Top 10 T20I Fast Bowlers With Best Economy

Our T20 International (T20I) ratings take into account all matches from the first T20I match on February 17, 2005 till the below mentioned last update date. To qualify for the rating, a player must have played at least 20 innings against the Top Teams (TT). TT may be found in the last section of the rating.

*Note: All T20I Ratings are updated till 2022-06-21

Best Economy Rates

The first list simply gives you the bowlers with best Economy Rates in T20I Cricket. The second list gives you the bowlers with best Relative Economy Rates (R ER). How it is calculated is explained in the highlighted sections. Only bowlers who have bowled more than 500 balls are considered for both lists.

TOP 10 T20I Pacers With Best Economy Rates


RANKBOWLERNATFPLPINNSRUNSBALLSER
1JJ BumrahIND2016202256133312296.51
2Bhuvneshwar KumarIND2012202263154513376.93
3DW SteynSA2007202047117510156.95
4AD MathewsSL2009202161120010297.00
5Mohammad AamerPAK2009202050126310797.02
6PJ CumminsAUS201120223910018527.05
7Sohail TanvirPAK2007201757145412147.19
8Umar GulPAK2007201660144312037.20
9JR HazlewoodAUS20132022308296887.23
10MG JohnsonAUS20072013307976567.29
C ER

The Comparative Economy Rate (C ER) for bowlers is calculated by taken into account two factors:-

  • First is the ER of batsmen in the decades the bowler played.
  • Second is the ER of the opposition batsmen at Home, in Asia or outside Asia; whichever is applicable.
  • The ER of the opposing team’s batsmen is also calculated by decades.
  • Higher C ER suggest that more runs per over were scored by the batsmen in the above mentioned factors.
  • Thus it was difficult to contain runs and the bowler will benefit from this.
  • Lower C ER means the opposite.
R ER

The Relative Economy Rate (R ER) is calculated using the C ER. Its formula is (Bowler ER/C ER)*A Constant Factor. This constant doesn’t affect the rating as it is the same for everone. If your C ER is comparatively high, your R ER will be low; which is better for bowlers. Broadly speaking, the following bowlers will benefit from this system:-

  • Bowlers who have played more in unfavourable conditions.
  • Asian fast bowlers and Non-Asian spin bowlers whereever applicable.
  • Bowlers who have played more against top opposition than weaker teams.

TOP 10 T20I Pacers With Best R ER


RANKBOWLERNATFPLPINNSRUNSBALLSERR ER
1JJ BumrahIND2016202256133312296.516.62
2DW SteynSA2007202047117510156.957.04
3PJ CumminsAUS201120223910018527.057.08
4AD MathewsSL2009202161120010297.007.08
5Mohammad AamerPAK2009202050126310797.027.08
6Bhuvneshwar KumarIND2012202263154513376.937.08
7JR HazlewoodAUS20132022308296887.237.22
8Umar GulPAK2007201660144312037.207.32
9Sohail TanvirPAK2007201757145412147.197.40
10DJG SammyWI200720175911169167.317.42

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