William Attewell of England tops the list of best economy rates in test cricket. He had an economy of 1.31 in the 10 matches he played and took 28 wickets at an average of 22.35 with 4/42 being his best bowling figures. Cliff Gladwin, also from England is ranked second on the list. He had an economy of 1.6 in the 8 matches he played and took 15 wickets at an average of 38.06 with 3/21 being his best bowling figures. Trevor Goddard of South Africa is ranked third on the list of the best economy in test cricket. He had an economy of 1.64 in the 41 matches he played and took 123 wickets at an average of 26.22 with 6/53 being his best bowling figures.
|3||Trevor Goddard||South Africa||41||–||706||11736||3226||123||6/53||26.22||1.64|
|6||John Watkins||South Africa||15||–||134||2805||816||29||4/22||28.13||1.74|
|8||Anton Murray||South Africa||10||–||111||2374||710||18||4/169||39.44||1.79|
|9||Gerry Gomez||West Indies||29||–||289||5236||1590||58||7/55||27.41||1.82|
|17||Denis Atkinson||West Indies||22||–||311||5201||1647||47||7/53||35.04||1.9|
|23||Hugh Tayfield||South Africa||37||–||602||13568||4405||170||9/113||25.91||1.94|
|24||Alf Valentine||West Indies||36||–||789||12953||4215||139||8/104||30.32||1.95|
|30||Sonny Ramadhin||West Indies||43||–||813||13939||4579||158||7/49||28.98||1.97|
1. Which player has the best economy rate in test cricket?
William Attewell of England has the best economy rate in test cricket – 1.31.
2. Which player from the list has played the most no. of test matches?
Ray Illingworth of England has played the most no. of test matches – 61 from the list. He had taken 122 test wickets at an economy of 1.91.
3. Which player from the list has the best bowling figures in test cricket?
George Lohmann of England has the best bowling figures in test cricket from the list – 9/28.
4. Which player from the list has bowled the most maiden overs?
Sonny Ramadhin of England has bowled the most no. of maiden overs from the list – 813.
5. Which Indian player has the best economy?
Bapu Nadkarni has the best economy – 1.67 by an Indian player.