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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.61 Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
M Muralitharan 40.0 21 40 3 1.00 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 18 Dec 2003 Test # 1675
ST Jayasuriya 28.0 14 30 0 1.07 Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
M Muralitharan 56.0 28 64 4 1.14 Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 1.19 Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
M Muralitharan 37.0 18 47 4 1.27 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
LE Plunkett 13.2 6 17 3 1.27 England Birmingham 25 May 2006 Test # 1803
HDPK Dharmasena 16.0 6 21 1 1.31 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
JM Anderson 19.0 10 25 4 1.31 England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
JE Emburey 25.0 9 33 6 1.32 England Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
ST Jayasuriya 24.0 6 32 1 1.33 Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
ST Jayasuriya 16.1 6 22 1 1.36 Sri Lanka Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
ST Jayasuriya 32.0 13 44 4 1.37 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
UDU Chandana 13.0 7 18 0 1.38 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 18 Dec 2003 Test # 1675
HMRKB Herath 42.0 16 59 3 1.40 Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
M Muralitharan 54.3 14 79 3 1.44 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
M Muralitharan 31.4 15 46 7 1.45 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
MA Butcher 11.0 2 16 0 1.45 England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
ST Jayasuriya 21.0 5 31 1 1.47 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
M Muralitharan 40.0 18 60 4 1.50 Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003 Test # 1672
D Hettiarachchi 24.0 6 36 2 1.50 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
PA de Silva 10.3 3 16 0 1.52 Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
AR Caddick 30.0 13 46 0 1.53 England Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
M Muralitharan 42.3 14 66 4 1.55 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
DL Underwood 18.0 6 28 5 1.55 England Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
M Muralitharan 35.0 14 55 6 1.57 Sri Lanka Kandy 1 Dec 2007 Test # 1851
AF Giles 40.0 14 63 4 1.57 England Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
GP Swann 12.0 2 19 0 1.58 England Lord's 3 Jun 2011 Test # 1995
RMS Eranga 23.5 10 38 1 1.59 Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
AD Mathews 10.0 3 16 0 1.60 Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
WPUJC Vaas 14.0 4 23 2 1.64 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
WPUJC Vaas 23.0 7 39 2 1.69 Sri Lanka Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
TT Bresnan 14.0 5 24 0 1.71 England Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
CC Lewis 18.0 4 31 2 1.72 England Lord's 22 Aug 1991 Test # 1176
ST Jayasuriya 11.0 4 19 2 1.72 Sri Lanka Nottingham 2 Jun 2006 Test # 1804
GRA de Silva 30.0 12 52 2 1.73 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
AF Giles 34.0 13 59 2 1.73 England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
RDB Croft 32.0 9 56 4 1.75 England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
DL Underwood 37.5 15 67 3 1.77 England Colombo (PSS) 17 Feb 1982 Test # 921
M Muralitharan 41.0 9 73 1 1.78 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 Test # 1537
JM Anderson 20.0 6 36 1 1.80 England Colombo (PSS) 3 Apr 2012 Test # 2039
MS Panesar 27.0 10 49 2 1.81 England Lord's 11 May 2006 Test # 1802
RDB Croft 22.0 11 40 3 1.81 England Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
A Flintoff 23.0 7 42 3 1.82 England Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
MS Panesar 23.0 11 42 0 1.82 England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
PI Pocock 41.0 17 75 2 1.82 England Lord's 23 Aug 1984 Test # 994
UDU Chandana 13.0 2 24 0 1.84 Sri Lanka Galle 2 Dec 2003 Test # 1670
ST Jayasuriya 27.0 7 50 4 1.85 Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001 Test # 1530
M Muralitharan 27.0 7 50 1 1.85 Sri Lanka Kandy 7 Mar 2001 Test # 1532
WPUJC Vaas 16.0 6 30 1 1.87 Sri Lanka Birmingham 25 May 2006 Test # 1803

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, 1st Test, Jun 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2124]
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Apr 3-7, 2012 [Test # 2039]
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