Ashes series is the most interesting and very celebrated international test cricket and that is played between AUSTRALIA and ENGLAND.first Ashes played between AUSTRALIA and ENGLAND in 1882 and it is still on from 1882 to present time.at 1882 AUSTRALIA won the very first ASHES and then after this series was very interesting and very strongly presented by both team.current champion of the Ashes is AUSTRALIA. most successful team in Ashes history is also AUSTRALIA which has 35 Ashes title and ENGLAND won 29 Ashes titles.. AUSTRALIA is on top in Ashes History. DONALD BRADMAN is the highest run scorer in the Ashes. he scored 5028 runs in the Ashes series.SHANE WARNE is the most wickets taker in the Ashes history.SHANE WARNE take 195 wickets in the Ashes.Highest partnership in Ashes is 451 runs between AUSTRALIA’s PONSFORD and BRADMAN for 2nd wicket at the OVAL in 1934.Highest Total of the inning is 903-7(DEC.) from ENGLAND at the OVAL in 1938 and Lowest inning of the Ashes is 42 runs and which is from AUSTRALIA in 1887.In Ashes 8 player takes the HAT TRICK F SPOFFORTH(AUS-1877),W BATES(ENG-1882),J BRIGS(ENG-1892),J HEARNE(ENG-1899),H TRUMBLE(AUS-1901 & 1903),S WARNE(AUS-1994),D GOUGH(ENG-1998).AUSTRALIA’s IAN HEALY take most catch in Ashes History.he takes 79 catch in Ashes.295 match played between AUSTRALIA and ENGLAND in Ashes.AUSTRALIA won 116 match out of 295 match in Ashes and ENGLAND won 93 match out of 295 in Ashes and 86 match was draw.
Now focus on Ashes-2009.in this series AUSTRALIA’s captain is RICKY PONTING and ENGLAND’s captain is ANDREW STRAUSS. Ashes-2009 start on 8th July in OVAL, ENGLAND. both team is look good and very strong so we hope this ashes is very interesting as other ashes series.some controversies is come with this ashes like MICHAEL VAUGHAN.VAUGHAN was not selected for the Ashes series so he retires from international cricket.MICHAEL VAUGHAN was the captain in 2005 when ENGLAND won the ashes.so,this Ashes is also interesting like other Ashes.
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