Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
RG Nadkarni (India) 1968-1968 4 1113 251 14 6/43 7/65 17.92 1.35 79.5 1 0
AL Valentine (WI) 1952-1956 6 1892 436 23 5/32 7/80 18.95 1.38 82.2 1 0
DS Atkinson (WI) 1952-1956 5 1046 279 18 7/53 7/86 15.50 1.60 58.1 2 0
S Ramadhin (WI) 1952-1956 6 1708 482 32 6/23 9/81 15.06 1.69 53.3 3 0
DL Underwood (Eng) 1971-1975 4 1110 325 24 6/12 12/97 13.54 1.75 46.2 3 1
GS Sobers (WI) 1956-1969 7 1121 350 9 3/70 3/91 38.88 1.87 124.5 0 0
DA Allen (Eng) 1966-1966 3 1146 359 13 5/123 6/114 27.61 1.87 88.1 1 0
MHN Walker (Aus) 1974-1977 5 1678 528 26 4/39 7/131 20.30 1.88 64.5 0 0
PCR Tufnell (Eng) 1992-1997 6 1909 609 23 7/47 11/147 26.47 1.91 83.0 1 1
BS Bedi (India) 1968-1976 6 1537 493 20 6/127 8/148 24.65 1.92 76.8 1 0
GR Larsen (NZ) 1995-1996 5 1243 401 17 3/57 5/88 23.58 1.93 73.1 0 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1969-1969 3 1060 362 8 3/64 4/165 45.25 2.04 132.5 0 0
JV Coney (NZ) 1974-1987 28 1512 521 11 3/47 3/47 47.36 2.06 137.4 0 0
PAJ DeFreitas (Eng) 1988-1992 5 1187 410 12 4/62 6/115 34.16 2.07 98.9 0 0
Pervez Sajjad (Pak) 1965-1973 6 1138 396 14 5/42 6/77 28.28 2.08 81.2 1 0
Imran Khan (Pak) 1979-1989 4 1283 453 17 5/106 6/109 26.64 2.11 75.4 1 0
EJ Chatfield (NZ) 1975-1989 24 5732 2029 66 4/30 8/123 30.74 2.12 86.8 0 0
JDP Oram (NZ) 2002-2008 13 2138 769 41 4/41 6/63 18.75 2.15 52.1 0 0
JR Reid (NZ) 1951-1965 23 3214 1177 34 6/60 6/60 34.61 2.19 94.5 1 0
J Garner (WI) 1980-1987 5 1195 440 26 6/56 7/73 16.92 2.20 45.9 2 0
BL Cairns (NZ) 1975-1985 24 5807 2168 75 7/143 8/96 28.90 2.24 77.4 3 0
RGD Willis (Eng) 1971-1984 7 1681 630 28 5/32 7/97 22.50 2.24 60.0 1 0
FT Badcock (NZ) 1930-1933 7 1608 610 16 4/80 5/102 38.12 2.27 100.5 0 0
GD McGrath (Aus) 2000-2005 6 1450 552 30 6/115 7/89 18.40 2.28 48.3 1 0
M Muralitharan (SL) 1995-2006 6 1568 599 30 6/87 10/118 19.96 2.29 52.2 2 1
BW Yuile (NZ) 1963-1969 9 1798 687 22 4/43 6/112 31.22 2.29 81.7 0 0
W Watson (NZ) 1991-1993 6 1606 615 22 4/121 6/90 27.95 2.29 73.0 0 0
BP Martin (NZ) 2013-2013 3 1026 393 9 4/43 5/133 43.66 2.29 114.0 0 0
EAS Prasanna (India) 1968-1976 7 1755 674 35 8/76 11/140 19.25 2.30 50.1 3 1
A Kumble (India) 1994-1999 3 1149 443 11 4/83 6/153 40.27 2.31 104.4 0 0
FJ Cameron (NZ) 1963-1965 9 2150 830 30 5/34 9/70 27.66 2.31 71.6 1 0
AR MacGibbon (NZ) 1951-1956 8 1303 505 14 4/44 4/60 36.07 2.32 93.0 0 0
JG Bracewell (NZ) 1981-1990 14 2882 1117 38 6/32 10/106 29.39 2.32 75.8 3 1
SL Boock (NZ) 1978-1989 17 3184 1246 35 5/67 5/67 35.60 2.34 90.9 2 0
BE Congdon (NZ) 1965-1978 31 2465 971 28 5/65 5/65 34.67 2.36 88.0 1 0
Harbhajan Singh (India) 1998-2009 6 1282 508 21 6/63 7/102 24.19 2.37 61.0 1 0
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1971-1977 14 3506 1391 29 4/46 5/185 47.96 2.38 120.8 0 0
NJ Astle (NZ) 1996-2006 38 2833 1131 29 3/27 6/62 39.00 2.39 97.6 0 0
SM Pollock (SA) 1999-2004 6 1482 598 26 5/33 7/87 23.00 2.42 57.0 1 0
Intikhab Alam (Pak) 1965-1973 6 1248 511 20 7/52 11/130 25.55 2.45 62.4 2 1
RS Cunis (NZ) 1964-1971 9 2146 885 25 6/76 9/128 35.40 2.47 85.8 1 0
CA Walsh (WI) 1987-1999 7 1610 664 32 7/37 13/55 20.75 2.47 50.3 3 1
SK Warne (Aus) 1993-2005 9 2519 1044 49 5/39 7/86 21.30 2.48 51.4 1 0
DJ Nash (NZ) 1994-1999 14 2646 1100 36 4/38 5/54 30.55 2.49 73.5 0 0
RO Collinge (NZ) 1965-1978 20 4574 1909 80 6/63 9/166 23.86 2.50 57.1 2 0
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1985-1995 7 2053 859 50 7/119 11/179 17.18 2.51 41.0 6 2
TB Burtt (NZ) 1947-1953 6 1420 602 16 5/69 7/106 37.62 2.54 88.7 1 0
GA Bartlett (NZ) 1965-1968 5 1084 466 16 6/38 6/90 29.12 2.57 67.7 1 0
AR Caddick (Eng) 1997-2002 5 1274 551 27 6/63 9/172 20.40 2.59 47.1 2 0
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1990 43 10663 4615 201 7/23 11/58 22.96 2.59 53.0 15 3

Minimum of 1000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2151 - Live]
    » New Zealand 429/7 (80.3 ov, MD Craig 5*, AD Mathews 2/34) - Stumps
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]
New Zealand v India at Auckland, 1st Test, Feb 6-9, 2014 [Test # 2118]
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