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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Majid Khan 10.0 8 3 0 0.30 Pakistan v West Indies Port of Spain 1 Apr 1977 Test # 802
GS Chappell 11.0 6 5 1 0.45 Australia v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
EAS Prasanna 8.0x8 4 5 0 0.46 India v Australia Melbourne 30 Dec 1977 Test # 812
Majid Khan 9.0x8 4 6 0 0.50 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976 Test # 784
BE Congdon 18.0x8 11 14 0 0.58 New Zealand v England Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
PH Edmonds 34.1 23 20 4 0.58 England v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
BE Congdon 17.4x8 11 14 2 0.60 New Zealand v England Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
AW Greig 10.0 7 6 1 0.60 England v India Kanpur 25 Jan 1973 Test # 709
MHN Walker 16.0x8 8 15 6 0.70 Australia v Pakistan Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
MLC Foster 14.0 7 10 0 0.71 West Indies v India Bridgetown 1 Apr 1971 Test # 685
R Illingworth 9.0x8 5 9 0 0.75 England v Australia Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
Mushtaq Mohammad 9.0x8 4 9 1 0.75 Pakistan v New Zealand Hyderabad (Sind) 23 Oct 1976 Test # 783
Saleem Altaf 14.3 9 11 4 0.75 Pakistan v England Leeds 8 Jul 1971 Test # 689
DL Underwood 11.6x8 7 12 6 0.76 England v New Zealand Christchurch 25 Feb 1971 Test # 681
RJ Inverarity 33.0 19 26 3 0.78 Australia v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
R Illingworth 18.0x8 11 19 1 0.79 England v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1970 Test # 674
JE Emburey 12.0x8 7 13 2 0.81 England v Australia Adelaide 27 Jan 1979 Test # 843
BS Bedi 33.0 18 27 5 0.81 India v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Nov 1976 Test # 785
MHN Walker 10.0x8 4 11 1 0.82 Australia v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
MLC Foster 12.0 4 10 1 0.83 West Indies v India Port of Spain 13 Apr 1971 Test # 686
KJ O'Keeffe 9.0x8 4 10 1 0.83 Australia v Pakistan Melbourne 29 Dec 1972 Test # 705
PH Edmonds 34.0x8 11 38 4 0.83 England v New Zealand Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
JA Snow 13.0 5 11 2 0.84 England v Australia Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
DL Underwood 20.0x8 10 23 1 0.86 England v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1970 Test # 674
Wasim Raja 12.0x8 5 14 1 0.87 Pakistan v England Hyderabad (Sind) 2 Jan 1978 Test # 813
BS Bedi 43.0 24 38 4 0.88 India v England Chennai 12 Jan 1973 Test # 708
LR Gibbs 35.4 21 32 1 0.89 West Indies v England Birmingham 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
M Hendrick 14.0 6 13 1 0.92 England v India Leeds 16 Aug 1979 Test # 853
DL Underwood 17.0 9 16 2 0.94 England v India Chennai 14 Jan 1977 Test # 793
AA Mallett 16.5x8 9 21 4 0.94 Australia v England Sydney 4 Jan 1975 Test # 751
RR Jumadeen 19.0 9 18 1 0.94 West Indies v New Zealand Port of Spain 20 Apr 1972 Test # 697
CM Old 41.4 22 41 4 0.98 England v Pakistan Leeds 29 Jun 1978 Test # 827
LR Gibbs 37.1x8 19 49 2 0.98 West Indies v Pakistan Karachi 1 Mar 1975 Test # 759
BS Bedi 22.0 12 22 4 1.00 India v New Zealand Chennai 26 Nov 1976 Test # 787
RGD Willis 16.0 8 16 4 1.00 England v New Zealand Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 1.00 Australia v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
M Hendrick 15.0 7 15 2 1.00 England v India Lord's 2 Aug 1979 Test # 852
VA Holder 12.0 6 12 1 1.00 West Indies v England Nottingham 3 Jun 1976 Test # 777
Pervez Sajjad 11.0 5 11 0 1.00 Pakistan v England Hyderabad (Sind) 16 Mar 1973 Test # 717
IVA Richards 11.0 6 11 1 1.00 West Indies v England The Oval 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
Iqbal Qasim 11.0 8 11 0 1.00 Pakistan v England Leeds 29 Jun 1978 Test # 827
AR Border 23.0x8 11 31 1 1.01 Australia v England Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
M Hendrick 14.0x8 6 19 3 1.01 England v Australia Adelaide 27 Jan 1979 Test # 843
DL Underwood 11.6x8 2 16 3 1.02 England v Australia Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
RR Jumadeen 45.0 22 46 0 1.02 West Indies v New Zealand Port of Spain 20 Apr 1972 Test # 697
G Miller 34.0 19 35 2 1.02 England v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
M Hendrick 8.0x8 3 11 2 1.03 England v Australia Perth 15 Dec 1978 Test # 836
SL Boock 28.0 18 29 2 1.03 New Zealand v England Nottingham 10 Aug 1978 Test # 829
IT Botham 9.3x8 3 13 2 1.04 England v New Zealand Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
MA Holding 23.0 15 24 2 1.04 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779

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 West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
India v Pakistan at Kanpur, 4th Test, Dec 25-30, 1979 [Test # 866]
India v Pakistan at Mumbai, 3rd Test, Dec 16-20, 1979 [Test # 865]
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