Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
M Muralitharan 2009-2010 19 73.1 1 393 26 3/11 15.11 5.37 16.8 0 0
(Chennai Super Kings)
R das Neves 2011-2014 16 59.0 1 324 20 3/6 16.20 5.49 17.7 0 0
(Gauteng)
S Muthusamy 2013-2019 27 65.4 1 381 23 4/12 16.56 5.80 17.1 1 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal)
J Botha 2004-2012 60 215.0 2 1267 51 4/19 24.84 5.89 25.2 1 0
(Eastern Cape, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, Warriors)
GI Hume 2011-2016 13 42.0 1 248 17 4/7 14.58 5.90 14.8 1 0
(Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal Inland)
WA Deacon 2004-2014 44 160.4 3 965 51 4/15 18.92 6.00 18.9 1 0
(Eagles, Lions, North West)
B Lee 2006-2012 15 55.0 1 332 14 3/15 23.71 6.03 23.5 0 0
(Australia, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders)
A Kumble 2009-2010 21 79.1 1 478 24 5/5 19.91 6.03 19.7 1 1
(Royal Challengers Bangalore)
GL van Buuren 2011-2015 34 69.1 0 425 16 3/19 26.56 6.14 25.9 0 0
(Northerns, Titans)
C le Roux 2015-2019 17 52.4 1 327 20 4/23 16.35 6.20 15.8 1 0
(Gauteng, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants)
OEG Baartman 2014-2019 19 65.0 1 405 18 2/18 22.50 6.23 21.6 0 0
(Knights, Northern Cape, South Western Districts)
BM Dolley 2012-2017 23 86.1 0 539 27 3/17 19.96 6.25 19.1 0 0
(Eastern Province, Warriors)
YA Abdulla 2006-2014 52 187.0 4 1170 61 4/31 19.18 6.25 18.3 2 0
(Dolphins, Kings XI Punjab, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, South Africa)
CM Willoughby 2004-2007 22 81.0 3 507 17 4/9 29.82 6.25 28.5 1 0
(Cape Cobras, Western Province Boland)
A Nel 2004-2011 23 84.4 3 530 17 2/13 31.17 6.25 29.8 0 0
(Lions, South Africa, Titans)
OJ Erasmus 2011-2014 20 68.5 1 435 27 5/20 16.11 6.31 15.2 1 1
(Boland)
LMG Masekela 2011-2016 22 64.2 1 407 25 5/14 16.28 6.32 15.4 0 1
(Free State, Knights, Northerns)
BM Scholtz 2011-2020 32 108.0 1 687 35 4/13 19.62 6.36 18.5 2 0
(Namibia)
BC Fortuin 2014-2020 63 217.3 3 1392 73 4/8 19.06 6.40 17.8 4 0
(Lions, North West, Paarl Rocks, South Africa)
P Botha 2011-2019 39 109.4 0 704 32 3/22 22.00 6.41 20.5 0 0
(Free State, Knights)
J Coetzee 2008-2016 50 180.4 3 1172 77 4/34 15.22 6.48 14.0 1 0
(Eagles, Griqualand West, Knights, Northern Cape)
GVJ Koopman 2011-2019 31 89.0 0 579 15 4/22 38.60 6.50 35.6 1 0
(Border, Northerns)
DL Vettori 2007-2009 14 51.1 0 333 19 4/20 17.52 6.50 16.1 1 0
(Delhi Daredevils, New Zealand)
DL Piedt 2011-2018 39 122.3 0 800 23 3/24 34.78 6.53 31.9 0 0
(Cape Cobras, Cape Town Blitz, South Western Districts, Titans, Western Province)
M Zondeki 2004-2012 15 44.4 0 292 10 2/19 29.20 6.53 26.8 0 0
(Cape Cobras, Eastern Cape, Eastern Province)
Shahid Afridi 2007-2013 13 45.3 1 298 18 4/19 16.55 6.54 15.1 1 0
(Hampshire, Pakistan)
I Manack 2013-2019 18 65.2 1 429 17 4/14 25.23 6.56 23.0 2 0
(Easterns, Tshwane Spartans)
