Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
DM de Silva 11.0 7 12 1 1.09 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
HMRKB Herath 33.3 16 54 5 1.61 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
UT Yadav 13.0 5 21 2 1.61 India v Sri Lanka 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269
SR Watson 10.0 5 17 0 1.70 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
Saeed Ajmal 26.0 8 50 3 1.92 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
N Pradeep 15.0 5 29 3 1.93 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
HMRKB Herath 25.0 8 49 4 1.96 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
PADLR Sandakan 25.0 8 49 3 1.96 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
TA Copeland 12.0 5 24 2 2.00 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
TM Dilshan 10.0 1 20 0 2.00 Sri Lanka v West Indies 1 Dec 2010 Test # 1982
JR Hazlewood 10.0 4 21 3 2.10 Australia v Sri Lanka 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
HMRKB Herath 18.5 6 40 3 2.12 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
Mohammed Shami 15.0 6 32 3 2.13 India v Sri Lanka 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269
SR Watson 20.0 9 43 1 2.15 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
N Pradeep 16.0 6 36 2 2.25 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
TM Dilshan 14.0 4 32 0 2.28 Sri Lanka v Australia 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
MDK Perera 13.0 3 30 1 2.30 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
KMDN Kulasekara 28.0 9 65 1 2.32 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
TA Copeland 27.0 10 63 1 2.33 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
RAS Lakmal 17.3 5 41 1 2.34 Sri Lanka v West Indies 1 Dec 2010 Test # 1982
HMRKB Herath 23.0 5 54 4 2.34 Sri Lanka v West Indies 1 Dec 2010 Test # 1982
RJ Harris 16.0 7 38 3 2.37 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
R Ashwin 28.3 6 68 4 2.38 India v Sri Lanka 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269
S Randiv 43.0 7 103 3 2.39 Sri Lanka v Australia 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
MJ Leach 29.0 5 70 3 2.41 England v Sri Lanka 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
Yasir Shah 31.5 4 78 5 2.45 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
RJ Harris 22.0 8 54 3 2.45 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
Junaid Khan 28.2 3 70 5 2.47 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
MDK Perera 24.4 5 61 4 2.47 Sri Lanka v England 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
HMRKB Herath 39.4 4 99 4 2.49 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
Yasir Shah 32.0 7 80 2 2.50 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
RAS Lakmal 19.0 5 48 1 2.52 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
SNJ O'Keefe 16.2 3 42 1 2.57 Australia v Sri Lanka 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
MG Johnson 23.3 4 61 0 2.59 Australia v Sri Lanka 8 Sep 2011 Test # 2007
AD Mathews 13.0 2 34 0 2.61 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
Saeed Ajmal 25.0 5 66 3 2.64 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
Ehsan Adil 14.0 3 37 0 2.64 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
PHT Kaushal 14.0 1 37 3 2.64 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
PADLR Sandakan 21.2 3 58 4 2.71 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
KMDN Kulasekara 16.0 4 44 2 2.75 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
BAW Mendis 28.0 6 78 2 2.78 Sri Lanka v West Indies 1 Dec 2010 Test # 1982
Imran Khan 20.4 3 58 5 2.80 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
JM Anderson 14.0 2 40 0 2.85 England v Sri Lanka 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
MJ Leach 28.0 2 83 5 2.96 England v Sri Lanka 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
N Pradeep 17.0 3 51 0 3.00 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
AU Rashid 17.0 1 52 1 3.05 England v Sri Lanka 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
MDK Perera 14.0 1 43 0 3.07 Sri Lanka v Australia 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
Kuldeep Yadav 13.0 2 40 4 3.07 India v Sri Lanka 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269
SNJ O'Keefe 10.2 3 32 2 3.09 Australia v Sri Lanka 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
JR Hazlewood 18.4 3 59 2 3.16 Australia v Sri Lanka 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, 2nd Test, Nov 14-18, 2018 [Test # 2326]
Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Aug 12-14, 2017 [Test # 2269]
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, 1st Test, Jul 26-30, 2016 [Test # 2209]