Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
RES Wyatt 13.0 10 4 3 0.30 England Durban 21 Jan 1928 Test # 170
H Verity 13.0 11 4 0 0.30 England Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
JC Laker 14.1x8 9 7 2 0.37 England Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
JW Burke 15.0x8 10 8 0 0.40 Australia Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
H Verity 12.0 9 5 2 0.41 England Leeds 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
NM Lyon 22.0 17 10 0 0.45 Australia Cape Town 1 Mar 2014 Test # 2122
HL Collins 15.0 12 7 0 0.46 Australia Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921 Test # 146
DCS Compton 16.0x8 11 11 1 0.51 England Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
WR Cuttell 32.0x5 24 17 3 0.63 England Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899 Test # 58
TE Bailey 25.0x8 12 23 3 0.69 England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
TE Bailey 13.0x8 4 12 2 0.69 England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
JM Gregory 15.0 9 11 0 0.73 Australia Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
JH Wardle 32.0 23 24 4 0.75 England Nottingham 9 Jun 1955 Test # 407
KD Mackay 11.0x8 5 11 0 0.75 Australia Johannesburg 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
EG Arnold 13.0 7 10 1 0.76 England Leeds 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
AR Kapoor 13.0 8 10 0 0.76 India Kanpur 8 Dec 1996 Test # 1344
H Verity 16.0x8 8 17 0 0.79 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
G Geary 22.3 13 18 2 0.80 England Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
F Barratt 10.0 4 8 1 0.80 England Manchester 27 Jul 1929 Test # 184
TBA May 32.0 20 26 2 0.81 Australia Adelaide 28 Jan 1994 Test # 1246
R Tattersall 16.0 9 13 0 0.81 England Leeds 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
WR Hammond 11.0 6 9 2 0.81 England Durban 16 Jan 1931 Test # 204
H Verity 8.0x8 4 9 0 0.84 England Durban 20 Jan 1939 Test # 269
GAR Lock 15.0x8 6 17 1 0.85 England Port Elizabeth 1 Mar 1957 Test # 438
A Kumble 23.0 11 20 1 0.86 India Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
JC White 32.0 19 28 0 0.87 England Birmingham 15 Jun 1929 Test # 181
R Illingworth 17.0 11 15 3 0.88 England Birmingham 9 Jun 1960 Test # 492
TE Bailey 11.0x8 5 13 0 0.88 England Cape Town 1 Jan 1957 Test # 435
HMRKB Herath 45.0 30 40 5 0.88 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
H Ironmonger 47.0 29 42 5 0.89 Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
AK Davidson 15.0x8 6 18 2 0.90 Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 Test # 445
G Noblet 17.1x8 7 21 3 0.91 Australia Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950 Test # 322
TW Wall 15.1 7 14 5 0.92 Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
GD McGrath 14.0 8 13 3 0.92 Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001 Test # 1576
RK Tyldesley 11.5 4 11 1 0.92 England Manchester 26 Jul 1924 Test # 156
I Meckiff 16.0x8 8 20 0 0.93 Australia Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958 Test # 451
AJ Fothergill 24.0x4 15 15 1 0.93 England Port Elizabeth 12 Mar 1889 Test # 31
WJ O'Reilly 21.0 11 20 5 0.95 Australia Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 Test # 250
JA Young 11.0x8 6 14 0 0.95 England Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
TE Bailey 15.4x8 6 20 5 0.96 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
H Verity 10.0x8 5 13 0 0.97 England Cape Town 31 Dec 1938 Test # 268
JR Reid 45.0 27 44 4 0.97 New Zealand Port Elizabeth 16 Feb 1962 Test # 524
NM Lyon 50.0 31 49 3 0.98 Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
RO Hinds 27.0 13 27 1 1.00 West Indies Georgetown 31 Mar 2005 Test # 1745
FJ Titmus 20.0 9 20 1 1.00 England Durban 4 Dec 1964 Test # 571
N Kapil Dev 19.0 11 19 0 1.00 India Durban 13 Nov 1992 Test # 1200
SK Warne 30.5 15 31 4 1.00 Australia Adelaide 28 Jan 1994 Test # 1246
H Verity 44.1x8 16 61 4 1.03 England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938 Test # 267
TR Veivers 34.0x8 15 48 1 1.05 Australia Brisbane 6 Dec 1963 Test # 548
WP Howell 17.0 6 18 4 1.05 Australia Cape Town 8 Nov 1902 Test # 77

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2150 - Live]
    » South Africa 552/5d (140.3 ov, Q de Kock 18*, S van Zyl 101*, J Blackwood 0/15) - Stumps
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Only Test, Aug 9-12, 2014 [Test # 2135]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
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