Best economy rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Chappell 11.0 6 5 1 0.45 v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
MHN Walker 16.0x8 8 15 6 0.70 v Pakistan Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
RJ Inverarity 33.0 19 26 3 0.78 v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
MHN Walker 10.0x8 4 11 1 0.82 v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
KJ O'Keeffe 9.0x8 4 10 1 0.83 v Pakistan Melbourne 29 Dec 1972 Test # 705
AA Mallett 16.5x8 9 21 4 0.94 v England Sydney 4 Jan 1975 Test # 751
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 1.00 v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
AR Border 23.0x8 11 31 1 1.01 v England Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
AA Mallett 25.0x8 10 36 2 1.08 v England Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
MHN Walker 24.0x8 10 36 1 1.12 v England Melbourne 26 Dec 1974 Test # 749
PH Carlson 27.0x8 8 41 2 1.13 v England Adelaide 27 Jan 1979 Test # 843
GS Chappell 14.0 8 16 1 1.14 v West Indies Port of Spain 23 Mar 1973 Test # 718
AA Mallett 9.0x8 4 14 3 1.16 v England Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
GS Chappell 15.0x8 5 24 1 1.20 v England Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676
DK Lillee 29.0 15 35 4 1.20 v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
B Yardley 29.0 17 35 4 1.20 v West Indies Kingston 28 Apr 1978 Test # 824
GJ Cosier 13.0x8 6 21 0 1.21 v India Adelaide 28 Jan 1978 Test # 816
GS Chappell 9.0x8 4 15 1 1.25 v New Zealand Auckland 25 Feb 1977 Test # 798
AG Hurst 10.0x8 2 17 0 1.27 v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
AG Hurst 10.0x8 4 17 0 1.27 v England Brisbane 1 Dec 1978 Test # 834
KJ O'Keeffe 29.6x8 12 51 2 1.28 v New Zealand Melbourne 29 Dec 1973 Test # 728
RJ Bright 23.0 11 30 1 1.30 v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
B Yardley 30.2 15 40 4 1.31 v West Indies Port of Spain 15 Apr 1978 Test # 823
MHN Walker 28.0x8 10 50 2 1.33 v New Zealand Christchurch 8 Mar 1974 Test # 735
MF Malone 47.0 20 63 5 1.34 v England The Oval 25 Aug 1977 Test # 808
GS Chappell 16.0x8 7 29 1 1.35 v England Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
JD Higgs 16.0x8 2 29 2 1.35 v England Melbourne 29 Dec 1978 Test # 838
RAL Massie 36.0 13 49 1 1.36 v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
KJ O'Keeffe 28.0x8 12 51 3 1.36 v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
DK Lillee 29.0 14 40 2 1.37 v England Manchester 8 Jun 1972 Test # 698
TJ Jenner 21.0x8 5 39 1 1.39 v England Sydney 12 Feb 1971 Test # 679
MF Malone 10.0 4 14 1 1.40 v England The Oval 25 Aug 1977 Test # 808
MHN Walker 17.0 8 24 1 1.41 v West Indies Port of Spain 21 Apr 1973 Test # 721
KD Walters 9.0x8 4 17 0 1.41 v England Perth 13 Dec 1974 Test # 748
RAL Massie 30.0 10 43 4 1.43 v England Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
DK Lillee 13.3x8 2 26 6 1.45 v England Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
AA Mallett 64.0 31 95 0 1.48 v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
DK Lillee 26.1 10 39 2 1.49 v England Leeds 27 Jul 1972 Test # 701
KJ O'Keeffe 24.0x8 8 48 3 1.50 v England Sydney 12 Feb 1971 Test # 679
AA Mallett 23.0x8 6 46 2 1.50 v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
AR Dell 16.0x8 8 32 2 1.50 v England Sydney 12 Feb 1971 Test # 679
KD Walters 13.0x8 4 26 3 1.50 v New Zealand Melbourne 29 Dec 1973 Test # 728
PR Sleep 7.7x8 2 16 1 1.52 v Pakistan Melbourne 10 Mar 1979 Test # 849
MHN Walker 19.0x8 8 39 4 1.53 v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
G Dymock 18.0x8 4 37 2 1.54 v England Melbourne 29 Dec 1978 Test # 838
G Dymock 17.0x8 4 35 0 1.54 v England Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
DK Lillee 12.0x8 2 25 2 1.56 v England Brisbane 29 Nov 1974 Test # 746
GJ Cosier 12.0x8 3 25 0 1.56 v India Melbourne 30 Dec 1977 Test # 812
GD McKenzie 31.4x8 4 66 4 1.57 v England Perth 11 Dec 1970 Test # 675
KJ O'Keeffe 18.1x8 5 38 4 1.57 v Pakistan Melbourne 1 Jan 1977 Test # 790

Minimum of 60 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]