Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
G Kirsten (SA) 1994-2002 12 36 7 0 - - - 1.16 - 0 0
JW Burke (AUS) 1957-1958 2 232 47 1 1/39 1/39 47.00 1.21 232.0 0 0
MJ Clarke (AUS) 2009-2011 2 36 8 2 2/6 2/8 4.00 1.33 18.0 0 0
S van Zyl (SA) 2016-2016 1 18 4 0 - - - 1.33 - 0 0
TE Bailey (ENG) 1956-1957 2 516 119 13 5/20 8/53 9.15 1.38 39.6 1 0
DA Allen (ENG) 1964-1964 1 528 132 5 4/87 5/132 26.40 1.50 105.6 0 0
NJ Astle (NZ) 2000-2006 2 168 42 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0
PH Parfitt (ENG) 1964-1965 2 24 6 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0
RA McLean (SA) 1956-1964 7 4 1 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0
JH du Preez (SA) 1967-1967 1 84 22 2 2/22 2/22 11.00 1.57 42.0 0 0
SA Thomson (NZ) 1994-1994 1 66 18 0 - - - 1.63 - 0 0
KD Mackay (AUS) 1957-1958 2 342 94 2 2/54 2/83 47.00 1.64 171.0 0 0
VI Smith (SA) 1957-1957 1 200 55 2 1/25 2/55 27.50 1.65 100.0 0 0
AB McDonald (AUS) 2009-2009 1 192 53 2 1/22 2/53 26.50 1.65 96.0 0 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1956-1970 9 2500 707 27 6/53 8/92 26.18 1.69 92.5 1 0
CE Eksteen (SA) 1994-1995 3 756 219 7 3/12 3/88 31.28 1.73 108.0 0 0
JC Watkins (SA) 1956-1956 1 112 33 0 - - - 1.76 - 0 0
M Ngam (SA) 2000-2000 1 114 34 2 2/34 2/34 17.00 1.78 57.0 0 0
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1956-1958 4 1782 540 21 9/113 13/192 25.71 1.81 84.8 1 1
LF Kline (AUS) 1957-1958 2 424 129 5 3/27 5/64 25.80 1.82 84.8 0 0
DJ Terbrugge (SA) 1998-1998 1 180 55 2 1/23 2/55 27.50 1.83 90.0 0 0
FH Tyson (ENG) 1956-1956 1 72 22 0 - - - 1.83 - 0 0
JC Laker (ENG) 1956-1957 2 360 113 4 1/5 2/38 28.25 1.88 90.0 0 0
A Kumble (INDIA) 1992-2006 3 840 272 17 6/53 8/113 16.00 1.94 49.4 1 0
AK Davidson (AUS) 1957-1958 2 708 232 10 6/34 7/149 23.20 1.96 70.8 1 0
I Meckiff (AUS) 1957-1958 2 728 239 10 5/125 8/177 23.90 1.96 72.8 1 0
SR Waugh (AUS) 1994-2002 3 138 46 3 1/4 2/42 15.33 2.00 46.0 0 0
MS Dhoni (INDIA) 2006-2013 2 12 4 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0
MJ Procter (SA) 1967-1970 2 420 142 12 4/32 6/70 11.83 2.02 35.0 0 0
PHJ Trimborn (SA) 1967-1967 1 102 35 1 1/21 1/35 35.00 2.05 102.0 0 0
WJ Cronje (SA) 1992-1999 9 658 226 6 2/39 3/63 37.66 2.06 109.6 0 0
NAT Adcock (SA) 1956-1962 5 1044 360 17 4/36 7/69 21.17 2.06 61.4 0 0
AN Connolly (AUS) 1970-1970 1 372 132 4 2/49 4/132 33.00 2.12 93.0 0 0
G Boycott (ENG) 1964-1965 2 78 28 0 - - - 2.15 - 0 0
AH McKinnon (SA) 1965-1966 2 860 309 10 4/128 7/172 30.90 2.15 86.0 0 0
JB Statham (ENG) 1956-1957 2 585 211 10 3/37 5/93 21.10 2.16 58.5 0 0
CR Matthews (SA) 1992-1994 3 786 286 16 5/42 8/140 17.87 2.18 49.1 1 0
ME Trescothick (ENG) 2005-2005 1 30 11 0 - - - 2.20 - 0 0
JH Wardle (ENG) 1956-1957 2 454 167 7 3/52 4/97 23.85 2.20 64.8 0 0
PS Heine (SA) 1956-1962 5 1343 499 21 6/58 6/75 23.76 2.22 63.9 2 0
B Kumar (INDIA) 2018-2018 1 222 83 4 3/44 4/83 20.75 2.24 55.5 0 0
BW Hilfenhaus (AUS) 2009-2009 1 336 126 3 2/68 3/126 42.00 2.25 112.0 0 0
HH Pandya (INDIA) 2018-2018 1 48 18 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0
AK Markram (SA) 2018-2018 2 16 6 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0
GB Lawrence (SA) 1961-1962 2 546 207 18 8/53 9/98 11.50 2.27 30.3 2 0
MN Hart (NZ) 1994-1994 1 352 134 8 5/77 8/134 16.75 2.28 44.0 1 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1992-1992 1 294 112 1 1/62 1/112 112.00 2.28 294.0 0 0
PL Symcox (SA) 1998-1998 2 252 96 3 3/43 3/80 32.00 2.28 84.0 0 0
GD McGrath (AUS) 1997-2002 2 375 143 12 5/21 8/49 11.91 2.28 31.2 1 0
PJ Loader (ENG) 1957-1957 1 288 111 1 1/78 1/111 111.00 2.31 288.0 0 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 [Test # 2302]
South Africa v India at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 24-27, 2018 [Test # 2294]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 12-14, 2017 [Test # 2247]