Best strike rates in an innings
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts SR Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
AA Mallett 5.2x8 0 22 4 10.5 v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
JR Thomson 13.0 1 77 6 13.0 v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Mar 1978 Test # 821
GJ Gilmour 10.0x8 3 34 5 16.0 v West Indies Melbourne 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
KD Walters 10.5 3 34 4 16.2 v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
AG Hurst 10.6x8 2 28 5 17.2 v England Sydney 6 Jan 1979 Test # 840
G Dymock 17.2 4 34 6 17.3 v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 Test # 864
JR Thomson 11.0x8 1 62 5 17.6 v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1975 Test # 766
DK Lillee 13.3x8 2 26 6 17.8 v England Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 18.0 v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
DK Lillee 11.3x8 0 63 5 18.2 v West Indies Melbourne 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
JR Thomson 15.0x8 4 50 6 20.0 v West Indies Sydney 3 Jan 1976 Test # 767
RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 20.5 v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
MHN Walker 17.3 5 48 5 21.0 v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
RM Hogg 10.4x8 1 26 4 21.0 v England Adelaide 27 Jan 1979 Test # 843
DK Lillee 15.7x8 2 72 6 21.1 v New Zealand Auckland 25 Feb 1977 Test # 798
MHN Walker 16.0x8 8 15 6 21.3 v Pakistan Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
JR Thomson 18.0 8 38 5 21.6 v England Birmingham 10 Jul 1975 Test # 760
KD Walters 18.2 1 66 5 22.0 v West Indies Georgetown 6 Apr 1973 Test # 720
KD Walters 11.0x8 0 39 4 22.0 v New Zealand Sydney 5 Jan 1974 Test # 729
JR Thomson 11.0x8 0 68 4 22.0 v West Indies Adelaide 23 Jan 1976 Test # 768
JR Thomson 17.5x8 3 46 6 23.5 v England Brisbane 29 Nov 1974 Test # 746
AA Mallett 23.6x8 6 59 8 23.7 v Pakistan Adelaide 22 Dec 1972 Test # 704
GJ Gilmour 15.0x8 3 64 5 24.0 v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974 Test # 736
JR Hammond 16.0 4 38 4 24.0 v West Indies Georgetown 6 Apr 1973 Test # 720
GJ Gilmour 12.0x8 1 42 4 24.0 v West Indies Brisbane 28 Nov 1975 Test # 764
JR Thomson 16.2 1 56 4 24.5 v West Indies Georgetown 31 Mar 1978 Test # 822
G Dymock 28.4 5 67 7 24.5 v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 24.6 v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
DK Lillee 12.5x8 2 49 4 25.2 v England Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
JR Thomson 12.5x8 0 80 4 25.2 v West Indies Melbourne 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
RM Hogg 17.0x8 2 57 5 27.2 v England Perth 15 Dec 1978 Test # 836
RM Hogg 17.0x8 5 36 5 27.2 v England Melbourne 29 Dec 1978 Test # 838
DK Lillee 17.3x8 4 51 5 27.8 v New Zealand Auckland 25 Feb 1977 Test # 798
DK Lillee 14.0x8 3 69 4 28.0 v England Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
DK Lillee 14.0x8 2 56 4 28.0 v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1975 Test # 766
DK Lillee 14.0x8 1 53 4 28.0 v Pakistan Melbourne 1 Jan 1977 Test # 790
AN Connolly 28.2 9 47 6 28.3 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1970 Test # 673
DK Lillee 24.2 7 58 5 29.2 v England The Oval 10 Aug 1972 Test # 702
DK Lillee 30.0 8 66 6 30.0 v England Manchester 8 Jun 1972 Test # 698
GS Chappell 18.6x8 5 61 5 30.0 v Pakistan Sydney 6 Jan 1973 Test # 707
DK Lillee 20.0 4 84 4 30.0 v England Lord's 31 Jul 1975 Test # 761
MHN Walker 15.0x8 3 54 4 30.0 v England Melbourne 12 Mar 1977 Test # 800
DK Lillee 23.0x8 4 82 6 30.6 v Pakistan Melbourne 1 Jan 1977 Test # 790
TJ Laughlin 25.4 4 101 5 30.8 v West Indies Kingston 28 Apr 1978 Test # 824
AN Connolly 26.0 10 47 5 31.2 v South Africa Cape Town 22 Jan 1970 Test # 670
JR Thomson 20.5 5 41 4 31.2 v England Lord's 16 Jun 1977 Test # 804
GJ Gilmour 31.2 10 85 6 31.3 v England Leeds 14 Aug 1975 Test # 762
AA Mallett 16.5x8 9 21 4 33.2 v England Sydney 4 Jan 1975 Test # 751
JR Thomson 22.1 7 50 4 33.2 v England The Oval 28 Aug 1975 Test # 763
AA Mallett 16.7x8 5 40 4 33.7 v England Sydney 9 Jan 1971 Test # 676

Minimum of 4 wickets
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]