Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
M Ntini 11.0 6 12 3 1.09 South Africa v England Centurion 21 Jan 2005 Test # 1736
JM Anderson 14.0 7 16 3 1.14 England v South Africa Manchester 4 Aug 2017 Test # 2268
SCJ Broad 12.1 6 17 6 1.39 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Jan 2016 Test # 2199
SM Pollock 21.0 11 30 2 1.42 South Africa v England Centurion 21 Jan 2005 Test # 1736
VD Philander 19.0 6 29 1 1.52 South Africa v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
RJ Sidebottom 30.0 9 46 1 1.53 England v South Africa Lord's 10 Jul 2008 Test # 1880
M Morkel 16.0 7 26 1 1.62 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
SCJ Broad 15.0 6 25 4 1.66 England v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
BA Stokes 20.0 4 34 2 1.70 England v South Africa Nottingham 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2264
JM Anderson 21.0 7 36 1 1.71 England v South Africa Lord's 10 Jul 2008 Test # 1880
MM Ali 26.0 9 47 3 1.80 England v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
M Morkel 28.0 9 51 1 1.82 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
JM Anderson 33.2 10 61 2 1.83 England v South Africa Leeds 2 Aug 2012 Test # 2051
M Morkel 20.3 5 38 1 1.85 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
VD Philander 17.0 6 32 2 1.88 South Africa v England The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266
KA Maharaj 30.4 9 58 2 1.89 South Africa v England Manchester 4 Aug 2017 Test # 2268
KJ Abbott 19.0 9 36 0 1.89 South Africa v England Centurion 22 Jan 2016 Test # 2200
SM Pollock 32.0 14 61 2 1.90 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004 Test # 1728
F de Wet 12.0 5 23 1 1.91 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
JM Anderson 13.0 6 25 3 1.92 England v South Africa The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266
A Flintoff 40.0 12 77 1 1.92 England v South Africa Leeds 18 Jul 2008 Test # 1881
JH Kallis 14.0 2 27 1 1.92 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
MS Panesar 60.0 15 116 0 1.93 England v South Africa Lord's 10 Jul 2008 Test # 1880
SJ Harmison 12.5 4 25 0 1.94 England v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005 Test # 1734
PL Harris 26.0 11 51 2 1.96 South Africa v England Centurion 16 Dec 2009 Test # 1942
S van Zyl 10.1 3 20 3 1.96 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
Imran Tahir 32.0 7 63 3 1.96 South Africa v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
M Ntini 24.4 6 49 2 1.98 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2005 Test # 1732
GP Swann 47.0 14 94 2 2.00 England v South Africa Lord's 16 Aug 2012 Test # 2053
VD Philander 24.0 9 48 2 2.00 South Africa v England Lord's 16 Aug 2012 Test # 2053
JH Kallis 19.0 7 38 2 2.00 South Africa v England The Oval 19 Jul 2012 Test # 2049
JH Kallis 14.0 4 28 0 2.00 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
CR Woakes 14.0 1 28 0 2.00 England v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
DW Steyn 13.0 4 26 2 2.00 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2004 Test # 1730
JM Anderson 13.0 3 26 0 2.00 England v South Africa The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266
A Nel 12.0 5 24 0 2.00 South Africa v England Centurion 21 Jan 2005 Test # 1736
CH Morris 12.0 4 24 1 2.00 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
SCJ Broad 12.0 5 24 1 2.00 England v South Africa Manchester 4 Aug 2017 Test # 2268
VD Philander 14.5 4 30 5 2.02 South Africa v England Lord's 16 Aug 2012 Test # 2053
JH Kallis 15.0 5 31 3 2.06 South Africa v England Birmingham 30 Jul 2008 Test # 1883
N Boje 34.0 13 71 4 2.08 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2005 Test # 1732
SM Pollock 31.0 11 65 4 2.09 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2005 Test # 1732
KA Maharaj 10.0 1 21 3 2.10 South Africa v England Nottingham 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2264
JM Anderson 19.0 7 40 1 2.10 England v South Africa Leeds 2 Aug 2012 Test # 2051
SM Pollock 15.1 7 32 4 2.10 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2004 Test # 1730
DL Piedt 18.0 8 38 3 2.11 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
DW Steyn 35.0 11 74 2 2.11 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
SM Pollock 17.0 5 36 1 2.11 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2005 Test # 1732
PL Harris 40.0 14 85 3 2.12 South Africa v England Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 Test # 1946
RJ Sidebottom 19.0 3 41 2 2.15 England v South Africa Lord's 10 Jul 2008 Test # 1880
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v South Africa at Manchester, 4th Test, Aug 4-7, 2017 [Test # 2268]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2017 [Test # 2266]
England v South Africa at Nottingham, 2nd Test, Jul 14-17, 2017 [Test # 2264]