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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54 England v West Indies 30 May 1957 Test # 439
FJ Titmus 26.0 17 18 4 0.69 England v New Zealand 27 May 1965 Test # 591
IT Botham 14.0 9 11 5 0.78 England v Australia 30 Jul 1981 Test # 906
TE Bailey 20.0 9 17 2 0.85 England v New Zealand 5 Jun 1958 Test # 454
PH Edmonds 15.0 9 13 2 0.86 England v Australia 15 Aug 1985 Test # 1021
JC White 32.0 19 28 0 0.87 England v South Africa 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
R Illingworth 17.0 11 15 3 0.88 England v South Africa 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
LR Gibbs 35.4 21 32 1 0.89 West Indies v England 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
W Rhodes 10.0 5 9 1 0.90 England v Australia 29 May 1902 Test # 70
GA Gooch 10.0 5 9 0 0.90 England v Pakistan 4 Jun 1992 Test # 1189
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 1.00 Australia v England 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
TW Cartwright 12.0 6 12 0 1.00 England v New Zealand 27 May 1965 Test # 591
R Benaud 14.3 8 15 3 1.03 Australia v England 8 Jun 1961 Test # 507
FMM Worrell 14.0 5 15 0 1.07 West Indies v England 4 Jul 1963 Test # 545
H Larwood 11.0 6 12 0 1.09 England v South Africa 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
PH Edmonds 28.0 11 31 4 1.10 England v India 3 Jul 1986 Test # 1048
TV Hohns 16.0 8 18 1 1.12 Australia v England 6 Jul 1989 Test # 1123
WR Hammond 22.0 12 25 0 1.13 England v South Africa 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
CEL Ambrose 14.0 8 16 0 1.14 West Indies v England 15 Jun 2000 Test # 1500
GAR Lock 27.0 19 31 3 1.14 England v West Indies 30 May 1957 Test # 439
TE Bailey 20.0 9 23 2 1.15 England v New Zealand 5 Jun 1958 Test # 454
R Illingworth 32.0 19 37 1 1.15 England v West Indies 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
CA Walsh 19.0 10 22 3 1.15 West Indies v England 15 Jun 2000 Test # 1500
GH Hirst 23.0 8 28 4 1.21 England v Australia 27 May 1909 Test # 101
CG Macartney 17.0 6 21 3 1.23 Australia v England 27 May 1909 Test # 101
CEL Ambrose 33.0 16 42 2 1.27 West Indies v England 25 Jul 1991 Test # 1174
LE Plunkett 13.2 6 17 3 1.27 England v Sri Lanka 25 May 2006 Test # 1803
PCR Tufnell 17.0 9 22 3 1.29 England v New Zealand 1 Jul 1999 Test # 1455
MG Hughes 18.0 7 24 0 1.33 Australia v England 5 Aug 1993 Test # 1230
H Larwood 42.4 17 57 5 1.33 England v South Africa 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
GH Hirst 11.0 4 15 3 1.36 England v Australia 29 May 1902 Test # 70
JM Anderson 14.3 6 20 4 1.37 England v Pakistan 6 Aug 2010 Test # 1969
SB Doull 12.0 6 17 1 1.41 New Zealand v England 1 Jul 1999 Test # 1455
TL Goddard 33.0 17 47 1 1.42 South Africa v England 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
FJ Titmus 59.0 30 85 2 1.44 England v New Zealand 27 May 1965 Test # 591
JE Emburey 13.0 5 19 1 1.46 England v Australia 15 Aug 1985 Test # 1021
FS Trueman 21.0 8 31 5 1.47 England v New Zealand 5 Jun 1958 Test # 454
MW Tate 44.0 14 65 3 1.47 England v South Africa 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
NAT Adcock 41.5 14 62 5 1.48 South Africa v England 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
EE Hemmings 29.0 13 43 1 1.48 England v New Zealand 5 Jul 1990 Test # 1147
M Hendrick 24.1 9 36 2 1.48 England v India 12 Jul 1979 Test # 851
CM Old 25.0 12 38 1 1.52 England v Pakistan 1 Jun 1978 Test # 825
CEL Ambrose 20.5 10 32 1 1.53 West Indies v England 15 Jun 2000 Test # 1500
W Rhodes 11.0 3 17 7 1.54 England v Australia 29 May 1902 Test # 70
DJ Brown 11.0 6 17 3 1.54 England v India 13 Jul 1967 Test # 620
DJ Nash 11.0 7 17 3 1.54 New Zealand v England 1 Jul 1999 Test # 1455
Imran Khan 23.0 9 36 0 1.56 Pakistan v England 3 Jun 1971 Test # 687
PAJ DeFreitas 25.3 9 40 2 1.56 England v West Indies 25 Jul 1991 Test # 1174
S Ramadhin 31.0 16 49 7 1.58 West Indies v England 30 May 1957 Test # 439
G Miller 12.0 4 19 2 1.58 England v Pakistan 1 Jun 1978 Test # 825

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v West Indies at Birmingham, 3rd Test, Jun 7-11, 2012 [Test # 2045]
England v India at Birmingham, 3rd Test, Aug 10-13, 2011 [Test # 2003]
England v Pakistan at Birmingham, 2nd Test, Aug 6-9, 2010 [Test # 1969]
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