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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
H Verity 13.0 11 4 0 0.30 England v South Africa Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
H Verity 12.0 9 5 2 0.41 England v South Africa Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
Maninder Singh 20.4 12 9 3 0.43 India v England Lord's 5 Jun 1986 Test # 1046
JC Laker 18.0 14 8 3 0.44 England v Australia The Oval 23 Aug 1956 Test # 429
DL Underwood 18.0 15 8 2 0.44 England v Australia Lord's 20 Jun 1968 Test # 638
NBF Mann 20.0 13 10 0 0.50 South Africa v England Nottingham 7 Jun 1947 Test # 285
WW Armstrong 18.0 12 9 1 0.50 Australia v England Lord's 11 Jun 1921 Test # 141
JC Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54 England v West Indies Birmingham 30 May 1957 Test # 439
PH Edmonds 34.1 23 20 4 0.58 England v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
R Pollard 10.0 8 6 0 0.60 England v Australia Manchester 8 Jul 1948 Test # 301
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.61 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
R Illingworth 15.0 11 10 1 0.66 England v Pakistan Lord's 27 Jul 1967 Test # 621
FJ Titmus 26.0 17 18 4 0.69 England v New Zealand Birmingham 27 May 1965 Test # 591
RG Barlow 25.0x4 20 12 2 0.72 England v Australia Lord's 19 Jul 1886 Test # 23
FJ Titmus 26.0 17 19 5 0.73 England v New Zealand Leeds 8 Jul 1965 Test # 593
SR Watson 15.0 11 11 0 0.73 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jul 2013 Test # 2090
JC Laker 36.0 23 27 3 0.75 England v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
JH Wardle 32.0 23 24 4 0.75 England v South Africa Nottingham 9 Jun 1955 Test # 407
Saleem Altaf 14.3 9 11 4 0.75 Pakistan v England Leeds 8 Jul 1971 Test # 689
WR Hammond 10.3 5 8 1 0.76 England v New Zealand Lord's 27 Jun 1931 Test # 209
HH Streak 17.0 8 13 2 0.76 Zimbabwe v England Nottingham 1 Jun 2000 Test # 1498
EG Arnold 13.0 7 10 1 0.76 England v South Africa Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
GAR Lock 18.1 13 14 4 0.77 England v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
JC Laker 22.0 12 17 1 0.77 England v Pakistan Lord's 10 Jun 1954 Test # 387
JC Laker 22.0 11 17 5 0.77 England v New Zealand Leeds 3 Jul 1958 Test # 456
WA Johnston 18.0 9 14 0 0.77 Australia v England Nottingham 11 Jun 1953 Test # 372
IT Botham 14.0 9 11 5 0.78 England v Australia Birmingham 30 Jul 1981 Test # 906
RJ Inverarity 33.0 19 26 3 0.78 Australia v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
JH Wardle 24.0 16 19 4 0.79 England v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 1954 Test # 389
G Geary 22.3 13 18 2 0.80 England v South Africa Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
H Larwood 15.0 8 12 1 0.80 England v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1930 Test # 194
RG Archer 15.0 8 12 1 0.80 Australia v England Manchester 9 Jul 1953 Test # 374
R Tattersall 15.0 8 12 1 0.80 England v Pakistan Lord's 10 Jun 1954 Test # 387
F Barratt 10.0 4 8 1 0.80 England v South Africa Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
CEH Croft 10.0 6 8 2 0.80 West Indies v England The Oval 24 Jul 1980 Test # 883
R Tattersall 16.0 9 13 0 0.81 England v South Africa Leeds 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
CV Grimmett 47.0 28 39 3 0.82 Australia v England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
MW Tate 18.0 9 15 1 0.83 England v New Zealand The Oval 29 Jul 1931 Test # 210
JA Snow 13.0 5 11 2 0.84 England v Australia Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
TE Bailey 20.0 9 17 2 0.85 England v New Zealand Birmingham 5 Jun 1958 Test # 454
GA Hick 14.0 6 12 1 0.85 England v New Zealand Nottingham 2 Jun 1994 Test # 1260
PH Edmonds 15.0 9 13 2 0.86 England v Australia Birmingham 15 Aug 1985 Test # 1021
JC White 32.0 19 28 0 0.87 England v South Africa Birmingham 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
J Garner 34.1 20 30 4 0.87 West Indies v England Nottingham 5 Jun 1980 Test # 880
R Illingworth 17.0 11 15 3 0.88 England v South Africa Birmingham 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
R Pollard 27.0 16 24 5 0.88 England v India Manchester 20 Jul 1946 Test # 277
LR Gibbs 35.4 21 32 1 0.89 West Indies v England Birmingham 9 Aug 1973 Test # 726
W Rhodes 10.0 5 9 1 0.90 England v Australia Birmingham 29 May 1902 Test # 70
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 0.90 South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
GA Gooch 10.0 5 9 0 0.90 England v Pakistan Birmingham 4 Jun 1992 Test # 1189

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 Australia at Chester-le-Street, 4th Test, Aug 9-12, 2013 [Test # 2093]
England v Australia at Manchester, 3rd Test, Aug 1-5, 2013 [Test # 2092]
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