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Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
RG Nadkarni 32.0 27 5 0 0.15 India v England Chennai 10 Jan 1964 Test # 551
GS Sobers 14.0 11 3 1 0.21 West Indies v New Zealand Wellington 3 Mar 1956 Test # 423
RG Nadkarni 14.0 11 3 0 0.21 India v England Mumbai (BS) 21 Jan 1964 Test # 552
Majid Khan 10.0 8 3 0 0.30 Pakistan v West Indies Port of Spain 1 Apr 1977 Test # 802
RES Wyatt 13.0 10 4 3 0.30 England v South Africa Durban 21 Jan 1928 Test # 170
H Verity 13.0 11 4 0 0.30 England v South Africa Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
JC Laker 14.1x8 9 7 2 0.37 England v South Africa Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
JW Burke 15.0x8 10 8 0 0.40 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
H Verity 12.0 9 5 2 0.41 England v South Africa Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
Pervez Sajjad 12.0 8 5 4 0.41 Pakistan v New Zealand Rawalpindi 27 Mar 1965 Test # 585
DA Allen 19.0 15 8 1 0.42 England v New Zealand Christchurch 25 Feb 1966 Test # 602
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
NM Lyon 22.0 17 10 0 0.45 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
GS Chappell 11.0 6 5 1 0.45 Australia v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
HL Collins 15.0 12 7 0 0.46 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921 Test # 146
EAS Prasanna 8.0x8 4 5 0 0.46 India v Australia Melbourne 30 Dec 1977 Test # 812
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
Majid Khan 9.0x8 4 6 0 0.50 Pakistan v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976 Test # 784
CEL Jones 10.0 7 5 0 0.50 West Indies v England Georgetown 21 Feb 1930 Test # 192
DCS Compton 16.0x8 11 11 1 0.51 England v South Africa Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
RG Nadkarni 19.0 13 10 0 0.52 India v New Zealand Delhi 19 Mar 1965 Test # 583
SK Warne 15.0 12 8 4 0.53 Australia v New Zealand Auckland 12 Mar 1993 Test # 1217
JC Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54 England v West Indies Birmingham 30 May 1957 Test # 439
TL Goddard 16.0x8 8 12 2 0.56 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
Maninder Singh 23.0 16 13 1 0.56 India v Pakistan Ahmedabad 4 Mar 1987 Test # 1071
NS Yadav 33.0 22 19 3 0.57 India v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1986 Test # 1034
BE Congdon 18.0x8 11 14 0 0.58 New Zealand v England Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
KD Mackay 9.0x8 6 7 1 0.58 Australia v England Brisbane 5 Dec 1958 Test # 460
PH Edmonds 34.1 23 20 4 0.58 England v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978 Test # 828
TL Goddard 17.0 14 10 1 0.58 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 28 Feb 1964 Test # 559
FMM Worrell 27.0 18 16 0 0.59 West Indies v India Bridgetown 23 Mar 1962 Test # 527
BE Congdon 17.4x8 11 14 2 0.60 New Zealand v England Wellington 10 Feb 1978 Test # 817
RG Nadkarni 15.0 10 9 2 0.60 India v Pakistan Mumbai (BS) 2 Dec 1960 Test # 497
SD Anurasiri 15.0 11 9 0 0.60 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 22 Mar 1986 Test # 1043
R Illingworth 10.0x8 5 8 0 0.60 England v Australia Sydney 15 Feb 1963 Test # 539
ERH Toshack 10.0 5 6 2 0.60 Australia v New Zealand Wellington 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
J Trim 10.0 6 6 2 0.60 West Indies v England Georgetown 3 Mar 1948 Test # 297
R Pollard 10.0 8 6 0 0.60 England v Australia Manchester 8 Jul 1948 Test # 301
AW Greig 10.0 7 6 1 0.60 England v India Kanpur 25 Jan 1973 Test # 709
AA Donald 10.0 7 6 2 0.60 South Africa v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
RG Barlow 22.0x4 18 9 1 0.61 England v Australia Melbourne 19 Jan 1883 Test # 11
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.61 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 Test # 1423
RN Harvey 13.0 7 8 1 0.61 Australia v India Chennai 13 Jan 1960 Test # 486
GP Swann 21.0 13 13 3 0.61 England v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 2009 Test # 1914
ERH Toshack 19.0 13 12 4 0.63 Australia v New Zealand Wellington 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
WR Cuttell 32.0x5 24 17 3 0.63 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899 Test # 58
TL Goddard 25.2x8 15 22 1 0.65 South Africa v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
HJ Tayfield 24.0x8 17 21 1 0.65 South Africa v England Durban 25 Jan 1957 Test # 436
Khan Mohammad 30.0 19 20 2 0.66 Pakistan v New Zealand Dhaka 7 Nov 1955 Test # 415
S Ramadhin 15.0 9 10 2 0.66 West Indies v Pakistan Dhaka 6 Mar 1959 Test # 471
