Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Ground Match Date Scorecard
AA Donald 10.0 7 6 2 0.60 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
HMRKB Herath 45.0 30 40 5 0.88 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
WPUJC Vaas 14.0 6 17 1 1.21 Sri Lanka Kandy 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
WJ Cronje 26.0 14 32 1 1.23 South Africa Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
N Boje 24.0 12 30 2 1.25 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
RS Kalpage 17.5 6 23 1 1.28 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
BAW Mendis 13.0 8 17 0 1.30 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
WPUJC Vaas 12.0 6 16 0 1.33 Sri Lanka Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
MDK Perera 44.0 24 60 3 1.36 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
WJ Cronje 14.3 3 21 3 1.44 South Africa Centurion 27 Mar 1998 Test # 1414
M Muralitharan 45.5 14 68 5 1.48 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
JH Kallis 11.4 4 18 2 1.54 South Africa Kandy 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
M Muralitharan 31.0 11 48 1 1.54 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
HMRKB Herath 45.0 17 71 4 1.57 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
SM Pollock 12.0 2 19 2 1.58 South Africa Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
ST Jayasuriya 25.0 9 40 2 1.60 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
ST Jayasuriya 33.0 7 53 4 1.60 Sri Lanka Cape Town 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
HDPK Dharmasena 18.0 8 29 1 1.61 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 14 Sep 1993 Test # 1234
WPUJC Vaas 18.0 8 29 6 1.61 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
L Klusener 12.1 4 20 1 1.64 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
MDK Perera 41.5 11 69 5 1.64 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
DW Steyn 10.4 3 18 4 1.68 South Africa Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
BN Schultz 36.5 9 63 5 1.71 South Africa Colombo (PSS) 14 Sep 1993 Test # 1234
AJ Hall 11.0 6 19 2 1.72 South Africa Johannesburg 8 Nov 2002 Test # 1624
SM Pollock 29.0 11 51 2 1.75 South Africa Centurion 15 Nov 2002 Test # 1626
RP Snell 25.0 8 44 0 1.76 South Africa Colombo (PSS) 14 Sep 1993 Test # 1234
ST Jayasuriya 17.0 7 30 0 1.76 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
HMRKB Herath 23.0 4 41 0 1.78 Sri Lanka Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
SM Pollock 22.2 10 40 3 1.79 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
M Muralitharan 39.0 14 70 3 1.79 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
M Ntini 10.0 4 18 1 1.80 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
L Klusener 11.0 5 20 1 1.81 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
M Muralitharan 35.1 8 64 4 1.81 Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 14 Sep 1993 Test # 1234
N Boje 34.0 8 62 5 1.82 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
AA Donald 12.0 4 22 2 1.83 South Africa Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
M Muralitharan 20.0 5 37 1 1.85 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
M Muralitharan 54.0 17 101 5 1.87 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
TM Dilshan 16.0 5 30 1 1.87 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
L Klusener 11.0 2 21 0 1.90 South Africa Kandy 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
SM Pollock 20.4 7 40 3 1.93 South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2000 Test # 1526
PA de Silva 24.5 7 49 1 1.97 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Aug 2000 Test # 1507
PK Wijetunge 29.0 2 58 1 2.00 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
WPUJC Vaas 25.0 10 50 2 2.00 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
M Ngam 13.0 3 26 3 2.00 South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
WPUJC Vaas 10.0 3 20 0 2.00 Sri Lanka Galle 4 Aug 2004 Test # 1709
HDPK Dharmasena 45.0 12 91 0 2.02 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
M Muralitharan 64.0 11 131 6 2.04 Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006 Test # 1810
PA de Silva 17.0 3 35 2 2.05 Sri Lanka Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
JH Kallis 17.0 8 35 3 2.05 South Africa Johannesburg 8 Nov 2002 Test # 1624
UWMBCA Welegedara 16.0 5 33 0 2.06 Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
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