Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
PV Simmons 10.0 8 3 4 0.30 West Indies v Pakistan Sydney 17 Dec 1992 ODI # 782
DA Reeve 5.0 3 2 1 0.40 England v Pakistan Adelaide 1 Mar 1992 ODI # 726
BS Bedi 12.0 8 6 1 0.50 India v East Africa Leeds 11 Jun 1975 ODI # 24
CEL Ambrose 10.0 5 5 1 0.50 West Indies v Sri Lanka Sharjah 13 Oct 1999 ODI # 1512
Wasim Akram 7.2 4 4 2 0.54 Pakistan v India Sharjah 5 Dec 1986 ODI # 406
N Kapil Dev 7.0 4 4 0 0.57 India v West Indies Port of Spain 9 Mar 1989 ODI # 558
SB Joshi 10.0 6 6 5 0.60 India v South Africa Nairobi (Gym) 26 Sep 1999 ODI # 1504
DK Lillee 5.0 2 3 1 0.60 Australia v India Sydney 8 Jan 1981 ODI # 104
AR Cusack 5.0 2 3 0 0.60 Ireland v Scotland Aberdeen 22 Aug 2009 ODI # 2876
M Hendrick 8.0 4 5 1 0.62 England v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979 ODI # 67
Arshad Khan 8.0 4 5 1 0.62 Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 2 Jun 2000 ODI # 1599
AC Botha 8.0 4 5 2 0.62 Ireland v Pakistan Kingston 17 Mar 2007 ODI # 2539
SM Pollock 6.0 3 4 1 0.66 South Africa v Netherlands Basseterre 16 Mar 2007 ODI # 2537
RW Price 10.0 5 7 0 0.70 Zimbabwe v Ireland Nairobi (Gym) 17 Oct 2008 ODI # 2766
GF Lawson 7.0 5 5 2 0.71 Australia v Sri Lanka Adelaide 28 Jan 1985 ODI # 299
CM Old 10.0 5 8 4 0.80 England v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979 ODI # 67
EJ Chatfield 10.0 4 8 1 0.80 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Dunedin 2 Mar 1983 ODI # 186
CEL Ambrose 10.0 4 8 2 0.80 West Indies v Scotland Leicester 27 May 1999 ODI # 1465
GD McGrath 10.0 4 8 4 0.80 Australia v India Sydney 14 Jan 2000 ODI # 1540
B Wood 5.0 2 4 0 0.80 England v India Lord's 7 Jun 1975 ODI # 19
CEL Ambrose 5.0 2 4 0 0.80 West Indies v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 1 Dec 1993 ODI # 859
RJ Hadlee 12.0 6 10 0 0.83 New Zealand v East Africa Birmingham 7 Jun 1975 ODI # 20
MD Marshall 6.0 4 5 1 0.83 West Indies v Pakistan Sydney 19 Jan 1984 ODI # 237
N Kapil Dev 6.0 2 5 1 0.83 India v Australia Perth 8 Dec 1991 ODI # 693
IJ Harvey 6.0 2 5 2 0.83 Australia v West Indies Sydney 7 Feb 2001 ODI # 1685
B Lee 6.0 4 5 3 0.83 Australia v New Zealand Auckland 3 Dec 2005 ODI # 2301
T Thushara 6.0 1 5 1 0.83 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 8 Sep 2009 ODI # 2884
AY Karim 8.2 6 7 3 0.84 Kenya v Australia Durban 15 Mar 2003 ODI # 1990
CM Old 7.0 4 6 2 0.85 England v Pakistan Manchester 24 May 1978 ODI # 50
TR Gripper 7.0 4 6 0 0.85 Zimbabwe v West Indies Kandy 16 Dec 2001 ODI # 1781
Saeed Ajmal 7.0 4 6 2 0.85 Pakistan v Bangladesh Chittagong 6 Dec 2011 ODI # 3222
CG Rackemann 8.0 4 7 3 0.87 Australia v India Thiruvananthapuram 1 Oct 1984 ODI # 268
SM Pollock 8.0 4 7 3 0.87 South Africa v Zimbabwe Port Elizabeth 6 Feb 2000 ODI # 1558
AR Caddick 8.0 4 7 0 0.87 England v Zimbabwe Harare 20 Feb 2000 ODI # 1567
RA Harper 9.0 4 8 2 0.88 West Indies v Sri Lanka Sharjah 3 Dec 1986 ODI # 405
MF Malone 10.0 5 9 2 0.90 Australia v West Indies Melbourne 10 Jan 1982 ODI # 133
Abdul Qadir 10.0 4 9 4 0.90 Pakistan v New Zealand Sharjah 15 Apr 1986 ODI # 384
M Muralitharan 10.0 4 9 0 0.90 Sri Lanka v West Indies Nairobi (Gym) 4 Oct 2000 ODI # 1631
M Muralitharan 10.0 3 9 5 0.90 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Sharjah 9 Apr 2002 ODI # 1826
