December 21, 2021
Ashes cricket series : Aus vs england
Ashes 2021: Australia takes a 2-0 lead against England
Let us know more about this historic cricket tournament.
The Origins of the Series date back to the 1800s
The term originated in a satirical obituary published in a British newspaper after England's loss in 1882
Australia and England take turns to host the series
When hosting the event, each country usually uses a different venue for each match
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The famous urn is always England’s
The historic urn is too fragile to travel, so it’s usually kept on display at the MCC Museum at Lord’s.
The Urn was never an Official trophy
There wasn’t an official trophy until 1998-99, when an urn-shaped award crafted from Waterford Crystal was introduced.
Nobody Knows What’s Inside The Ashes Urn
According to legend, its contents could be the charred remains of a bail, stumps or a ball’s outer case
When a draw occurs, the previous winners retain the title
This has happened in 1938, 1962-63, 1965-66, 1968 ( when Australia retained) and In 1972 (England benefited)
Record for the Most Runs By an Individual Player Has Stood Since 1948
Nobody’s even got close to breaking Sir Don Bradman’s record of 5028 runs
Record for the highest wicket taker in Ashes
Shane Warne conquers the list of having the most wickets in the Ashesh history, 195 wickets in 36 matches