Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Match Date Scorecard
ST Jayasuriya 33.0 7 53 4 1.60 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
M Muralitharan 43.0 11 99 1 2.30 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
AD Mathews 17.0 3 41 0 2.41 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
HMRKB Herath 23.2 4 57 2 2.44 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
HMRKB Herath 42.0 4 108 1 2.57 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
GP Wickramasinghe 28.4 7 75 3 2.61 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
M Muralitharan 41.0 10 108 4 2.63 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
N Pradeep 15.4 3 46 0 2.93 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
M Muralitharan 45.0 8 135 4 3.00 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
DNT Zoysa 26.0 6 80 0 3.07 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
RP Arnold 24.2 4 76 3 3.12 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
WPUJC Vaas 32.0 6 109 1 3.40 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
RAS Lakmal 27.0 4 93 2 3.44 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
RAS Lakmal 19.5 2 69 4 3.47 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
WPUJC Vaas 21.0 2 75 2 3.57 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
UWMBCA Welegedara 29.0 7 107 1 3.68 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
WPUJC Vaas 11.0 3 41 2 3.72 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
AD Mathews 12.0 0 47 0 3.91 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
KR Pushpakumara 20.0 3 81 0 4.05 v South Africa 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
N Pradeep 11.0 0 46 0 4.18 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
CRD Fernando 25.0 2 105 1 4.20 v South Africa 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
CBRLS Kumara 25.0 1 122 6 4.88 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
KTGD Prasad 30.0 2 154 2 5.13 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
CBRLS Kumara 12.0 0 62 1 5.16 v South Africa 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
NLTC Perera 22.0 1 131 0 5.95 v South Africa 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-5, 2017 [Test # 2244]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-4, 2001 [Test # 1528]