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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
JC Laker 18.0 14 8 3 0.44 England v Australia 23 Aug 1956 Test # 429
PH Edmonds 34.1 23 20 4 0.58 England v New Zealand 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.61 Sri Lanka v England 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
CEH Croft 10.0 6 8 2 0.80 West Indies v England 24 Jul 1980 Test # 883
MW Tate 18.0 9 15 1 0.83 England v New Zealand 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 0.90 South Africa v England 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
RG Barlow 31.0x4 22 19 5 0.91 England v Australia 28 Aug 1882 Test # 9
CG Macartney 26.0 16 24 0 0.92 Australia v England 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
GAR Lock 18.1 11 17 1 0.93 England v Australia 23 Aug 1956 Test # 429
RB Simpson 14.0 7 14 1 1.00 Australia v England 13 Aug 1964 Test # 565
GB Hole 11.0 6 11 0 1.00 Australia v England 15 Aug 1953 Test # 376
IVA Richards 11.0 6 11 1 1.00 West Indies v England 12 Aug 1976 Test # 781
J Briggs 37.0x4 24 25 5 1.01 England v Australia 13 Aug 1888 Test # 29
G Miller 34.0 19 35 2 1.02 England v New Zealand 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
R Illingworth 28.0 18 29 1 1.03 England v Australia 22 Aug 1968 Test # 641
MW Tate 21.0 6 22 3 1.04 England v New Zealand 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
GA Lohmann 29.3x4 21 21 1 1.05 England v Australia 13 Aug 1888 Test # 29
ST Jayasuriya 28.0 14 30 0 1.07 Sri Lanka v England 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
MW Tate 37.1 17 40 3 1.07 England v Australia 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
GOB Allen 13.0 7 14 5 1.07 England v New Zealand 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
R Illingworth 36.0 15 40 0 1.11 England v India 19 Aug 1971 Test # 692
SF Barnes 27.0 15 30 5 1.11 England v Australia 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
GAR Lock 18.0 11 20 1 1.11 England v New Zealand 21 Aug 1958 Test # 458
HJ Tayfield 53.4 29 60 5 1.11 South Africa v England 13 Aug 1955 Test # 412
ERH Fuller 27.0 11 31 1 1.14 South Africa v England 13 Aug 1955 Test # 412
GR Hazlitt 21.4 8 25 7 1.15 Australia v England 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
CG Macartney 19.0 6 22 2 1.15 Australia v England 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
JB Statham 18.0 6 21 1 1.16 England v New Zealand 21 Aug 1958 Test # 458
CL Hooper 22.0 11 26 0 1.18 West Indies v England 24 Aug 1995 Test # 1303
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 1.19 Sri Lanka v England 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
H Verity 25.0 12 30 3 1.20 England v India 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
JJ Ferris 25.0x5 14 25 4 1.20 Australia v England 11 Aug 1890 Test # 34
K Higgs 15.0 6 18 1 1.20 England v West Indies 18 Aug 1966 Test # 609
FJ Titmus 42.0 20 51 1 1.21 England v Australia 13 Aug 1964 Test # 565
JC Laker 23.0 13 28 2 1.21 England v South Africa 13 Aug 1955 Test # 412
GS Sobers 22.1 13 27 3 1.21 West Indies v England 26 Jul 1973 Test # 725
E Peate 38.0x4 24 31 4 1.22 England v Australia 28 Aug 1882 Test # 9
CEL Ambrose 31.0 8 38 2 1.22 West Indies v England 31 Aug 2000 Test # 1509
RR Lindwall 16.1 5 20 6 1.23 Australia v England 14 Aug 1948 Test # 303
G Miller 25.0 10 31 2 1.24 England v New Zealand 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
T Greenhough 29.0 11 36 2 1.24 England v India 20 Aug 1959 Test # 478
JC Laker 20.0 10 25 1 1.25 England v New Zealand 21 Aug 1958 Test # 458
WA Johnston 16.0 4 20 2 1.25 Australia v England 14 Aug 1948 Test # 303
GAR Lock 16.0 7 20 6 1.25 England v West Indies 22 Aug 1957 Test # 443
JE Emburey 31.0 15 39 1 1.25 England v New Zealand 21 Aug 1986 Test # 1051
GA Lohmann 32.2x5 19 34 3 1.25 England v Australia 11 Aug 1890 Test # 34
JA Snow 11.0 7 14 1 1.27 England v India 19 Aug 1971 Test # 692
DA Allen 28.0 15 36 0 1.28 England v South Africa 18 Aug 1960 Test # 496
GAR Lock 21.4 12 28 5 1.29 England v West Indies 22 Aug 1957 Test # 443
AD Mullally 26.0 12 34 2 1.30 England v New Zealand 19 Aug 1999 Test # 1458

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test, Aug 21-25, 2013 [Test # 2094]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 1st Test, Jul 19-23, 2012 [Test # 2049]
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 18-22, 2011 [Test # 2004]
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