Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Match Date Scorecard
M Ntini 16.0 8 19 2 1.18 South Africa v Bangladesh 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
N Boje 40.0 14 61 0 1.52 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
AA Donald 28.0 14 43 3 1.53 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
AA Donald 15.0 6 25 0 1.66 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
SM Pollock 22.0 10 37 4 1.68 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
SM Pollock 21.0 6 39 5 1.85 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
SM Pollock 25.0 11 47 0 1.88 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
GW Flower 23.0 5 44 1 1.91 Zimbabwe v South Africa 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
M Ntini 31.4 12 66 6 2.08 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
M Mbangwa 35.0 9 75 2 2.14 Zimbabwe v South Africa 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
N Boje 16.0 4 35 1 2.18 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
JH Kallis 13.0 5 30 1 2.30 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
NJ Astle 24.0 5 57 1 2.37 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
K Rabada 13.5 4 33 5 2.38 South Africa v Bangladesh 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277
Mahbubul Alam 24.5 8 62 2 2.49 Bangladesh v South Africa 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
L Klusener 16.0 5 40 0 2.50 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
L Klusener 10.0 3 25 0 2.50 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
PR Adams 12.1 5 31 4 2.54 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
SM Pollock 21.4 10 56 6 2.58 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
JH Kallis 17.0 4 44 3 2.58 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
A Kumble 50.0 12 132 3 2.64 India v South Africa 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
K Rabada 11.0 1 30 5 2.72 South Africa v Bangladesh 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277
M Morkel 13.0 6 36 0 2.76 South Africa v Bangladesh 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
HK Olonga 33.1 7 93 4 2.80 Zimbabwe v South Africa 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
SB O'Connor 30.0 4 87 3 2.90 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
CD McMillan 13.0 2 38 0 2.92 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
Mashrafe Mortaza 22.0 4 69 1 3.13 Bangladesh v South Africa 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
GJ Whittall 30.0 9 95 2 3.16 Zimbabwe v South Africa 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
M Hayward 23.0 8 74 2 3.21 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
AA Donald 18.0 5 58 1 3.22 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
JH Kallis 21.0 3 68 4 3.23 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
SM Pollock 19.0 5 62 2 3.26 South Africa v Zimbabwe 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
AA Donald 21.0 4 69 3 3.28 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
D Olivier 12.0 3 40 3 3.33 South Africa v Bangladesh 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277
SM Pollock 27.0 8 91 4 3.37 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
BGK Walker 27.0 4 92 2 3.40 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
M Hayward 20.3 5 70 3 3.41 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
Shakib Al Hasan 38.0 4 130 5 3.42 Bangladesh v South Africa 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
M Ntini 14.0 4 48 1 3.42 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
DW Steyn 18.0 4 63 5 3.50 South Africa v Bangladesh 19 Nov 2008 Test # 1893
D Olivier 11.0 1 39 1 3.54 South Africa v Bangladesh 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277
BC Strang 27.0 6 99 1 3.66 Zimbabwe v South Africa 29 Oct 1999 Test # 1466
DR Tuffey 26.0 6 96 0 3.69 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
JH Kallis 15.0 3 56 1 3.73 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
Z Khan 26.0 7 98 0 3.76 India v South Africa 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
JH Kallis 23.0 4 88 1 3.82 South Africa v New Zealand 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
M Ntini 10.0 3 39 1 3.90 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
JH Kallis 22.0 6 87 2 3.95 South Africa v India 3 Nov 2001 Test # 1564
CS Martin 22.1 4 89 3 4.01 New Zealand v South Africa 17 Nov 2000 Test # 1514
Subashis Roy 29.0 3 118 3 4.06 Bangladesh v South Africa 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277
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 60 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Bangladesh at Bloemfontein, 2nd Test, Oct 6-8, 2017 [Test # 2277]
South Africa v Bangladesh at Bloemfontein, 1st Test, Nov 19-22, 2008 [Test # 1893]
South Africa v India at Bloemfontein, 1st Test, Nov 3-6, 2001 [Test # 1564]