 32.0 6 87 3 2/47 3/87 29.00 2.71 64.0 0 0
BC Strang (ZIM) 1998-1998 1 30.5 7 84 0 - - - 2.72 - 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy, 1st Test, Dec 1-5, 2007 [Test # 1851]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, 3rd Test, Jul 11-14, 2007 [Test # 1839]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Kandy, 2nd Test, Apr 3-5, 2006 [Test # 1796]