Interesting Ashes History in Figures-By Suhas B.

With World 2019  Cup over, cricket lovers are discussing who will win Ashes this year.

For new comers, let us explain what is Ashes

Description

The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. The Ashes are regarded as being held by the team that most recently won the Test series. If the test series is drawn, the team that currently holds the Ashes retains the trophy.

It is played between England and Australia

  • Australia are current holders

Most runs are scored by…..who else but Sir Donald Bradman (5,028)

Most wickets in the Shane Warne (195)

Let us see who are top 10 batsmen in Ashes till date

Name of Player Matches Runs Best Average 100’s  50’s
D Bradman(Aus) 37 5028 334 89.78 19 12
Jack Hobbs(Eng) 41 3636 187 54.26 12 15
Allan Border(Aus) 47 3548 200* 56.31 8 21
David Gower(Eng) 42 3269 215 44.78 9 12
Steve Waugh(Aus) 46 3200 177* 58.18 10 14
Geoffrey Boycott(Eng) 38 2945 191 47.50 7 14
Wally Hammond(Eng) 33 2852 251 51.85 9 7
Herbert Sutcliffe(Eng) 27 2741 194 66.85 8 16
Clem Hill(Aus) 41 2660 188 35.46 4 16
John Edrich(Eng) 32 2644 175 48.96 7 13

 

Though England have lost.6 batsman are in top 10

let us find out top 10 bowlers in Ashes

 

 

IN bowling  dept, Australia are superior

Find out from data below

Most wickets in Ashes
Name of Player Range Matches Inns Runs Wkts Ave SR 5 wkts 10 wkts
SK Warne (AUS) 1993-2007 36 72 4535 195 23.25 55.1 11 4
GD McGrath (AUS) 1994-2007 30 60 3286 157 20.92 46.3 10 0
H Trumble (AUS) 1890-1904 31 55 2945 141 20.88 55.9 9 3
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1982 24 47 2858 128 22.32 54.6 7 2
IT Botham (ENG) 1977-1989 32 58 3590 128 28.04 56.6 7 1
RGD Willis (ENG) 1971-1983 31 61 2998 123 24.37 52.5 7 0
MA Noble (AUS) 1898-1909 39 66 2860 115 24.86 59.9 9 2
RR Lindwall (AUS) 1946-1959 29 51 2559 114 22.44 59.0 6 0
W Rhodes (ENG) 1899-1926 41 65 2616 109 24.00 53.1 6 1
SF Barnes (ENG) 1901-1912 20 36 2288 106 21.58 54.2 12 1
CV Grimmett (AUS) 1925-1934 22 39 3439 106 32.44 86.4 11 2
AV Bedser (ENG) 1946-1954 21 37 2859 104 27.49 67.9 7 2

 

Data Compiled by SUHAS BENGERI

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