Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
M Muralitharan 2009-2010 19 73.1 1 393 26 3/11 15.11 5.37 16.8 0 0
(Chennai Super Kings)
S Muthusamy 2013-2016 20 44.0 0 237 20 4/12 11.85 5.38 13.2 1 0
(KwaZulu-Natal)
R das Neves 2011-2014 16 59.0 1 324 20 3/6 16.20 5.49 17.7 0 0
(Gauteng)
J Botha 2004-2012 60 215.0 2 1267 51 4/19 24.84 5.89 25.2 1 0
(Eastern Cape, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, Warriors)
BM Scholtz 2011-2016 19 66.0 1 389 20 4/13 19.45 5.89 19.8 1 0
(Namibia)
GI Hume 2011-2016 13 42.0 1 248 17 4/7 14.58 5.90 14.8 1 0
(Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal Inland)
WA Deacon 2004-2014 44 160.4 3 965 51 4/15 18.92 6.00 18.9 1 0
(Eagles, Lions, North West)
B Lee 2006-2012 15 55.0 1 332 14 3/15 23.71 6.03 23.5 0 0
(Australia, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders)
A Kumble 2009-2010 21 79.1 1 478 24 5/5 19.91 6.03 19.7 1 1
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
BC Fortuin 2014-2016 24 88.3 1 536 35 4/8 15.31 6.05 15.1 2 0
(Lions, North West)
GL van Buuren 2011-2015 34 69.1 0 425 16 3/19 26.56 6.14 25.9 0 0
(Northerns, Titans)
P Botha 2011-2016 26 71.4 0 445 22 3/27 20.22 6.20 19.5 0 0
(Free State, Knights)
YA Abdulla 2006-2014 52 187.0 4 1170 61 4/31 19.18 6.25 18.3 2 0
(Dolphins, Kings XI Punjab, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, South Africa)
CM Willoughby 2004-2007 22 81.0 3 507 17 4/9 29.82 6.25 28.5 1 0
(Cape Cobras, Western Province Boland)
A Nel 2004-2011 23 84.4 3 530 17 2/13 31.17 6.25 29.8 0 0
(Lions, South Africa, Titans)
OJ Erasmus 2011-2014 20 68.5 1 435 27 5/20 16.11 6.31 15.2 1 1
(Boland)
LMG Masekela 2011-2016 22 64.2 1 407 25 5/14 16.28 6.32 15.4 0 1
(Free State, Knights, Northerns)
JT Smuts 2008-2017 88 196.4 0 1247 56 3/15 22.26 6.34 21.0 0 0
(Eastern Province, South Africa, South Africa A, Warriors)
M Gqadushe 2011-2016 38 82.0 0 525 20 3/21 26.25 6.40 24.6 0 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal Inland)
DL Piedt 2011-2016 34 110.3 0 712 21 3/24 33.90 6.44 31.5 0 0
(Cape Cobras, South Western Districts, Titans, Western Province)
GVJ Koopman 2011-2016 25 76.0 0 491 13 4/22 37.76 6.46 35.0 1 0
(Border)
CN Ackermann 2011-2016 42 89.0 2 575 19 3/23 30.26 6.46 28.1 0 0
(Eastern Province, Warriors)
J Coetzee 2008-2016 50 180.4 3 1172 77 4/34 15.22 6.48 14.0 1 0
(Eagles, Griqualand West, Knights, Northern Cape)
DL Vettori 2007-2009 14 51.1 0 333 19 4/20 17.52 6.50 16.1 1 0
(Delhi Daredevils, New Zealand)
SSN Nqweni 2014-2016 19 49.1 0 321 20 3/16 16.05 6.52 14.7 0 0
(Eastern Province, Warriors)
M Zondeki 2004-2012 15 44.4 0 292 10 2/19 29.20 6.53 26.8 0 0
(Cape Cobras, Eastern Cape, Eastern Province)
Shahid Afridi 2007-2013 13 45.3 1 298 18 4/19 16.55 6.54 15.1 1 0
(Hampshire, Pakistan)
BM Dolley 2012-2016 20 74.1 0 487 21 3/29 23.19 6.56 21.1 0 0
(Eastern Province, Warriors)
MS Tshabalala 2004-2016 49 152.1 1 1001 55 4/10 18.20 6.57 16.6 2 0
(Eagles, Knights, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa A)
KA Maharaj 2010-2016 54 186.0 1 1232 47 3/7 26.21 6.62 23.7 0 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal)
GM Thomson 2011-2016 22 61.1 2 408 13 2/9 31.38 6.67 28.2 0 0
(Easterns, Gauteng, Northerns)
JP Kreusch 2004-2013 66 87.2 0 583 24 3/19 24.29 6.67 21.8 0 0
(Border, Eastern Cape, Impi, Warriors)
SM Pollock 2004-2008 21 67.3 2 451 20 3/28 22.55 6.68 20.2 0 0
(Dolphins, South Africa)
K Nipper 2010-2016 41 118.2 0 791 39 4/15 20.28 6.68 18.2 2 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal Inland)
A Nehra 2009-2011 14 55.0 1 368 21 3/27 17.52 6.69 15.7 0 0
(Delhi Daredevils, India)
PP Ojha 2009-2012 19 63.3 0 426 19 3/21 22.42 6.70 20.0 0 0
(Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians)
DW Steyn 2005-2016 36 126.0 0 846 35 4/9 24.17 6.71 21.6 1 0
(Cape Cobras, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Africa, Titans)
SL Malinga 2007-2012 26 91.2 3 616 39 5/32 15.79 6.74 14.0 0 1
(Mumbai Indians, Sri Lanka)
M Morkel 2006-2015 48 166.3 3 1123 47 4/17 23.89 6.74 21.2 2 0
(Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, South Africa A, Titans)
FH Edwards 2007-2012 16 49.4 2 335 9 2/27 37.22 6.74 33.1 0 0
(Deccan Chargers, Dolphins, West Indies)
BM Scullard 2011-2016 20 64.2 2 434 15 3/27 28.93 6.74 25.7 0 0
(KwaZulu-Natal)
D Smit 2004-2016 78 102.0 1 689 28 3/19 24.60 6.75 21.8 0 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal)
GF Linde 2012-2016 42 142.0 2 960 47 4/19 20.42 6.76 18.1 2 0
(Cape Cobras, Western Province)
LI Vaaltyn 2011-2015 15 44.4 0 302 8 2/12 37.75 6.76 33.5 0 0
(Eastern Province)
S von Berg 2010-2016 18 56.0 1 379 19 4/16 19.94 6.76 17.6 1 0
(Easterns, Northerns, Titans)
N Boje 2004-2014 64 213.0 1 1445 55 3/10 26.27 6.78 23.2 0 0
(Eagles, Knights, South Africa, Warriors)
D Elgar 2008-2015 51 93.3 0 635 27 4/23 23.51 6.79 20.7 1 0
(Eagles, Knights, Northerns, Titans)
J Theron 2008-2014 81 289.4 2 1968 90 3/16 21.86 6.79 19.3 0 0
(Eastern Province, South Africa, South Africa A, Warriors)
RP Singh 2007-2009 23 83.4 1 569 35 4/13 16.25 6.80 14.3 2 0
(Deccan Chargers, India)
DE Bollinger 2010-2012 12 46.1 0 314 15 3/27 20.93 6.80 18.4 0 0
(Australia, Chennai Super Kings)
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 250 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd T20I, Jan 25, 2017 [T20I # 591]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 2nd T20I, Jan 22, 2017 [T20I # 590]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, 1st T20I, Jan 20, 2017 [T20I # 589]