Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Match Date Scorecard
TL Goddard 62.0 37 69 5 1.11 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
NBF Mann 50.0 20 68 4 1.36 v England 26 Jul 1947 Test # 288
CL Vincent 32.0 12 45 4 1.40 v England 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
SM Pollock 35.0 14 53 5 1.51 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
GA Faulkner 11.0 4 17 6 1.54 v England 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
TL Goddard 25.0 12 39 2 1.56 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
NBF Mann 60.5 23 96 3 1.57 v England 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
AW Nourse 30.0 11 52 3 1.73 v England 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
RJ Crisp 13.5 3 26 2 1.87 v England 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
JH Kallis 20.1 7 38 3 1.88 v England 21 Aug 2003 Test # 1656
AMB Rowan 46.0 12 89 1 1.93 v England 26 Jul 1947 Test # 288
CN McCarthy 41.0 10 81 0 1.97 v England 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
AW Nourse 26.1 8 52 4 1.98 v England 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
HJ Tayfield 47.1 15 94 5 1.99 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
BM McMillan 11.0 0 22 0 2.00 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
GA Faulkner 24.2 2 50 4 2.05 v England 8 Jul 1912 Test # 124
JH Kallis 15.0 6 31 0 2.06 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
SM Pollock 24.0 8 51 3 2.12 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
AA Donald 20.3 6 44 3 2.14 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
DPB Morkel 19.0 5 41 0 2.15 v England 13 Jul 1929 Test # 183
JH Sinclair 10.3 2 23 3 2.19 v England 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
CR Matthews 24.0 8 53 1 2.20 v England 4 Aug 1994 Test # 1264
HJ Tayfield 31.0 14 70 4 2.25 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
ACB Langton 26.0 5 59 4 2.26 v England 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
VI Smith 36.0 9 82 1 2.27 v England 26 Jul 1947 Test # 288
JM Blanckenberg 10.0 2 23 1 2.30 v England 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
GWA Chubb 43.0 12 99 1 2.30 v England 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
PL Harris 15.0 5 35 0 2.33 v England 18 Jul 2008 Test # 1881
PS Heine 29.5 11 70 4 2.34 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
PS Heine 14.0 2 33 0 2.35 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
WJ Cronje 16.0 3 38 0 2.37 v England 4 Aug 1994 Test # 1264
VD Philander 30.0 10 72 2 2.40 v England 2 Aug 2012 Test # 2051
AA Donald 29.2 9 71 5 2.42 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
CR Matthews 39.0 7 97 1 2.48 v England 4 Aug 1994 Test # 1264
BM McMillan 37.0 12 93 3 2.51 v England 4 Aug 1994 Test # 1264
CL Vincent 30.0 5 76 2 2.53 v England 13 Jul 1929 Test # 183
AMB Rowan 68.0 17 174 5 2.55 v England 26 Jul 1951 Test # 337
SJ Pegler 11.2 3 30 0 2.64 v England 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
L Tuckett 18.0 4 48 0 2.66 v England 26 Jul 1947 Test # 288
NA Quinn 17.0 2 46 0 2.70 v England 13 Jul 1929 Test # 183
AJ Bell 14.0 4 38 3 2.71 v England 13 Jul 1935 Test # 244
PS de Villiers 39.3 12 108 3 2.73 v England 4 Aug 1994 Test # 1264
M Ntini 25.0 7 69 2 2.76 v England 18 Jul 2008 Test # 1881
M Morkel 22.0 4 61 3 2.77 v England 18 Jul 2008 Test # 1881
PNF Mansell 19.0 2 53 0 2.78 v England 21 Jul 1955 Test # 411
AW Nourse 24.0 7 67 1 2.79 v England 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
EP Nupen 30.0 8 85 1 2.83 v England 12 Jul 1924 Test # 155
JH Kallis 12.0 3 34 1 2.83 v England 2 Aug 2012 Test # 2051
M Ntini 15.0 4 43 0 2.86 v England 6 Aug 1998 Test # 1422
GA Faulkner 20.0 3 58 3 2.90 v England 29 Jul 1907 Test # 94
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 | post-war

Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
England v South Africa at Leeds, 2nd Test, Aug 2-6, 2012 [Test # 2051]
England v South Africa at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jul 18-21, 2008 [Test # 1881]
England v South Africa at Leeds, 4th Test, Aug 21-25, 2003 [Test # 1656]