# Best Bowling Economy in Test Cricket

Record holder : William Attewell of England holds the record (1.31) for best bowling economy in test cricket.

### 1. William Attewell - 1.31

At the top of list is William Attewell of England. He has economy of 101.7 while taking 28 wickets in 18 innings of 10 matches at 22.35 average and 101.7 strike rate between 1884 and 1892.

### 2. Alfred Shaw - 1.56

At no. 2 position is Alfred Shaw of England. He has economy of 91.3 while taking 12 wickets in 10 innings of 7 matches at 23.75 average and 91.3 strike rate between 1877 and 1882.

### 3. Cliff Gladwin - 1.6

At no. 3 position is Cliff Gladwin of England. He has economy of 141.9 while taking 15 wickets in 15 innings of 8 matches at 38.06 average and 141.9 strike rate between 1947 and 1949.

### 4. Edwin Evans - 1.61

At position no. 4 is Edwin Evans of Australia. He has economy of 176.7 while taking 7 wickets in 9 innings of 6 matches at 47.42 average and 176.7 strike rate between 1881 and 1886.

### 5. Trevor Goddard - 1.64

Then comes our Trevor Goddard of South Africa. He has economy of 95.4 while taking 123 wickets in 75 innings of 41 matches at 26.22 average and 95.4 strike rate between 1955 and 1970.

### 6. Bapu Nadkarni - 1.67

At position no. 6 is Bapu Nadkarni of India. He has economy of 104.1 while taking 88 wickets in 65 innings of 41 matches at 29.07 average and 104.1 strike rate between 1955 and 1968.

### 7. Bert Ironmonger - 1.69

At position no. 7 is Bert Ironmonger of Australia. He has economy of 63.4 while taking 74 wickets in 27 innings of 14 matches at 17.97 average and 63.4 strike rate between 1928 and 1933.

### 8. Zulfiqar Ahmed - 1.7

At no. 8 position is Zulfiqar Ahmed of Pakistan. He has economy of 64.2 while taking 20 wickets in 10 innings of 9 matches at 18.3 average and 64.2 strike rate between 1952 and 1956.

### 9. Arthur Richardson - 1.72

At position no. 9 is Arthur Richardson of Australia. He has economy of 151 while taking 12 wickets in 14 innings of 9 matches at 43.41 average and 151 strike rate between 1924 and 1926.

### 10. Jack Iverson - 1.73

At position no. 10 is Jack Iverson of Australia. He has economy of 52.7 while taking 21 wickets in 8 innings of 5 matches at 15.23 average and 52.7 strike rate between 1950 and 1951.