SM Pollock 10.0 4 9 1 0.90 South Africa v Pakistan Rawalpindi 10 Oct 2003 ODI # 2049
MF Maharoof 10.0 5 9 3 0.90 Sri Lanka v West Indies Dambulla 2 Aug 2005 ODI # 2264
MA Holding 5.3 3 5 1 0.90 West Indies v Pakistan Karachi 21 Nov 1980 ODI # 93
JA Snow 12.0 6 11 4 0.91 England v East Africa Birmingham 14 Jun 1975 ODI # 27
DS de Silva 12.0 5 11 2 0.91 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Derby 18 Jun 1983 ODI # 214
DR Pringle 8.2 5 8 3 0.96 England v Pakistan Adelaide 1 Mar 1992 ODI # 726
EJ Chatfield 9.2 4 9 2 0.96 New Zealand v India Perth 18 Jan 1986 ODI # 352
Majid Khan 11.0 4 11 1 1.00 Pakistan v Canada Leeds 9 Jun 1979 ODI # 64
CA Walsh 11.0 5 11 0 1.00 West Indies v England Lord's 23 May 1988 ODI # 520
BL Cairns 10.0 6 10 0 1.00 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Dunedin 2 Mar 1983 ODI # 186
RGD Willis 9.0 4 9 1 1.00 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 1983 ODI # 217
Maninder Singh 9.0 6 9 1 1.00 India v Bangladesh Chittagong 27 Oct 1988 ODI # 529
M Dillon 8.0 2 8 2 1.00 West Indies v India Toronto 12 Sep 1999 ODI # 1498
HH Streak 8.0 4 8 4 1.00 Zimbabwe v West Indies Sydney 23 Jan 2001 ODI # 1675
GD McGrath 8.0 5 8 3 1.00 Australia v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 2 Sep 2002 ODI # 1870
B Lee 8.0 2 8 2 1.00 Australia v England Adelaide 26 Jan 2007 ODI # 2486
Wasim Raja 7.0 4 7 1 1.00 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Nottingham 14 Jun 1975 ODI # 30
CA Walsh 7.0 1 7 3 1.00 West Indies v Scotland Leicester 27 May 1999 ODI # 1465
DR Tuffey 7.0 2 7 1 1.00 New Zealand v India Colombo (RPS) 20 Jul 2001 ODI # 1736
TM Odoyo 7.0 3 7 3 1.00 Kenya v Bermuda Nairobi (Gym) 27 Oct 2007 ODI # 2640
KMDN Kulasekara 7.0 4 7 1 1.00 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 22 Nov 2008 ODI # 2780
RJ Hadlee 6.0 3 6 1 1.00 New Zealand v India Auckland 14 Feb 1981 ODI # 116
J Garner 6.0 3 6 0 1.00 West Indies v Sri Lanka Perth 2 Feb 1985 ODI # 300
J Garner 6.0 2 6 0 1.00 West Indies v New Zealand Port of Spain 27 Mar 1985 ODI # 324
J Garner 6.0 2 6 1 1.00 West Indies v England Bridgetown 19 Mar 1986 ODI # 370
CPH Ramanayake 6.0 2 6 1 1.00 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 2 Nov 1988 ODI # 533
M Muralitharan 6.0 3 6 3 1.00 Sri Lanka v India Sharjah 29 Oct 2000 ODI # 1652
GD McGrath 6.0 2 6 0 1.00 Australia v West Indies Kuala Lumpur 24 Sep 2006 ODI # 2422
WPUJC Vaas 6.0 2 6 2 1.00 Sri Lanka v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 14 Oct 2006 ODI # 2428
M Prabhakar 5.0 2 5 3 1.00 India v Pakistan Karachi 20 Dec 1989 ODI # 594
PS de Villiers 5.0 2 5 0 1.00 South Africa v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 14 Nov 1993 ODI # 849
TM Odoyo 5.0 2 5 1 1.00 Kenya v Ireland Rotterdam 1 Jul 2010 ODI # 3006
AD Mathews 5.0 1 5 1 1.00 Sri Lanka v India Port of Spain 9 Jul 2013 ODI # 3387

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Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 3rd ODI, Jul 22, 2014 [ODI # 3505]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 2nd ODI, Jul 20, 2014 [ODI # 3504]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 1st ODI, Jul 18, 2014 [ODI # 3503]

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