R Illingworth 15.0 11 10 1 0.66 England v Pakistan Lord's 27 Jul 1967 Test # 621
N Boje 15.0 6 10 2 0.66 South Africa v India Bangalore 2 Mar 2000 Test # 1486
SLV Raju 17.5 13 12 6 0.67 India v Sri Lanka Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990 Test # 1156
HL Collins 11.0x8 3 10 0 0.68 Australia v England Melbourne 1 Jan 1925 Test # 159
KJ Silva 14.4 9 10 3 0.68 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
TL Goddard 16.0 10 11 1 0.68 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
TE Bailey 25.0x8 12 23 3 0.69 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
FJ Titmus 26.0 17 18 4 0.69 England v New Zealand Birmingham 27 May 1965 Test # 591
TE Bailey 13.0x8 4 12 2 0.69 England v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
Ghulam Ahmed 13.0 9 9 1 0.69 India v Pakistan Peshawar 13 Feb 1955 Test # 398
SLV Raju 36.0 25 25 2 0.69 India v Sri Lanka Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990 Test # 1156
HJ Tayfield 14.0x8 7 13 6 0.69 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JDP Oram 20.0 14 14 0 0.70 New Zealand v Bangladesh Chittagong 17 Oct 2008 Test # 1888
DG Phadkar 10.0 6 7 1 0.70 India v Pakistan Karachi 26 Feb 1955 Test # 400
A Ranatunga 10.0 8 7 0 0.70 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 30 Aug 1985 Test # 1023
MHN Walker 16.0x8 8 15 6 0.70 Australia v Pakistan Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
RG Nadkarni 34.0 24 24 1 0.70 India v Pakistan Delhi 8 Feb 1961 Test # 505
SM Patil 17.0 10 12 1 0.70 India v New Zealand Wellington 21 Feb 1981 Test # 897
W Bates 17.0x4 11 8 0 0.70 England v Australia Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
LR Gibbs 53.3 37 38 8 0.71 West Indies v India Bridgetown 23 Mar 1962 Test # 527
JT Partridge 14.0 8 10 0 0.71 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 21 Feb 1964 Test # 558
MLC Foster 14.0 7 10 0 0.71 West Indies v India Bridgetown 1 Apr 1971 Test # 685
RG Nadkarni 32.0 24 23 0 0.71 India v Pakistan Kanpur 16 Dec 1960 Test # 499
Fazal Mahmood 25.0 19 18 0 0.72 Pakistan v India Dhaka 1 Jan 1955 Test # 394
RG Barlow 25.0x4 20 12 2 0.72 England v Australia Lord's 19 Jul 1886 Test # 23
WW Hall 8.2x8 4 8 0 0.72 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 27 Feb 1969 Test # 648
Mudassar Nazar 11.0 5 8 3 0.72 Pakistan v New Zealand Lahore 16 Nov 1984 Test # 998
RK Chauhan 11.0 8 8 3 0.72 India v Sri Lanka Ahmedabad 8 Feb 1994 Test # 1247
CEL Ambrose 11.0 6 8 3 0.72 West Indies v Zimbabwe Port of Spain 16 Mar 2000 Test # 1490
FJ Titmus 26.0 17 19 5 0.73 England v New Zealand Leeds 8 Jul 1965 Test # 593
G Ulyett 22.2x4 16 11 2 0.73 England v Australia Sydney 17 Feb 1882 Test # 6
JM Gregory 15.0 9 11 0 0.73 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
Sarfraz Nawaz 15.0 10 11 3 0.73 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 11 Dec 1981 Test # 913
SR Watson 15.0 11 11 0 0.73 Australia v England Nottingham 10 Jul 2013 Test # 2090
Tauseef Ahmed 21.4 13 16 2 0.73 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 15 Sep 1988 Test # 1104
LN Constantine 14.5 9 11 3 0.74 West Indies v England Port of Spain 24 Jan 1935 Test # 239
CG Rackemann 31.0 21 23 1 0.74 Australia v New Zealand Perth 24 Nov 1989 Test # 1129
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
AH Kardar 28.0 17 21 2 0.75 Pakistan v New Zealand Dhaka 7 Nov 1955 Test # 415
TL Goddard 14.0x8 7 14 1 0.75 South Africa v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
ARA Murray 13.0x8 7 13 0 0.75 South Africa v Australia Brisbane 5 Dec 1952 Test # 359
TL Goddard 13.0x8 8 13 2 0.75 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
CL Walcott 16.0 10 12 2 0.75 West Indies v India Port of Spain 21 Jan 1953 Test # 363
RG Archer 12.0x8 7 12 3 0.75 Australia v England Sydney 17 Dec 1954 Test # 392
KD Mackay 11.0x8 5 11 0 0.75 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
RR Lindwall 12.0 7 9 0 0.75 Australia v India Kolkata 2 Nov 1956 Test # 433
R Illingworth 9.0x8 5 9 0 0.75 England v Australia Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
Mushtaq Mohammad 9.0x8 4 9 1 0.75 Pakistan v New Zealand Hyderabad (Sind) 23 Oct 1976 Test # 783

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Investec Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128 - Live]
    » England 43/1 (17.0 ov, SD Robson 20*, GS Ballance 15*, I Sharma 0/12) - Stumps
West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, 3rd Test, Jun 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2127]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]

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