Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
GS Sobers 14.0 11 3 1 0.21 West Indies v New Zealand 3 Mar 1956 Test # 423
BE Congdon 17.4x8 11 14 2 0.60 New Zealand v England 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
ERH Toshack 10.0 5 6 2 0.60 Australia v New Zealand 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
ERH Toshack 19.0 13 12 4 0.63 Australia v New Zealand 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
TL Goddard 16.0 10 11 1 0.68 South Africa v New Zealand 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
SM Patil 17.0 10 12 1 0.70 India v New Zealand 21 Feb 1981 Test # 897
JT Partridge 14.0 8 10 0 0.71 South Africa v New Zealand 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
DJ Nash 14.0 7 11 1 0.78 New Zealand v Zimbabwe 19 Feb 1998 Test # 1401
ARA Murray 23.0 16 19 2 0.82 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
AL Valentine 35.0 20 31 1 0.88 West Indies v New Zealand 3 Mar 1956 Test # 423
A Flintoff 10.0 4 9 0 0.90 England v New Zealand 21 Mar 2002 Test # 1596
JC Watkins 23.5 14 22 4 0.92 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
OG Smith 29.0 15 27 2 0.93 West Indies v New Zealand 3 Mar 1956 Test # 423
DW Steyn 15.0 9 14 0 0.93 South Africa v New Zealand 23 Mar 2012 Test # 2037
RDB Croft 20.0 9 19 3 0.95 England v New Zealand 6 Feb 1997 Test # 1354
IT Botham 9.3x8 3 13 2 1.04 England v New Zealand 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
SB Doull 17.0 8 18 2 1.05 New Zealand v Zimbabwe 19 Feb 1998 Test # 1401
R Tattersall 15.0 9 16 1 1.06 England v New Zealand 24 Mar 1951 Test # 333
ARA Murray 28.0 15 30 3 1.07 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
JC Watkins 27.0 17 29 1 1.07 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
BW Yuile 26.0 16 28 2 1.07 New Zealand v Pakistan 22 Jan 1965 Test # 574
TL Goddard 38.0 21 42 0 1.10 South Africa v New Zealand 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
AV Bedser 19.0 6 21 0 1.10 England v New Zealand 24 Mar 1951 Test # 333
JT Partridge 45.0 24 50 2 1.11 South Africa v New Zealand 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
SM Pollock 28.3 14 33 5 1.15 South Africa v New Zealand 18 Mar 1999 Test # 1452
WJ O'Reilly 12.0 5 14 5 1.16 Australia v New Zealand 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
CA Walsh 15.2 8 18 6 1.17 West Indies v New Zealand 10 Feb 1995 Test # 1289
Shabbir Ahmed 17.0 5 20 2 1.17 Pakistan v New Zealand 26 Dec 2003 Test # 1677
Iqbal Qasim 16.0 8 19 2 1.18 Pakistan v New Zealand 18 Jan 1985 Test # 1009
GF Cresswell 15.0 6 18 3 1.20 New Zealand v England 24 Mar 1951 Test # 333
AL Valentine 15.0 9 18 0 1.20 West Indies v New Zealand 3 Mar 1956 Test # 423
M Hendrick 10.0x8 2 16 2 1.20 England v New Zealand 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
SK Warne 40.0 25 49 2 1.22 Australia v New Zealand 4 Mar 1993 Test # 1216
MC Snedden 17.0 7 21 3 1.23 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
EJ Chatfield 12.0 5 15 3 1.25 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
AR Border 12.0 5 15 0 1.25 Australia v New Zealand 4 Mar 1993 Test # 1216
R Illingworth 27.0 14 34 1 1.25 England v New Zealand 1 Mar 1963 Test # 541
PCR Tufnell 23.0 9 29 1 1.26 England v New Zealand 6 Feb 1997 Test # 1354
DJ Nash 18.0 8 23 1 1.27 New Zealand v West Indies 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1478
FT Badcock 17.0 8 22 1 1.29 New Zealand v England 24 Jan 1930 Test # 188
RG Nadkarni 17.0 8 22 1 1.29 India v New Zealand 29 Feb 1968 Test # 632
NJ Astle 13.0 4 17 1 1.30 New Zealand v West Indies 17 Mar 2006 Test # 1790
HJ Tayfield 32.0 12 42 3 1.31 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
CG Rackemann 32.0 17 42 0 1.31 Australia v New Zealand 15 Mar 1990 Test # 1141
NJ Astle 16.0 8 21 1 1.31 New Zealand v South Africa 18 Mar 1999 Test # 1452
SB O'Connor 19.0 8 25 0 1.31 New Zealand v West Indies 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1478
PL Taylor 33.0 19 44 3 1.33 Australia v New Zealand 15 Mar 1990 Test # 1141
DJ Nash 15.0 9 20 3 1.33 New Zealand v India 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1435
JR Thomson 26.0 13 35 2 1.34 Australia v New Zealand 26 Feb 1982 Test # 922
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Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, 2nd Test, Mar 8-12, 2019 [Test # 2350]
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 1st Test, Dec 15-19, 2018 [Test # 2335]
New Zealand v West Indies at Wellington, 1st Test, Dec 1-4, 2017 [Test # 2284]