Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
CV Grimmett 5 2077 642 44 7/40 13/173 14.59 1.85 47.2 5 3
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1935/36
TM Alderman 6 1950 893 42 6/135 9/130 21.26 2.74 46.4 4 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
RM Hogg 6 1740 527 41 6/74 10/66 12.85 1.81 42.4 5 2
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1978/79
TM Alderman 6 1616 712 41 6/128 10/151 17.36 2.64 39.4 6 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
SK Warne 5 1517 797 40 6/46 12/246 19.92 3.15 37.9 3 2
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2005
DK Lillee 6 1870 870 39 7/89 11/159 22.30 2.79 47.9 2 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
MG Johnson 5 1132 517 37 7/40 9/103 13.97 2.74 30.5 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2013/14
WJ Whitty 5 1395 632 37 6/17 9/98 17.08 2.71 37.7 2 0
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1910/11
GD McGrath 6 1499 701 36 8/38 9/103 19.47 2.80 41.6 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1997
AA Mailey 5 1465 946 36 9/121 13/236 26.27 3.87 40.6 4 2
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1920/21
GF Lawson 5 1384 687 34 6/47 11/134 20.20 2.97 40.7 4 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1982/83
G Giffen 5 2126 820 34 6/155 8/40 24.11 2.31 62.5 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95
SK Warne 6 2639 877 34 5/82 8/137 25.79 1.99 77.6 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
CV Grimmett 5 1836 557 33 7/83 14/199 16.87 1.82 55.6 3 1
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1931/32
JR Thomson 5 1401 592 33 6/46 9/105 17.93 2.53 42.4 2 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
CV Grimmett 5 1436 593 33 7/87 11/183 17.96 2.47 43.5 2 1
West Indies in Australia Test Series, 1930/31
AK Davidson 4 1391 612 33 6/53 11/222 18.54 2.63 42.1 5 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1960/61
GD McGrath 5 1166 542 32 7/76 8/114 16.93 2.78 36.4 4 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2001
MA Noble 5 1380 608 32 7/17 13/77 19.00 2.64 43.1 4 1
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
CJ McDermott 5 1397 675 32 6/38 8/114 21.09 2.89 43.6 4 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1994/95
HV Hordern 5 1665 780 32 7/90 12/175 24.37 2.81 52.0 4 2
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1911/12
H Ironmonger 4 1331 296 31 6/18 11/24 9.54 1.33 42.9 3 1
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1931/32
DK Lillee 5 1499 548 31 6/66 10/181 17.67 2.19 48.3 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1972
SK Warne 5 1172 580 31 7/165 11/229 18.70 2.96 37.8 3 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2001
R Benaud 5 1866 584 31 5/83 9/173 18.83 1.87 60.1 2 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1958/59
CJ McDermott 5 1586 670 31 5/54 10/168 21.61 2.53 51.1 3 1
India in Australia Test Series, 1991/92
JV Saunders 5 1603 716 31 5/28 9/104 23.09 2.67 51.7 3 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1907/08
MG Hughes 6 1778 845 31 5/92 8/151 27.25 2.85 57.3 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
GD McGrath 4 1198 508 30 5/28 10/78 16.93 2.54 39.9 4 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1998/99
R Benaud 5 1937 658 30 5/49 9/144 21.93 2.03 64.5 4 0
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
GD McKenzie 5 1649 758 30 8/71 10/159 25.26 2.75 54.9 1 1
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1968/69
CJ McDermott 6 1406 901 30 8/141 8/141 30.03 3.84 46.8 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
AK Davidson 5 1469 431 29 7/93 12/124 14.86 1.76 50.6 2 1
Australia in India Test Series, 1959/60
R Benaud 5 1934 568 29 5/43 8/76 19.58 1.76 66.6 2 0
Australia in India Test Series, 1959/60
GD McKenzie 5 1536 654 29 7/153 7/127 22.55 2.55 52.9 2 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1964
GF Lawson 6 1663 791 29 6/72 9/153 27.27 2.85 57.3 1 0
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1989
JR Thomson 6 1205 831 29 6/50 9/167 28.65 4.13 41.5 2 0
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1975/76
CV Grimmett 5 2098 925 29 6/167 10/201 31.89 2.64 72.3 4 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1930
AA Mallett 5 1792 535 28 6/64 10/144 19.10 1.79 64.0 3 1
Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70
H Trumble 5 1604 561 28 6/74 9/198 20.03 2.09 57.2 2 0
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
WJ O'Reilly 5 2002 698 28 7/54 11/129 24.92 2.09 71.5 2 1
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1934
WM Clark 5 1585 701 28 4/46 8/147 25.03 2.65 56.6 0 0
India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]
Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 2nd Test, Oct 30-Nov 3, 2014 [Test # 2142]
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