Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
TT Samaraweera 12.0 3 18 2 1.50 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
M Muralitharan 10.4 4 18 6 1.68 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2005 Test # 1764
CRD Fernando 15.0 5 28 0 1.86 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 25 Jun 2007 Test # 1837
M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 1.88 Sri Lanka Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
MDK Perera 28.0 7 55 2 1.96 Sri Lanka Chittagong 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
M Muralitharan 19.4 6 39 5 1.98 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
Manjural Islam 23.0 4 46 3 2.00 Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
M Muralitharan 14.0 6 28 2 2.00 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 20 Sep 2005 Test # 1766
ST Jayasuriya 10.0 2 20 0 2.00 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
WPUJC Vaas 10.0 5 21 2 2.10 Sri Lanka Chittagong 3 Jan 2009 Test # 1905
HMCM Bandara 13.0 1 28 1 2.15 Sri Lanka Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
CRD Fernando 11.0 4 24 2 2.18 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
M Muralitharan 22.0 8 49 6 2.22 Sri Lanka Dhaka 26 Dec 2008 Test # 1903
RAS Lakmal 13.0 5 30 0 2.30 Sri Lanka Chittagong 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
MF Maharoof 16.0 7 37 0 2.31 Sri Lanka Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
M Muralitharan 25.0 6 59 5 2.36 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
WRS de Silva 13.0 3 31 1 2.38 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
HMRKB Herath 28.3 6 68 5 2.38 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
TCB Fernando 15.0 3 36 2 2.40 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
M Muralitharan 36.1 12 87 4 2.40 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 25 Jun 2007 Test # 1837
WRS de Silva 12.0 3 29 2 2.41 Sri Lanka Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
HMRKB Herath 12.0 1 29 1 2.41 Sri Lanka Dhaka 26 Dec 2008 Test # 1903
Shakib Al Hasan 28.4 4 70 5 2.44 Bangladesh Dhaka 26 Dec 2008 Test # 1903
CRD Fernando 18.0 4 44 1 2.44 Sri Lanka Chittagong 3 Jan 2009 Test # 1905
HMRKB Herath 36.0 9 89 7 2.47 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
TM Dilshan 25.0 4 62 1 2.48 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
RMS Eranga 15.4 3 39 2 2.48 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
Syed Rasel 20.0 8 50 1 2.50 Bangladesh Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
UDU Chandana 10.0 3 25 1 2.50 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
BAW Mendis 28.0 5 71 4 2.53 Sri Lanka Chittagong 3 Jan 2009 Test # 1905
Fahim Muntasir 18.0 3 46 2 2.55 Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
Mahmudullah 18.0 4 46 2 2.55 Bangladesh Chittagong 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
M Muralitharan 30.5 8 79 5 2.56 Sri Lanka Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
Mashrafe Mortaza 30.0 7 77 2 2.56 Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
M Muralitharan 21.0 5 54 6 2.57 Sri Lanka Kandy 11 Jul 2007 Test # 1839
HMRKB Herath 62.0 11 161 2 2.59 Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2013 Test # 2078
Mohammad Rafique 29.0 6 76 2 2.62 Bangladesh Chittagong 28 Feb 2006 Test # 1784
Mohammad Rafique 32.0 9 84 1 2.62 Bangladesh Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
Mashrafe Mortaza 22.0 7 58 3 2.63 Bangladesh Chittagong 3 Jan 2009 Test # 1905
Rubel Hossain 17.0 5 45 2 2.64 Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
CRD Fernando 19.0 4 51 3 2.68 Sri Lanka Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
WRS de Silva 13.0 5 35 4 2.69 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
WPUJC Vaas 20.2 8 55 4 2.70 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 3 Jul 2007 Test # 1838
M Muralitharan 32.0 8 87 3 2.71 Sri Lanka Chittagong 28 Feb 2006 Test # 1784
M Muralitharan 19.5 6 54 6 2.72 Sri Lanka Chittagong 28 Feb 2006 Test # 1784
Enamul Haque jnr 26.0 3 71 2 2.73 Bangladesh Bogra 8 Mar 2006 Test # 1786
HMCM Bandara 20.0 2 55 2 2.75 Sri Lanka Chittagong 28 Feb 2006 Test # 1784
RAS Lakmal 16.0 4 44 0 2.75 Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
MKGCP Lakshitha 12.0 5 33 2 2.75 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002 Test # 1611
M Muralitharan 35.3 6 98 5 2.76 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 2001 Test # 1561

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, 2nd Test, Feb 4-8, 2014 [Test # 2117]
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, 1st Test, Jan 27-30, 2014 [Test # 2116]
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), 2nd Test, Mar 16-19, 2013 [Test # 2082]
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