Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Chappell 11.0 6 5 1 0.45 Australia Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
BE Congdon 18.0x8 11 14 0 0.58 New Zealand Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
BE Congdon 17.4x8 11 14 2 0.60 New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
Saleem Altaf 14.3 9 11 4 0.75 Pakistan Leeds 8 Jul 1971 Test # 689
RJ Inverarity 33.0 19 26 3 0.78 Australia Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
Wasim Raja 12.0x8 5 14 1 0.87 Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 2 Jan 1978 Test # 813
BS Bedi 43.0 24 38 4 0.88 India Chennai 12 Jan 1973 Test # 708
LR Gibbs 35.4 21 32 1 0.89 West Indies Birmingham 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
AA Mallett 16.5x8 9 21 4 0.94 Australia Sydney 4 Jan 1975 Test # 751
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 1.00 Australia Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
VA Holder 12.0 6 12 1 1.00 West Indies Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
Pervez Sajjad 11.0 5 11 0 1.00 Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 16 Mar 1973 Test # 717
IVA Richards 11.0 6 11 1 1.00 West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
Iqbal Qasim 11.0 8 11 0 1.00 Pakistan Leeds 29 Jun 1978 Test # 827
AR Border 23.0x8 11 31 1 1.01 Australia Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
SL Boock 28.0 18 29 2 1.03 New Zealand Nottingham 10 Aug 1978 Test # 829
MA Holding 23.0 15 24 2 1.04 West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
Iqbal Qasim 40.0x8 20 56 3 1.05 Pakistan Karachi 18 Jan 1978 Test # 815
AA Mallett 25.0x8 10 36 2 1.08 Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
CH Lloyd 12.0 4 13 2 1.08 West Indies Bridgetown 6 Mar 1974 Test # 734
MHN Walker 24.0x8 10 36 1 1.12 Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1974 Test # 749
PH Carlson 27.0x8 8 41 2 1.13 Australia Adelaide 27 Jan 1979 Test # 843
MA Holding 14.5 7 17 5 1.14 West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
BD Julien 12.0 5 14 2 1.16 West Indies Port of Spain 2 Feb 1974 Test # 731
AA Mallett 9.0x8 4 14 3 1.16 Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
BD Julien 16.0 8 19 0 1.18 West Indies Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
Iqbal Qasim 34.0x8 11 54 2 1.19 Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 2 Jan 1978 Test # 813
Liaqat Ali 27.0x8 11 43 1 1.19 Pakistan Lahore 14 Dec 1977 Test # 810
EAS Prasanna 30.0 12 36 1 1.20 India Mumbai 11 Feb 1977 Test # 795
GS Chappell 15.0x8 5 24 1 1.20 Australia Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
DK Lillee 29.0 15 35 4 1.20 Australia Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
GS Sobers 22.1 13 27 3 1.21 West Indies The Oval 26 Jul 1973 Test # 725
BS Bedi 47.0 23 59 2 1.25 India Delhi 20 Dec 1972 Test # 703
BS Bedi 23.0 11 29 1 1.26 India Bengaluru 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
AG Hurst 10.0x8 4 17 0 1.27 Australia Brisbane 1 Dec 1978 Test # 834
BS Bedi 39.0 20 50 3 1.28 India Delhi 20 Dec 1972 Test # 703
Iqbal Qasim 24.4x8 6 42 0 1.28 Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 2 Jan 1978 Test # 813
VA Holder 14.0 4 18 0 1.28 West Indies Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
RJ Bright 23.0 11 30 1 1.30 Australia Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
Iqbal Qasim 29.0x8 11 51 2 1.31 Pakistan Karachi 18 Jan 1978 Test # 815
SL Boock 25.0 10 33 1 1.32 New Zealand Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
HJ Howarth 21.0x8 8 37 1 1.32 New Zealand Auckland 5 Mar 1971 Test # 682
Iqbal Qasim 32.0x8 12 57 3 1.33 Pakistan Lahore 14 Dec 1977 Test # 810
MF Malone 47.0 20 63 5 1.34 Australia The Oval 25 Aug 1977 Test # 808
Sarfraz Nawaz 15.0x8 6 27 1 1.35 Pakistan Karachi 18 Jan 1978 Test # 815
GS Chappell 16.0x8 7 29 1 1.35 Australia Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
JD Higgs 16.0x8 2 29 2 1.35 Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1978 Test # 838
RAL Massie 36.0 13 49 1 1.36 Australia Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
BS Bedi 30.0 13 41 2 1.36 India Lord's 22 Jul 1971 Test # 690
Abdul Qadir 24.0x8 8 44 6 1.37 Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 2 Jan 1978 Test # 813

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:
Australia v England at Perth, 1st Test, Dec 14-19, 1979 [Test # 864]
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]