Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
HJ Tayfield 14.0x8 7 13 6 0.69 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JC Watkins 12.0x8 4 13 2 0.81 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
ARA Murray 8.0x8 3 10 1 0.93 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
JA Young 11.0x8 6 14 0 0.95 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
DEJ Ironside 14.0x8 5 20 2 1.07 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
C Gladwin 20.0x8 6 29 1 1.08 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
HJ Tayfield 29.0x8 12 48 2 1.24 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
CL McCool 9.0x8 3 15 1 1.25 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
NAT Adcock 26.0x8 8 45 5 1.29 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
WA Johnston 12.0x8 4 21 2 1.31 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
C Gladwin 24.0x8 7 43 2 1.34 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
DEJ Ironside 20.5x8 10 37 3 1.34 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
AV Bedser 22.0x8 6 42 1 1.43 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
IWG Johnson 18.2x8 6 37 3 1.52 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
AMB Rowan 34.0x8 10 69 4 1.52 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
GWF Overton 32.0x8 10 65 3 1.52 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JR Reid 16.0x8 5 34 4 1.59 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
DEJ Ironside 23.2x8 6 50 1 1.61 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
WA Johnston 20.1x8 5 44 6 1.63 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
AR MacGibbon 26.0x8 6 57 2 1.64 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
RR Lindwall 10.0x8 1 22 0 1.65 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
SJE Loxton 10.0x8 2 22 0 1.65 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
RW Blair 19.0x8 4 42 3 1.65 New Zealand v South Africa 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
JA Young 23.0x8 6 52 2 1.69 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
NAT Adcock 19.0x8 4 43 5 1.69 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
C Gladwin 16.0x8 5 37 0 1.73 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
WA Johnston 29.0x8 5 68 1 1.75 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
NAT Adcock 11.3x8 1 27 1 1.78 South Africa v New Zealand 29 Jan 1954 Test # 381
DCS Compton 13.0x8 3 31 0 1.78 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
C Gladwin 16.0x8 6 39 1 1.82 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
KR Miller 11.0x8 1 27 0 1.84 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
DVP Wright 14.0x8 3 35 1 1.87 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
ARA Murray 12.0x8 3 30 1 1.87 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
NBF Mann 10.0x8 3 26 0 1.95 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
KR Miller 15.0x8 3 40 5 2.00 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
KR Miller 28.0x8 3 75 3 2.00 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
DEJ Ironside 19.0x8 4 51 5 2.01 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
GWF Overton 12.1x8 1 33 2 2.04 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
AR MacGibbon 22.0x8 5 61 3 2.07 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
RO Jenkins 19.0x8 3 54 0 2.13 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
IWG Johnson 18.0x8 4 52 0 2.16 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
RO Jenkins 9.0x8 2 26 0 2.16 England v South Africa 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
RW Blair 17.0x8 4 50 2 2.20 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
JC Watkins 19.0x8 3 56 2 2.21 South Africa v Australia 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
AV Bedser 17.0x8 4 51 1 2.25 England v South Africa 27 Dec 1948 Test # 307
AMB Rowan 23.0x8 1 70 1 2.28 South Africa v England 12 Feb 1949 Test # 312
AR MacGibbon 20.0x8 2 62 4 2.32 New Zealand v South Africa 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
RR Lindwall 8.0x8 1 25 0 2.34 Australia v South Africa 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318
NAT Adcock 14.0x8 2 44 3 2.35 South Africa v New Zealand 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
RR Lindwall 26.0x8 3 82 3 2.36 Australia v South Africa 10 Feb 1950 Test # 321
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 29-Feb 2, 1954 [Test # 381]
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Dec 24-29, 1953 [Test # 378]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Feb 10-14, 1950 [Test # 321]