MS Tshabalala 2004-2016 49 152.1 1 1001 55 4/10 18.20 6.57 16.6 2 0
(Eagles, Knights, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa A)
KA Maharaj 2010-2019 87 295.0 1 1942 70 3/7 27.74 6.58 25.2 0 0
(Dolphins, Durban Heat, KwaZulu-Natal)
P Subrayen 2012-2019 60 188.0 2 1238 53 4/22 23.35 6.58 21.2 2 0
(Dolphins, Durban Heat, KwaZulu-Natal)
M Gqadushe 2011-2018 42 94.0 0 620 22 3/21 28.18 6.59 25.6 0 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, Mpumalanga)
JP Kreusch 2004-2013 66 87.2 0 583 24 3/19 24.29 6.67 21.8 0 0
(Border, Eastern Cape, Impi, Warriors)
SM Pollock 2004-2008 21 67.3 2 451 20 3/28 22.55 6.68 20.2 0 0
(Dolphins, South Africa)
M Morkel 2006-2019 58 196.1 3 1311 61 4/17 21.49 6.68 19.2 2 0
(Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals, South Africa, South Africa A, Titans, Tshwane Spartans)
Z Saloojee 2014-2017 14 48.0 0 321 9 2/11 35.66 6.68 32.0 0 0
(Gauteng)
A Nehra 2009-2011 14 55.0 1 368 21 3/27 17.52 6.69 15.7 0 0
(Delhi Daredevils, India)
SL Malinga 2007-2019 29 103.2 3 693 42 5/32 16.50 6.70 14.7 0 1
(Mumbai Indians, Sri Lanka)
JN Diseko 2011-2019 46 167.0 1 1120 49 4/13 22.85 6.70 20.4 1 0
(Griqualand West, North West)
PP Ojha 2009-2012 19 63.3 0 426 19 3/21 22.42 6.70 20.0 0 0
(Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians)
JJ Smit 2014-2018 15 56.0 1 377 14 3/18 26.92 6.73 24.0 0 0
(Namibia)
FH Edwards 2007-2012 16 49.4 2 335 9 2/27 37.22 6.74 33.1 0 0
(Deccan Chargers, Dolphins, West Indies)
BM Scullard 2011-2016 20 64.2 2 434 15 3/27 28.93 6.74 25.7 0 0
(KwaZulu-Natal)
D Smit 2004-2016 78 102.0 1 689 28 3/19 24.60 6.75 21.8 0 0
(Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal)
LI Vaaltyn 2011-2015 15 44.4 0 302 8 2/12 37.75 6.76 33.5 0 0
(Eastern Province)
CN Ackermann 2011-2017 52 105.0 2 712 20 3/23 35.60 6.78 31.5 0 0
(Eastern Province, Warriors)
N Boje 2004-2014 64 213.0 1 1445 55 3/10 26.27 6.78 23.2 0 0
(Eagles, Knights, South Africa, Warriors)
J Theron 2008-2014 81 289.4 2 1968 90 3/16 21.86 6.79 19.3 0 0
(Eastern Province, South Africa, South Africa A, Warriors)
RP Singh 2007-2009 23 83.4 1 569 35 4/13 16.25 6.80 14.3 2 0
(Deccan Chargers, India)
DE Bollinger 2010-2012 12 46.1 0 314 15 3/27 20.93 6.80 18.4 0 0
(Australia, Chennai Super Kings)
JT Smuts 2008-2020 133 309.5 1 2108 80 3/15 26.35 6.80 23.2 0 0
(Eastern Province, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, South Africa, South Africa A, Warriors)
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

Minimum of 250 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd T20I, Feb 26, 2020 [T20I # 1065]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd T20I, Feb 23, 2020 [T20I # 1052]
Ireland A v Namibia at Pretoria, 4th unofficial T20I, Feb 23, 2020 [Twenty20]
Ireland A v Namibia at Pretoria, 5th unofficial T20I, Feb 23, 2020 [Twenty20]