Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
GS Chappell 1970-1980 56 3868+ 1416+ 34 5/61 5/61 41.64* 2.19* 113.7* 1 0
MHN Walker 1972-1977 35 10094 3792 138 8/143 8/143 27.47 2.25 73.1 6 0
G Dymock 1974-1980 16 4094+ 1555+ 62 7/67 12/166 26.35* 2.27* 69.3* 4 1
KJ O'Keeffe 1971-1977 26 5034+ 1927+ 53 5/101 6/106 37.78* 2.29* 98.7* 1 0
AG Hurst 1974-1979 13 2870+ 1137+ 43 5/28 9/155 27.07* 2.37* 68.3* 2 0
AA Mallett 1970-1976 30 6507+ 2600+ 91 8/59 9/111 29.21* 2.39* 73.1* 3 0
JW Gleeson 1970-1972 12 3758 1502 36 5/125 8/186 41.72 2.39 104.3 1 0
B Yardley 1978-1979 14 3531 1437 37 4/35 5/88 38.83 2.44 95.4 0 0
RM Hogg 1978-1980 17 3450+ 1434+ 64 6/74 10/122 24.30* 2.49* 58.4* 4 1
KD Walters 1970-1977 48 2201 946 38 5/66 7/89 24.89 2.57 57.9 1 0
JD Higgs 1978-1980 17 3703+ 1615+ 51 7/143 8/190 32.30* 2.61* 74.0* 2 0
WM Clark 1977-1979 11 2407+ 1096+ 44 4/46 8/147 27.40* 2.73* 60.1* 0 0
DK Lillee 1971-1980 36 9492 4367 184 6/26 11/123 23.73 2.76 51.5 12 4
JR Thomson 1972-1979 36 7240+ 3767+ 152 6/46 9/105 24.78* 3.12* 47.6* 6 0
GJ Gilmour 1973-1977 16 2461+ 1315+ 54 6/85 9/157 26.30* 3.20* 49.2* 3 0

Minimum of 2000 balls
Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, 2nd Test, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 [Test # 867]
Australia v England at Perth, 1st Test, Dec 14-19, 1979 [Test # 864]
Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, 1st Test, Dec 1-5, 1979 [Test # 862]