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