Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
JW Burke 15.0x8 10 8 0 0.40 v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
KD Mackay 9.0x8 6 7 1 0.58 v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
RG Archer 12.0x8 7 12 3 0.75 v England Sydney 17 Dec 1954 Test # 392
KD Mackay 11.0x8 5 11 0 0.75 v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
RR Lindwall 12.0 7 9 0 0.75 v India Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
WA Johnston 18.0 9 14 0 0.77 v England Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
RG Archer 15.0 8 12 1 0.80 v England Manchester 9 Jul 1953 Test # 374
AK Davidson 28.0x8 12 30 2 0.80 v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
RR Lindwall 17.0 10 14 1 0.82 v Pakistan Karachi 4 Dec 1959 Test # 481
KD Mackay 19.0 12 16 1 0.84 v Pakistan Dhaka 13 Nov 1959 Test # 479
IWG Johnson 15.0 10 13 0 0.86 v India Chennai 19 Oct 1956 Test # 431
AK Davidson 15.0x8 6 18 2 0.90 v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
G Noblet 17.1x8 7 21 3 0.91 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950 Test # 322
AK Davidson 14.0 5 13 0 0.92 v England Lord's 25 Jun 1953 Test # 373
KD Mackay 45.0 27 42 6 0.93 v Pakistan Dhaka 13 Nov 1959 Test # 479
I Meckiff 16.0x8 8 20 0 0.93 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958 Test # 451
GF Rorke 18.1x8 7 23 3 0.95 v England Adelaide 30 Jan 1959 Test # 466
KR Miller 11.0x8 8 14 3 0.95 v England Melbourne 31 Dec 1954 Test # 393
IWG Johnson 36.0x8 17 46 2 0.95 v England Adelaide 28 Jan 1955 Test # 396
R Benaud 28.0 14 27 1 0.96 v England Lord's 21 Jun 1956 Test # 426
KR Miller 17.0 8 17 0 1.00 v England Lord's 25 Jun 1953 Test # 373
GB Hole 11.0 6 11 0 1.00 v England The Oval 15 Aug 1953 Test # 376
JB Iverson 19.4x8 8 27 6 1.03 v England Sydney 5 Jan 1951 Test # 329
R Benaud 39.3 26 42 4 1.06 v Pakistan Dhaka 13 Nov 1959 Test # 479
AK Davidson 26.1x8 8 38 5 1.09 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958 Test # 451
KD Mackay 11.0x8 3 16 0 1.09 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958 Test # 451
AK Davidson 20.4 7 23 1 1.11 v England Leeds 23 Jul 1953 Test # 375
LF Kline 19.1x8 5 29 3 1.13 v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
AK Davidson 14.0 5 16 0 1.14 v India Delhi 12 Dec 1959 Test # 482
I Meckiff 19.0x8 7 30 2 1.18 v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
JW Wilson 21.0 11 25 1 1.19 v India Mumbai (BS) 26 Oct 1956 Test # 432
AK Davidson 29.3 15 36 2 1.22 v England Leeds 23 Jul 1953 Test # 375
WA Johnston 18.0 7 22 0 1.22 v England Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
WPA Crawford 26.0 8 32 3 1.23 v India Chennai 19 Oct 1956 Test # 431
RG Archer 25.0 12 31 1 1.24 v England Leeds 23 Jul 1953 Test # 375
KD Mackay 20.0 9 25 0 1.25 v India Chennai 19 Oct 1956 Test # 431
LF Kline 12.0 6 15 1 1.25 v Pakistan Lahore 21 Nov 1959 Test # 480
R Benaud 39.2x8 10 66 4 1.26 v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
RR Lindwall 25.2 12 32 3 1.26 v India Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
LF Kline 16.0x8 6 27 3 1.26 v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
JW Burke 10.0x8 5 17 0 1.27 v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
AK Davidson 14.0 9 18 0 1.28 v India Mumbai (BS) 26 Oct 1956 Test # 432
LF Kline 10.4x8 2 18 3 1.28 v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
AK Davidson 18.0x8 5 31 2 1.29 v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
KD Mackay 17.0 6 22 0 1.29 v India Mumbai (BS) 26 Oct 1956 Test # 432
KR Miller 11.0x8 5 19 1 1.29 v England Brisbane 26 Nov 1954 Test # 391
IWG Johnson 30.0x8 7 52 3 1.30 v South Africa Brisbane 5 Dec 1952 Test # 359
AK Davidson 12.0x8 3 21 1 1.31 v England Sydney 9 Jan 1959 Test # 464
G Noblet 9.0x8 2 16 0 1.33 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950 Test # 322
KD Mackay 9.0x8 2 16 0 1.33 v England Melbourne 31 Dec 1958 Test # 462

Minimum of 60 balls
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:
India v Australia at Kanpur, 2nd Test, Dec 19-24, 1959 [Test # 483]
India v Australia at Delhi, 1st Test, Dec 12-16, 1959 [Test # 482]
Pakistan v Australia at Karachi, 3rd Test, Dec 4-9, 1959 [Test # 481]