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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
NBF Mann 20.0 13 10 0 0.50 v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
TL Goddard 16.0x8 8 12 2 0.56 v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
TL Goddard 17.0 14 10 1 0.58 v New Zealand Dunedin 28 Feb 1964 Test # 559
AA Donald 10.0 7 6 2 0.60 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
TL Goddard 25.2x8 15 22 1 0.65 v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
HJ Tayfield 24.0x8 17 21 1 0.65 v England Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
N Boje 15.0 6 10 2 0.66 v India Bangalore 2 Mar 2000 Test # 1486
TL Goddard 16.0 10 11 1 0.68 v New Zealand Wellington 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
HJ Tayfield 14.0x8 7 13 6 0.69 v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JT Partridge 14.0 8 10 0 0.71 v New Zealand Wellington 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
TL Goddard 14.0x8 7 14 1 0.75 v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
ARA Murray 13.0x8 7 13 0 0.75 v Australia Brisbane 5 Dec 1952 Test # 359
TL Goddard 13.0x8 8 13 2 0.75 v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
AA Donald 23.0 13 18 1 0.78 v Australia Port Elizabeth 14 Mar 1997 Test # 1360
JC Watkins 12.0x8 4 13 2 0.81 v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
TL Goddard 23.0x8 12 25 2 0.81 v Australia Durban 24 Jan 1958 Test # 447
WJ Cronje 11.0 4 9 0 0.81 v Australia Cape Town 17 Mar 1994 Test # 1253
ARA Murray 23.0 16 19 2 0.82 v New Zealand Wellington 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
TL Goddard 27.0 15 23 1 0.85 v Australia Durban 20 Jan 1967 Test # 615
JC Watkins 14.0x8 7 16 2 0.85 v New Zealand Durban 11 Dec 1953 Test # 377
TL Goddard 24.7x8 10 29 2 0.87 v Australia Sydney 7 Feb 1964 Test # 555
HJ Tayfield 29.3x8 15 35 1 0.89 v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 5 Feb 1954 Test # 382
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 0.90 v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
WJ Cronje 18.4 8 17 2 0.91 v India Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
JC Watkins 23.5 14 22 4 0.92 v New Zealand Wellington 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
SM Pollock 13.0 9 12 2 0.92 v Bangladesh Chittagong 24 Apr 2003 Test # 1640
CP Carter 29.0 12 27 1 0.93 v England Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
DW Steyn 15.0 9 14 0 0.93 v New Zealand Wellington 23 Mar 2012 Test # 2037
ARA Murray 31.0 16 29 1 0.93 v New Zealand Auckland 13 Mar 1953 Test # 370
HD Bromfield 16.0 7 15 1 0.93 v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 16 Feb 1962 Test # 524
ARA Murray 8.0x8 3 10 1 0.93 v New Zealand Johannesburg 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
TL Goddard 35.5 18 34 2 0.94 v England Port Elizabeth 12 Feb 1965 Test # 578
PL Harris 30.0 19 29 0 0.96 v India Cape Town 2 Jan 2011 Test # 1988
NBF Mann 24.0 16 24 4 1.00 v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1951 Test # 334
JC Watkins 12.0x8 5 16 1 1.00 v Australia Sydney 9 Jan 1953 Test # 362
KC Bland 13.0 6 13 0 1.00 v New Zealand Auckland 13 Mar 1964 Test # 560
WJ Cronje 10.0 6 10 1 1.00 v New Zealand Durban 26 Dec 1994 Test # 1280
AA Donald 10.0 5 10 0 1.00 v Zimbabwe Harare 11 Nov 1999 Test # 1468
HJ Tayfield 26.1x8 12 35 3 1.00 v New Zealand Durban 11 Dec 1953 Test # 377
N Boje 16.4 10 17 4 1.02 v West Indies Bridgetown 29 Mar 2001 Test # 1541
SM Pollock 26.5 17 28 5 1.04 v West Indies Kingston 19 Apr 2001 Test # 1544
PM Pollock 18.0 12 19 0 1.05 v Australia Cape Town 22 Jan 1970 Test # 670
TL Goddard 17.0 9 18 4 1.05 v New Zealand Auckland 13 Mar 1964 Test # 560
SM Pollock 17.0 8 18 2 1.05 v England Port Elizabeth 9 Dec 1999 Test # 1475
ARA Murray 28.0 15 30 3 1.07 v New Zealand Wellington 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
DEJ Ironside 14.0x8 5 20 2 1.07 v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JC Watkins 27.0 17 29 1 1.07 v New Zealand Wellington 6 Mar 1953 Test # 368
SM Pollock 27.0 16 29 1 1.07 v England Lord's 18 Jun 1998 Test # 1419
TL Goddard 24.0 16 26 3 1.08 v England Manchester 21 Jul 1960 Test # 495
TL Goddard 24.5 16 27 3 1.08 v Australia Johannesburg 19 Feb 1970 Test # 672

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
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