Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
JW Burke 15.0x8 10 8 0 0.40 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
TL Goddard 25.2x8 15 22 1 0.65 South Africa v England 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
TE Bailey 13.0x8 4 12 2 0.69 England v South Africa 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
TL Goddard 14.0x8 7 14 1 0.75 South Africa v England 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
KD Mackay 11.0x8 5 11 0 0.75 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
TE Bailey 15.4x8 6 20 5 0.96 England v South Africa 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
TL Goddard 24.5 16 27 3 1.08 South Africa v Australia 19 Feb 1970 Test # 672
SM Pollock 14.4 6 16 4 1.09 South Africa v England 25 Nov 1999 Test # 1471
CE Eksteen 11.0 5 12 3 1.09 South Africa v England 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1315
HJ Tayfield 20.0x8 4 30 0 1.12 South Africa v England 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
CR Matthews 20.0 10 23 2 1.15 South Africa v India 26 Nov 1992 Test # 1201
DA Allen 39.0 19 45 1 1.15 England v South Africa 23 Dec 1964 Test # 572
VI Smith 16.0x8 8 25 1 1.17 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
JC Laker 21.0x8 10 33 1 1.17 England v South Africa 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
NJ Astle 26.0 15 31 0 1.19 New Zealand v South Africa 8 Dec 2000 Test # 1522
A Kumble 44.0 22 53 6 1.20 India v South Africa 26 Nov 1992 Test # 1201
AH McKinnon 35.0 17 44 3 1.25 South Africa v England 22 Jan 1965 Test # 575
LF Kline 16.0x8 6 27 3 1.26 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
JB Statham 13.0x8 4 22 2 1.26 England v South Africa 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
PM Pollock 14.0 6 18 2 1.28 South Africa v New Zealand 26 Dec 1961 Test # 517
WJ Cronje 17.0 10 22 1 1.29 South Africa v India 26 Nov 1992 Test # 1201
D Paterson 13.3 5 18 1 1.33 South Africa v England 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
TL Goddard 28.5x8 9 51 3 1.33 South Africa v England 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
NAT Adcock 20.0x8 6 36 4 1.35 South Africa v England 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
I Meckiff 21.0x8 3 38 2 1.35 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
MG Johnson 18.1 7 25 4 1.37 Australia v South Africa 26 Feb 2009 Test # 1910
PS de Villiers 19.3 11 27 4 1.38 South Africa v Pakistan 19 Jan 1995 Test # 1283
I Meckiff 13.0x8 2 24 0 1.38 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
TL Goddard 16.3 9 23 3 1.39 South Africa v Australia 3 Feb 1967 Test # 616
SCJ Broad 12.1 6 17 6 1.39 England v South Africa 14 Jan 2016 Test # 2199
AB McDonald 22.0 8 31 1 1.40 Australia v South Africa 26 Feb 2009 Test # 1910
CR Matthews 29.0 13 41 2 1.41 South Africa v India 26 Nov 1992 Test # 1201
DL Vettori 18.0 6 26 2 1.44 New Zealand v South Africa 8 Nov 2007 Test # 1846
AK Davidson 17.4x8 4 34 6 1.45 Australia v South Africa 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
CE Eksteen 52.0 20 76 0 1.46 South Africa v England 30 Nov 1995 Test # 1315
M Morkel 23.0 12 34 3 1.47 South Africa v India 18 Dec 2013 Test # 2108
I Meckiff 26.0x8 3 52 3 1.50 Australia v South Africa 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
TL Goddard 26.0 11 39 2 1.50 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1966 Test # 611
TL Goddard 12.0x8 6 24 0 1.50 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
SK Warne 28.0 15 43 4 1.53 Australia v South Africa 28 Feb 1997 Test # 1356
R Benaud 41.0x8 8 84 5 1.53 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
AK Davidson 19.0x8 2 39 2 1.53 Australia v South Africa 7 Feb 1958 Test # 449
JH Wardle 14.0x8 4 29 2 1.55 England v South Africa 15 Feb 1957 Test # 437
JC Watkins 11.0x8 3 23 0 1.56 South Africa v England 24 Dec 1956 Test # 434
JH du Preez 14.0 6 22 2 1.57 South Africa v Australia 3 Feb 1967 Test # 616
TL Goddard 26.0 10 41 1 1.57 South Africa v Australia 19 Feb 1970 Test # 672
SM Pollock 26.0 9 41 2 1.57 South Africa v New Zealand 8 Dec 2000 Test # 1522
HD Bromfield 17.0 8 27 1 1.58 South Africa v England 22 Jan 1965 Test # 575
HJ Tayfield 33.0x8 12 70 2 1.59 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
PS Heine 8.0x8 2 17 0 1.59 South Africa v Australia 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Minimum of 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v India at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-6, 2022 [Test # 2445]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, 2nd Test, Jan 3-5, 2021 [Test # 2401]
South Africa v England at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jan 24-27, 2020 [Test # 2382]