Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
Azhar Mahmood 11.0 4 12 0 1.09 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
PL Harris 23.0 14 28 2 1.21 South Africa Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010 Test # 1979
SM Pollock 22.0 12 27 1 1.22 South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
PS de Villiers 19.3 11 27 4 1.38 South Africa Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995 Test # 1283
RJ Peterson 15.0 6 21 1 1.40 South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
PL Harris 40.0 14 60 2 1.50 South Africa Lahore 8 Oct 2007 Test # 1844
M Morkel 23.0 5 35 1 1.52 South Africa Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013 Test # 2098
Danish Kaneria 28.3 8 46 5 1.61 Pakistan Lahore 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1664
SM Pollock 14.0 5 23 1 1.64 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1635
Azhar Mahmood 17.0 6 28 0 1.64 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
SM Pollock 17.3 4 29 2 1.65 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1635
JH Kallis 17.0 5 30 2 1.76 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2002 Test # 1635
CE Eksteen 19.0 7 34 2 1.78 South Africa Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995 Test # 1283
VD Philander 19.0 7 34 1 1.78 South Africa Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 Test # 2100
AA Donald 15.0 4 27 4 1.80 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
DW Steyn 28.4 10 52 5 1.81 South Africa Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
Shoaib Akhtar 11.0 0 20 0 1.81 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
Mohammad Hafeez 11.0 3 20 0 1.81 Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1976
Junaid Khan 18.0 8 33 2 1.83 Pakistan Johannesburg 1 Feb 2013 Test # 2072
PL Harris 31.0 10 57 1 1.83 South Africa Dubai (DSC) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1976
Danish Kaneria 28.0 9 52 2 1.85 Pakistan Cape Town 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
PL Harris 25.0 7 47 1 1.88 South Africa Dubai (DSC) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1976
JH Kallis 11.0 3 21 1 1.90 South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
PL Harris 13.0 2 25 0 1.92 South Africa Centurion 11 Jan 2007 Test # 1828
PL Harris 30.0 8 58 2 1.93 South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
PS de Villiers 11.5 5 23 6 1.94 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
PS de Villiers 12.5 3 25 2 1.94 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
SM Pollock 23.0 6 45 4 1.95 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2003 Test # 1637
Mohammad Asif 38.0 16 76 5 2.00 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
SM Pollock 37.0 13 74 3 2.00 South Africa Rawalpindi 6 Oct 1997 Test # 1380
Mohammad Hafeez 16.0 4 32 1 2.00 Pakistan Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010 Test # 1979
Wasim Akram 13.0 3 26 1 2.00 Pakistan Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1997 Test # 1381
Mohammad Amir 12.0 5 24 0 2.00 Pakistan Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
AA Donald 10.0 3 20 1 2.00 South Africa Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
Saeed Ajmal 29.1 6 59 2 2.02 Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013 Test # 2098
PL Harris 36.0 13 73 5 2.02 South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
Shabbir Ahmed 34.3 10 70 2 2.02 Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
Danish Kaneria 51.2 14 105 4 2.04 Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2007 Test # 1829
Mohammad Asif 21.0 8 43 2 2.04 Pakistan Cape Town 26 Jan 2007 Test # 1830
Danish Kaneria 33.1 10 68 2 2.05 Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
DW Steyn 18.3 5 38 3 2.05 South Africa Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
JH Kallis 18.0 3 37 0 2.05 South Africa Lahore 17 Oct 2003 Test # 1664
SM Pollock 16.0 5 33 0 2.06 South Africa Port Elizabeth 6 Mar 1998 Test # 1406
Saqlain Mushtaq 62.0 13 129 5 2.08 Pakistan Rawalpindi 6 Oct 1997 Test # 1380
DW Steyn 12.0 5 25 1 2.08 South Africa Centurion 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2075
M Morkel 22.0 4 46 0 2.09 South Africa Dubai (DSC) 12 Nov 2010 Test # 1976
VD Philander 19.0 6 40 4 2.10 South Africa Cape Town 14 Feb 2013 Test # 2073
Mushtaq Ahmed 37.0 13 78 6 2.10 Pakistan Durban 26 Feb 1998 Test # 1403
SM Pollock 18.0 5 38 1 2.11 South Africa Centurion 11 Jan 2007 Test # 1828
BM McMillan 17.0 5 36 0 2.11 South Africa Rawalpindi 6 Oct 1997 Test # 1380
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, 3rd Test, Jan 11-14, 2019 [Test # 2341]
South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2019 [Test # 2340]
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 26-28, 2018 [Test # 2338]