Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
JR Ratnayeke 21.0 11 17 0 0.80 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
DAJ Bracewell 13.0 6 13 2 1.00 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
A Ranatunga 16.0 5 18 0 1.12 Sri Lanka Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
RJ Hadlee 22.0 12 27 2 1.22 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
SD Anurasiri 26.0 11 32 2 1.23 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
MRCN Bandaratilleke 38.0 13 47 4 1.23 Sri Lanka Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
VB John 21.0 11 26 2 1.23 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
KPJ Warnaweera 25.0 15 31 1 1.24 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
JS Patel 16.0 7 20 0 1.25 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
M Muralitharan 39.0 18 49 5 1.25 Sri Lanka Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
EJ Gray 27.0 12 35 1 1.29 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
HDPK Dharmasena 16.0 7 21 0 1.31 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
KPJ Warnaweera 34.0 15 46 2 1.35 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
M Muralitharan 30.0 15 41 3 1.36 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 25 Apr 2003 Test # 1641
HDPK Dharmasena 10.0 2 14 1 1.40 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
M Muralitharan 23.0 9 33 0 1.43 Sri Lanka Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
MW Priest 24.0 11 35 0 1.45 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
MRCN Bandaratilleke 24.0 9 36 5 1.50 Sri Lanka Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
M Muralitharan 16.0 7 24 3 1.50 Sri Lanka Galle 3 Jun 1998 Test # 1416
SL Boock 42.0 16 65 0 1.54 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
CPH Ramanayake 17.0 6 27 2 1.58 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
PA de Silva 18.5 7 30 3 1.59 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
A Ranatunga 18.0 7 29 2 1.61 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
MD Crowe 13.0 5 21 1 1.61 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
SD Anurasiri 34.0 11 55 2 1.61 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 27 Nov 1992 Test # 1203
M Muralitharan 18.3 8 30 5 1.62 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
DS de Silva 19.0 10 31 0 1.63 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
SL Boock 11.0 2 18 1 1.63 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
RJ Hadlee 20.5 7 35 4 1.68 New Zealand Kandy 9 Mar 1984 Test # 980
M Muralitharan 42.0 10 73 4 1.73 Sri Lanka Galle 18 Aug 2009 Test # 1930
EJ Chatfield 20.0 7 35 1 1.75 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
PJ Wiseman 46.5 17 82 5 1.75 New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
KPJ Warnaweera 14.0 3 25 4 1.78 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
RAP Nissanka 10.0 4 18 1 1.80 Sri Lanka Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
M Muralitharan 12.1 3 22 3 1.80 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
RJ Hadlee 16.0 7 29 5 1.81 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
TA Boult 17.5 6 33 3 1.85 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
KS Lokuarachchi 14.0 3 26 0 1.85 Sri Lanka Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
SD Anurasiri 36.0 13 67 1 1.86 Sri Lanka Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
A Ranatunga 23.0 10 43 0 1.86 Sri Lanka Colombo (CCC) 16 Apr 1987 Test # 1074
BL Cairns 24.5 6 47 4 1.89 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
ML Su'a 26.0 7 50 2 1.92 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
RJ Hadlee 30.0 14 58 3 1.93 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
DL Vettori 33.0 10 64 6 1.93 New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
HDPK Dharmasena 18.0 4 35 1 1.94 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 10 Jun 1998 Test # 1418
DL Vettori 51.0 23 101 3 1.98 New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 27 May 1998 Test # 1415
JR Ratnayeke 21.0 8 42 5 2.00 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Mar 1984 Test # 982
TA Boult 21.0 7 42 4 2.00 New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 25 Nov 2012 Test # 2063
SL Boock 16.0 2 32 3 2.00 New Zealand Colombo (CCC) 24 Mar 1984 Test # 985
WPUJC Vaas 15.3 6 31 3 2.00 Sri Lanka Kandy 3 May 2003 Test # 1644
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Nov 25-29, 2012 [Test # 2063]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, 1st Test, Nov 17-19, 2012 [Test # 2059]
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 26-30, 2009 [Test # 1932]
Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365