Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DK Lillee 1971-1980 36 68 9492 4367 184 6/26 11/123 23.73 2.76 51.5 12 4
JR Thomson 1972-1979 36 63 7240+ 3767+ 152 6/46 9/105 24.78* 3.12* 47.6* 6 0
MHN Walker 1972-1977 35 64 10094 3792 138 8/143 8/143 27.47 2.25 73.1 6 0
AA Mallett 1970-1976 30 53 6507+ 2600+ 91 8/59 9/111 29.21* 2.39* 73.1* 3 0
RM Hogg 1978-1980 17 27 3450+ 1434+ 64 6/74 10/122 24.30* 2.49* 58.4* 4 1
G Dymock 1974-1980 16 25 4094+ 1555+ 62 7/67 12/166 26.35* 2.27* 69.3* 4 1
GJ Gilmour 1973-1977 16 29 2461+ 1315+ 54 6/85 9/157 26.30* 3.20* 49.2* 3 0
KJ O'Keeffe 1971-1977 26 42 5034+ 1927+ 53 5/101 6/106 37.78* 2.29* 98.7* 1 0
JD Higgs 1978-1980 17 27 3703+ 1615+ 51 7/143 8/190 32.30* 2.61* 74.0* 2 0
WM Clark 1977-1979 11 19 2407+ 1096+ 44 4/46 8/147 27.40* 2.73* 60.1* 0 0
AG Hurst 1974-1979 13 22 2870+ 1137+ 43 5/28 9/155 27.07* 2.37* 68.3* 2 0
KD Walters 1970-1977 48 47 2201 946 38 5/66 7/89 24.89 2.57 57.9 1 0
B Yardley 1978-1979 14 25 3531 1437 37 4/35 5/88 38.83 2.44 95.4 0 0
JW Gleeson 1970-1972 12 21 3758 1502 36 5/125 8/186 41.72 2.39 104.3 1 0
GS Chappell 1970-1980 56 57 3868+ 1416+ 34 5/61 5/61 41.64* 2.19* 113.7* 1 0
RAL Massie 1972-1973 6 11 1739 647 31 8/53 16/137 20.87 2.23 56.0 2 1
TJ Jenner 1970-1975 9 16 1881 749 24 5/90 6/123 31.20 2.38 78.3 1 0
AN Connolly 1970-1971 5 9 1502 603 21 6/47 7/109 28.71 2.40 71.5 2 0
JR Hammond 1973-1973 5 10 1031 488 15 4/38 7/148 32.53 2.83 68.7 0 0
LS Pascoe 1977-1977 3 5 826 363 13 4/80 5/149 27.92 2.63 63.5 0 0
AL Thomson 1970-1971 4 8 1519 654 12 3/79 5/173 54.50 2.58 126.5 0 0
JB Gannon 1977-1978 4 6 438+ 226+ 11 4/77 7/161 25.11* 3.09* 48.6* 0 0
RB Simpson 1977-1978 11 17 1076+ 616+ 11 3/45 3/85 56.00* 3.43* 97.8* 0 0
IM Chappell 1970-1976 47 29 834+ 359+ 9 1/4 1/4 39.88* 2.58* 92.6* 0 0
GD McKenzie 1970-1971 6 11 1549 684 8 4/66 4/116 85.50 2.64 193.6 0 0
RJ Bright 1977-1979 5 9 799 288 7 3/69 3/75 41.14 2.16 114.1 0 0
LC Mayne 1970-1970 2 4 603 314 7 3/83 4/154 44.85 3.12 86.1 0 0
MF Malone 1977-1977 1 2 342 77 6 5/63 6/77 12.83 1.35 57.0 1 0
AR Dell 1971-1974 3 5 343+ 97+ 6 3/65 5/97 19.40* 1.69* 68.6* 0 0
IW Callen 1978-1978 1 2 440 191 6 3/83 6/191 31.83 2.60 73.3 0 0
AR Border 1978-1980 15 13 746 230 6 2/35 2/35 38.33 1.84 124.3 0 0
TJ Laughlin 1978-1978 3 6 516 262 6 5/101 5/135 43.66 3.04 86.0 1 0
DJ Colley 1972-1972 3 6 729 312 6 3/83 4/151 52.00 2.56 121.5 0 0
GJ Cosier 1975-1978 19 20 700+ 258+ 5 2/26 2/26 86.00* 2.21* 233.3* 0 0
KR Stackpole 1970-1974 27 15 1077 412 5 2/75 2/75 82.40 2.29 215.4 0 0
RJ Inverarity 1972-1972 3 4 366 90 4 3/26 3/26 22.50 1.47 91.5 0 0
EW Freeman 1970-1970 2 3 402 257 4 2/120 2/120 64.25 3.83 100.5 0 0
AL Mann 1977-1978 5 8 480+ 277+ 4 3/12 3/64 92.33* 3.46* 160.0* 0 0
GD Watson 1972-1972 2 4 240 92 3 1/23 2/55 30.66 2.30 80.0 0 0
J Benaud 1972-1973 4 1 24 12 2 2/12 2/12 6.00 3.00 12.0 0 0
PH Carlson 1979-1979 2 3 368 99 2 2/41 2/75 49.50 1.61 184.0 0 0
PR Sleep 1979-1979 3 4 373 223 2 1/16 2/78 111.50 3.58 186.5 0 0
KH Eastwood 1971-1971 1 1 40 21 1 1/21 1/21 21.00 3.15 40.0 0 0
GN Yallop 1976-1979 22 7 114 70 1 1/21 1/21 70.00 3.68 114.0 0 0

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]