Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
RES Wyatt 13.0 10 4 3 0.30 England Durban 21 Jan 1928 Test # 170
H Verity 13.0 11 4 0 0.30 England Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
JC Laker 14.1x8 9 7 2 0.37 England Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
H Verity 12.0 9 5 2 0.41 England Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
NBF Mann 20.0 13 10 0 0.50 South Africa Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
DCS Compton 16.0x8 11 11 1 0.51 England Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
TL Goddard 16.0x8 8 12 2 0.56 South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
WR Cuttell 32.0x5 24 17 3 0.63 England Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899 Test # 58
TL Goddard 25.2x8 15 22 1 0.65 South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
HJ Tayfield 24.0x8 17 21 1 0.65 South Africa Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
TE Bailey 25.0x8 12 23 3 0.69 England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
TE Bailey 13.0x8 4 12 2 0.69 England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
JH Wardle 32.0 23 24 4 0.75 England Nottingham 9 Jun 1955 Test # 407
TL Goddard 14.0x8 7 14 1 0.75 South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
TL Goddard 13.0x8 8 13 2 0.75 South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
EG Arnold 13.0 7 10 1 0.76 England Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
H Verity 16.0x8 8 17 0 0.79 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
G Geary 22.3 13 18 2 0.80 England Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
F Barratt 10.0 4 8 1 0.80 England Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
R Tattersall 16.0 9 13 0 0.81 England Leeds 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
WR Hammond 11.0 6 9 2 0.81 England Durban 16 Jan 1931 Test # 204
H Verity 8.0x8 4 9 0 0.84 England Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
GAR Lock 15.0x8 6 17 1 0.85 England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
JC White 32.0 19 28 0 0.87 England Birmingham 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
R Illingworth 17.0 11 15 3 0.88 England Birmingham 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
TE Bailey 11.0x8 5 13 0 0.88 England Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 0.90 South Africa The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
RK Tyldesley 11.5 4 11 1 0.92 England Manchester 26 Jul 1924 Test # 156
CP Carter 29.0 12 27 1 0.93 South Africa Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
AJ Fothergill 24.0x4 15 15 1 0.93 England Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
TL Goddard 35.5 18 34 2 0.94 South Africa Port Elizabeth 12 Feb 1965 Test # 578
JA Young 11.0x8 6 14 0 0.95 England Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
TE Bailey 15.4x8 6 20 5 0.96 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
H Verity 10.0x8 5 13 0 0.97 England Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268
NBF Mann 24.0 16 24 4 1.00 South Africa Nottingham 7 Jun 1951 Test # 334
FJ Titmus 20.0 9 20 1 1.00 England Durban 4 Dec 1964 Test # 571
H Verity 44.1x8 16 61 4 1.03 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
SM Pollock 17.0 8 18 2 1.05 South Africa Port Elizabeth 9 Dec 1999 Test # 1475
SM Pollock 27.0 16 29 1 1.07 South Africa Lord's 18 Jun 1998 Test # 1419
TL Goddard 24.0 16 26 3 1.08 South Africa Manchester 21 Jul 1960 Test # 495
WR Hammond 12.0 6 13 1 1.08 England Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
C Gladwin 20.0x8 6 29 1 1.08 England Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
SM Pollock 14.4 6 16 4 1.09 South Africa Johannesburg 25 Nov 1999 Test # 1471
H Larwood 11.0 6 12 0 1.09 England Birmingham 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
CE Eksteen 11.0 5 12 3 1.09 South Africa Johannesburg 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1315
M Ntini 11.0 6 12 3 1.09 South Africa Centurion 21 Jan 2005 Test # 1736
PS Heine 15.0x8 6 22 4 1.10 South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
JA Young 23.0x8 9 34 2 1.10 England Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
TL Goddard 62.0 37 69 5 1.11 South Africa Leeds 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
HJ Tayfield 53.4 29 60 5 1.11 South Africa The Oval 13 Aug 1955 Test # 412

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England v South Africa at Lord's, 3rd Test, Aug 16-20, 2012 [Test # 2053]
England v South Africa at Leeds, 2nd Test, Aug 2-6, 2012 [Test # 2051]
England v South Africa at The Oval, 1st Test, Jul 19-23, 2012 [Test # 2049]
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